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Anna Phelan at TED headquarters in New York

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Anna Phelan, from Kilke(...)

Winnie Li: “Rebuilding my relationship with Ireland, in the wake of my own rape there, has been one of the most unexpected and reaffirming steps in my journey of recovery.”

The US-Ireland Alliance was set up by former political aide Trina Vargo in 1998 amid concerns about the relationship between the countries, with the M(...)

Saoirse Ronan attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon in Beverly Hills, California, the US. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

You wouldn’t guess that Saoirse Ronan carried the expectations of a nation on her narrow shoulders. The art of being Saoirse is, perhaps, the art of n(...)

US President Donald  Trump: immigration move blocked. Photograph:   EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

US President Donald Trump’s move to end a programme protecting hundreds of thousands of children of undocumented immigrants from deportation was bloc(...)

Central Park: keen birders can find as many as 100 species here on a single autumn day. Photograph: iStock

Lou Reed’s quintessential 1970s hymn to New York nightlife, Walk on the Wild Side, is limited to the strange behaviour of the human animal. Over recen(...)

Zombie will feature on Bad Wolves’s debut album Disobey, which is due out in April.

On the night of Sunday, January 14th Tommy Vext went to bed “like a kid on Christmas Eve” knowing The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan was ab(...)

The communal living space in Node’s Dublin residence

Co-working spaces have been the big success story of the office scene in Dublin over the past five years, and now co-living looks set to take off as t(...)

Once the trendy cafes with blackboards move in, it’s probably too late to make a canny property investment. Photo: Getty

Every house buyer knows the drill: when it comes to choosing a location to buy, and to stand any chance of spending one’s money well, it helps to see (...)

Saoirse Ronan  with the award for best performance by an actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy, for ‘Lady Bird’ at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Photograph: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Yes, the Golden Globes are a bit of an empty circus. Voted upon by 90 often-obscure journalists, they offer no guarantee of Oscar success or of future(...)

Carmel McMahon: ‘America had educated me. Given me employment opportunities I would never have gotten in Ireland. Brought me love and friendship. Exposed me to some incredible highs and horrific lows.’

I emigrated to New York in 1993. I was 20 years old. I carried two suitcases, $500 and a notebook of poems I had scribbled in secret. The vehicle that(...)

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