Frédéric Souty,  master baker at Fallon & Byrne’s new in-store bakery on Exchequer Street

Baking hot This happy chap above is Frédéric Souty, master baker at Fallon & Byrne’s new in-store bakery at the Exchequer Street food market,(...)

A file photograph of  gay activist displaying signs along the St Patrick’s Day parade route in New York in protest at being excluded from the annual event. Photograph:  Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images.

New York City’s St Patrick’s Day parade has overhauled its management structures to oust the organising committee’s long-standing chairman John Dunlea(...)

The John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC, where a three-week festival, Ireland 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts and Culture, will take place next year. Photograph: Getty Images

The lead-up to the centenary of the 1916 Rising presents many opportunities to reflect on the diverse and complex history of this island. And think(...)

Being Irish has been a big advantage to John Murphy. “There is a huge reservoir of goodwill,” he says

John Murphy first went to the United States 22 years ago on a scholarship with the Augustinians of Good Counsel in New Ross, to go to college in Erie,(...)

The High Line in New York city is a great example of how planting and gardens can transform an urban experience

An exclusive roof garden designed for private shoppers in Harrods, London, was designed by Diarmuid Gavin recently – a green oasis in an otherwise (...)

Artist’s impression of what the Twin Space structure will look like in Front Square in Trinity College, Dublin.

Have a loved one living in New York? How would it feel to be able to stand in front of them on a life-size screen, and talk to them as if they were(...)

US real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump as he formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Property tycoon and TV personality Donald Trump has announced his candidacy for the 2016 US presidential election, in a blitz of boasts, inflammatory (...)

Sean Dunne and  Gayle Killilea picturedin 2013. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

The multimillionaire wife of bankrupt property developer Seán Dunne planned to use the money from the sale of a €19 million South Africa hotel to pay(...)

 Hillary Clinton is the clear frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, polling well ahead of three other candidates: Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, former Maryland governor, Irish-American Martin O’Malley and Lincoln Chafee, the former governor of Rhode Island. Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

Irish supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton are hosting an event in Dublin on Saturday to coincide with a set-piece speec(...)

James Morrissey, co-owner of New York’s hip Irish bar, where the Guinness is in a créme de menthe cocktail and the look is your mammy’s good room circa 1960.

An Irish bar where you can’t get a pint of Guinness sounds a bit like a McDonald’s that doesn’t serve quarter pounders, but such things exist. To be f(...)