The Library Gardens Apartments in Berkeley, California, before the balcony collapse which killed five Irish J-1 students and one Irish-American student. Photograph: Google Maps

Where did the water come from? That’s the question. It is six weeks since the balcony collapse at an apartment block in Berkeley that killed fi(...)

Mick Harford, district parks officer with Dublin City Council in St Anne’s Rose Gardens in Raheny. Photographs: Richard Johnston

If you’re a dedicated rose-lover, then perhaps you already know the story of ‘Peace’. An aristocrat amongst rose cultivars which celebrates its 80th b(...)

Derek Quinlan, for chairman of Quinlan Private outside Claridges in London in 2006. Photographer Alan Weller/Bloomberg

Derek Quinlan, one of Ireland’s most prolific property financiers in the boom years, was appearing before the banking inquiry on Thursday. Mr Quinlan,(...)

Denis O’Brien: he founded Digicel  in Jamaica in 2001, the company has grown across the Caribbean, central America and the south Pacific. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel’s planned flotation is a signal that the business has arrived at a crossroads. Since he founded it with the launch of a new mo(...)

Detail of Stéphane Béna Hanly’s Length of a Legacy (2015)

RIDDLE OF THE BURIAL GROUNDS Lara Almarcegui,  Rossella Biscotti, Simon Boudvin,  Matthew Buckingham, Mariana Castillo Deball, Dorot(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton speaking during the Forbes’ 2015 Philanthropy Summit Awards dinner in New York City last week. Photograph: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Former US president Bill Clinton has insisted that criticism of his family’s charitable foundation is nothing more than “politicking” during an electi(...)

The  1951 Jaguar XK 120 pre-restoration. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin panel beater, who spent €40,000 and “thousands of man hours” restoring a classic car which lay rusting and covered in bird droppings in a bar(...)

Dr David McKeown, a research engineer in the UCD School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. Dr McKeown sat this year’s Leaving Cert Engineering paper for ExamWatch. Photograph: UCD

Could one paper sum up my profession? Engineering was not a subject I studied for my Leaving Cert: had I missed out? I managed to get a PhD in enginee(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Fitzwilliam said that it would continue to develop both Arnotts itself and the surrounding properties as market conditions improve.

Property player Noel Smyth’s Fitzwilliam Finance Partners has won the battle for control of landmark Dublin department store, Arnotts. In a statement(...)