Frank De Groot raises his sword to cut the ribbon

Decades before Irish racing trainers started winning the Melbourne Cup, as they may do again next week, another horseman from this island achieved a n(...)

Police found the injured man lying on the road under the High Street overpass at North Sydney

A young Donegal man is in a serious condition after a fall in Sydney, Australia. Police found the injured man lying on the road under the High Stree(...)

The Gloaming: The Gloaming: “women in our musical world need more access, more support, and more respect”

The National Concert Hall is a sacred space in the history of The Gloaming. Not many acts can claim to have played their first gig on Earlsfort Terrac(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Shanghai’s skyscrapers Shanghai World Financial Center (L), Shanghai Tower (R) and Jin Mao Tower (top) are seen at the financial district of Pudong during Earth Hour in Shanghai  today. Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters

Lights will be switched off at several landmark sites across the State at 8.30pm tonight as part of the global environmental initiative Earth H(...)

A large storm cloud covers the Sydney CBD today. Photograph: Matt Blyth/Getty Images

A severe storm which swept into Sydney during the evening rush hour today resulted in long delays and dramatic photographs. There were t(...)

England’s Scott Borthwick bowls during the nets session.

It is either new year or another random day in the calendar. Was it last year when England were dismantled by Australia or merely a few days ago? It i(...)

New Year’s Eve celebrations began in Dublin with the People’s Procession of Light, a celebration of art, music and dance.Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times
World begins ringing in the New Year
  • World
  • December 31, 2013, 13:38

With fireworks, dancing and late-night revelry, millions around the world have welcomed 2014, gathering for huge displays of jubilation and unity as t(...)