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Declan Bonner: his Donegal team are unable to fulfil a McKenna Cup fixture on Sunday. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Here we are, in the dark depths of early January and great is the wailing of unhappiness emanating from the world of the GAA. Brexit will, in time, c(...)

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. Photograph: Matthew Knight/AFP

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates started the last decade worth more than $50 billion (€44.7 billion) and with a pledge to donate large parts of his for(...)

An Elizabeth Warren presidential campaign billboard. It seems like Washington DC has belatedly become alive to the undesirability of unchecked Big Tech. Photograph: Justin Kaneps/The New York Times

How will the media industry change over the next decade? Will it be the Stuck Twenties, the Bubbly Twenties or the Thank-You-Next Twenties? Halfway t(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: set out targets to run budget surpluses and reduce the State’s debt in the coming years. Photograph: Sam Boal/

Don’t spend it all at once, the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council (Ifac) warned the Government as the Department of Finance regaled us with tales of a rec(...)

The Google old days: Google founders Sergey Brin (R) and Larry Page pictured in 2004. Photograph: AFP via Getty

The most remarkable thing about the abrupt exit of Google’s co-founders from the top of the tech giant they spent 21 years building was how low-key it(...)

‘Children with unsupervised internet access is a norm in urgent need of a national discussion.’ Photograph: iStock

A teacher I know recently asked her first year students to collaborate on a list of their needs and wants. The “needs” list featured just five items: (...)

Some $800 billion is spent annually on trucking services in the US

Convoy, the on-demand truck-tracking company backed by U2 frontman Bono and lead guitarist The Edge, has been valued at $2.75 billion (€2.49 billion) (...)

Plant-based burgers are already on the menu of Burger King. And if it’s good enough for Burger King, it will be good enough for McDonalds. A once-marginal food will become mainstream. Photograph: Con Poulos/The New York Times

Are we witnessing the beginning of the end of meat? Will future generations regard our habit of using an animal’s digestive system to turn vegetable p(...)

Extrovert CEOs may be more likely to hurt their companies than to help them. Photograph: iStock

The stereotypical image of a successful corporate leader is of a charismatic extrovert, a persuasive and sociable fellow (it’s usually a fellow) who c(...)

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