Travel tip: Always pay on your cards in the local currency. Photograph: Getty

It’s always great to get an insider tip when travelling, something that uncovers that must-see but barely known attraction or the amazing cheap-as-chi(...)

Martin McKenna: “I think we sell ourselves short in Ireland. People like Conor McGregor, Saoirse Ronan, Hozier, Rory McIlroy and Niall Horan are huge for our country’s youth”

With a father on the Meath Community Games board, sport was always important for Martin McKenna. However, he credits his love of different cultures to(...)

Workers remove TRUMP PALACE from a building in New York’s West Side. Photograph: New York Times

President-elect Donald Trump will not be sworn in for two more months, but as of next week the big gold letters spelling out his name will be removed (...)

How to optimise your time off by ‘bridging’ your bank holidays

Would you like to double or even triple the blocks of time you have off next year? Of course you would, who wouldn’t? Well, if you use all of 2017’s b(...)

Martin McKenna: ‘My story has a happy ending... I now live on a small farm in Nimbin, Australia and am surrounded by a pack of rescue dogs and a loving family.’

I was a hyperactive little monster when I was a kid - chaos followed me wherever I went. Before I changed my name, I was known as Martin Faul and ther(...)

According to BearingPoint Institute’s latest report on big data  companies are at risk of being bypassed by so-called “digital natives” such as Google, which are  better equipped to take advantage of the opportunities presented by an influx of data on consumers

An explosion of information is coming, but the insurance industry in Ireland may not be equipped to take advantage of it, a new survey has revealed. A(...)

BearingPoint partner Martin McKenna says the scale of the recent decline of Europe’s banking sector has been “jaw dropping”

The challenges facing the financial services industry as it attempts to recover from the 2008 crash will be explored at a seminar in Dublin tomorrow. (...)

In Ireland, Bank of Ireland has largely retained its branch network intact, while AIB and Permanent TSB have closed branches

Cost-efficiency is a necessary short-term goal for European banks as they strive to return to profitability but this will be better achieved by reduci(...)