Paul Johnson

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New CSO figures show house price growth accelerated in June at  11.6% on an annual basis. Photograph: iStock

The housing crisis continues to bring joy to some and pain for others. New CSO figures this week show price growth accelerated in June at a rate of 11(...)

Conroy Gold  shareholder Patrick O’Sullivan at the company’s recent egm. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dissident Conroy Gold and Natural Resources shareholder Patrick O’Sullivan has called for another extraordinary general meeting of the group’s shareho(...)

Dissident shareholder Patrick O’Sullivan shareholder at Conroy Gold at the company’s  egm on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dissident Conroy Gold shareholder Patrick O’Sullivan plans to seek the removal of the company’s founder and executive chairman, Prof Richard Conroy, a(...)

For many, “the idea that the economy is running too hot seems entirely alien”. Photograph: iStock

Ireland may well be the fastest-growing economy in Europe this year, but for many Irish consumers, this has yet to have a meaningful impact. Meanwhile(...)

Connemara Mining: Paul Johnson, former head of Metal Tiger, owns 9.4 per cent stake in firm

Connemara Mining, the Irish zinc and gold explorer, has seen the former chief executive of Metal Tiger, a London-listed investment firm that targets “(...)

Jean Butler and Neil Martin in This Is an Irish Dance: “We wanted to make this really connected,” says Martin, “to get to a place where the movement was unconscious, and intuitive,” adds Butler.

There is an unmistakably relaxed air about the choreographer and performer Jean Butler as she talks about her new work, This Is an Irish Dance. Arou(...)

Georgia Tech’s AJ Gray scores a touchdown during the College Football Classic at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Inpho

Georgia Tech 17 Boston College 14 In a week where Irish-American relations may have soured somewhat thanks to a certain ruling by the EU Commission r(...)

British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne: ‘Wages would be lower and prices would be higher.’ Photograph: Matt Cardy/PA Wire

Leaving the E U would cause Britain’s economy to shrink and tax receipts to plummet, and cost the average household thousands of pounds a year, an of(...)

Liminal

Tend/Liminal Samuel Beckett Theatre ****   Although driven by contrasting aesthetics, both works in this double bill are rec(...)

Welfare cuts contained in the new budget of British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne (above, holding budget case), which will reduce payments to large families, will disproportionately hit poor  Catholics, a British Labour MP has claimed. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne’s multi-billion welfare cuts, which will reduce payments made to large families, will disproportion(...)

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