An attendee displays the new Apple iPhone 6 for a photograph as the iPhone 6 Plus is displayed after a product announcement.  Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg 1:51

Apple said many customers will need to wait until next month for their new iPhones after a record four million first-day pre-orders were logged, doubl(...)

The number of Irish people spending time in prison in Australia is increasing, with high alcohol intake often a feature of offences committed by emigrants, the Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) has warned. Photograph: Getty images

The number of Irish people spending time in prison in Australia is increasing, with high alcohol intake often a feature of offences committed by emigr(...)

 Ian Paisley preaches to the 12,000 strong congregation at the King’s Hall in Belfast on the 40th anniversary of the free Presbyterian Church. Photograph: Pacemaker

A gifted preacher with a coruscating turn of phrase, Ian Paisley was a compelling religious leader, whose energy, deep faith and passionately-expresse(...)

 Nick Corcoran (left) and Nigel McDermott of Cardinal Capital in Residence on Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

The spectacular Gherkin building is the perfect place to look out on London’s financial world, from the City’s investment banks directly below it to M(...)

 A handout sonar image shows one of the shipwrecks of Sir John Franklin’s ill-fated 1845-48 British Arctic Expedition on the sea floor in northern Canada. Photograph: Parks Canada/EPA 1:57

Canadian explorers have found the wreck of one of two ships lost in the 1845 Franklin expedition to Canada’s Northwest Passage, solving an enduring hi(...)

There are proposals to refurbish K Club. Its value was written down by €16.2 million to €67 million in 2012.

Former developer Bernard McNamara is advising on plans to refurbish the K Club, the high end golf resort in Co Kildare owned by businessman Dr Mich(...)

One of two British ships belonging to the Franklin Expedition, that disappeared more than 160 years ago, has been found. Pictured is an engraving  of Lieutenant Frederick Schwatka’s party searcing for the missing expedition. Photograph: Getty Images

Canadian explorers have found the wreck of one of two ships lost in the 1845 Franklin expedition to Canada’s Arctic, helping to clear up an enduring h(...)

Cakes at Browning Bakers in Kilmarnock in Scotland. EPA/Robert Perry

Next week Scotland will hold a referendum on whether to leave the United Kingdom. Recent polling suggests that support for independence has surged o(...)

Frank ryan shown with Spanish anti-fascists in burgos death jail. Photograph: TG4

A small group of Limerick men who fought against Franco and fascism in the Spanish Civil War are to be honoured in their native city next weekend with(...)

Ireland’s Luke Fitzgerald tackles Mils Muliaina of New Zealand during the Autumn International in 2008. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Even Mils Muliaina was blown away by New Zealand’s destruction of the Wallabies in Auckland a fortnight ago, and how the man who replaced him, Israel (...)