Guests at the Ibec Business Leaders Conference 2020 in the Convention Centre: it is not in Sinn Féin’s interests to bust the economy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Business people are the ultimate pragmatists and the election proved as much. If Ibec’s chief executive Danny McCoy had been tearing around Mondello r(...)

The scene of the fatal incident. Gardaí are investigating  the crash that killed Manus Kelly (42) in the Donegal International Rally. Photograph: North West Newspix

The death of a Fianna Fáil councillor who crashed while taking part in the Donegal International Rally was a “freak accident”, organisers have said. (...)

Rally School Ireland  founder David Smyth: “We want to create a practical learning environment, not just have us talking to you endlessly, but to have you doing it, seeing it, being part of it.”

The right hand edge of the roof has just passed through 45-degrees to the vertical, and is now rolling over and dipping towards the ground. The strap(...)

Hot new Toyota Yaris

While there is, of course, much talk of electro-mobility and autonomous robot cars around the Frankfurt show halls, the ideal of traditional, dinosaur(...)

Fine Gael leadership hopefuls Simon Coveney and Leo Varadkar. “The history of party politics has shown us that healthy leadership tussles can be destructive forces.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In May 1994 two prominent Labour MPs sat down for a meal in the Granita restaurant in Islington, north London. They were the leading contenders for th(...)

Gardaí are investigating after an armed robbery at a post office in Dublin. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating an armed robbery at a post office in Dublin on Tuesday morning, during which shots were fired. Two men robbed a quantity of (...)