More than 400 children taken into state care in first half of 2020

Health Claire McNamara 3 hours ago

Comment: Fossil fuel subsidies must be halted in Ireland

Some €2.4 billion in direct subsidies and revenue foregone supported fossil fuel activities in Ireland in 2018, according to the CSO, an increase of 8 per cent on 2017

Central Bank to establish climate change unit

Regulator’s new unit will manage climate-related risks to the financial system

Making It Work: The Irish firm that gauged the mood in US election with wearable sensors

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Analysis: EU’s digital overhaul will allow smaller firms to challenge big tech

North’s health minister urges Donnelly to act on ‘Dublin dodge’

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Vaccine rollout to millions will be a massive test of logistics

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Can a new commission stop the exodus from the Defence Forces?

The Defence Forces, including the Army Reserve, are well below strength with Naval Service personnel being lured away to engineering jobs in the pharmaceutical sector while many former soldiers are working in ordinary jobs for minimum wage

Sinn Féin’s rising star is now eclipsing Fianna Fáil

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Top civil servant warned government against new interventions in housing market

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Government sought advice on greyhound funding cut

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Elaine Byrne: In the Carlow school uniform story, assertions mattered more than facts

Comment: The furore over PE clothes at a school shows how an unverified assertion can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still languishing in its wake

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Tony O’Brien: We need real originality and invention in this time of crisis

Cathal Mac Coille: High profile non-compliance leads to the same from others

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Irish firms taking the rocky road to online commerce

Irish companies knew they had to shift to digital during the pandemic, but that didn’t mean it was going to be easy. We looks at how a variety of approaches addressed the technical challenges and gave businesses a boost

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Hotels, distilleries, artisan food shops, design houses and more have boxed up some of their best delights for maximum ease of gifting. Check them out here

Break out and book into a luxury hotel

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Ahead of the curve: how Roland Mouret is still shapeshifting

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Louise Kennedy: The last word on luxury

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Architecture: When the past becomes a prologue to a long future

Award-winning Cork firm JCA Architects encourages its clients to see the opportunities rather than barriers when it comes to old buildings

House of the Week: Secluded west Cork bolthole with views over Lough Hyne

On The Market: our pick of the homes on offer this week

Ranelagh’s newest street comes to the market

Family home in affluent Dublin suburb guiding €1.75m

Making It Work: Tanning brand uses influencers to give its products a glow

Bellamianta has been represented by Rebekah O’Leary, Faye Patricia Mills, Laura Kelly, Ashlee Coburn and Louise Cooney, while Maura Higgins is the face of the brand in Ireland

How I work: ‘I’m a firm believer in recruiting for attitude over experience’

Making It Work: Online marketplace makes it easier to shop in your vicinity

Greencastle gets itself some Lovin in brand buyout

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Making It Work: Internet of Things start-up looks beyond venture capital