Dave and Caitlin Power in Central Park on the day of their wedding. Photograph: dkcollection.com

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories .We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabulous weddin(...)

Home comforts: Polly McCourt and Ila

The place of birth on Ila Isabelle McCourt’s birth certificate reads “Manhattan”. Nothing unusual there. Ila is a native New Yorker, born to Cian M(...)

Alex  Rodriguez: hardly the first steroid user to come back to the diamond, he  is the most brazen and obstinate of them all. Photo:  Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

As he prepared to return from a one-year suspension for steroid use, the erstwhile New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez did what any narcissi(...)

Damien Murtagh: “While we have adapted to digital technologies, we still like to feel, see and touch physical objects. What was needed was something which would be as fast to physically build as it would be to digitally draw the equivalent on screen.”

In the first of our profiles of the finalists in this year’s Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation awards we look at the three of the cutting edge (...)

Social media and the city: when accumulated and geo-localised, social media can be used by big data analysts in practical ways, such as improved urban planning and public sentiment analysis

“Lovin’ this sandwich.” “Aargh, can’t sleep!” “The toilets in this restaurant are filthy.” This is the kind of dull commentary frequently tweeted by p(...)

Tim Duggan and Aoife Flanagan: ‘I proposed to her on a park bench in Manhattan on my knees in my running gear.’ Photograph: Trevor Hart
The look of love

Tim Duggan and Aoife Flanagan Tim, 33, entrepreneur We met through a close friend and at first she refused to meet up with me for a dr(...)

Well-known journalist David Carr has died aged 58. Photograph: Andrea Morales/The New York Times 0:51

David Carr, a writer who wriggled away from the demon of drug addiction to become an unlikely name-brand media columnist at The New York Times and th(...)

A street shrine to  Etan Patz. Pedro Hernandez is on trial accused of kidnapping and murder in one of the US’s most famous missing persons cases. File photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

The mother of Etan Patz, a boy whose disappearance from a New York City street in 1979 ignited a national movement to find missing children, will tell(...)

Boston and Cape Cod suffered the worst of the US snowstorm on Tuesday, with 36 inches of snowfall recorded in some areas. Photograph: Katherine Taylor/The New York Times. 0:38

A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving some 4.5 million people grappling with as much as three feet of s(...)

Judge Sarah Netburn listens to defence attorney Sabrina Shroff as Yevgeny “Zhenya” Buryakov sits in court in New York on Monday.  Photograph: Jane Rosenberg/Reuters

The cover of alleged Russian spies in New York was blown by bugged conversations about their frustration over how mundane their double lives were and(...)