Jackie Kennedy with camera. File photograph: Ullstein Bild/Getty Images

Jackie Kennedy’s brief career as a photojournalist included interviewing and photographing Irish diplomats in Washington for St Patrick’s Day in 1952,(...)

David Shambaugh’s book challenges many of the assumptions about the seemingly inexorable rise of China as an economic superpower. The product of five (...)

“The data that came in was in 2008 before your collapse. Ireland does well because you were doing well economically.”

A co-author of a 2010 report that ranked Ireland highest on an index of countries most faithful to Islamic economic teachings says the country is lik(...)

Facebook and the Manhattan district attorney’s office are in a bitter fight over a US government demand for the contents of hundreds of Facebook accounts.   Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg.

Facebook and the Manhattan district attorney’s office are in a bitter fight over a US government demand for the contents of hundreds of Facebook acco(...)

The country in the world most faithful to the values of the Koran is Ireland according to an Iranian-born academic at George Washingon University in the US.

The country in the world most faithful to the values of the Koran is Ireland according to an Iranian-born academic at George Washingon University i(...)

Chief Executive of SpaceX Elon Musk poses with the SpaceX Dragon 2 space craft at it’s unveiling ceremony in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

A US company that has flown unmanned capsules to the Space Station unveiled a spacecraft designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to low-Earth orbit. (...)

US attorney general Eric Holder speaks as he announces indictments against Chinese military hackers on cyber-espionage today. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty Images

A US grand jury has indicted five Chinese military officers on charges of hacking American companies and stealing trade secrets, the toughest action t(...)

Head-to-head: football collisions are consistent with numerous hits to the head which in turn cause chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Photograph: Getty Images

The revelations that hits to the head may lead to long-term brain damage have rocked the American football world, alarming coaches, players and(...)

With so many questions about debt issues in the world’s biggest economy, the globe’s second biggest economy is painting a more upbeat picture on its p(...)

George Moore was one of the most successful Irish-American entrepreneurs of his generation and a noted philanthropist. A board member of the Taoiseach(...)