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    1. April 23, 2012

      Special occasions boost Greene King

      Budget-conscious diners and a focus on holidays such as St Patrick’s day have boosted like-for-like sales at Greene King as...

    2. January 11, 2011

      Cowen under pressure over Anglo Irish funding

      Brian Cowen, Ireland’s beleaguered prime minister, is under mounting pressure to clarify what he knew about the funding...

    1. March 19, 2010

      Begorrah, chaps

      Birmingham's central station was thronged with Cheltenham race goers wearing giant green hats on St Patrick's Day. Many were...

    2. April 25, 2009

      Green shoots

      Armagh represents Ireland’s history and its future. It is the island’s oldest city, still the ecclesiastical capital and,...

    3. March 17, 2009

      The power to transform heartbreak

      Six years ago, Mary Coughlan had her worst St Patrick's Day. The details might have come from one of the songs she sings of...

    4. June 17, 2008

      The great Irish

      Notebook (Brian Groom): This is one I have been avoiding but I cannot let the opportunity pass. Ireland's No to the Lisbon...

    5. June 17, 2008

      Cheer up, here are the great Irish

      This is one I have been avoiding but I cannot let the opportunity pass. Ireland's No to the Lisbon treaty provides the...

    6. June 16, 2008

      Cheer up, here are the great Irish

      This is one I have been avoiding but I cannot let the opportunity pass. Ireland’s No to the Lisbon treaty provides the...

    7. March 18, 2008

      The Short View

      It was not a St Patrick's Day Massacre, but at last US stocks fell into a bear market. The milestone - defined as a fall of...

    8. March 18, 2008

      THE SHORT VIEW

      It was not the expected St Patrick's Day Massacre. US stocks briefly fell into a bear market yesterday, as the S&P 500...

    9. March 18, 2008

      JPMorgan

      Just over a year ago, Bear Stearns' equity was valued at a cool $20bn. Under the plan announced yesterday, its shareholders...

    10. March 17, 2008

      Fund seeks to help poor Irish in the UK

      The elderly Irish residents of Arlington House hostel in Camden Town, north London, will today do their best to celebrate...

    11. August 11, 2007

      History not repeating

      The one time I saw the Irish folk-rock band the Pogues live was at the Nokia Theatre, Times Square, New York, the St...

    12. July 28, 2007

      Prandial Pleasure - Make loaf, not war

      Having Irish parents, I was introduced to Irish cuisine at an early age. This comprised potatoes in some form or other,...

    13. March 8, 2007

      Sale time looms as Saks' profits rise

      Saks, the luxury department store chain, saw its shares rise sharply yesterday, as improved results strengthened...

    14. January 30, 2007

      N Irish workers to get extra days off

      Northern Irish workers are to receive two more days statutory annual holiday than their peers in England and Wales,...

    15. August 26, 2006

      Café leads way back to normality for Bay St Louis

      If a list were made of the most urgent priorities facing Bay St Louis, Mississippi, a year after it was battered by...

    16. August 24, 2006

      Accept dominant culture and opt for a dual identity

      From Mr Richard Walker. Sir, Amartya Sen's analysis of the confused state of multiculturalism in Britain and his criticism...

    17. June 20, 2006

      Home secretaryon home ground

      John Reid went home last Friday night when he attended a dinner to mark the closing of his old school, St Patrick's High in...

    18. May 31, 2006

      Stadium plan for Maze jail site

      A 42,000-seat sports stadium that could host football matches as part of the 2012 London Olympics is to be the centrepiece...

    19. April 1, 2006

      Cinema

      The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada The unholy ghost of Sam Peckinpah surely helped to father this immaculate...

    20. March 28, 2006

      Irish brokers hit out at CFD plan

      A St Patrick's Day missive has escalated an argument between Dublin's stock broking community and the Irish government over...

    21. March 28, 2006

      Irish brokers in row over CFD tax change

      A St Patrick's Day missive has escalated a row between Dublin's stock broking community and the Irish government over plans...

    22. March 18, 2006

      Ahern shows progress on annual pilgrimage

      Bertie, as the Irish affectionately call their prime minister, Bertie Ahern, was in high spirits as he began his annual St...

    23. March 17, 2006

      Observer: No green beer?

      Meanwhile, the simmering US debate over the status of illegal immigrant workers found its way into New York's St Patrick's...

    24. March 17, 2006

      Gartmore stalks Celtic tiger

      With St Patrick's Day upon us, it is a fitting time to take stock of the Irish economy. Gervais Williams, manager of...

    25. July 29, 2005

      White House hopes deeds follow words

      The White House yesterday welcomed the IRA statement that it would give up its armed struggle in Northern Ireland but...

    26. June 4, 2005

      Man to be charged with McCartney murder

      A man is to be charged today with the murder of Robert McCartney, whose killing in January rocked the Northern Ireland...

    27. May 3, 2005

      Union leader who battled through Thatcher years

      Ron Todd, who has died aged 78, led the Transport and General Workers' Union at atime when Margaret Thatcher was determined...

    28. April 6, 2005

      Brussels flies the flag for the Pope

      Who says Europe is a godless continent? The European Commission, having declined to lower its flags to half mast on Monday...

    29. April 5, 2005

      Brussels flies the flag for the Pope

      Who says Europe is a godless continent? The European Commission, having declined to lower its flags to half mast on Monday...

    30. March 18, 2005

      Bush welcomes McCartney sisters but avoids Adams

      President George W. Bush welcomed the McCartney sisters to the White House while Gerry Adams, the Sinn Féin leader, was...

    31. March 18, 2005

      Emerald Eliot

      Irish executives flying back to Dublin today after New York's St Patrick's day celebrations should be warned. The smiling...

    32. March 17, 2005

      Observer - US

      Spitzer eyes the Irish Irish insurance executives flying back to Dublin today after New York's St Patrick's Day celebrations...

    33. March 17, 2005

      Sisters get warm welcome as Adams is left out

      President George W. Bush welcomed the McCartney sisters to the White House on Thursday while Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams...

    34. March 17, 2005

      McCartney sister's paramilitary fear

      Catherine McCartney, sister of the Belfast Catholic murdered by members of the IRA, said if the killers of her brother were...

    35. March 17, 2005

      IRA casts cloud over Adams US pilgrimage

      Gerry Adams, the Sinn Féin leader, usually enjoys his annual St Patrick's Day pilgrimage to the US. Not this year. Rather...

    36. March 17, 2005

      Budget gamble

      While yesterday was Budget day in Britain, today is blow-your-budget day in neighbouring Ireland. St Patrick's Day sees...

    37. March 16, 2005

      Baracouda boasts form and staying power

      Next week is the time to debate whether the new four-day festival is a success. The sceptics will point to Thursday's card....

    38. March 16, 2005

      IRA casts cloud over Adams' US pilgrimage

      Gerry Adams, the Sinn Féin leader, usually enjoys his annual St Patrick's Day pilgrimage to the US. Not this year. Rather...

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