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Why the bookie always wins

Why the bookie always wins

The Irish horseracing industry is phenomenally successful, but the Irish betting industry returns to racing only a fraction of what it makes

Watch out for the seven deadly sins

Watch out for the seven deadly sins

Michael Murray: There is something for everyone in the banking inquiry’s terms of reference, but the politicians should concentrate on seven issues in particular

Report: philanthropy is about more than good PR

Report: philanthropy is about more than good PR

RTE begins broadcasting adverts in HD

RTE begins broadcasting adverts in HD

This much I know

This much I know

‘To connect’ will cost, thanks to Facebook’s new rules

‘To connect’ will cost, thanks to Facebook’s new rules

Businesses will have to buy advertising to reach their audience, in what critics claim is a cynical move by the social network, writes Colette Sexton

Steve Dempsey: Contributor is billed as Google’s concession to publishers, but it has an ulterior motive – getting a cut of the paywall business

Steve Dempsey: Contributor is billed as Google’s concession to publishers, but it has an ulterior motive – getting a cut of the paywall business

Inside track

Inside track

Digital group focuses on education and growth

Digital group focuses on education and growth

Marketers ignore women at their peril

Marketers ignore women at their peril

A million words and a changed world

A million words and a changed world

This newspaper came into being as a truly independent voice. Often swimming against the tide of easy consensus, its strong journalism has been its bulwark in the most difficult of times

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Quotes of the week

Quotes of the week

Celebrating 25 years of truly independent journalism

Celebrating 25 years of truly independent journalism

Why read at all when you can simply vote?

Why read at all when you can simply vote?

The Irish Book Awards are a good thing for the country’s literary scene – as long as you’re not worried about whether the books themselves get read or not