Edward Kennedy flanked by  President Mary McAleese and Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott talks to reporters on Capitol Hill Tuesday, May 16, 2000. Photo: AP Photo/Hillery Smith Garrison

From 1987 to 1998 I worked with Senator Ted Kennedy and served as his foreign policy advisor during pivotal years in the Northern Ireland peace proces(...)

Six Nations rugby: More than 120 executives from the property investment and development world must guess the scores of Six Nations matches as part of the Armchair Pundit rugby score prediction game being run by the property group HWBC. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The Armchair Pundit rugby score prediction game being run by the property group HWBC has gone down to the wire.More than 120 executives from the prope(...)

Eloquent: abuse survivor Maíria Cahill outside Government Buildings this week. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It’s a story that won’t go away, you know: a controversial leader, beset by allegations of a cover-up following a crime, sees his position become e(...)

Joe Kennedy with his family when he was US ambassador in London.

In 1848, Patrick Kennedy surveyed the moonscape that was Dunganstown, County Wexford. He regarded both the dead potatoes and his dead neighbours and c(...)

Joe Kennedy III greets Taoiseach Enda Kenny

It was 53 years ago, but Cliff Scott remembers it like it was yesterday. He was just a boy, and the young, dashing US senator whom everybody called Ja(...)

Running towards the bombs
  • US
  • April 20, 2013, 07:00

Fifteen years ago, on a summer’s day that didn’t feel like a summer’s day, my wife and I were walking with our young sons on the promenade in B(...)