The homes of gladiators and country music are among the landmarks joining the global celebrations for St Patrick’s Day this year.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
The Dow Jones industrial average hit a record on Friday, but without much conviction after a choppy day of trading during which investors couldn’t make up their minds whether to buy or sell.
Sat, 10 May, 2014
Name: Lisa O’Mahony
Sun, 12 May, 2013
THINK New Year’s Eve, and New York comes to mind. Images of Times Square lit up like a disco ball, of crowds a million-strong cheering as a glittering sphere (covered in 2,688 Waterford crystals) descends into the ‘crossroads of the world’.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2012
US stocks closed lower after a weak holiday shopping report sent shares of major retailers lower.
Wed, 26 Dec, 2012
Tyree Johnson scrubs himself with a bar of soap in a McDonald’s bathroom and puts on fresh deodorant.
Sat, 15 Dec, 2012
A FEW violent incidents broke out across America on Black Friday as millions of shoppers rushed into stores that opened hours earlier than usual on the most anticipated shopping day of the year.
Sat, 26 Nov, 2011
A sleeveless fur coat, dress and leggings — all from Bershka, with a Marc Jacobs bag and Penneys knee-high boots.
Sat, 29 Jan, 2011
A new travel website has been set up to help almost 700,000 annual Irish visitors to the Big Apple.
Sun, 08 Mar, 2009
THE 10-year-old daughter of a Dingle woman has a part in the just released American movie Bride Wars.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2009
A mad scramble for bargains turned to tragedy in the US as a Wal-Mart worker was trampled to death by shoppers.
Sat, 29 Nov, 2008
WITH Aldi and Lidl enjoying a popularity they could only have dreamed of in celtic tiger Ireland, a new kid has come to the block.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2008
Wall Street rallied today as oil prices, supported by a stronger dollar, fall back and alleviate some of investors’ concerns about accelerating inflation.
Mon, 12 May, 2008
The Tommy Hilfiger Group today announced plans to locate a global flagship store on Fifth Avenue, in New York City.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2008
UP to 150,000 Irish shoppers will splash out almost €225 million in American cities this month as they cross the Atlantic in search of cheaper Christmas gifts.
Sat, 02 Dec, 2006
Stocks fell on Wall Street today in thin trading, ending a shortened week quietly as the holiday shopping season began and attention turned to retailers and a steep decline in the dollar against other major currencies.
Sat, 25 Nov, 2006
Wall Street ended an uneasy session mostly lower today and bond prices tumbled after the Federal Reserve suggested it might not be finished raising interest rates if they are needed to fight inflation caused by soaring energy and commodities prices.
Wed, 10 May, 2006
Nervous US investors overlooked strong earnings from Citigroup and a possible merger of two department store giants, pushing stocks substantially lower today after disappointing earnings from the technology sector.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2005
The toll in the accident in which a van mowed down pedestrians near New York’s flagship Macy’s department store rose to seven today when a woman died from her injuries.
Fri, 28 Dec, 2001
Unemployment has soared in New York in the wake of the World Trade Centre attacks, it was announced today.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2001
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