Casey Kasem, who has died aged 82, was a man who never claimed to love rock ‘n’ roll but who nevertheless built a long and lucrative career from it,(...)

On a slow day for the Iseq, Aer Lingus was the biggest riser, finishing the day at €1.47, up 3.8 per cent. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Iseq rose by 0.6 per cent yesterday, as most European markets treaded water. Better-than-expected US and Chinese manufacturing data was cancelled(...)

Wall Street saw stocks fall in early trading amid profit-taking by investors. Photograph: Bloomberg

European stocks fell back from the six-year high reached on Tuesday as investors weighed earnings and equity valuations and media stocks ITV and Italy(...)

A certificate dated January 8th 1937, signed by Frank Aiken,  minister for defence, granting a dependents’ allowance to James Daly in respect of his son James Joseph Daly executed in India on  November 2nd 1920 for his part in the Connaught Rangers Mutiny.

The Connaught Rangers who mutinied as British soldiers in a far-away part of the empire became Irish heroes. News did not travel fast in 1920, but eve(...)

Aer Lingus and Ryanair had contrasting days. While Aer Lingus rose by 0.6 per cent to €1.409, Ryanair closed down 2.3 per cent at €6.60 on profit taking. Photograph: Alan Betson

European stocks posted a gain in the first full week of 2014, as data showed US and German unemployment fell and that Ireland returned to the bond mar(...)

The woman behind the counter in Walgreens drug store on Michigan Avenue remarks on my accent and tells me she has been to Ireland twice, both t(...)