Moneygall

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The Office of the Planning Regulator expressed doubt about Offaly County Council’s draft development plan projecting the population of Tullamore as growing by 4,753 by 2027. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The State’s planning watchdog has questioned proposals by Offaly County Council to plan for a 33 per cent increase in the population of Tullamore over(...)

 Donald Trump shakes hands with Leo Varadkar: a visit to Ireland by Mr Trump would be a political, security and logistical nightmare for the Government. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP

The Government has not been notified of a visit to Ireland later this year by US president Donald Trump, a Government spokesman said, but officials as(...)

Prince George meets US President Barack Obama at Kensington Palace in London on April 22nd, 2016. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Barack Obama will serve his last full day as US president on Thursday before his successor Donald Trump is sworn into office on Friday. Instead of sp(...)

Henry Healy at Dublin Airport with his friend, Greg O’Donoghue, from Ashbourne, Co Meath, on Wednesday morning before flying to the United States for the final days of the US presidential campaign.

Barack Obama’s Irish cousin eight times removed, Henry Healy – better known as Henry The Eighth – is bound for the United States to witness the final(...)

US vice-president Joe Biden flanks  President Barack Obama. Photograph: Reuters

US vice-president Joe Biden has said his visit to Ireland this week means a great deal to him personally, coming a year after he lost his son and give(...)

Enda Kenny, on his first overseas trip since being re-elected Taoiseach, said that he was anxious to establish Irish arts and culture “not as an elegant add-on” but to have them represent Ireland as a “still-young Republic”. Photograph: Bloomberg

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, in Washington on his first overseas trip since being re-elected Taoiseach, said US vice-president Joe Biden would visit Ireland (...)

A set of forks which belonged to Jonathan Swift have green-stained ivory handles which  carry the initials of the writer and his family coat of arms

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), the renowned Anglo-Irish satirist and Dean of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, used his quill to deadly effect to puncture (...)

Annette and Paul Costello, at Obama Cafe, Main Street, Moneygall, Co Offaly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The flags are still flying in Moneygall, Co Offaly – American flags, that is. Moneygall’s one street is flanked with American and Irish flags, just(...)

President Barack Obama will visit Belfast before joining the G8 summit in Fermanagh next month to urge Stormont leaders to cou(...)