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‘Formula One is effectively reinventing itself through individual teams, whereby the racing on a Sunday is actually showcasing the technological ability that you can sell to companies Monday to Friday,’ says Mark Gallagher. Photograph: Max Earey

Mark Gallagher is a name that won’t be familiar to many outside of motor racing, but he’s a hero to almost all of us. That’s because he was – in larg(...)

Barbara McCarthy: ‘My fidgety hands were bereft. I’m not a fan of vaping, so there were no replacements. Even chocolate won’t cut it.’ Photograph: Angela Halpin

I gave up cigarettes by accident. It coincided – give or take a few weeks – with the start of Lent so one could say, I gave them up for Lent. I don’t(...)

Traders work on the floor of the NYSE  Friday. Photograph: Epa/Justin Lane

European stocks failed to stage a recovery on Friday, posting their worst week since a market correction last February as a new sell-off hit bourses a(...)

The benchmark S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit all-time highs on Friday after Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell said the central bank’s current approach to interest rate hikes were the best way to protect the US economic recovery. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Global equity markets rose on Friday after Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell expressed no surprises in a key speech outlining a steady course for(...)

Shares in CRH, the largest company on the Iseq, jumped by 3.4 per cent to €3.40 on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Shares in CRH soared the most in eight months on Friday, lifting Dublin’s Iseq index, as investors mulled over comments made by the building materials(...)

Oil majors Royal Dutch Shell and BP were both up about 1.5 per cent as oil prices hit their highest in over three years after a report that top exporter Saudi Arabia was pushing for higher prices. Photograph: Reuters

Earnings and trade anxiety set the tone on stock markets, amid a mixed slate of results. The FTSE 100 in London rose after commodity stocks were boost(...)

AIB closed up by 4.4 per cent, with strong volume traded on Friday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A busy day in Dublin helped push the Iseq overall index up by almost 1 per cent with strong gains in AIB. In London, although the FTSE was up on the(...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy has bemoaned a lack of ‘respect’ for lobbyists. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

This month saw the second anniversary of the State’s lobbying disclosure regime. Was there a cake and candles? Was there, hell. Two years in, one thin(...)

 Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner photographed in March in the White House. The couple are retaining scores of property investments while they work in the White House. Photograph: Reuters

Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, are retaining scores of property investments while they work in the White Hous(...)

 Ms Justice Mary Laffoy, with Taoiseach Enda Kenny, at the inaugural meeting of the Citizens’ Assembly in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Citizens’ Assembly may surprise us all yet, but the signs are not good so far. However, Ms Justice Mary Laffoy showed herself to be a woman of pri(...)

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