Wanted Suspect: Melvin Galle Jr Detectives identified Melvin Galle Jr as one of the suspects and have obtained an arrest warrant for attempted murder and armed robbery. Photograph: New Orleans Police Department

Police have released the name of a suspect in the shooting of garda Brian Hanrahan who was shot and robbed as he enjoyed a holiday in New Orleans. Pol(...)

The composite sketches of two suspects who police in New Orleans want to interview in connection with the shooting of  Limerick-based garda Brian Hanrahan.  Image: New Orleans Police Department

Police in New Orleans investigating the shooting of garda Brian Hanrahan in the city last week have released photofits of two alleged suspects they ar(...)

Bourbon Street, New Orleans. Brian Hanrahan and his father had been on a 10-day road trip  along  Route 66 across the US when they stopped over in New Orleans.

A garda is expected to undergo surgery to remove a bullet lodged in his back after he was shot twice while on holiday in the United States. Brian Hanr(...)

A street in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photograph:  Chris Graythen/Getty Images

A member of the Garda is in a critical condition in hospital in the United States after being shot a number of times in an attempted mugging while on (...)

Ned Sullivan and friends from Kenmare heading to New York in 1926: “We are bound for New York City, boys, 3,000 miles away.”

The waves of emigration from Kenmare over the centuries have been spurred by unrest and conflict, famines and land clearances, unemployment and the se(...)

Like many of his European contemporaries, Danish drummer Stefan Pasborg refuses to confine himself to any one part of the musical forest. His (...)

What were your cultural highlights of 2014? The Gloaming’s album and live show took my breath away at the start of the year and set a high sta(...)

Percy Dukelow lived in London for 20 years, working in the building industry. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

By the end of 1997 Frank Snellings and his wife, Mary Landrieu, had endured almost four gruelling years in US politics. Landrieu, a Democrat, had t(...)

For Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys, it is a busy time of commemoration.On a visit to Louisiana, the Minister honoured(...)

Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys, the minister in charge of the 1916 centenary commemorations, has ruled out private sponsorship of State events, (...)