Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney speaks during a ‘Ready for Hillary’ rally in Manhattan on Saturday. Photograph: Darren Ornitz/Reuters.

Ready for Hillary has raised $15 million (€14.2 million) and has identified 4 million Hillary Clinton supporters, the group said on Friday ahead of(...)

Kieran McGill’s chain of 16 Irish pubs in the US employs: almost 700 people and has an annual turnover of $40 million

When Kieran McGill told his late mother in 1996 that he was leaving a comfortable well-paid consultancy job at a Dublin accountancy practice to start (...)

Lorcan Shannon’s legal career in the US began with an internship in senator Ted Kennedy’s office

For many young Irish people, a J1 summer in America is a carefree rite-of-passage, but for Clare man Lorcan Shannon, it proved a springboard for hi(...)

Former New York City investment banker Jason Lee with his wife Alicia at Suffolk County Court on Wednesday. Photograph: AP Photo/Frank Eltman

The banker accused of raping an Irish J-1 student at a rented summer house in the Hamptons, New York in 2013 had no signs of any injuries on the day o(...)

Jason Lee, a former Goldman Sachs banker accused of raping an Irish student at a beach house on Long Island in New York goes on trial on Wednesday

A former Goldman Sachs banker accused of raping an Irish student at a beach house on Long Island in New York goes on trial today.Jason Lee (38) has be(...)

Jon Hamm as Don Draper in ‘Mad Men’: latterly the character seemed more comfortable with the idea of starting over again. Photograph: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

Will Peggy get the promotion that is her rightful due? Will Bobby ever stop being an idiot? AMC’s Mad Men is poised to bow out, and one of the questio(...)

The trial of a New York banker Jason Lee (above)  accused of raping an Irish student will begin on April 8th.

The trial of a New York banker accused of raping an Irish student will begin on April 8th.Former Goldman Sachs managing director Jason Lee chose to be(...)

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a building that collapsed in New York on Thursday. Photograph: EPA. 0:31

Four apartment buildings in New York’s East Village neighbourhood caught fire from an apparent gas explosion on Thursday and three collapsed, causi(...)

Fire shoots from the roof of a building after it collapsed and burst into flames in New York City’s East Village. Photograph: Scott Westerfeld/Reuters

A residential apartment building collapsed and was engulfed in flames on Thursday in New York City’s East Village, critically injuring at least one pe(...)

Trans-USA drive for Delphi’s robot car, but does an emissions sting in the tail lie in wait for autonomous cars?

Automotive systems supplier Delphi is planning a dramatic demonstration of the current state-of-the-art robot car. The company, independent now aft(...)