Michael Hall

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A stag party pictured in Temple Bar, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

An international tourism expert has said he would never recommend Dublin to anyone for a short break as the city is a “rip-off”. Professor Michael H(...)

The weakness of sterling has affected cross-border trade patterns already, according to EY. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

The resilience of the Irish economy is likely to be tested in an “uncertain” 2017 but it will grow by an average of 2.7 per cent per year over the nex(...)

British  chancellor of the exchequer  Philip Hammond, who delivered his autumn statement this week.  Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images

Northern Ireland’s proposed lower rate of corporation tax of 12.5 per cent from April 2018 will “will not be enough to attract inward investment on i(...)

Stephen Coen could well feature this weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It may be a bit previous to declare a pattern but this has definitely been a good decade for Mayo and All-Irelands. Before 2013, no Mayo minor team ha(...)

Marta Herda (29), of  Pairc Na Saile, Emoclew Road, Arklow, arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin where she has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Csaba Orsas at the South Quay, Arklow in March, 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A woman charged with murdering her colleague by driving him into a harbour, where he drowned, told a paramedic: “He shouldn’t have been there. I drove(...)

“There are a lot of similarities in some of the stuff from a strength and conditioning and preparation point of view. Things that jumped out of me compared to our own game is obviously the stop-start nature of the game, but [also] the complete and utter explosiveness of the game, and there’s no wasted energy.”

Mayo centrefielder Aidan O’Shea has expanded on his opposition to the introduction of the mark in football. He was speaking at a media briefing on hi(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton will start against Down in Newry.

Division One leaders Dublin have announced six changes from the side that rallied in the second half to beat Cork the previous week in Croke Park for (...)

Northern Ireland Secretary of Sate, Theresa Villiers, announcing the new Corporation Tax Bill in January. Business leaders warn that the political crisis over welfare reform should not be allowed to threaten the bill.

Northern Ireland cannot afford to let the latest political crisis over welfare reform jeporadise its future economic prospects, a lead campaigner for (...)

Quantum cryptography offers a path to improved internet security, the idea being that you can hide information in the quantum state of sub-atomic particles

Fans of Breaking Bad may inadvertently know more about quantum mechanics than they think. Walter White is a quantum character. As one fans’ website pu(...)

 Mayo’s Tommy Conroy celebrates scoring his side’s third goal of the game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mayo 3-19 Monaghan 1-12: Mayo’s rising generation of stars delivered a spectacular preview of what may lie ahead for the county’s long-suffering suppo(...)

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