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An area marked Childrens’ Burial Ground on a map of the Bessborough Mother and Baby Home site in Cork

The Government should consider granting the equivalent of national monument status to burial grounds at former mother and baby homes, according to a l(...)

The Bessborough centre  in Cork. “The developers must remain conscious of the apprehensions and sensitivities of many survivors of the mother and baby home at Bessborough”

Developers seeking to build an apartment complex on the grounds of the former Bessborough home should retain forensic archeologists during any excavat(...)

The Causeway Coastal Path stretches 52 exhilarating kilometres from Ballycastle to Portstewart.

It is shaping up to be another year for staycationing. Despite tantalising glimpses of the sunny uplands promised by Covid vaccines, many will not fee(...)

Amigo started lending in the Irish market in February 2019, targeting people turned down by traditional lenders. Photograph: iStock

Subprime lender Amigo is no longer up for sale after a potential bidder pulled out of the process and its chairman, Stephen Wilcke, resigned on June 7(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said he was working on a best-case scenario of two to three months in which flights would be grounded and revenues would vanish. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Having triggered the wiping of more than $25 trillion off the value of public companies globally in the past five weeks as it wreaks havoc on health s(...)

The stock has fallen almost 90 per cent in the past 12 months

Metro Bank shares lost nearly a fifth of their value after the struggling British lender unveiled plans to cut costs and sell assets in the wake of an(...)

A partnership with Goldman would allow Amazon to ‘significantly extend’ its lending platform

Reports that Amazon is in the process of agreeing a deal with Goldman Sachs to offer small business loans via its lending platform, should worry tradi(...)

Goldman has begun building technology that would allow it to offer loans to small and medium-sized businesses over Amazon’s lending platform. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Goldman Sachs is in advanced talks with Amazon to offer small business loans in the United States, as the Wall Street bank turns to Big Tech to break (...)

Amigo Loans started lending in the Irish market early last year

Shares in Amigo fell more than 40 per cent on Monday morning after the subprime lender put itself up for sale in the wake of its founder retaking cont(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the British-Irish Chamber dinner some checks on goods and live animals entering the Republic would take place ‘near the Border’ in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned some checks on goods and live animals entering the Republic are likely to be required “near the Border” in the event(...)

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