Kevin Michael Vickers, Canadian ambassador of Canada to Ireland; Noel Creedon, chief executive of iNua Partnership; and Robert Kearns, chairman of Ireland Park Foundation. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Irish emigré Robert G Kearns has prospered in his adopted home of Toronto, building an insurance business over the 35 years since departing Ireland. K(...)

Ethiopian is planning to route services to Washington DC and Toronto via Dublin from next May

Barry O’HalloranEthiopian Airlines plans to route more flights through Dublin Airport following the successful launch last month of a service connecti(...)

Oliver Murray from Crumlin now a high-flyer in Canada

When Oliver Murray first moved to Canada nearly 30 years ago, he struggled to get a job because he didn’t have a degree. These days, he’s a financial (...)

Dublin Airport: predicts expansion will continue this year as airlines plan to launch new services. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Dublin Airport expects that new services will boost passenger numbers again this year following a strong performance in 2014. New figures show tha(...)

Bronwen Keyes-Bevan: ‘You will not be the same person who left and you will wonder if there would even be a place for you if you were to return.’

You may be reading this because you are considering leaving Ireland. Perhaps you have had enough of the unemployment statistics, the rain, the mé f(...)

Toronto mayor Rob Ford: dropped out of race for re-election as mayor today after he was diagnosed with an abdominal tumour this week. Photograph: Reuters/Mark Blinch

Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety for admitting he smoked crack cocaine, dropped out of the race for re-election as mayor yesterday,(...)

“Greys are a loud rock band from Toronto” – the no-frills press release is characteristic of this young quartet. Greys’ debut album sounds so rough(...)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford speaks during council meeting  at City Hall in Toronto last night while wearing a Toronto Argonauts jersey. The team said it was disappointed by comments made by Mr Ford while wearing its colours. Photograph:  Mark Blinch/Reuters.

Toronto’s under-fire mayor has denied pressing a female staffer for oral sex, in an obscenity-laced statement on live television in which he also thre(...)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford walks to his office with his brother, councillor Doug Ford  at City Hall in Toronto last night. Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters.

Shortly after Toronto’s City Council voted last night to ask Mayor Rob Ford to step down temporarily, a court released documents that painted a salac(...)

Toronto mayor Rob Ford (c) reacts to a video released of him by local media at City Hall in Toronto yesterday. Ford admitted on Tuesday he has smoked crack cocaine, probably “in one of my drunken stupors,” but insisted he is not an addict and said he would stay in office and run for re-election next year. Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters

Toronto mayor Rob Ford says he is “embarrassed” after a new video surfaced showing him in a rambling rage, threatening to “murder” someone.Moments aft(...)