US president Donald Trump is due to make his first address to the UN on Tuesday. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

World leaders have begun gathering in New York for the United Nations general assembly, with North Korea expected to top the agenda as concerns grow a(...)

Mannin beach between near Ballyconneely in Connemara Co Galway. Several US colleges have based their ‘study abroad’  modules in the wider area as a partnership with the Connemara Wes, community development organisation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

When Prof Deborah Wickering comes across the name “Tully” back in Michigan’s Grand Rapids, her heart skips a little beat and she thinks of Connemara. (...)

Just over €785,000 was paid in fees to Hickeys Pharmacy Group Limited in Dublin north central.

One pharmacy in Dublin received more than €1.3 million in fees for dispensing drugs and medicines under various State community schemes last year. Ne(...)

Sean Quinn at his cement plant at Derrylin in 1991. Photograph: Jack McManus

The Sunday Business Post reports that former billionaire Sean Quinn has held talks with accounting firm Mazars about how to buy back his former indust(...)

A CGI model of the office building under development in Parkmore East Business Park, Galway

Fine Grain Property, a Singapore-based company with strong Irish links, has begun development work on a mid-sized office building in Galway’s Parkmore(...)

Data from  Tech Ireland

There are now close to 100 indigenous companies working in the social media/advertising space in Ireland, with start-ups in the sector having collecti(...)

South Korea’s Mirae Asset Financial Group had planned to buy a building in Dublin’s IFSC for a new trading base.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

South Korean investment group Mirae Asset Financial Group has stalled plans to set up a global trading centre in Ireland, two months after picking Dub(...)

Colin Meads in Wellington, New Zealand, in 2007. Photo: Marty Melville/Getty Images

Few sportsmen or sportswomen have so defined their country as did Colin Meads, the former New Zealand rugby captain, who has died at the age of 81. A (...)

Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Montreal, Canada. Photograph:   Reuters/ Christinne Muschi

The pledge by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to double Ireland’s “global footprint”, was first made by him during the Fine Gael leadership campaign. Mr Varad(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and  Justin Trudeau go for a jog through Phoenix Park during a visit to Ireland earlier this year by the Canadian prime minister.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar inspect how customs checks operate between the US and Canada as part of a visit to the country which began this morning. A Go(...)