Some 8.2m people in Spain have bought something in Primark, more than even the Spanish home grown Zara, but you can detect a low level of anger. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

On the surface relations between the Irish and the Spanish have never been better. Last year over a million people from Ireland visited Spain, more th(...)

China has approved AB InBev’s acquisition of SABMiller on condition InBev fulfils its commitment to sell SABMiller’s stake in Chinese beer CR Snow. Photograph: Getty Images

Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev on Friday cleared a major hurdle towards its takeover of SABMiller with regulatory approval from China, leaving the acquis(...)

A scene from Heartbeat of Home, the electrifying new music and dance spectacular from the producers of Riverdance.

At the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre punters gather to see if Riverdance team John McColgan and Moya Doherty can do it again – reboot Irish identity for an(...)

Captivated by an idea: dancers tap out the ‘Heartbeat of Home’. Photograph: Jim Byrne

In a dark studio on a sunny day, the composer Brian Byrne and a couple of engineers are working on a recording. They’ve had some late nights. They’re (...)