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Mary Kenny: The prediction game

Mary Kenny: The prediction game Forecasting no longer involves gazing into a crystal ball Mary Kenny, writer and author. Photo: Tony Gavin Now here's an interesting career choice for any young graduate searching for something unusual: 'superforecaster'. Superforecasters...

Free travel for people going to see the Pope at Phoenix Park

Free travel for people going to see the Pope at Phoenix Park More than half a million people are expected to attend mass in Dublin. The Pope will visit Ireland next month (Tim Rooke/PA) Those travelling by...

Deadly suicide blast casts shadow over Pakistan elections

Deadly suicide blast casts shadow over Pakistan elections A total of 31 people were killed in the carnage in the city of Quetta. Mourners take a bombing victim relative for buria (AP) A suicide bomber on a...

Central Bank bill for INBS probe set to hit €20m

Central Bank bill for INBS probe set to hit €20m INBS collapsed into State ownership in 2010 and its dissolution left taxpayers with a €5.4bn clean-up bill. The Central Bank forked out over €3m in legal...

Hart desperate to rebuild his career as he plots City exit

Hart desperate to rebuild his career as he plots City exit Joe Hart knows there is no future for him in Manchester. Photo: Elsa/Getty Images Joe Hart has laid bare his desperation to secure a permanent...

You can pay heavy price for failing to get Vat rates right

You can pay heavy price for failing to get Vat rates right 'There are always customers who absolutely appreciate premium quality, go out of their way to find it and will pay a premium price.'...

Business Irish

Richard Curran: Get a whistleblower to chair the new banking culture board Former Barings rogue trader Nick Leeson, whose actions brought down the bank. Photo: David Conachy The culture police are coming to a bank near...

Google to pay over €115m to buy Treasury Building

Google to pay over €115m to buy Treasury Building The interior of the Treasury Building on Grand Canal Street, D2Johnny Ronan Google is close to signing a deal with developers Johnny Ronan and Paddy McKillen to...

Dental app takes bite of US market

Dental app takes bite of US market Toothpic founder Mark Moore Have a worrying niggle in your tooth, but don't have the time, or finances, to get to the dentist? There's an app for that. Dublin-based Toothpic,...

This smiling alpaca eating an orange looks blissfully happy

This smiling alpaca eating an orange looks blissfully happy Find someone who looks at you like an alpaca looking at an orange. (Charles Forman) If you’ve never given any thought to what alpacas like to eat, that’s...

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