Boxever chief executive Dave O’Flanagan: “Laura brings vast financial, strategic, and business leadership experience to our team, and a long, successful history of building world-class organisations through smart and transformational financial management.”

Irish tech start-up Boxever has appointed former Skype executive Laura Shesgreen as chief financial officer. The company, which offers predictive mark(...)

Kieran McGill’s chain of 16 Irish pubs in the US employs: almost 700 people and has an annual turnover of $40 million

When Kieran McGill told his late mother in 1996 that he was leaving a comfortable well-paid consultancy job at a Dublin accountancy practice to start (...)

 Karen Brassard, a Boston Bombing survivor, and  Carlos Arredondo (L), who  helped victims on the day of the bombing, talk to the media after the jury verdict of guilty on all charges against Dzhokhar Tsamaev. Photograph: CJ Gunther/EPA. 0:50

In the silent well of Courtroom Nine, a clerk read out the jury’s verdicts: Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. The word echoed in the courtroom as the clerk pron(...)

In this courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (second from left) is depicted standing with his defence attorneys as the jury presents its verdict 0:50

After two months of jury selection and 17 days of moving and often disturbing testimony from 95 witnesses, it took a Boston jury just over 11 hours(...)

Jurors spent just over 11 hours evaluating Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s guilt in two days of deliberations, following 16 days of testimony.

The jury hearing the Boston Marathon bombing have found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 in the April 15th, 2013 atta(...)

The last time I visited the Holy Land was with Pope John Paul II in the year 2000. Excuse me. Pope saint John Paul II. Visiting there with “ordinar(...)

Paul Carberry winning at Naas on Wounded Warrior. Noel Meade’s six-year-old could make his first appearance over fences in a handicap at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Wounded Warrior has been left with top-weight after 45 horses were left in the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday followi(...)

President Obama is applauded as he takes the stage to make remarks at the dedication ceremony for the Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. Photograph: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

US president Barack Obama paid tribute to late senator Edward Kennedy and his ability to find compromise with political opponents, saying, “No one mad(...)

Omaima (left) Fatima and Somaia Halawa, sisters of Ibrahim Halawa aged 18, who is in prison in Egypt. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The Government is treating the case of imprisoned Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt as a priority legally, diplomatically and politically, the Mi(...)

The Edward M Kennedy Institute opens on March 30th on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Boston, dedicated to the late US senator Edward Kennedy, pictured here (front) with Al Gore in 2000. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan paid tribute to late US senator Edward Kennedy at a event in Boston last night ahead of today’s official(...)