A man walks past graffiti, referring to the Boston College project, on a wall off the Falls Road, Belfast. Photograph: Reuters

A former loyalist prisoner battling to stop police accessing his interviews with an American university project has been given two weeks to secure a f(...)

The Norwegian Dawn, which ran aground, was on a week-long Boston to Bermuda cruise with 2,443 passengers and 1,059 crew. Photograph: EPA

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship ran aground on a reef on Tuesday after leaving Bermuda but no one was injured and the vessel was later floated off at hig(...)

Charlie Flanagan: “said the Taoiseach emphasised the need to allow the undocumented Irish to come out of the shadows and be free to travel home for family events’’

Securing relief for undocumented Irish is a Government priority in its contacts with the US, Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has told t(...)

Irish nanny Aisling Brady McCarthy  listens to her lawyer prior to a status hearing at Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn, Massachusetts.  Ms  McCarthy is accused of killing a child in her care in 2013. Photograph: AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool

A US judge has scheduled the long-delayed trial of an Irish nanny accused of murdering a one-year-old baby in her care for October 13th.Aisling Brady (...)

A man walks past graffiti on a wall off the Falls Road, Belfast, in 2014. photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Supreme Court judges in London have refused to hear an appeal by a former loyalist prisoner seeking to stop police accessing interviews he gave to an (...)

Galway-based Ward & Burke has operations in the Republic, Canada and Britain and specialises in sanitary and water services, for which it designs and builds treatment plants, tunnelling and pipelines. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Growth in its Canadian and British businesses helped boost turnover and profits at Irish civil engineering group Ward & Burke last year, figures (...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm with his wife Lorraine Drumm. Photograph: Josh Reynolds

A US judge was correct in refusing to allow former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm walk away debt-free through bankruptcy because it “wou(...)

The annual Braderie de Lille  in France is one of the largest flea markets in Europe. Photograph: Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images

Chipped enamel signs, space age dining chairs, random rusting letters of the alphabet, chocolate box oil paintings in gilded frames, books by the y(...)

Kevin Abosch: ‘Imagine empowering your devices with intelligence that prioritises your best interests.’

Irish tech firm KwikDesk is to open a deep-learning lab in Massachusetts to help support the development of its artificial intelligence platform Char(...)

A courtroom sketch shows Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev   during his trial. “He killed indiscriminately to make a political statement . . . His actions have earned him a sentence of death,” the prosecution said. Photograph: Jane Flavell Collins/Reuters

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a terrorist who wanted to punish America with a deadly 2013 attack, a federal prosecutor said yesterday as(...)