More than 40 per cent of global hedge fund assets are now serviced in Ireland, making it the largest fund administration centre in the world. Photograph: Getty Images
Time for Ireland to evolve

Relative to its flyweight size, Ireland punches well above its weight in the global funds industry. “Ireland has ranked consistently as the strongest (...)

Tinakilly Lodge, Co Wicklow: this stunning property has movie star good looks more typically found in the Hollywood Hills than just outside Wicklow Town.  Available from €5,900 a week

Guests at Lisheen Castle, Tipperary can opt for the full “Downton” experience during their stay. The castle sleeps 19 so if you can fill it (...)

A big increase in visitor numbers is expected at the PTSB Ideal Home Show at the RDS.

A sharp rise in house building and renovation activity here is being reflected in the Permanent TSB Autumn Ideal Home Show, which takes place next we(...)

Aileen O’Toole: “My preference would be for gender targets rather than quotas.”

Studies consistently show that gender balance in the boardroom is better for business, with increased profits, fewer scandals, and better returns on c(...)

Restaurant FortyOne at Residence is now open to non-members.
Surf, turf and supper

Supper is served at The Shelbourne It may be just around the corner from Leinster House but there are no signs of any choirboys singing for their sup(...)

The Eatyard offers a platform for a rotating line-up of innovative chefs offering authentic world cuisines

Ireland’s food sector remains in robust health, with the foodservice market growing to a record €7.5 billion in 2016 and forecast to grow to more than(...)

Dublin’s Convention Centre: the development of the hotel industry is vital in building sustainable business tourism in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill
No room at the inn

“We need new hotels,” says Sam Johnson, manager of the Dublin Convention Bureau, the city’s meetings and incentive tourism promotion agency. “Are we t(...)

Working hours have increased in almost half (46 per cent) of organisations in the past two years.

How the workforce of the future is to be best managed is a key question for human resources practitioners and management alike. With unemployment fall(...)

A stand at the Ideal Home Show at the RDS.

Up to 30,000 visitors are expected to attend the spring Permanent TSB Ideal Home Show, which takes place this week from Friday to Sunday (April 21st t(...)

The team from Wicklow Montessori primary school which  will travel to the UK to represent Ireland in an international robotics competition

In June a team of eight sixth-class children from Wicklow will travel to the UK city of Bath to represent Ireland against teams from 29 other countri(...)

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