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Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson celebrates with the trophy and teammates after winning the Champions League final. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

Liverpool’s victory over Tottenham Hotspur to take the Champions League title on Saturday will let the club make another claim: it’ll become the first(...)

Yvonne Watterson (right) at Fenway Park in Boston: ‘The ballpark offered a central hub for the Irish community, hosting in 1919 Eamon de Valera’s Freedom Rally which drew almost 60,000 people.’

I don’t know how it will turn out, but for today at least, the Boston Red Sox are ahead in the 2018 World Series, two ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers(...)

The inaugural Irish Heritage evening takes place at Nationals Park on Tuesday. Photograph: Carol M Highsmith/Wikimedia Commons

He has famously been lukewarm about his adopted city since moving to Washington DC from his native New York in January. But on April 4th, president D(...)

AIG Fenway Hurling Classic, Dublin v Galway, in Fenway Park, Boston, last November: “Anything related to Ireland, given the amount of Irish that live here, would make sense for us,” says   FSG president Sam Kennedy. Photograph: Ray McManus

As president of the Fenway Sports Group (FSG) and head of the famous Red Sox baseball club, Sam Kennedy has one of the coolest jobs in Boston. FSG o(...)

Boston, Massachusetts: The theme of the EY retreat is “Building a Business Legacy”, which will focus on scaling a business and on equipping entrepreneurs with the knowledge to take their companies to the next stage of development

Some 100 Irish entrepreneurs will travel to Boston this weekend for the annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year chief executive retreat for what is being (...)

Dara Bree: ‘The people of Boston are welcoming to newcomers.’

“Wait, which one is Galway again?” asked the bemused but enthusiastic American family who came to Boston’s Fenway Park on a frigid afternoon for the (...)

Weekend in... Boston
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  • October 24, 2015, 01:00

Thanks to the area’s 50-plus colleges, Boston has a reputation for hitting the books first, goofing off second. To be sure, venerable institutions (...)

James “Jes” Staley: is a Wall Street veteran, having spent more than 30 years at JP Morgan Chase. Photograph: Bloomberg

When Bob Diamond resigned from Barclays in the wake of the Libor-rigging scandal three years ago, a deep gloom descended over the group’s investment b(...)

Irish republican leader Eamon de Valera speaking at a packed Fenway Park in Boston in 1919. Photograph: Getty Images/General Photographic Agency

An hour before the scheduled start, the police closed the gates at Fenway Park. More than 50,000 had already been shoehorned inside, safety was bec(...)

Dublin hurler Mark Schutte and Galway’s Dave Collins at a press conference announcing the AIG Fenway Hurling Classic and Irish Festival Announcement, at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph: Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox

It may not offer much consolation for the way their seasons ended but the Dublin and Galway hurlers are headed for Boston’s Fenway Park at the end of(...)

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