Some 1,198 of the 1,959 passengers and crew aboard the Lusitania perished when she sank within 18 minutes of being struck by a torpedo from German submarine U20 off the Old Head of Kinsale on May 7th 1915

(...) maritime tragedy off our coast” and its huge international ramifications in terms of bringing the US into(...)

 Businessman Jeffrey Epstein. Charities that have received money from Epstein said they  will decline to accept future donations from him in the wake of the recent allegations involving the financier and Prince Andrew. Photograph: Reuters

Charities that have received money from US financier Jeffrey Epstein said they are reviewing their(...)

Bloody Sunday anniversary: relatives of the men shot by British soldiers in Derry’s Bogside on 30th January 1972 pass a mural dedicated to those who died. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

(...) ago. Speakers at the rally included US-based Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter and(...)

Albuquerque, New Mexico, where a three-year-old shot both of his parents after getting hold of a handgun from his mother’s bag. Photograph: Google Maps

A three-year-old boy in the US got hold of a handgun from his mother’s bag and fired a shot that(...)

Fr Shane Crombie has teamed up with parish administrator Tom Whelan and retired parish priest Fr Sean Heaney to establish a trans-Atlantic church-based network focusing on attracting American industry to Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

(...) to parishes and priests in an attempt to lure US companies here, with a particular focus on dioceses(...)

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has been released from a Cairo jail after 400 days in prison on charges that included aiding a terrorist group. Photograph: Al Youm Saabi Newspaper/Reuters

(...) “The Marriott Cell”, because they worked from a hotel of the US-based chain.Egyptian authorities accuse(...)

Irish actor Jack Reynor has won the special jury prize for acting at this year’s Sundance Film Festival for his role in Glasslands.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

(...) its US premiere earlier in the week. “The tears in Glassland catch you unawares. This is not your run(...)

 Novak Djokovic celebrates after victory in his men’s singles final  against Andy Murray at the Australian Open  in Melbourne. Photograph:  William West/AFP/Getty Images

(...) before us. Djokovic, fell twice in the first set, hurting his right thumb and then hobbling on an ankle(...)

 Lee Westwood has called the decision for the British Open to move from terrestrial television to Sky Sports next year “an absolute disgrace”. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

(...) all money-driven, and Sky are willing to pay more than anyone else.”US Open champion 2012 McDowell(...)

‘Eamon de Valera referred to the Irish president’s role and powers as requiring “the exercise of a wise discretion”. Surely this is still relevant?’ Above, Áras an Uachtaráin, home of the President in the Phoenix Park. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

(...) otherwise. In 2011, the US National Institute of Mental Health, the largest scientific organisation in the(...)