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European stocks extended the new year rally on Tuesday with economy-sensitive travel, retail and commodity stocks leading the gains on fresh signs tha(...)

Grafton Group chief executive Gavin Slark

Building materials company Grafton Group completed the divestment of its traditional merchanting business in Britain at the end of last year, bringin(...)

Imports from Britain to Ireland have fallen sharply, exports from Ireland to Britain have held up and cross-Border trade has increased significantly.  Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/RollingNews.ie

Textbooks suggest that economies and those who operate in them adjust to changing circumstances and incentives. And we have indeed seen major changes (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: The cost of the Special Assignee Relief Programme for 2019 was €38.2 million, down €4.2 million on the previous year, due largely  to the new cap.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe was advised to highlight the “wisdom” of imposing a salary cap on a controversial tax relief scheme even though t(...)

James Joyce. Some wonder whether Joyce’s revolutionary volume is being treated as a safe cultural commodity, useful for attracting visitors but losing its relevance as it does so. Photograph: Culture Club/Getty Images

Shortly after James Joyce took possession of the first copies of Ulysses in his Paris home on February 2nd, 1922, his 40th birthday, it became clear t(...)

John Shaw,  the country’s longest serving prisoner. Photograph: RTÉ

The Republic’s longest-serving prisoner, rapist and murderer John Shaw, is set to bring a fresh legal challenge to secure temporary release from priso(...)

O’Devaney Gardens flats: in a report from November last, there is even a literal replacement of bad flats by good apartments. We have ‘the proposed development of more than 1,000 apartments’ on the site of the former ‘O’Devaney Gardens flats’.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The other day, I was passing a building site in Dublin. The hoarding, like hundreds of others around burgeoning Heights and Parks and Groves, announce(...)

Prime minister of Sudan Abdalla Hamdok: ‘I have tried as far as I am able to spare our country the danger of slipping into disaster.’ Photograph:  EPA/Omer Messinger

Sudan’s future is uncertain after the resignation of prime minister Abdalla Hamdok, which has left the army in full control of the north African count(...)

A sign in  a chemist’s shop in northeast London telling customers that the pharmacy is out of   lateral flow antigen tests.  Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson has admitted the UK National Healt Service is coming under major pressure because of the Omicron coronavirus variant, but said England w(...)

The Republic lost 183,000 flights last year compared to 2019, a 62% decline in traffic. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Irish air travel suffered more from Covid-19 restrictions than any other European country last year, according to the latest assessment of the pandemi(...)

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