Johann Rupert

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 Martin Vorster (South Africa) celebrates with the East of Ireland Championship trophy after his victory at County Louth Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

South Africa’s Martin Vorster became the second teenage winner in the history of the East of Ireland Championship as he strode to a four-shot win at C(...)

George Kruis is seemingly unfazed by the incoming game of the decade. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Topics to file George Kruis interview under: Black Monday. Stuart Lancaster. Felling Munster. Leinster revisited. Cannabis (minus the THC). That abou(...)

Best of Europe:  glass bowl by Róisín de Buitléar

In our age of mass production and perfect manufactured replicas, does making things by hand matter any more? Exploring Homo Faber, a huge exhibition d(...)

Christo Lamprecht (South Africa) winner of  East of Ireland Championship celebrates after holing his final putt on the 18th green at County Louth Golf Club. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

On a crystal clear day, with barely a breath of wind to even allow the fescue grasses to sway, we looked into a crystal ball and discovered the futur(...)

Louise Allen is spreading the word about what’s happening in craft here in Ireland.

Go back in time through thousands of years, or travel thousands of miles, and you’ll find a common thread linking people together. We all make things,(...)

 Maro Itoje looks on during a Saracens training session  in St Albans, England ahead of Saturday’s Champions Cup semi-final against Munster at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

“I did find it a bit of a circus when I arrived. It took me a few months to get used to it. Apache helicopters landing in the middle of a training ses(...)

A range of business and academic figures defend technological innovation as historically precedented and socially progressive. Photograph: Getty Images

Johann Rupert, head of the powerful Richemont luxury goods company whose brands include Cartier, Piaget and Dunhill, takes a bleak view of how the new(...)

Parallel parking: superyachts lined up in Port Hercule at the  “Business of Luxury” summit in Monaco. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
Planet Business

In Numbers: Currency Waterloo 180,000 Number of special €2 coins minted by Belgium to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s defeat at Waterl(...)