Taoiseach Enda Kenny vists a memorial in Copley Square near the finish line of the Boston Marathon to lay flowers with Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. Photograph: Dominick Reuter/Reuters

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said Cardinal Seán O’Malley was entitled to his opinion over his decision to boycott his attendance at Boston College’s co(...)

Boston police superintendents William Evans (left) and Kevin Buckley during Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross to pray for those killed or injured in the Boston bombings, in Boston yesterday. Federal investigators, questioning the bombing suspect's motives, are reviewing a visit that one of them made to Chechnya and Dagestan last year. Photograph: Josh Haner/The New York Times

As the surviving brother of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects remained seriously ill and unable to answer questions over, further detail(...)

People  on  Hemingway Street in the Fenway neighbourhood  celebrate the capture of the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar  Tsarnaev last night. Photograph:  Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images

Bostonians breathed a sign of relief after a long, shattering week and then celebrated the dramatic capture of the surviving Boston Marathon bo(...)

US president Barack Obama being briefed on Boston Marathon explosions. Photograph: @whitehouse photo

US president Barack Obama said those responsible for the attacks feel the “full weight of justice”. The US president told a news confer(...)