Gerry Dunne

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Port of Cork: company’s chief executive Brendan Keating earns package including pension and benefits worth €240,000, according to 2015 accounts. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Nine chief executives of semi-State companies remained in their posts beyond a seven-year term limit laid down by Government, new figures reveal. The(...)

The Royal Princess Cruise Ship off the Dún Laoghaire coastline in 2015.

Plans to bring cruise liners to Dún Laoghaire harbour are to go back to the drawing board after An Bord Pleanála decided not to defend a judicial revi(...)

It is also hoped the arrival of large cruise ships will attract significant additional footfall in the town from residents; this is estimated at one Irish visitor per passenger. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A planning application for a “next generation” cruise ship berth at Dún Laoghaire harbour will be filed this month in a move expected to bring about 4(...)

Second year students at Coláiste Mhuire, Askeaton, Co Limerick  took part in a Critical Thinking Module for Junior Cycle Students. Photo: Don Moloney/Press 22

Not since Plato started writing about Socrates has critical thinking been so fashionable. One of the cornerstones of the new junior cycle framework(...)

Say hello, wave goodbye: the Stena Explorer arrives in Dún Laoghaire for the first time, in 1996. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Alistair Rumball is good at making a splash or two, as marine co-ordinator for films such as The Guard and Saving Private Ryan. The Sky television ser(...)

The Queen Elizabeth Cruise Liner on a one day visit to Dun Laoghaire last year. The south Dublin port is hoping to emulate the success of Copenhagen by attracting more such cruise ships. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dun Laoghaire is hoping to emulate the success of Copenhagen by positioning itself as a destination for cruise ships.The Danish capital attracts about(...)

Robert Guest of 
The Economist
, who told the conference that cheap flights and new communication methods were changing the nature of global migration. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Irish diaspora is a valuable resource to Ireland but its support cannot be taken for granted, a conference in Dublin heard(...)