A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Fri, 24 Apr, 2020
Shares in Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment crashed by nearly 10% despite the betting company expressing confidence that the Cheltenham horseracing festival will go ahead next month amid fears mass public events could be caught up in the fallout from the spread of the coronavirus.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
A series of 14 ‘State-specific’ guides, providing practical tips and advice to Irish firms seeking to establish business in the USA for the first time, is currently being compiled and published by the American Chamber of Commerce.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2020
The vice-president of the United States has been criticised for ‘rallying the troops’ at Shannon Airport on Saturday when he met with US military personnel travelling to Iraq.
Sun, 26 Jan, 2020
Plans to build a €500m liquified natural gas terminal on the Shannon Estuary in County Kerry drew the ire of hundreds of students who joined the climate strike in Dublin.
Sat, 30 Nov, 2019
Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment has said it expects to reduce losses in its burgeoning US operations this year.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2019
A statement from his family said that he had suffered a spinal cord neck injury.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
US president Donald Trump has been boasting about creating manufacturing jobs in states key to his re-election, but an emerging recession in the sector threatens to reverse that trend and imperil his message.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
A Corkman who was arrested last month in a raid by US Immigration and Enforcement (ICE) has said he is "embarrassed for the Government" that a minor drug charge will lead to his deportation from the US.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
There can only be one. Highlander may have coined the phrase, but Fortnite has owned it. On Sunday, it was the high ground (not the highland) that won the day, with a peerless performance by 16-year-old Kyle Giersdorf, better known as Bugha, crowning him World Champion.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
The Cork man who faced deportation from the US has been reunited with his family.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019
All roads lead to Cork for a host of inspiring gardening events this week. An acclaimed documentary that reveals how one of the world's most revolutionary landscape designers upends our conventional notions of nature, public space and beauty, will be screened in Nano Nagle Place, Cork, next Saturday, June 29, 2pm-5pm, admission free (www.eventbrite.ie)
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
As they get ready to play the Marquee in Cork, Hall and Oates tellabout the mad times of their 1980s heyday, and having Bowie support them for his first US gig.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
It’s true today only about 35% of the world drives on the left. But, says, once practically everyone kept to that side of the road
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
Trish Dromey is impressed by the distinctive, mixed style of an architect's home featuring a blend of old and the new.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
For 23 years the name Crusaders was a source of nothing but pride in Christchurch, the uncontroversial identity of a franchise that claims, with some justification, to be the most successful non-national professional rugby team in the world.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
Irish people living in the United States fear for the lives of their children, who are only armed with active shooter drills if a gunman targets their school. Some miss home, writes
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019
Pope Francis has declined to accept the resignation of French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin as archbishop of Lyon after he was convicted of failing to report a known predator priest to police, the Vatican said.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
Shane Ryan’s mind was whirring as he glided through the water in the 50m backstroke final at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Hangzhou yesterday.
Sat, 15 Dec, 2018
Widespread public shock followed the recent release of the Pennsylvania grand jury report that identified more than 1,000 child victims of clergy sexual abuse.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018
Despite the #MeToo movement, Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination is likely to be confirmed after a desultory and incomplete investigation, writes
Wed, 26 Sep, 2018
Nearly two years after leaving the White House, former President Barack Obama is set to return to the US political landscape.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2018
The US report on child sex abuse and cover-ups in Pennsylvania has led to calls to extend time limits for more victims to bring cases to court, writes Bette Browne.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018
General Electric (GE) chief executive John Flannery is taking the biggest step yet in his plan to revitalise the beleaguered manufacturer, agreeing to merge its century-old train engine business with Wabtec in a deal valued at $11.1bn (€9.4bn).
Tue, 22 May, 2018
Thousands of students across the US are joining in a National School Walkout today on the one month anniversary of the mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018
Trump administration officials have said there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before a meeting of the two nations' leaders.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
A day after Hollywood's first Oscars of the #MeToo era, Bill Cosby went to court in a bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out or at least stop some of his dozens of accusers from giving evidence at his retrial.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
Worshippers clutching AR-15 rifles have drunk holy wine and exchanged wedding vows in a commitment ceremony at a Pennsylvania-based church.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018
A domestic dispute spurred the shooting deaths of five people at a Pennsylvania car wash, family sources said.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
In the run-up to multiple votes around the world in 2016, including the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote and the United States presidential election, social media companies like Facebook and Twitter systematically served large numbers of voters poor-quality information — indeed, often outright lies — about politics and public policy.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018
Meghan Markle — best known for her role in the hit US TV series Suits — is an American actress, humanitarian campaigner, and former lifestyle blogger.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told US President Donald Trump's legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
Facebook is so good at ‘microtargeting’ that many e-commerce start-ups barely even bother advertising anywhere else — a shift with frightening implications for companies and consumers alike.reports
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
Paddy Power-Betfair has poured cold water on suggestions the US betting market could substantially open up in the wake of Pennsylvania liberalising its gaming laws.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban, US and Pakistani officials said.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
and report on a poll that shows the American president’s popularity is eroding in the small towns and rural communities that helped him to get elected
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017
He allegedly urged his lover to have an abortion when he thought she was pregnant.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
Fifteen US states and the District of Columbia have filed a lawsuit in New York challenging President Donald Trump's plan to end a programme protecting young immigrants from deportation.
Wed, 06 Sep, 2017
Sat, 02 Sep, 2017
Police say two women dressed as nuns attempted to rob a bank in Pennsylvania’s Poconos.
Wed, 30 Aug, 2017
reports on Bord Bia’s and the Department of Agriculture’s efforts to support the export ambitions of Irish beverage companies
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017