The aircraft was carrying 104 passengers.

An Aer Lingus flight to Shannon diverted to New York’s John F Kennedy airport after it experienced hydraulic issues shortly after take-off on Monday n(...)

Max Joseph’s ‘We Are Your Friends’ stars Zac Efron as a young DJ perfecting his art in the contemporary San Fernando Valley

Here’s a funny thing. It is more than 30 years since the first incarnations of house music emerged in and around Chicago. We are now as distant(...)

James Watson beside the sculpture The Double Helix by Brian King, at Trinity College Dublin, in 2010. Photograph: Alan Betson

The geneticist James Watson is one of the best-known scientists of the modern era. Why is it that his name will probably be one of the few to be kn(...)

Established in 1992, Applegreen has 98 forecourts in the Republic,

Irish fuel group Petrogas is preparing to press the button on an initial public offering of its Applegreen service station business. The Irish (...)

Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of an Amtrak Northeast Regional Train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 13th, 2015. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

The Amtrak train that derailed along one of the the busiest US tracks on Wednesday, killing eight and injuring more than 200, may have been struck by (...)

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(...)

A  handout photo of  New York police department officer Brian Moore, who died on  Monday from injuries received when a man shot him in the head on Saturday. Photograph: New York Times  1:51

A New York City plainclothes police officer who was shot in the head died on Monday, the fifth officer shot dead in as many months amid anti-law enfor(...)

Jason Lee and his wife on their way into the Riverhead Criminal Court House for his trial. Photograph Victor Alcorn

A US judge hearing the trial of the former New York banker accused of raping an Irish student two years ago will deliver her verdict at 11am (4pm Iris(...)

An animal rights group has been granted a court hearing in which it will argue that two chimpanzees who live at a New York state university cannot be held captive because they are autonomous, intelligent creatures. Photograph: Thinkstock.

An animal rights group has been granted a court hearing in which it will argue that two chimpanzees who live at a New York state university cannot be(...)

Former New York City investment banker Jason Lee walks with his wife Alicia into Suffolk County Court. Photograph: AP Photo/Frank Eltman

Saliva was found on the shorts of an American banker accused of raping an Irish J-1 student but his underwear showed no traces of semen, according to (...)