The local multiplier effect means that every €100 spent in the local economy is actually worth €500. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

There was no sign of much change in consumer behaviour as folk lined up in their hundreds to buy cheap clothes from Penneys when its flagship shop on (...)

Father Michael O’Leary (50). Photograph: Westchester County Police Department

A High Court dispute involving a Catholic priest and his siblings over their late mother’s will may be heard in the autumn. Fr Michael O’Leary, who (...)

Father Michael O’Leary (50). Photograph: Westchester County Police Department

A Catholic priest on bail pending his trial on drug charges in the United States is not prevented from travelling to Ireland to give evidence in a dis(...)