Kevin Murphy

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If a supervisor gives performance ratings that are fair and accurate, it is almost certain that the employees who receive them will feel that they are being unfairly criticised and undervalued. Photograph: iStock

Performance appraisal is the job managers and employees love to hate. Managers dislike giving performance feedback and employees dislike receiving it.(...)

Opening their collective gabháil to welcome influences from theatre and electronica into their already lateral-thinking take on Irish and Nordic tradi(...)

The Police Service of Northern Ireland said there was no violence or arrests. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson/The Irish Times

There was a significant police presence in Belfast city centre on Saturday as several hundred republicans took part in the End Internment parade. How(...)

Brainstorm showcases what academics and researchers are doing behind their college walls.

One of the most surprising things about the last nine months has been the lack of tweed. I’ve met hundreds of academics and researchers since I starte(...)

St Patrick’s Festival: Dublin’s main parade starts at noon on March 17th. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day parade It sounds like Game of Thrones battles it out with Star Wars for Dublin’s parade this year. Grand marshal this year (...)

UK-based cellist Laura Moody: ‘music of startling originality and drama’

The cello makes a bid for artistic freedom next weekend with the second edition of Spike – Dublin’s alternative cello festival. Time was, to hear this(...)

Technology is playing an ever increasing role in asset management. Photograph: Getty Images
Funding the future

Ireland is home to 5 per cent of worldwide investment funds assets, making it the third largest global centre and the second largest in Europe, after (...)

More than 40 per cent of global hedge fund assets are now serviced in Ireland, making it the largest fund administration centre in the world. Photograph: Getty Images
Time for Ireland to evolve

Relative to its flyweight size, Ireland punches well above its weight in the global funds industry. “Ireland has ranked consistently as the strongest (...)

CB

While there is little prospect of the City of London entering into terminal decline as a global finance hub following Brexit, there will certainly be (...)

Felix McKenna, Urbeo Residential’s new chief executive. He was previously a member of the Nama executive team, and is a former director of property services at Eircom

Former Nama executive Felix McKenna has been appointed as chief executive of Urbeo Residential, a new fund established to invest in long-term rental a(...)

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