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Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said the sector is ‘rightly demanding certainty and timelines around that certainty’. Photograph: Gareth ChaneyCollins

A roadmap for the reopening of the live events sector will be produced by the end of the month, Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said. (...)

Mary Portas – her ‘brand’  sharply cut red hair style has been replaced by a softer, natural cut of blond shot with grey.

Mary Portas loosely divides the world into the “give-a-f**ks” and the “don’t-give-a-f**ks”. Once she might have found herself sashaying around the lat(...)

UrbanVolt chief executive Kevin Maughan: he  predicted the company could invest €300m to €400m in solar equipment over the next three to four years, both here and abroad. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Energy supplier Urban Volt lost €450,000 last year as revenues grew and the business expanded into solar power. Urban Volt, which recruited the State(...)

Last week an annual list of ‘top chief executives’  came out, but recent experiences lend heft to the idea that it might also be good to have a reliable list of the worst of them. Photograph: iStock

Earlier this month a British chief executive had an email run-in with one of his customers that left the woman gobsmacked. This man is not a famous g(...)

 William Street South in Dublin.  Dublin City Council has begun works to pedestrianise a number of streets in the city centre to facilitate outdoor dining. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Guidelines on Wednesday paving the way for a return of outdoor dining next month – and indoor consumption in pubs, restaurants and cafes in July – wil(...)

Climate activists protest outside Google offices in 2019. Photograph:   Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty

Tech hasn’t always had a great image when it comes to climate and eco responsibility. If it’s not data centres sucking up power from the grid, it’s th(...)

The Fáilte Ireland guidelines were approved by the Department of Taoiseach and will be part of the Government’s wider plan for reopening due to be announced on Friday. File photograph: iStock

Customers who dine indoor in pubs, restaurants and cafes when they reopen will be given 105 minutes per booking if there is a distance of less than t(...)

Cork landlord Fachtna O’Reilly.  Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A landlord has welcomed a High Court order quashing a ruling by a district court judge which held him responsible for noise pollution emanating from s(...)

Maria Walsh MEP on the farm at Largan, Shrule, Co Galway. “I would do chunks of meetings and then I would have to rest.” Photograph: Joe O Shaughnessy

“Fatigue is the killer,” says MEP and former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh as she outlines how she is feeling: dull headache, muscle tiredness and an ene(...)

Satisfied now? Photograph: iStock

Every year Pricewatch receives thousands of emails, letters, phone calls, tweets, Instagram and Facebook messages and random approaches in the street (...)

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