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The #MeToo movement has sparked a new dating trend: men are now asking their partners to record themselves giving consent ahead of intercourse. Sexy? Hardly. A defence against a possible rape charge? Not a chance

Finding the right property has never been more difficult

Finding the right property has never been more difficult

A recent survey highlights the fact that for first-time buyers, getting hold of a suitable home is even more of a challenge than scraping together a deposit

DCC: Catch this horse before it bolts once more

DCC: Catch this horse before it bolts once more

The current drop in DCC’s share price gives investors a golden opportunity to back one of the best performers of the past two decades

The Tax Take: After all the Brexit bluster, still the same old sad song

The Tax Take: After all the Brexit bluster, still the same old sad song

Last week’s Brexit agreement gives some small grounds for optimism, but the overall outlook is still overwhelmingly bleak

Going nowhere when you just can’t get a plug

Going nowhere when you just can’t get a plug

Charge anxiety: the trials and tribulations of electric-only drivers

SAP's Qualtrics deal may have some unexpected ramifications for Irish tech

SAP's Qualtrics deal may have some unexpected ramifications for Irish tech

It’s not quite open season on major software as a service (Saas) acquisitions, but there’s certainly going to be more chatter as the borders blur between sectors in tech

An Garda Síochána emerged humiliated from RTÉ’s Maurice McCabe exposé

An Garda Síochána emerged humiliated from RTÉ’s Maurice McCabe exposé

It was powerful and moving television, and a credit to its publisher and producers. The story has been in the public domain for years, but the careful editing and the McCabes’ testimony gave it a new emotional force, that of outrage

Accidental Brexit could end in disaster

Accidental Brexit could end in disaster

The penny has dropped for the DUP that it cannot depend on the Tories, and the fallout from that could be catastrophic for the North

We could have a world-class water utility if...

We could have a world-class water utility if...

Troubled waters ahead in bid to channel services into a single utility

Victim-blaming in court won’t change before the law does

Victim-blaming in court won’t change before the law does

Barristers will say and do anything to get their clients acquitted - which is why we need legislation to change what is permitted in rape trials

What the state is doing right: Part two

What the state is doing right: Part two

You’ll hear all about it when health organisations get something wrong, as you should. They are dealing with vulnerable people and should always aim to improve. But will you hear about it when they get things right, and make things better for people?

Reverse Brexit? Fat chance

Reverse Brexit? Fat chance

British voters have little hope of reconsidering their vote on the issue

Watching his own life unfold, at home over a cup of tea

Watching his own life unfold, at home over a cup of tea

It was seeing Maurice McCabe’s sheer ordinariness - as portrayed in last week’s RTÉ documentary - that allowed us to grasp the extraordinary nature of his courage

Who wants the Loughinisland collusion probe stopped?

Who wants the Loughinisland collusion probe stopped?

Two journalists involved in a documentary about the 1994 massacre, Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, were arrested and a copy of the entire contents of their server taken and sealed. Effectively, they have been silenced

Policing report is a threat to our national security

Policing report is a threat to our national security

Despite the very obvious reasons for separating the state security role from the Garda, the Commission on the Future of Policing ignored European best practice