Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters

If any company can take a cryptocurrency mainstream, it is Facebook. More than 2 billion people log into its family of apps and increasingly they wa(...)

 Applegreen  CEO Bob Etchingham. The company is due to report results on Tuesday. Photograph:   Cyril Byrne

Monday Indicators: US housing market index (Mar). Tuesday Results: Applegreen, Mincon, FedEx. Indicators: Euro zone construction output (Jan), lab(...)

Sarah Davis-Goff. Photo by Bríd Donovan

Sarah Davis-Goff: Last Ones Left Alive (Tinder Press, publication March 7th) A girl called Orpen journeys from east to west across a post-apocalyptic (...)

Apostasy director Daniel Kokotajlo. “The film forced me to look at my own life.” Photograph: Curzon/Artificial Eye

You wait for ages for a movie about the Jehovah’s Witnesses and then two come along at once. The Children’s Act, based on the novel by Ian McEwan and (...)

Carlow management Turlough O’Brien and Steven Poacher. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Manchester Metropolitan University, September 1997 Local band Oasis have just released their third studio album, Be Here Now, the then fastest-sellin(...)

Some argue there is an art to trading bitcoin but others are unconvinced bitcoin millionaires show investment nous, drawing parallels with gambling

On the final day in his insurance job last week after 14 years in the sector, Donnie wore a T-shirt emblazoned with a rocket logo, the symbol for bitc(...)

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Slow food, slow radio and slow art have quickly assumed their rightful places in contemporary culture. By contrast, the concept of quick exercise is o(...)

Irish and UK experts in games-based learning will be told that it’s not “ethical to spend vast amounts of money on what is effectively an untried and (...)