President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump exit Air Force One at McCarran International Airport  in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images

President Donald Trump arrived in Las Vegas on Wednesday to visit a city shaken by the deadliest shooting spree in modern US history. The president a(...)

Rev Al Sharpton with  the James Joyce Award at the L&H in  UCD. Photograph: Tom Honan.

US civil rights leader Rev Al Sharpton has described President Donald Trump’s criticism of American sports stars for kneeling in protest during the pl(...)

Ivanka Trump, daughter and assistant to US president Donald Trump. “Whether my contribution ultimately lives up to the expectations of some of the harshest critics? Only time will tell.” Photograph:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

At sundown on August 12th, about 24 hours after neo-Nazis marched in the streets of Charlottesville, wielding torches and chanting “Jews will not repl(...)

 Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer  was killed by a member of a right-wing grouping during a protest in Virginia last month. Photograph: Justin Ide/Reuters

Cork City Council has extended its sympathies to the family and friends of an anti-racism activist killed when she was mown down by a member of a righ(...)

Councillors in the Tuam area of Co Galway have opted not to remove a memorials to Confederate soldier Richard ’Dick’ Dowling. Image: Wikipedia.

Councillors in the Tuam area of Co Galway have opted not to remove one of the few memorials to a Confederate soldier in Ireland. Cllr Shaun Cunniffe(...)

Nine items of Nazi memorabilia will go on auction as part of Whyte’s The Eclectic Collector auction on Saturday

A Dublin auction house has defended its right to sell Nazi memorabilia despite an objection from the son of a holocaust survivor. Nine items of Nazi(...)

Munroe Bergdorf:  dropped by L’Oreal  Photograph: Dave M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images

Beauty brand L’Oréal made a laudably progressive move this week when they brought British model, DJ and trans activist Munroe Bergdorf on board as par(...)

US president Donald Trump rose to power on the votes of those who are at the bottom and see power as the ability to kick others in the face in your own favour. Photograph: TJ Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg

When Steve Bannon got his walking papers as head of White House strategy from Donald Trump, it was seen by Washington commentators as a victory for th(...)

In the early days of the commercial internet, back in the mid 1990s, one of the things that technology platform companies lobbied hard for was the not(...)

Samantha Power: ‘I think you see from the alt-right’s own language how the unsayable is now said, the unthinkable is now thinkable’. File photograph: Bryan R Smith/Getty Images

Samantha Power, the Irish born former US ambassador to the United Nations, has criticised Donald Trump for pandering to the extreme right wing constit(...)