Ciaran Burke

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Gary Sobers, Ciaran Burke and John Barnes in Barbados at Apsara,  owned by Irishwoman Marie Kavanagh

Back in 2003, as a newly qualified chartered accountant, Ciarán Burke decided to pack up and travel to Barbados. Some 17 years later, he is still ther(...)

Swoop co-founders Andrea Reynolds and Ciaran Burke. The company currently has more than 1,000 funding providers on its database

Irish fintech start-up Swoop Finance has been awarded £5 million (€5.6 million) from a fund established by banking giant RBS as part of its £45 millio(...)

A homemade ice bowl using edible flower petals. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Short of growing space but still hungering to cultivate a little of your own food this year? Here are some useful suggestions for easy-to-grow, tasty (...)

Kate Moran and Richie Fitzmaurice Kate (30), fundraising manager at St Patrick’s Mental Health Foundation, and Richie (35), a director of B&G Cons(...)

ART  The Source of Inspiration Mount Venus Nursery, Mutton Lane, Dublin Sep 27-28 mountvenusnursery.com Nature is the common source of(...)

Musicians mark the start of National Tree Week 2014 at the Hell Fire Forest in Dublin by entertaining hill walkers.  Photograph: Maxwell’s

Music to celebrate the sound of trees, poetry in forests and trees planted to remember people who died by sui(...)

Cut flowers growing in Fionnuala’s garden last summer. Photograph: Richard Johnson
A cut above

There’s a turf war taking place in my polytunnel. Fighting it out for space alongside an apricot tree, vegetables and herbs is a host of autumn-sow(...)

Great Dixter, East Sussex; August 2012, from The New English Garden, by Tim Richardson. Photograph: Andrew Lawson
Grounds to note

I’ve ordered myself a notebook. Not any old notebook, mind you, but a proper, grown-up Moleskine notebook of the kind once beloved of the late travel (...)