Argentinian soldiers stand guard outside Government House in Buenos Aires, after the military coup in 1976. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

Dickie Kelly, whose grandfather emigrated from Co Westmeath to Argentina in 1862, is showing me around the graveyard in Mercedes, a town about 80km fr(...)

Pope Francis, then, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires at the Basilica de Lujan, west of the Argentine capital in 2009. Photograph: Alfredo Martinez/Clarin via The New York Times

An Irish priest who worked under Pope Francis in Argentina has said allegations that he did not do enough to help victims of the military junta(...)

Roman Catholics celebrate the election of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio  at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Agustin Marcarian/Reuters

impossible to avoid in Argentina. The news is on television and hastily made T-shirts, and it has even replaced the numbers on the huge (...)