Former US ambassador Dan Rooney, pictured outside the American Embassy in Dublin in 2011. Several hundred people attended a Mass on Tuesday to remember Mr Rooney, who died aged 84 on April 13th.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Dan Rooney lived a life of engagement and commitment to the things he loved and believed in, a memorial service for the late US ambassador to Ireland(...)

US vice-president Mike Pence. The former governor of Indiana has suggested that gay people should receive medical treatment to change their sexual behaviour. Photograph: Bill Ingalls/Nasa via Getty Images

The visit this week by Enda Kenny to Chicago brought to an end a chapter in Irish-US relations. Kenny used the visit to reaffirm one of his policy pri(...)

Last year’s Ireland Funds’ Business Plan Competition winners:  Blaine Doyle (left) of GlowDx (second place), Stephen Geary of Sothic Bioscience (winners) and Orla McCallion & Sean Judge of UniTuition (3rd place).

The Ireland Funds, in partnership with the State-mandated NDRC, has launched its annual “Business Plan Competition”, which offers funding and mentorin(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: Reuters/Michael Kooren

The Taoiseach has told an audience in London that the Government will seek to protect the interests of Northern Ireland, warning that a hard Border wa(...)

The former US ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney. Born July 20th, 1932; died April 13th, 2017. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dan Rooney, who has died at the age of 84, was famous in his native United States as the owner of the most successful American football team, the Pitt(...)

Dan Rooney in Dublin during his time as  US ambassador to Ireland. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Businessman Sir Anthony O’Reilly has paid tribute to the late Dan Rooney, the former US ambassador to Ireland with whom he established the The Ireland(...)

Former senator George Mitchell speaking at the Ireland Funds dinner in Washington. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Northern Ireland politics was high on the agenda on Thursday’s meetings between Taoiseach Enda Kenny and senior officials in the Trump administration (...)

US vice-president Mike Pence: Irish officials see him as a potential ally in the Government’s campaign for immigration reform to help undocumented Irish in the USA. Photograph: Al Drago

US vice-president Mike Pence will be guest of honour at an Ireland Funds St Patrick’s Day dinner attended by Taoiseach Enda Kenny in Washington next (...)

The new roles in Cork will be in asset management operations, risk and data management, compliance and accounting

Willis Towers Watson, a global professional services group which spans insurance broking to HR consultancy, plans to create 40 jobs in asset manageme(...)

John Montague who has died at the age of 87

The President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to the poet, John Montague, who has died in France, aged 87. He died early on Saturday morning in th(...)