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Remarkably resilient: books seem to have turned the tide against ereaders. Photograph: Iain Masterton/Canopy/Getty

Technology rarely takes prisoners and it crushes – virtually – everything in its path. In the past 15 years technology has seen off almost all physica(...)

The living room to the rear of 54 Kenilworth Square in Rathgar basks in southerly light and features a wall of tightly packed bookshelves with a hanging library ladder.

A positive outcome of Ireland’s boom-and-bust years has been the restoration to family use of many fine townhouses in some of Dublin’s most handsome s(...)

The living room to the rear of 54 Kenilworth Square in Rathgar basks in southerly light and features a wall of tightly packed bookshelves with a hanging library ladder.

An upside to Ireland’s boom-and-bust years has been the restoration to family use of many fine townhouses in some of Dublin’s most handsome suburbs. T(...)

Woven blanket scarf in red, white and grey from the Tweed Project.
Green is the new black

Ireland’s environmentally green reputation as a unique and naturally beautiful island has made us a stand-out for the ethical fashion trail. The world(...)

A report by USAid, confirms that it has decided not to suspend or disbar Goal from American funding. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A US government investigation into alleged fraud at the aid agency Goal included an examination of claims involving members of its senior management t(...)

“You can’t separate art from politics,” says Gael García Bernal. “Art doesn’t happen in isolation. Every movie or piece of art takes a political stanc(...)

The 16 top European banks operating in Ireland examined by the report paid an average effective tax rate here of no more than 6 per cent. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Ireland has been accused of facilitating large-scale corporate tax avoidance by European banks. A report by Oxfam and the Fair Finance Guide Internati(...)

Dell is ranked in top spot overall, followed by Debenhams, Oxfam, Apple and Argos

Tech companies dominate a new ranking of Ireland’s best companies to work for with Dell coming top of the list. The ranking, which has been compiled (...)

Barry Andrews stepped down last October as chief executive of the aid agency Goal.

Former Fianna Fáil TD Barry Andrews has been appointed as director general of the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA), a Dublin-bas(...)

Minister for Finance  Michael Noonan: says the European Commission’s plans could derail  tax avoidance measures. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Almost a decade after the financial crash, AIB this week indicated that it was to become the first of the State’s bailed-out banks to pay a dividend (...)

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