There’s one thing that some virtual assistants can’t do – understand an Irish accent

There's one thing that some virtual assistants can't do - understand an Irish accent A smart speaker (Federica De Caria/PA) The Irish brogue is often lauded as one of our nation's most attractive attributes, but it...

Jim Carrey reveals why he decided to take a step back from Hollywood

Jim Carrey reveals why he decided to take a step back from Hollywood Jim Carrey has taken fewer roles in the last few years and instead focused on his art (PA) Jim Carrey has said he...

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Dublin-headquartered firm Roomex raises €8m to develop global hotel booking platform Roomex has raised €8m series in funding as it looks to develop its booking platform and expand internationally. The Series A funding round was led...

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Rodgers reeling as Greek tragedy hits future hopes European success only way Celtic boss can win return to big time Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers. Photo: Reuters Just three months have passed since Celtic completed an unprecedented double-treble...

Sexton celebrates off-field success as profits hit €1.6m

Sexton celebrates off-field success as profits hit €1.6m Jonathan Sexton New Leinster captain Johnny Sexton was compared to soccer legend Lionel Messi this week And the star Irish No 10 displayed some nifty footwork off the pitch...

O’Sullivan scoops €30m from bicycle startup sale to Uber

O'Sullivan scoops €30m from bicycle startup sale to Uber Entrepreneur Sean O’Sullivan says sometimes London offers more opportunities for his startups than Ireland The former 'Dragons' Den' entrepreneur Sean O'Sullivan made more than €30m from an...

Germany confirms aid for animal feed after drought

Germany confirms aid for animal feed after drought Cattle stand in an enclosure at the Adventure Farm during preparations for the Green Week international food, agriculture and horticulture fair in Berlin. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo Germany has...

China and US to hold next round of trade talks in late August

China and US to hold next round of trade talks in late August US President Donald Trump’s “America First” slogan had caused only economic trouble for the country, including US soybean farmers. China said it will...

An Post seeking 300 voluntary staff redundancies, may move HQ from historic GPO

An Post seeking 300 voluntary staff redundancies, may move HQ from historic GPO (file photo) Hundreds of employees look set to leave An Post under a new redundancy scheme available to over 1,000 staff members. Around 1,200...

Stacey Solomon shares joy at ‘extra fold over tummy lines’ in bikini photo

Stacey Solomon shares joy at 'extra fold over tummy lines' in bikini photo Stacey Solomon shared this bikini picture on InstagramStacey Solomon shared this bikini picture on Instagram Stacey Solomon, an unlikely bastion of body confidence,...

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