Positions on Brexit are likely to toughen as the UK’s extraction proceeds. Photograph: PA Wire

The UK faces an EU divorce bill of up to €20 billion, according to a Financial Times analysis that shows the union’s shared budget is emerging as one (...)

Cork woman Mary Elmes, who helped Jewish children escape from Nazis during the second World War.

A Cork woman who in 2013 was the first Irish person to be honoured by Israel’s official memorial to Jewish victims of the Holocaust is to be honoured (...)

 The Irish representative at the Venice Architecture Biennale this year is Niall McLaughlin, whose installation is a reflection on the lessons to be learned from designing buildings for people with dementia, such as his firm’s Alzheimer’s Respite Centre in Blackrock, Co Dublin

The recent news that Grafton Architects had won the competition to design a significant new building for the London School of Economics was almost uns(...)

  Michael Carey, managing director of East Coast Bakehouse: if Britain leaves the EU the Irish food industry “would, however, be energised by such a new challenge and would find ways to respond that would enhance rather than restrict its future growth potential”. Photograph: Eric Luke

When it comes to the idea of a British exit from the European Union (Brexit), there seems to be widespread fear among food industry leaders here. A re(...)

Established by Iseult Ward and Aiobheann O’Brien, FoodCloud is one of many successful start-ups that have emerged from Trinity College

Trinity College has produced more entrepreneurs than any other university in Europe over the last five years, according to new independent research. T(...)

“As bizarre as it seems, existing evidence in the wake of Schrems suggests that only a handful of legal and business experts in the US or Europe, and very few companies, really understand EU privacy law.” Illustration: Thinkstock

Is there a contractual way for companies to get around last week’s European Court of Justice ruling on Max Schrems’s case against the Irish Data Prote(...)

A policeman  works  in heavy smog in Harbin,  northeast China. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

It’s rare to get good news coming out of China on the environmental front, but research by academics at Harvard shows Chinese carbon emissions between(...)

In the 1970s regulatory barriers went up in San Francisco and land values began to accelerate. Photograph: Getty Images

About 40 per cent of the stated wealth of the UK – more than £3 trillion – does not exist. It is a terrible illusion. For the US the figure is about 1(...)

Smiles ahead: Boys and Girls at the Project Arts Centre

Last week, we discovered that the theatre makes you happier. Actually, a news piece in The Stage put the matter in much more specific terms: going to (...)

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