Melinda Thompson attorney for Aisling Brady McCarthy, an Irish nanny accused of murdering a one-year-old in her care in 2013, holding up Ms McCarthy’s passport in court. Photograph: Josh Reynolds/The Boston Globe

The Irish nanny accused of murdering a baby girl in her care in January 2013 has been released on bail of $15,000 (€13,400) leaving a US jail for the (...)

Fr Joe O’Keefe and relatives of Karen Buckley arrive at Cork Airport from Glasgow with her remains.  Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Huge crowds are expected in Mallow on Monday evening for the removal of murdered Irish student Karen Buckley after her body was brought home from Scot(...)

Karen  Buckley’s body will be flown from Glasgow to Cork on Sunday and then brought by her family to the hillside farm where she grew up at Glynn in Mourneabbey.

The family of murdered Irish student Karen Buckley are finalising arrangements to bring her home to Co Cork in preparation for her funeral mass and bu(...)

Tributes left for Karen Buckley at a vigil in George Square, Glasgow last week. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

The family of murdered Irish student Karen Buckley are preparing to bring home her remains after Scottish authorities today confirmed they are releasi(...)

Left: co-founder of The Gravity Centre Cian O’Cuilleanain with Fred Schmidt, director of international affairs at Capital Factory, Austin.

The Texas-based incubator and accelerator Capital Factory signed a memorandum of understanding with Irishman Cian O’Cuilleanain to assist in his plan(...)

Speaking at a breakfast hosted by the Irish Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta, Taoiseach Enda Kenny sold the recovery story to a group of business people from the city’s biggest businesses: UPS, Delta Airlines, Coca-Cola and Oldcastle, the US subsidiary of cement group CRH.  File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Taoiseach Enda Kenny attended a ceremony commemorating Fr Thomas O’Reilly, the Cavan priest who saved Atlanta’s churches and city hall from being burn(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny

Simon Carswell in AtlantaTaoiseach Enda Kenny started his St Patrick’s Day trip to the United States by telling an audience of businesspeople in Atlan(...)

People gather along Oxford Street during the 2014 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade. The Sydney Mardi Gras parade began in 1978 as a march and commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall Riots of New York. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

For the first time in a decade, there will be an Irish float at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, and Ireland’s most famous drag queen, Panti Bli(...)

 Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams listens from his table as he is introduced at a fundraiser in New York in 1999. Seated next to Adams is businessman Pat Donaghy, a major donor.

The drink flowed as diners chewed on filet mignon and enjoyed a rousing political speech in between traditional Irish songs performed by a band in on(...)

Ann Marie Maxwell: “I support the creation of classroom materials, creating and updating the programme website and communicating with the participants”

Ann Marie Maxwell is programme manager of executive programmes at the MIT Sloan School of Management in Boston. She moved to the United States in 2000(...)