These shipments are rarely just about saving lives, writes
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
Glass from the Twin Towers and a rivet of 9/11 steel from the World Trade Center were donated to the Medal of Honour Exhibition in Kinsale, Co Cork over the weekend with 35 members of the New York Fire Department travelling over to the town for the ceremony.
Mon, 28 May, 2018
Interview with Aileen Lee.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
How very sad it is that the first-sentence reaction to Sunday’s mass murder at a concert in Las Vegas — at least 58 people killed, more than 500 injured — must contain the word “relief” but it seems unavoidable.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
Forensics expert Kathy Reichs’ familiarity with death and violence have added authenticity to her 19 crime novels, writes
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
Economic pragmatism played a huge part in Martin McGuinness’ transformation from IRA leader to peace-seeking statesman, writes .
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
One World Trade Center in New York City — rebuilt after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks — is to go green on St Patrick’s Day for the first time.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2017
During the second US presidential debate last night, an audience member asked Donald Trump about his past comments on Muslims and his response inspired a trending hashtag #MuslimsReportStuff.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016
An Irishman, whose sister and niece were killed in the 9/11 attacks, has told of his fear that the terrorists responsible for the atrocity could one day walk free.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2016
Tue, 02 Aug, 2016
Officials in Washington know their hometown is a target for terrorists. But, despite the huge resources ploughed into preventing attacks, there are still issues with the city’s defences, writes
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has invoked the heroism of New York City police and firefighters during the 9/11 terror attacks at a rally on Long Island — and also took a swipe at his Republican rival Ted Cruz.
Fri, 08 Apr, 2016
Army bomb experts are to develop a hi-tech system to deal with a chemical, biological or nuclear explosion.
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
Wed, 25 Nov, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been accused of attempting to incite a hate campaign, after he claimed he saw people across the river in New Jersey cheering the September 11 attacks — a claim officials strongly deny.
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015
Sat, 14 Nov, 2015
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
Joseph Gordon- Levitt worked closely with the original Twin Towers tightrope walker to recreate
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
An Irish survivor of the 9/11 terror attacks, whose sister and niece were on one of the hijacked planes that were flown into the World Trade Center, is set to play a key role once the trial of five suspects gets underway.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
A Cork man, whose sister and niece were killed in the 9/11 attacks, has said he is “bitterly frustrated” that five suspects, who were captured a decade ago, have still not been tried.
Fri, 11 Sep, 2015
Meet Bretagne. On this day 14 years ago she was one of the first search and rescue dogs to arrive at Ground Zero to search for survivors.
Fri, 11 Sep, 2015
Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire for saying it was a “tragedy” that Osama bin Laden was killed by the United States rather than being put on trial.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
The theology that leads to violence in the three main monotheistic faiths must be addressed if the continuation of the terror afflicting the world is to be tackled, writes
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
The spoils of moving first are now falling to Waterford start-up nearForm. Four years ago it was the first company in Europe to embrace an untried new internet technology called Node.js — now it’s becoming a leading supplier of this technology globally.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015
Ghani seeks to improve relations with Obama after Karzai exit
Tue, 24 Mar, 2015
Radical gained notoriety for incendiary speeches at mosque
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
The resurrected World Trade Center has opened for business again, 13 years after the 9/11 terror attack — marking an emotional milestone for New Yorkers.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
Welcome to your Tuesday morning briefing. Let us ensure you’re up to speed on what’s happening and are prepared for the day ahead.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
IN an impeccably precise accent that is more Chelsea than Clonakilty, writer Joseph O’Neill says that by the time of his 2008 breakthrough novel, Netherland, all of his books were out of print.
Sat, 11 Oct, 2014
Three retired firefighters who worked at Ground Zero have died on the same day from cancer, an illness that many fear might be connected to toxic World Trade Center dust released on September 11, fire officials said.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2014
Rocks from Mayo, accounted for in the chaos following 9/11, lie at the core of a Famine memorial in New York, just a stone’s throw from Ground Zero, says.
Thu, 11 Sep, 2014
Frank Lampard revealed he plans to visit the memorial dedicated to the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks after sealing his move to MLS side New York City FC.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2014
An Irish youth theatre group plans to stage for the first time here a bold adaptation of a critically-acclaimed play based on the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Fri, 02 May, 2014
A long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2014
A teenage boy was arrested after sneaking into One World Trade Center, which is still under construction in New York City and is the nation’s tallest building, and ascending its 104 floors to the antenna, police said.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2014
Tune in tonight to see The People's Debate with Vincent Browne live on TV3 at 10pm.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014
Operating losses at the Irish arm of international brokerage firm, Cantor Fitzgerald last year fell 67% to €408,043.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2013
New York's new World Trade Center tower is now the tallest building in the U.S.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
Banksy, who created a new picture, video or prank every day of October somewhere in New York City, spent his last day like thousands of graffiti artists before him: He tagged a building near a highway with his name in giant bubble letters.
Sat, 02 Nov, 2013
Elusive British street artist Banksy, nearing the end of a month-long New York City residency, has launched a scathing attack on the new World Trade Center, calling it “a betrayal”, a “non-event”, and a design that “clearly proclaims the terrorists have won”.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
ON Aug 7, Sgt Frank Rosa of the police in Newport, Rhode Island, alerted his counterparts at the nearby naval station that a civilian defence contractor named Aaron Alexis had reported hearing voices coming from the floor and then the ceiling of his hotel room, while “some sort of microwave machine” bombarded him with “vibrations”.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2013