Paul Donovan

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A yard with pieces from Home Street Home in Harold’s Cross. Photograph: Michael Donnelly.

As the country reopens, the independent decor sector is pushing through to give home lovers a wider selection of things to fill their homes with. Here(...)

Former interim chief executive of Eircom Cathal Magee has lodged a case against the company now trading as Eir in the High Court. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Cathal Magee, the former interim chief executive of Eircom (now called Eir), plans to sue the company in a row over payment of a €150,000-a-year consu(...)

Damian Kestel committed a number of errors, the least of which is the joke itself. Yes, it smacks of tedious cliches about how men and women relate and yes, it suggests the sender thinks his audience is entirely male

One day last week, I was picking through the usual barrage of morning emails when I discovered someone had sent me an unusually interesting message. (...)

The New York Stock Exchange. Last month, major US indices suffered their biggest one-day falls of the year after 10-year bond yields fell below their two-year counterparts for the first time since 2008. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Not so long ago, only finance insiders worried about yield curve inversions – an obscure-sounding piece of market jargon denoting when long-term yield(...)

A Fiat Chrysler dealership in Turin. Photograph: Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty

Stocks climbed in Europe on Monday after markets traded mixed in Asia as investors mulled three weeks of global declines amid escalating US-China trad(...)

 A paper from the San Francisco Fed last year found that yield curve inversions are the most reliable predictor of recession risk. Photograph: iStock

US stocks are near all-time highs after enjoying a very strong start to 2019 but worries regarding a looming recession continue to linger. The chief c(...)

The actions were over remarks concerning the brothers’ role as organisers of the Galway City Marathon. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Galway City Council and one of its elected councillors have unreservedly apologised to two brothers who claimed they were defamed in comments made fol(...)

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. US stocks rose on Monday, boosted by healthcare stocks and on easing fears that the US-led missile attack on Syria would escalate. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares fell on Monday as investors awaited new US sanctions on Russia, while losses were limited as the market expected there would be no imm(...)

US president Donald Trump: using his office to attack American companies creates uncertainty about who could be next in the firing line.    Photograph: Jonathan Ernst

You would have thought President Donald Trump might have left well enough alone. His tax package was passed – a huge political victory – and the econo(...)

Comedian Alison Spittle: her show 'Nowhere Fast' starts on RTÉ 2 on Monday, November 13th.

In an old glue factory in Swords, an outhouse has been renovated to resemble a small radio station. The comedian Alison Spittle is playing a disgraced(...)

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