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Mandatory calorie counting in restaurants will surgically extract a lot of the joy of eating out – but let’s face it, it’s a necessary evil

Where have all the towers gone?

Where have all the towers gone?

Every time conservation-ists moan about the loss of a little bit of skyline, we should celebrate new buildings housing more people

Motormouth Musk wants to retain top billing

Motormouth Musk wants to retain top billing

The controversial Tesla supremo had vowed to rein himself in on Twitter, but already he appears to be breaking his promise

Portrayals of gay men in top Oscar contenders might have provoked controversy in years gone by. That it has gone unremarked is itself remarkable

Portrayals of gay men in top Oscar contenders might have provoked controversy in years gone by. That it has gone unremarked is itself remarkable

Barry J Whyte on Business

Barry J Whyte on Business

Planning issues and Brexit are delivering multiple problems for Parcel Motel

All hail the Brexit Omnibus Bill

All hail the Brexit Omnibus Bill

The bill designed to curb the worst excesses of bureaucracy which will attend Britain’s withdrawal from the EU is both necessary and surprisingly streamlined

A question of political judgment

A question of political judgment

Ellie Kisyombe, the asylum seeker and local election candidate, needs to set the record straight on alleged discrepancies in her backstory. But we also need to ask ourselves what really matters when we judge her

Jill Kerby Financial Matters

Jill Kerby Financial Matters

We need to talk about means testing

Hire car hell can hamstring a holiday

Hire car hell can hamstring a holiday

Renting a vehicle abroad is a process fraught with pitfalls and frustrations – even if you know your onions

Irish business’s big chance to bridge the trust gap

Irish business’s big chance to bridge the trust gap

There’s a marked lack of faith in Irish institutions, but business figures can take the lead in reversing this trend

Ice cream in February is a big warning to us all

Ice cream in February is a big warning to us all

The government’s climate inaction will cost us dearly. We urgently need to force the pace of change

China’s slowdown may ultimately buy Ireland some time

China’s slowdown may ultimately buy Ireland some time

Falling eurozone GDP growth has been been blamed on the Chinese economic downturn, but this is not necessarily bad news for us

There’s good reason to worry about the failure of last week’s talks between Trump and Kim Jong-un

There’s good reason to worry about the failure of last week’s talks between Trump and Kim Jong-un

Political inertia prevents the state from building an efficient health service

Political inertia prevents the state from building an efficient health service

The HSE is on a merry-go-round of budgetary despair, and only politicians can stop it

Will business bin Brexit? Or is it Brexit forever?

Will business bin Brexit? Or is it Brexit forever?

People need jobs, certainty and a settlement which allows them to prosper. But despite more than two years spent negotiating with the EU, a deal seems further away than ever