“It was Passion Sunday, which he felt was appropriate for the day that was in it, and Vinny was needed for the 11.30 Mass.”  Photo: AFP/Getty Images

With a tingling in his fingertips akin to the sensation he felt when he placed a bet, Vinny Fitzpatrick opened his gmail account on Sunday night to ch(...)

Shares fall despite reports that the year “has gotten off to a good start”. Photograph: EPA

Hennes and Mauritz AB (H&M) said the stronger US dollar will weigh on costs this year, taking the shine from results showing the steepest gain in (...)

Mark Mahon: graphic novelist, film-maker and Corkman. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Mark Mahon is explaining why he gave Morgan Freeman a thank you credit on his last film. “He’s the most amazing man I ever met in my life. If I ever f(...)