Bono: “oops” – how Bono began his apology for the Apple stunt in which U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ album was automatically downloaded to iTunes accounts.   Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

A is for Adnan Syed. Convicted of the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee, the Baltimore man’s case is the subject of this year’s most talked-about investigati(...)

Not likely anytime soon: a snow scene near Ladestown on the outskirts of Mullingar. Photograph: Alan Betson 2:14

The prospect of a white Christmas anywhere in Ireland appears to be receding, although forecasters have warned that painting an accurate picture of wh(...)

Darryle McClurkin on a quad bike in a snow covered field in the Belfast hills on Friday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Mullingar in Co Westmeath and Galway were the coldest parts of the country overnight as temperatures reached -3 degrees, according to Met Éireann. Muc(...)

Incoming Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue has announced some management changes ahead of his start date on January 1st. (Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire)

Incoming Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue announced three senior management appointments on Tuesday, one of which will provide for the creation (...)

Units 7 and 8 at Blessington’s New Town Centre in Co Wicklow

Two shops in Blessington’s New Town Centre in Co Wicklow have come on the market at a knockdown price of €210,000 through Ian Lyons of Allsop Space. T(...)

Gary  McGann will today join Paddy Power as an independent non-executive director and as a member of the audit committee.

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has appointed Smurfit Kappa chief executive Gary McGann to its board.Mr McGann will today join Paddy Power as an independe(...)

After European Central Bank president Mario Draghi promised last Friday to use whatever means necessary to raise inflation, investors bet that the ECB would soon unveil new measures, possibly including government bond purchases. Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

The Iseq in Dublin rose by 0.6 per cent as most euro zone markets advanced on expectations of more monetary stimulus. After European Central Ba(...)

Willie Mullins:  “That looked very good to me. I’d imagine he will improve a good bit.” Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ascot got Faugheen on Saturday: 24 hours later Navan got Vautour: Thurles on Thursday can look forward to getting Un De Sceaux and Willie Mullins’s (...)

Bookmaker Paddy Power closed up 3.1 per cent at €62.35 after it raised its earnings guidance for this year by 3 to 4 per cent. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

European stocks rose for a second day as a report showed German investor confidence advanced for the first time this year. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index (...)

Paddy Power’s Irish division reported a 4 per cent hike in amounts staked, with net revenue rising by 11 per cent. Paddy Power has opened 20 new shops in Ireland this year, 17 of which it acquired.(Photograph: Paul Sherwood)

Paddy Power this morning raised its forecast for full-year earnings growth, driven by a 38 per cent rise in sales and strong growth in its online divi(...)