Project includes high-definition smart TVs in the 246 guest rooms and suites in John Fitzpatrick’s New York hotels

Irish hotelier John Fitzpatrick has launched his latest refurbishment programme, with plans to spend $2 million on his two hotels in New York. This (...)

The board, led by chairman John Fitzpatrick,  agreed a $100,000 donation to assist the families of those killed or injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse.

Some 180 donors from 11 countries made the trip to Killarney last week for the worldwide Ireland Funds conference at the five-star Europe Hotel, which(...)

Carol Hartley, Vicki Landua & Rita Derneha from all from Texas as they sign the book of condolences at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin today, for the the six students who died in a balcony collapse in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Fergal Philips

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will celebrate a special Mass in Dublin on Saturday for those affected by the tragedy in Berkeley. Books will also be open(...)

Installation from Imagine Arts Festival

The organisers of one of the country’s innovative arts festivals have expressed dismay after the Arts Council announced that the festival was to recei(...)

Hillary Clinton after being inducted into the 2015 Irish America Hall of Fame in New York in recognition of her role and commitment to the Irish peace process. Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton hailed the role of women in bringing peace to Northern Ireland but, noting the disagreements between the (...)

The Irish Times’ business affairs correspondent Mark Paul: chief executive of Viber? Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

We received a large entry for Ciarán Hancock’s Christmas Quiz, which took some time to work through. It threw up a few odd answers with a number of yo(...)

US ambassador to Ireland Kevin O’Malley speaking with Missouri senator Claire McCaskill at confirmation hearing before the Senate foreign relations committee in July.

The American Ireland Fund, the influential philanthropic group, sent a strongly worded letter of frustration to the Democratic and Republican leaders (...)

Hotel Fitzpatrick Manhattan: Fitzpatrick Hotels recorded an after-tax profit of $1.8 million, down from $2.3 million in the previous year.

The two New York hotels owned by Irishman John Fitzpatrick increased their operating profit by 31 per cent last year to just more than $5 million (€3(...)

Professor John Fitzpatrick, who has died aged 65, was a medical doctor specialising in urology whose work had earned for him a global reputation. Fitz(...)

John Fitzpatrick:  Organised with Denis O’Brien the dinner  for Bill Clinton at Shanahan’s on  St Stephen’s Green. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Former US president Bill Clinton shared his thoughts on the crisis in Ukra(...)