The Irish are more resilient to perceived threats, with many of us returning to Egypt over and over again despite many terrorist attacks

As we come to terms with how the world has changed in the past year it’s time to think where is still safe to go for winter sun holidays? The shift(...)

A south Dublin couple have collected their Lotto jackpot of €7,384,790. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A south Dublin couple have collected their Lotto jackpot of €7,384,790, following a September draw. The couple bought the winning ticket in the Super(...)

House majority leader Kevin McCarthy and his wife Judy walk out of the caucus room after he announced  he will not be a candidate for Speaker of the House. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Chaos descended on the US Capitol yesterday after Republican Kevin McCarthy, in a shock move, withdrew his name in the race to become the next Speaker(...)

The use of Fás’s credit card to pay over $900 for a three-ball golf match at the Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando was defended as “developing relationships”. Photograph: Getty Images

If there was a moment which crystallised public outrage over State officials’ sense of entitlement and disregard for taxpayers’ money, it came on the (...)

Alex Ferguson: “One of the pupils at Harvard said to me, ‘What do you know now that you wish you’d known 30 years ago?’ - and it’s communication. When I was younger I wanted to rule the world and do everything.”

When Sir Alex Ferguson became a professional footballer in the early 1960s, he earned £16 a week (£300 in today’s money) in a sport that was a solid (...)

Anthony Kearns: ‘I suppose music is the crowd-calmer before the pope. We are the peace-making force. Music tames the savage beast.’ Photograph: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts

At a ceremony in Philadelphia tomorrow afternoon, Irish tenor Anthony Kearns will be the opening act for one of the biggest events of his career. The (...)

Golden Rules are London producer Paul White, who has worked with Danny Brown and Homeboy Sandman, and Florida rapper and singer Eric Biddines.(...)

A frame grab from a surveillance video released by the New York Police Department  shows an undercover New York City police officer arresting former professional tennis payer James Blake in New York. Blake, who was in front of a hotel waiting to attend the US Open, was misidentified by police as a suspect in a credit card fraud scheme. Photograph: EPA/NYPD

In 2012, a Queens man said officer James Frascatore pulled him over for a broken tail light, opened his car door and punched him three times in the mo(...)

Start & Finish: At a small car park on the R584, 5km from Macroom, Grid Reference 329 714 How to get there: Turn off the N22 just eas(...)

 Protesters outside Walter Palmer’s dental practice after the killing of Cecil the lion. Photograph: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe has expressed dismay at the furore that engulfed his family and staff following the inciden(...)