American actor John Finn

John Finn is an American actor who plays an Irish-speaking garda in TG4’s drama, ‘An Bronntanas’. He had a lead role in the US series ‘Cold Case’ –(...)

The Rendition Project and Reprieve have identified 27 aircraft used by the CIA in its rendition programme which they claim landed more than 200 times at Irish airports on global circuits that ferried al-Qaeda suspects around secret prisons or “black sites” between 2001 and 2006. File photograph:  PA Wire 1:08

The invoice states that the trip lasted four days in November 2012 and flew from Washington to Kabul in Afghanistan and back again stopping for fue(...)

Korean Air apologised for Friday’s incident at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport in which Heather Cho, a vice president of the airline, took issue with a crew member for serving nuts in a bag and not on a plate. File photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Korean Air has apologised for inconveniencing passengers after the daughter of its chairman ordered a crew member off a flight for serving bagged nut(...)

Protesters take part in a “lie-in” in Grand Central terminal, Manhattan after a New York City grand jury returned no indictment against a white police officer in the death of Eric Garner.  There are more protests planned across New York tonight. Photograph: Simon Carswell 1:49

A New York City grand jury on Wednesday returned no indictment against a white police officer who used a chokehold on an unarmed black man who died a(...)

Get away at home If you want a little pre-Christmas detox, the Cliff House Hotel (thecliffhousehotel.com) in Ardmore, Co Waterford is runnin(...)

A home and cars covered in snow  just south of Buffalo, New York. Photograph: Mark Webster/EPA

A powerful snowstorm swept across western New York state, creating snow drifts as high as houses, trapping people in their homes and forcing hundreds (...)

An abandoned car  in Buffalo, New York. Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped to freezing or below on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country while heavy snow prompted a state of emergency in western New York and contributed to the deaths of four people. Photograph: Lindsay DeDario/Reuters

A powerful snowstorm has swept across western New York, creating snow drifts as high as houses, trapping people in their homes and forcing hundreds of(...)

Bob Marley: “Possessions make you rich. I don’t have that type of richness. My richness is life, forever.”

The family of late reggae superstar Bob Marley has joined forces with a private equity company to launch Marley Natural, which will offer “heirloom Ja(...)

 Bono pictured  leaving  the recording of the Band Aid 30 charity single in west London on Saturday. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Bono has injured his arm while riding a bicycle in New York City.A post on U2’s website says Bono “injured his arm in a cycling spill in Central Park”(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange yesterday, beside NYSE president Tom Farley. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

US president Barack Obama’s proposed actions to protect millions of illegal immigrants from deportation was an “an opportunity” to create a means of (...)