The curve of the German share price index DAX board is pictured at the Frankfurt stock exchange. Photograph: Reuters

European shares changed course to climb higher in late trading after fears that tensions over Ukraine would escalate were eased when Russian presid(...)

The new facility in Rhode Island will employ 370 people when it opens in 2015. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Convenience food group Greencore is to move its East Coast operations in the US from two manufacturing facilities in Massachusetts to a new £20 mil(...)

Irish Medical Organisation representatives Eileen Finn, Marian Hendrick, Patricia Kelly Maloney and Eleanor Byrne at the now closed Mount Carmel Hospital, Churchtown, Dublin, after the appointment of a provisional liquidator. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It was a landmark deal of the boom. In July 2006, Kildare developer Gerry Conlan beat all others with a knock-out €50 million bid to buy Mount Carmel (...)

Mount Carmel Hospital, Churchtown, Dublin: Developer Gerry Conlan paid €50 million for the hospital in july 2006. Loans associated with Mount Carmel were put into  the National Asset Management Agency in 2010.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

1949 The Little Company of Mary Sisters opens Mount Carmel Hospital in Rathfarnham, south Dublin.1960 Investment adds new services and upgrades mater(...)

Visualising Palestine’s objective is to illustrate in a single graphic what is happening in the occupied Palestinian territories, in order to make an impact on global public opinion.

The first infographic produced for the website Visualising Palestine, published in February 2012, was sensational. It showed what happens during hu(...)

Royal Cork Yacht Club (08) passes Yacht Club Italiano (04) in the Rolex New York Invitational Cup off Rhode Island yesterday. The sole Irish entry lies second in the 20­boat international regatta that concludes tomorrow. Photograph: Rolex/Daniel Forster.

Anthony O’Leary’s Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) team need to continue their consistent performance off Rhode Island this morning if the sole Irish entr(...)

Declan Harkin of Gtech: the Italian-owned company, which employs 70 staff at its Dublin office, already supplies An Post with the network of ticket terminals in shops

Gtech, the world’s largest lottery and gaming business, has confirmed it will bid for the State’s next lottery licence. (...)

Garrett Plath (left), 20, and Kyle Senechal (centre), 21, both of North Attleborough, protest outside the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home. Photograph: Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters

The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was the subject of a massive manhunt and died after a gun battle with police(...)

When, in April 2007, American newsrooms first learned of a mass shooting at the Virginia Tech campus, journalists seeking information on the victim(...)

Moments after the first explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, smoke is seen in the background where a second explosion occurred. Photograph: David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe

President Barack Obama said the full resources of the federal government are being mobilised to investigate the deadly explosions today in Boston a(...)

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