North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un at the Fatherland Liberation War Martyrs Cemetery in Pyongyang. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images 0:50

North Korea is creating its own time zone, moving its clocks back by 30 minutes to mark the 70th anniversary of Korea’s liberation from Japanese rule,(...)

Breifne Earley who has won the world cycle race and is due to return to his native Co Leitrim on Saturday.

Leitrim man Breifne Earley (32) will complete his 29,000 kilometre round the world bicycle trip to raise suicide awareness on Saturday. Earley has cy(...)

Charles Wooton  and Keith Newport, both from Atlanta, Georgia, show their wedding rings outside the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village, New York. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

The US Supreme Court has legalised same-sex marriage nationwide, finding that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection under (...)

File photograph of Gayle Killilea Dunne. She argues  being subject to proceedings here and in the US creates “real potential” that any assets sought to be recovered risked being depleted, which was not in the interests of her husband’s creditors. Photograph: Collins Courts

The wife of bankrupt developer Sean Dunne wants to halt “oppressive” proceedings against her arising over alleged invalid transfers of her husband’s a(...)

 Seán Dunne and his wife Gayle Killilea at their home in Ballsbridge back in 2008. Photograph: Derek Speirs

Property developer Sean Dunne thought that by filing for bankruptcy in his new home in the United States in March 2013, he was preempting Ulster Bank’(...)

Gayle Killilea:  Filed emergency motions seeking a jury trial in the district court rather than in the bankruptcy court in the US. Photograph: Collins

Gayle Killilea, wife of developer Seán Dunne, has asked a US judge not to refer a fraudulent asset transfer case taken against them to the bankruptcy (...)

Dubliner Cormac Byrne: “You get to challenge your design capabilities on these kinds of projects ... They really want to do something special and different”

When Dublin-born architect Cormac Byrne starts designing multimillion-dollar homes for Wall Street types in Connecticut, he jokes with clients that(...)

Sean Dunne about to enter   Federal Court   in New Haven, Connecticut, US, in  February of last year. File photograph: Steve Miller/The Irish Times

Embattled property developer Sean Dunne and his wife are facing a fresh legal onslaught in the US as US court officials and Irish State officials have(...)

Macy’s shoe department on Black Friday: head to the seventh floor  to pick up a card that lets you off the New York sales tax. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

So the Irish are flocking back to New York to do their Christmas shopping? Apparently, and according to research by Expedia.ie, there’s an 84 per cent(...)

Actor Linda Henry, from the BBC soap EastEnders, will stand trial for alleged racially aggravated harassment. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA

EastEnders actor Linda Henry will stand trial for alleged racially aggravated harassment outside a restaurant.The actor (51), who plays barmaid Shirle(...)