One man paid Aaron Weinrib (37) of Cambridge Villas, Rathmines, €3,200 for four nights for four people in the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. Photograph: Getty Images.

A man who stole over €27,000 from friends and acquaintances by selling them bogus package holidays has been given more time to pay back his victims.Aa(...)

Bertram Allen won Thursday night’s opening competition of the Longines FEI World Cup jumping final in Las Vegas. Photograph: Afp

Ireland’s Bertram Allen won Thursday night’s opening competition of the Longines FEI World Cup jumping final in Las Vegas, a one-round speed class.Fav(...)

Judge said he was “astounded” a more rapid reaction to initiate legal proceedings by Tulisa Contostavios did not take place. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

X Factor judge and singer Tulisa Contostavios has been refused permission to bring defamation proceedings against the Irish Sun newspaper arising from(...)

 Bertram Allen  is Ireland’s only show jumper to qualify for the World Cup finals in Las Vegas this week. Photograph: Nicolas Tucat/Getty Images

Wexford’s Bertram Allen is Ireland’s sole representative at this week’s Longines FEI World Cup show jumping final in Las Vegas, for which 42 riders (...)

In this photograph from the November 10th, 1967 issue of Life magazine, Bobbie Gentry strolls across the Tallahatchie Bridge in Money, Mississippi. The bridge collapsed in June 1972

It was July 1967.When the needle dropped you would have heard the insistent strum of what sounded like a small guitar in a big room, and then the wooz(...)

CARRY THE CARD IN VEGAS  Irish visitors to Las Vegas have been urged carry the new credit card-sized driving licence as proof of ID. Honor(...)

Theo Dorgan’s collection was called a “lumunious book” by the judges. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The winner of this year’s Irish Times Poetry Now award is Cork-born poet Theo Dorgan for his collection, Nine Bright Shiners. The presentation of t(...)

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Las Vegas celebrated St Patrick’s Day with a couple of parades and an abundance of ‘Happy St Paddy’s Day’ T-shirts and badges - but the centrepiece of(...)

Tourism Ireland spent about €65,000 on greening over 120 buildings and monuments worldwide, including the Sydney Opera House and the Empire State Building as part of an international promotion of our national day. Photograph: Getty Images

Sydney Opera House charged Tourism Ireland more than any other global landmark to “go green” for St Patrick’s Day last year, figures reveal. Tourism I(...)

A video has been released which appears to show Wayne Rooney being knocked out cold by former team mate Phil Bardsley. Photograph: Reuters

A video has been released which appears to show England captain Wayne Rooney being knocked out cold by his former team-mate Phil Bardsley in a sparrin(...)