John Loder (second right) and Arthur Shields (right) in the John Ford film ‘How Green Was My Valley’. Photograph: Fox

In his 1977 autobiography the Hollywood star John Loder let slip secrets he’d kept hidden for more than 60 years, about his part in the arrest of Patr(...)

Colin Lowes (47), of Torr Gardens, Larne, Co Antrim, pleaded guilty to causing criminal damage after an incident involving an injured seagull. File photograph: Getty Images

A bare-chested man carrying a bleeding seagull stormed out of a vet’s surgery and caused damage to a door after being told the bird could not be treat(...)

Applegreen shares rose 3.9 per cent

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Kingfisher, Europe’s biggest home improvements retailer, reported a slight dip in profits today and said it was too early to call an economic recovery(...)

Return journeys

Thirteen: Citizen X Meet at the corner of Jervis Street and Upper Abbey Street****Prepare to make a journey. The first event of Anu’s Thirteen project(...)

Home dreams: ‘What has emerged is clearly a two-tier market with property located in the greater Dublin area far outperforming all other locations,’ according to one estate agent. Photograph: istockphoto

The madness of crowds can bring an economy to its knees with frightening ease and every decade or so for centuries, the twin forces of greed and folly(...)