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Dart commuter Anne Webb (63): ‘Sometimes the trains can be very crowded, and then you get instances when some people are aggressive on the train as well,’ she says.

Anne Webb (63) has used the Dart each day since it began, travelling between Pearse Street in the city centre and Raheny on the northside. She is glad(...)

Wu Wei played at New Music Dublin 2018: Defrosted at the weekend.

You just can’t envy John Harris, the director of the New Music Dublin festival. At the beginning of March the so-called Beast from the East and Storm (...)

Many analysts believe a Brexit vote on June 23rd would hurt the economy and send sterling tumbling.  Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Sterling skidded over 1 per cent against the dollar today to hit its lowest level in two months, after another opinion poll put the Leave campaign cle(...)

Former Liverpool and Real Madrid manager Rafael Benítez is the ninth man in charge of Newcastle United during Mike Ashley nine-year ownership o the club. Photograph: Getty.

Rafael Benítez is confronting possibly the biggest challenge of his managerial career after succeeding Steve McClaren at Newcastle United. The form(...)

Former Clerys directors have sold Ben Sherman’s retail operation, putting up to 100 jobs on notice in its stores and at head office. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

I see Rafael Klotz and Malcolm MacAulay, the two Gordon Brothers executives who sold the now shuttered Clerys department store to Natrium, are keeping(...)

Lorraine Sweeney: says she will file a legal case against the liquidation

Seller Gordon Brothers The two main Gordon Brothers executives who were directors of Clerys are Malcom MacAulay, a veteran financial expert who sourc(...)

The former Clerys department store on Dublin’s O’Connell Street: the sense of shock among those affected is still palpable. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

“Now looking for new opportunities.” This is what it says on the LinkedIn page of Gerhard Scully, former sales manager at Clerys department store. Suc(...)

“The Old Lady has been given a complete facelift and is a young girl again,” said Simon Smith, commercial director at Clerys spring fashion show. (...)

The euro touched a seven-week high against the dollar this morning.

The euro touched a seven-week high against the dollar this morning, with the dollar struggling in the wake of more soft economic data and news(...)