Judge Mary Ellen Ring who said violent  attacks can cause upset to people or pets who witness them.

Two men took part in an unprovoked assault on a dog owner who asked them not to feed a hamburger to his pet, a court has heard. Stephen Brown (20) and(...)

Mark Fields, chief operating officer  at  Ford Motors. It has been reported that  Ford  will  soon name  Mr Fields as successor to chief executive Alan Mulally.  Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters

Ford Motors has posted a lower-than-expected first-quarter profit as the US car maker saw $400 million in higher warranty costs in North Ameri(...)

The Sea

In recent years, John Banville has turned to writing crime fiction of a noirish hue. Somewhat surprisingly, this efficient, elegant adaptation (...)

Run & Jump, which took the prize for best Irish feature

After several years of biblical torrents, the weather decided to put on a decent show for the 25th edition of the Galway Film Fleadh. Mind you, was th(...)