John Redmond's reputation

Sir, – Ronan O’Brien (“Redmond’s role in story of State should be recognised”, July 21st) describes “a constitutional triumvirate that dominated Irish(...)

A section of a 2km line of sandbags along the Shannon river at St Mary’s Park, Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

More funds will be needed to help repair damage to public infrastructure after one of the worst storms to hit the country in decades wreaked havoc (...)

Pedestrians pass in front of the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, yesterday. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Trading in Nasdaq-listed stocks including Apple, Google and Microsoft ground to a halt just after midday in New York yesterday as the second largest U(...)

Alcoa’s sales fell 1.9 per cent to $5.85 billion, surpassing the $5.79 billion average of nine estimates. Photograph:  Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi

Alcoa, the largest US aluminium producer, reported earnings that beat analysts’ estimates following a better-than-expected performance at its unit tha(...)