Your house will feel instantly brighter when all of the detritus is removed. Photograph: Getty

The holly and the ivy are looking the worse for wear, the tree is on its last legs – yes, the season of goodwill is well and truly over. Although som(...)

Interior designer Esther Waters in her renovated garage with Rodney Gale, who rents out the micro home in Blackrock. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

For over a year now, Rodney Gale has lived in a space measuring 6ft by 13ft. His Dublin rental is a former garage that was converted into a dwelling b(...)

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Ending religious discrimination in schools’ admission policies may require a constitutional referendum, Minister for Children James Reilly has said. (...)

Students taking the chartered financial analyst course study a mixture of academic theory, current industry practice and ethical and professional standards

It’s notoriously difficult – only one candidate in every five signing up will complete the programme. It’s not cheap – it will set you back more th(...)