Mark Redmond is optimistic. There is a new climate of positivity about the Irish economy — even the Central Bank has revised upwards its forecast for economic growth this year, explaining that surging job creation is bringing Ireland back within sight of full employment.
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
A former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the United States' top gymnasts for years has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison by a judge who proudly told him: "I just signed your death warrant."
Thu, 25 Jan, 2018
Rescuers are continuing to search waterlogged neighbourhoods in Houston, Texas, as officials turn their attention to finding temporary housing for those in shelters in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
US president Donald Trump dug in defiantly in his response to racial violence in Virginia, echoing the position of white nationalists by intensifying his opposition to the removal of monuments to the pro-slavery Civil War Confederacy.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2017
James Alex Fields Jr was fascinated with Nazism, idolised Adolf Hitler, and had been singled out at school by officials at the Randall K Cooper high school in Union, Kentucky, for his "deeply held, radical" convictions on race, his former high school teacher Derek Weimer said.
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
Eight Cork City schoolboys fly out to Kentucky this weekend to pit their skills and technological know-how against students from China, Australia and the USA in the world finals of a prestigious robotics competition.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2017
Mon, 26 Dec, 2016
Lee Corso didn’t make the journey to Dublin this time but the veteran ESPN analyst could hardly contain himself on TV when he was asked for his memories of the original ‘Emerald Isle Classic’, played in a very different Lansdowne Road, back in 1988.
Sun, 04 Sep, 2016