Aran Islander photographed in 1955. Photograph: George Pickow/Three Lions/Getty Images

Purist Irish-language practitioners who frown on phrases such as “mo bhicycle” and “mo mhobile fón” are a “pain in the neck”, according to a Californi(...)

The use of Fás’s credit card to pay over $900 for a three-ball golf match at the Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando was defended as “developing relationships”. Photograph: Getty Images

If there was a moment which crystallised public outrage over State officials’ sense of entitlement and disregard for taxpayers’ money, it came on the (...)

Kevin’s parents Chris and Nuala  Stevens in Dublin on their wedding day, August 16th, 1954.

Every Irish family has its emigration story. Mine begins, as so many do, in the 1950s, when my mother left her home in Dublin to live in Great Falls, (...)

Phoenix-based Capt Michael Johnston (57) died while piloting American Airlines flight 550, scheduled from Phoenix to Boston. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

An American Airlines jetliner with 147 passengers on board made an emergency landing in Syracuse, New York, on Monday after the pilot suffered a heart(...)

Gráinne McEvoy: we’ll muddle through the next year like the best transnational couples

At the beginning of the summer, after living in Boston for eight years, I flew back to Ireland on a one-way ticket. I have emigrated, just for a while(...)

Minister  Simon Coveney and Pat Byrne, founder and executive chairman of Cityjet at the innaugral Cork - London City flight out of Cork Airport Thursday morning. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Irish airline CityJet is considering operating summer routes from Cork to regional airports in France and Italy, the company’s executive chairman, Pat(...)

The Public Prosecution Service in Northern Ireland confirmed on Tuesday there will be no prosecution of Gerry Adams or six others questioned after hearsay evidence emerged from the Boston College Belfast Project. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams will not be prosecuted in connection with the abduction and murder of Jean McConville. The Public Prosecution Service(...)

The official overseeing the US bankruptcy of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm wants to abandon claims that he is owed $3.7 million (€3.3 million) in unpaid salary, bonuses and other benefits by the bank

The official overseeing the US bankruptcy of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm wants to abandon claims that he is owed $3.7 milli(...)

Service to operate three times a week from next April.

Norwegian Air International is planning to launch a number of services from Cork Airport, beginning with flights to Boston early next year. The airli(...)

A billboard in the US showing  the image of the toddler found on a Boston Harbor beach.

Police in the US believe that the 2-and-a-half-year-old girl whose remains were found on a Boston Harbor beach three months ago was murdered and arres(...)