Gráinne McEvoy: we’ll muddle through the next year like the best transnational couples

At the beginning of the summer, after living in Boston for eight years, I flew back to Ireland on a one-way ticket. I have emigrated, just for a while(...)

Minister  Simon Coveney and Pat Byrne, founder and executive chairman of Cityjet at the innaugral Cork - London City flight out of Cork Airport Thursday morning. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Irish airline CityJet is considering operating summer routes from Cork to regional airports in France and Italy, the company’s executive chairman, Pat(...)

The Public Prosecution Service in Northern Ireland confirmed on Tuesday there will be no prosecution of Gerry Adams or six others questioned after hearsay evidence emerged from the Boston College Belfast Project. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams will not be prosecuted in connection with the abduction and murder of Jean McConville. The Public Prosecution Service(...)

The official overseeing the US bankruptcy of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm wants to abandon claims that he is owed $3.7 million (€3.3 million) in unpaid salary, bonuses and other benefits by the bank

The official overseeing the US bankruptcy of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm wants to abandon claims that he is owed $3.7 milli(...)

Service to operate three times a week from next April.

Norwegian Air International is planning to launch a number of services from Cork Airport, beginning with flights to Boston early next year. The airli(...)

A billboard in the US showing  the image of the toddler found on a Boston Harbor beach.

Police in the US believe that the 2-and-a-half-year-old girl whose remains were found on a Boston Harbor beach three months ago was murdered and arres(...)

Irish republican leader Eamon de Valera speaking at a packed Fenway Park in Boston in 1919. Photograph: Getty Images/General Photographic Agency

An hour before the scheduled start, the police closed the gates at Fenway Park. More than 50,000 had already been shoehorned inside, safety was bec(...)

Lord Mayor of Belfast Arder Carson who is going to Boston to encourage investment. Previous visits by politicians to the US have proved fruitful but there is not even a minister for enterprise in the North at the moment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Boston headquartered IT security specialist Rapid7 is recruiting a “talent scout” for its software innovation centre in Belfast which will celebra(...)

The Pepper Pot Cafe in the Powerscourt Towncentre: home of excellent eggs

Now that the country has regained most of its faculties after the Electric Picnic you’ll have noticed that the summer – soggy as it was – is well and (...)

Customers shop at a Primark store on Oxford Street in London. After Thursday’s opening in Boston the company will open  another store in Philadelphia before Christmas and a further half dozen or so are planned next year. Photograph: Reuters

Cut-price fashion chain Primark on Thursday makes its most ambitious international expansion yet, moving into the lucrative, but notoriously treachero(...)