People read the headlines of daily newspapers after Greece closed its banks on Monday in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images 1:11

Greek prime minister Alex Tsipras published a decree in the official government gazette setting out the capital controls to be imposed on the count(...)

 Bianca Maria Birtas (25) of Monksfield Walk, Clondalkin, Dublin leaving Dublin Circuit Criminal Court after she received a suspended sentence. Photograph: Court Collins

A bride-to-be has received a suspended sentence for stealing over €15,000 of money set for destruction at the Central Bank because she worried about p(...)

In March, the Commons European Scrutiny Committee headed by Sir Bill Cash MP (above) issued a highly critical report on the BBC, saying it needs “to improve substantially the manner in which it treats EU issues”. File photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Eurosceptic Conservative MPs have demanded that the BBC’s coverage of the United Kingdom’s referendum on European Union membership should be subjected(...)

Judge Mary-Ellen Ring said Cash had endangered all forms of traffic, and had driven without regard to the safety of drivers, passengers and pedestrians

A man who endangered the lives of a large number of people when he drove recklessly through rush-hour traffic in Dublin has been sentenced to 3½ years(...)

Hillary  Clinton speaks at the sixth annual Women in the World Summit in New York on  April 23. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

It is hardly Machiavellian to state that the strongest political candidate draws the fiercest attacks. The salvos being fired at 2016 presidential con(...)

Jerry’s Sno Cones: a taste of the 1970s. Photograph: Chris Carmichael/New York Times
Weekend in . . . Memphis

Maybe even more Music City than Nashville, its country cousin to the east, Memphis has strong affiliations with not one musical genre but three. It(...)

Aviva Ireland said on Thursday that while the company ended 2014 “in a good position”, it has more to do.

Financial services group Aviva Ireland continued to improve its performance in 2014, with operating profit across its three businesses up by 13 per c(...)

The Nissan Leaf at a recharging station: the car will be available to buyers in France for €14,390 from April as a result of a new swappage scheme

Europe’s appetite for electrically powered cars surged by 37 per cent last year, but still made up just more than half a per cent of the continent’s n(...)

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So the tree is heading for recycling and what’s left of the turkey has been confined to the bin. Most people will have been paid two week ago and w(...)

Irish customers on Betfair placed 500,000 bets on the World Cup in Brazil

Online gambling exchange Betfair has reported a 40 per cent jump in Irish customers with soccer, racing and GAA sports proving popular with punters.Th(...)