A protester holding a poster calling for the release of Jonathan Pollard. A former Navy intelligence analyst, was arrested on November 21st, 1985 after trying unsuccessfully to gain asylum at the Israeli embassy in Washington. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

Israel says the United States has freed convicted spy Jonathan Pollard from federal prison after nearly 30 years. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Neta(...)

Victor Grifols at the official opening of the Grifols site at Grange Castle Business Park, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Attention to detail is critical in the world of pharmaceuticals. Little wonder then that Victor Grifols Roura makes a point of wearing a tie featur(...)

Residents of Fort Bragg were instructed not to wear costumes of ‘such a nature and theme’ after the suicide bomber costume incident. Photograph: Andrew Parsons/PA

A soldier who tried to enter North Carolina’s Fort Bragg US Army base dressed as a suicide bomber for Halloween prompted a security alert including a (...)

Photo released by the Fulton County sheriff’s office shows  Doris Payne (85) following her arrest for shoplifting. Photograph: Fulton County sheriff’s office/EPA

An 85-year-old international jewelry thief was back behind bars on Tuesday, charged with stealing a pair of $690 (about €764) earrings from an Atlanta(...)

American Airlines flight AA787 was travelling along the west coast of Scotland when a medical emergency was declared, and the journey had to be re-routed to Dublin. Photograph: Kate Geraghty/ The Irish Times

A flight between Paris and North Carolina had to be diverted to Dublin Airport this afternoon after a passenger prematurely entered labour. American A(...)

Originally from Limerick city, Jason Corbett (39) died on August 2nd, 2015,  in his home in North Carolina, US,  during a domestic disturbance.

The family of the late Jason Corbett have strongly rejected claims that he was about to seek joint Irish-US citizenship for his children, describing s(...)

Jason Corbett, who was found on Sunday, August 2nd, with fatal head injuries at the North Carolina home he shared with his second wife, Molly Martens.

The US sheriff investigating the death of a Limerick man in North Carolina said he is close to passing the case on to the local district attorney t(...)

 Performers at the Galway International Arts Festival. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The old cliché of the welcoming Irish has been reinforced by a new travel survey which places three of our cities in the top four for global friendlin(...)

Virginia residents pay their respects at a makeshift memorial for reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward. Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

Two journalists who were killed during a live TV report in Virginia were both shot in the head. Reporter Alison Parker (24) and cameraman Adam Ward (2(...)

Niall Hanley: his most recent venture is a beer garden with 366 beers on tap and 144 of them are from North Carolina

When Niall Hanley left Claremorris, Co Mayo, for Boston 20 years ago, setting a Guinness World Record was the last thing on his mind. Armed with a de(...)