John Cronin

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For two weeks in 1919 the ordinary people of Limerick city took over, creating, albeit briefly, the embryonic elements of workers’ control – of, some would say, a new society

“On Monday, April 14, there began in Limerick city a strike protest against military tyranny, which because of its dramatic suddenness, its completene(...)

David Duffy left AIB in 2015 to be become chief executive of CYBG and presided over the company’s £1.58 billion  flotation the following February.  Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

CYBG, the UK banking group led by former AIB chief executive David Duffy, improved a takeover offer for Virgin Money, offering investors in its rival (...)

Stephanie Deady, Concealed Pink I (2018, Oil on board, 22.5 x 17cm). Image courtesy of the artist

188th RHA Annual Exhibition ★★★★ Royal Hibernian Academy, Ely Place, Dublin 2 If art exhibitions can seem formal affairs – where works hang prim(...)

Members of the Trinity Walton Club.  Photograph:  Sharppix

Science can be messy and unpredictable. Sometimes the best of experiments don’t work, in spite of dedication and perseverance. On other occasions rese(...)

The Central Bank has approved Lloyd’s of London insurer Beazley’s request to set a set up a European hub in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Lloyd’s of London insurer Beazley has secured approval from the Central Bank to set up a European hub in Dublin, giving it continued access to the Eur(...)

Traders work on the trading floor of ETX Capital in London on June 9th as markets open the day after Britain held a general election, in which the ruling Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority. (Photograph: AFP Photo)

The UK election result “will add pressure to Irish exporters to the UK following just 2.4 per cent export growth in 2016, the worst performance in fou(...)

Aideen Barry’s Not to be Known: a single channel performative film from 2015

What were your cultural highlights? Aideen Barry’s Brittlefield at RHA in July: dark shards turned into private viewing experiences of worlds where (...)

Chicago-based financial services group Northern Trust has flagged the possibility of setting up a full European Union subsidiary in Ireland as it works on plans to deal with the impact of Brexit.

Chicago-based financial services group Northern Trust has flagged the possibility of setting up a full European Union subsidiary in Ireland as it work(...)

Investec has  hired Ronan Dunphy from Deloitte where he managed its in-house research function, producing regular reports on the domestic macro environment and banking sector. Photograph: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images

Investec Ireland has lured senior research analysts from Cantor Fitzgerald and Deloitte in Dublin as it seeks to build out its macro-financial researc(...)

Roy Barrett, chief executive of Goodbody Stockbrokers: sent an email to staff saying the company was not in takeover talks. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

There is no substance to industry speculation that Goodbody Stockbrokers could be taken over by Investec, Goodbody managing director Roy Barrett has t(...)

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