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A record 32.9m travellers passed through Dublin Airport in 2019. File photograph: Collins

Staff from global engineering group Bechtel will join airport operator DAA in a new deal to aid the State airport’s capital spending programme. (...)

Johnny Sexton during the British and Irish Lions’ tour of New Zealand in 2017. A year later he was named World Player of the Year. Photograph: Getty Images

The British and Irish Lions: the every-four-years team is one of the few thriving remnants of the crumbling empire and if there is a sort of daftness (...)

Dorothy Pritchard a supporter of The Sutherland spaceport. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod/The Guardian

(In two years, thousands of tourists and space enthusiasts could be gathering in the far north of Scotland to watch an unlikely event, the inaugural f(...)

Callan Wink: His writing has the deceptive simplicity of greats such as Hemingway or Carver. Photograph: Dan Lahren

“August figured that somewhere along the line cats had struck a bargain – they knew they could expect to feel a man’s boot if they came too close; in (...)

Ennio Morricone: one can no more imagine The Good, the Bad and the Ugly without his score than one can imagine Swan Lake without Tchaikovsky. Photograph: Luciano Viti/Getty

There are a tiny handful of film composers whose work is instantly recognisable from just a few isolated bars. None was quite so distinctive as Ennio (...)

 Bob Dylan performing at Hyde Park,  London in July last year. File photo:  Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

A few years ago, sitting beneath shade trees in Saratoga Springs, New York, I had a two-hour discussion with Bob Dylan that touched on Malcolm X, the (...)

This year’s Bafta film nominations have been announced, with Joker leading the way after scoring 11 nominations and Saoirse Ronan picking up a nominat(...)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi ranks down the list in the Star Wars roll call. Photographs: LucasFilm

Oh no. It’s another Star Wars ranking. Here’s how we think the 11 films in the saga, including The Rise of Skywalker, compare to their light-sabe(...)

Property shares, including housebuilder Cairn, were in demand in Dublin

European shares, which were buoyed early on Friday by rising hopes of a US interest rate cut, ended the session off their highs as fresh political tro(...)

John Williams, chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (centre), has called for action on rates.

The dollar was on the defensive on Friday after Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations of an aggressive rate cut this month to address weake(...)

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