Minister of State for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan speaking at the Global Diaspora and Development Forum at the Hilton Hotel in Dublin this morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Irish people around the world have played a “major role” in Ireland’s economic recovery, Minister for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan has said. Speaking a(...)

Elan has not confirmed the payment. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Elan is reported to have paid more than $250,000 dollars to a former director after its board reported him to the Securities and Exchange Commission ((...)