Women take a selfie as they stand in an uncharacteristically empty Times Square, New York City January 27th, 2015. Photograph: REUTERS/Adrees Latif 1:38

New York City, which was shut down overnight, was spared the worst of a snowstorm that swept across the Northeast early Tuesday and slowly returned to(...)

Cider maker C&C said its management is reviewing the “optimal structure” for its English and Welsh operations.

C&C, the Bulmers/Magners cider maker which has lost about an eighth of its market value in the last week, says it may look at “downsizing” its (...)

Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Tim Robinson is leaving Connemara. Not physically, not emotionally, but after several decades of roaming, recording and interpreting the Atlantic seas(...)

Je Me Souviens (2007) by Peter Gallo

Peter Gallo Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College ****   It makes sense to look at the work of Peter Gallo with an eye to his(...)

The Gloaming lineup: Thomas Bartlett, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Martin Hayes, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Dennis Cahill

There are some nights that illuminate your mind for a long time afterwards. A Sunday in January at the National Concert Hall. A packed room exuding(...)

C&C reported sales growth for the year to the end of February of about 30% to just over €620 million. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Stephen Glancey, chief executive of Bulmers maker C&C, told analysts it would consider launching a share buyback this year as its share price r(...)

File photograph of a well owned part-owned by Tullow Oil. Photograph: Bloomberg

A group of US senators have praised public disclosures made by Irish company Tullow Oil on payments made to foreign governments in their call for tran(...)

Senator Dianne Feinstein walks off the Senate floor after speaking about the CIA in Washington, DC, yesterday. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

The Central Intelligence Agency and a powerful Senate committee overseeing the activities of the US spying ag(...)

Maria von Trapp, a member of the Austrian family whose escape from Nazi Germany and subsequent musical career inspired the famed musical “The Sound of Music,” has died at the age of 99. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

The last surviving member of the famous Trapp Family Singers made famous in The Sound Of Music died this week at her home in the US. Maria von (...)

Loading the hayloft, collecting fresh eggs from her chickens, tending her horse, four dogs and a cat – it’s not really how you imagine most successful(...)