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British  police attacking a farm occupied by Sinn Féin members in Tipperary, frontpage of French newspaper Le petit journal, December 5th, 1920.  Photograph: Leemage/Universal Images Group via Getty

The ability to consider contentious or controversial issues in history from more than one perspective, and to discuss the historical roots of a conten(...)

Alan Foy and Brian Martin, managing partners at VentureWave Capital.

VentureWave Capital is now halfway to reaching the €100 million target for its new fund, which intends to invest in promising technology companies in (...)

East Coast Bakehouse managing director Michael Carey: “The cash burn has ended, thankfully.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish biscuit maker East Coast Bakehouse has hired EY Corporate Finance to raise €5 million to acquire more packing equipment for its factory in Drog(...)

East Coast Bakehouse executive chairman Michael Carey. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish biscuit maker East Coast Bakehouse forecasts that exports will account for 80 per cent of its business in the coming three years as the company (...)

Core chief executive Alan Cox, pictured at 1 Windmill Lane. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Profit at marketing communications group Core dropped by a third to €1 million in 2018 after it moved to new premises in Dublin and made investments i(...)

 Tracy Carroll and her daughter Willow at their home. Photograph: Tom Honan

“Good morning cheeky face,” says Catherine Fullerton to Willow Carroll. Willow is two years and 10 months old and has spastic quadriplegic cere(...)

East Coast Bakehouse co-founders Alison Cowzer and Michael Carey. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Irish biscuit maker East Coast Bakehouse has started carrying higher levels of product and is stockpiling certain ingredients as contingency measures (...)

Intel bought Israeli autonomous vehicle technology firm Mobileye in a deal worth $15.3 billion. Photograph: AFP Photo / Kimihiro Hoshinokimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images
The key sectors

In what was another very strong year for Irish mergers and acquisition activity, there was little change in the sectoral profile, with healthcare, foo(...)

Tesco: the chocolate was excellent and we ate a lot more of it than strictly speaking necessary.

Tesco Finest Caramelised Hazelenut €8 for 300g, €26.66 per kg The first thing our eagle-eyed team of crack egg reviewers noticed about this Easter eg(...)

Fashion designer Mary Grant has been in business since 1993 when she first sold in the Irish Design Centre in Dublin’s Powerscourt Centre

Situated on the banks of the Liffey, Newbridge, Co Kildare’s largest town, has a pretty river walk and can claim troubadours Christy Moore, his broth(...)

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