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Philip Lane: he is set to be confirmed   as the Republic’s first ECB executive board member. He is also the favourite to become the organisation’s chief economist.  Photograph:  Reuters

When Otmar Issing, one of the prime architects of the euro, was asked in 2001 to help select an outstanding European economist under 40, one name stoo(...)

A study carried out by Italian researchers found that participants were willing to sell data for a median minimum price of €2

It has been a watershed year for internet users: the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal highlighted the extent to which tech giants are harvesti(...)

 Former US president George HW Bush (bottom) celebrates his 85th birthday by jumping with the US army’s Golden Knight parachute team in a tandem jump with SFC Michael Elliott in Kennebunkport, Maine in  2009. Photograph: Reuters

George Herbert Walker Bush Born June 12th, 1924 Died November 30th, 2018 George HW Bush, who has died aged 94, was the 41st president of the US (19(...)

Eanna’s Conor Gallagher and Keelan Cairns of Balfast Star  in action at the National Arena, Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The men’s National Cup quarter-finals are set to take centre stage this weekend as teams across the country battle for a coveted semi-final spot. In (...)

Michelle Obama speaks at the Waterfront in Belfast in 2013. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Michelle Obama’s Becoming narrates the remarkable rise of its author from shoebox apartment on Chicago’s south side through Ivy League undergrad and g(...)

There are so many options for postgraduate study and research in the USA, with over 1,700 universities offering postgraduate degrees. Photo: iStock

I recently achieved a 2:1 in my college degree. Over the past year I’ve been considering applying to universities in the United States to pursue postg(...)

Sisters Kate, left, and Annie Madden of FenuHealth. Photograph: Tom Honan

It’s rare to hear business partners talking about fitting meetings in during school trips abroad and the disadvantages of sitting beside each other on(...)

Brett Kavanaugh is congratulated by Donald Trump after the US president nominated him as a justice of the supreme court. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

When Donald Trump strode into the East Room of the White House on Monday night to face the cameras, the US president could barely contain his smile. (...)

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever is such a deceptively complicated name I thought I’d need to get it tattooed on to my skin to avoid jumbling the order(...)

Leo Varadkar and Justin Trudeau. “If there are lessons from other countries I would take a glance at Canada. Another country where inequality is relatively low and where immigrants are welcomed with open arms.”

What kind of economy do we want? Boston or Berlin? Ireland is often asked that question when thinking about strategic economic – and social – directio(...)

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