Don Keough was among the first recipients of an Irish Presidential Distinguished Service Award honouring members of the Irish diaspora

Former Coca-Cola president well known for his passion for Ireland and philanthropy

Billionaire John C Malone, the biggest landowner in the US has now set his sites on creating an Irish property portfolio. Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The ‘Cable Cowboy’ is America’s biggest landowner. Now he’s snapping up property this side of the Atlantic

A woman is reflected in the snow-covered sculpture “Cloud Gate” as she walks through Millennium Park during blizzard conditions in Chicago. Photograph: Reuters/Jim Young

The snow keeps getting deeper and the cold keeps getting colder

Maureen McDonnell will follow her husband Robert McDonnell into prison after being sentenced to a year and a day for political corruption

Maureen McDonnell convicted of corruption for taking gifts and loans from businessman

New York immigrant families gather in Manhattan to reject a court order freezing President Barack Obama’s immigration reforms. Photograph: Mariano Andrade/AFP/Getty Images

Move would allow government to proceed with executive order to protect immigrants

Gayle Killilea-Dunne, the wife of insolvent property developer Sean Dunne, has sought to block a legal action taken by his US bankruptcy official to recover millions of euro in assets he transferred to her. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

Gayle Killilea-Dunne fights US challenge to husband’s assets transferred to her

Home comforts: Polly McCourt and Ila

A Dublin father and his expectant wife thought they were prepared for their third delivery – until Polly McCourt’s waters broke (...)

In a damning court ruling last month Mr Drumm was found to have systematically transferred assets, property and cash to his wife Lorraine (left) to hinder, delay and defraud his creditors. Photograph: The Irish Times

Ex-Anglo chief moves to fight any extradition attempt and also direct bankruptcy appeal

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush takes a selfie with a guest at a luncheon hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs on February 18th in Chicago, Illinois. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Former governor seeks to distance himself from his brother’s unpopular foreign policies

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