A police dog sniffs near news cameras outside  the entrance to the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse during the trial of  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in relation to the 2013 Boston marathon bombings.  Photograph: Scott Eisen/Getty Images

A man who became one of the lasting images of the Boston Marathon bombing when he was wheeled away, ashen-faced, his legs severely injured, has told a(...)

The service will allow passengers from Doncaster to connect to Aer Lingus’s transatlantic flights to New York, Boston, Chicago and Toronto. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Aer Lingus Regional will launch a Dublin-Doncaster service from next May, furhter boosting potential feeder traffic into the main airline’s transatlan(...)

 A file photo released in  April 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The trial of Mr Tsarnaev beings on Wednesday.

Jurors in the trial of the man accused of killing three people and injuring more than 260 in two bombings near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Mara(...)

“That’s some unique s**t, man” was supposedly LeBron James’s reaction to being presented with a chart of every shot he had taken over the previous five seasons.   Photograph: Hans Deryk/Reuters.

“That’s some unique s**t, man”. That’s what Kirk Goldsberry says basketball great LeBron James told him when presented with a chart of every shot the (...)

The feature film An Bronntanas, or The Gift, has received the jury’s special award at the 2015 Boston Irish Film Festival. The contemporary thriller i(...)

A bagpipe band makes its way up 5th Avenue  on St Patrick’s Day. Photograph: Getty

Guinness is back as sponsor of the world’s biggest St Patrick’s Day parade.The drinks giant withdrew its support of the 2014 parade down Fifth Avenue (...)

A woman shovels out her family’s car during a winter snowstorm in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photograph: Reuters

South Boston’s annual St Patrick’s Day Parade may be cancelled due to snow on the parade route.The parade is scheduled for Sunday, March 15, and while(...)

Leonard Nimoy has died aged 83. The actor found fame as Mr Spock on sci-fi hit Star Trek.

Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of (...)

Minister for Jobs  and  Enterprise  Richard Bruton with Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan, at the launch of the St Patrick’s Day  Enterprise International programme. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ministers travelling abroad for the annual programme of St Patrick’s week trade missions will have to report back to Taoiseach Enda Kenny on the succ(...)

Fashion by definition is about transience and Irish and international fashion will each have their own turns in the spotlights this year. Yesterday, I(...)