Defence Forces Captain Peter Kelleher  reads the 1916 Proclamation at the ceremony in Washington

The first statue ever created of Irish revolutionary Robert Emmet has been re-dedicated in Washington DC at a ceremony that also jointly marked the ce(...)

Malachy McAllister (left) walking with Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald at the St Patricks Day parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan last month

A former Irish National Liberation Army prisoner has received a reprieve from deportation from the United States following intensive lobbying by membe(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton campaigning for his wife among Irish-Americans in New York on Tuesday night. Photograph: Simon Carswell/The Irish Times

US Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton believes a Brexit from the European Union would be “awful for Ireland”, Bill Clinton said last (...)

Former INLA prisoner Malachy McAllister walking in this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade alongside Sinn Féin vice-president Mary Lou McDonald and president Gerry Adams.

New York and New Jersey congressmen will introduce and support a Bill in Congress next week aimed at postponing the deportation of a former Irish Nati(...)

Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams outside St Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue in New York yesterday. Photograph: Simon Carswell/The Irish Times

The controversy around Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams being denied entry to the White House’s St Patrick’s Day party on Tuesday was yesterday escalat(...)

Joe Crowley, who was in his 50s and from the North Circular Road area of Limerick, died suddenly while out canvassing. Photograph: Limerick Council

A well-known Fianna Fail councillor has collapsed and died while on the campaign trail in Limerick for local TD Willie O’Dea. Joe Crowley, who was in(...)

Joe Crowley (right) a survivor of clerical abuse, and Michael Cyril Creighton, the actor who portrays him in ‘Spotlight’.

The idea of journalism being cinematic is counterintuitive. Rather than being visually appealing, the craft of journalism is more in keeping with Bism(...)

Panti raises her arms with supporters for same-sex marriage at Dublin Castle on Saturday. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images.

Tributes and expressions of pride continued to come from political figures in the United States on Saturday in response to Ireland’s unprecedented pop(...)

Minister for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan has said he did not think Republicans, who control the US Congress following their victories in November’s midterm elections, would be able to stop US president Barack  Obama’s orders shielding four million illegal immigrants from deportation. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Government is still trying to clarify whether illegal Irish will be able to return home outside of emergencies under President Barack Obama’s rece(...)

US ambassador to Ireland Kevin O’Malley speaking with Missouri senator Claire McCaskill at confirmation hearing before the Senate foreign relations committee in July.

The American Ireland Fund, the influential philanthropic group, sent a strongly worded letter of frustration to the Democratic and Republican leaders (...)