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Jimmy Neary inside his restaurant on East 57th Street in New York in 2019. Photo: Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times

Jimmy Neary never threw a pass, caught a touchdown or made a tackle in his life but ended up as the only Irishman with two Super Bowl rings and a foot(...)

US president Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden followed by vice-president Kamala Harris and second gentlemen Doug Emhoff, attend a wreath-laying ceremony  at the Pentagon, Virginia. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty

Twenty years after hijacked airliners smashed into New York City’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon outside Washington, Americans came together on (...)

Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool/AFP via Getty

One of the US’s top healthcare officials has warned of a “pandemic of the unvaccinated” as parts of the United States experience a surge in Covid-19 i(...)

Lou Gehrig

A baseball bat used by Lou Gehrig at the twilight of his legendary career with the New York Yankees sold for $715,120 over the weekend. The bat – a (...)

 Fans stand for the American national anthem before the game between the New York Yankees and  the Toronto Blue Jays  at Yankee Stadium  in New York City. Photograph:  Al Bello/Getty Images

Yankee Stadium’s gates swung open for the first time in nearly 18 months on Thursday, as elated and emotional fans welcomed back their Bronx Bombers a(...)

Kim Ng started out as an intern for the Chicago White Sox more than 30 years ago. Photograph: Rob Leiter/MLB Photos via Getty Images

“This challenge is one I don’t take lightly,” said Kim Ng, following last Friday’s announcement of her hiring as general manager for the Miami Marlins(...)

On Monday, October 12th, the number of American deaths from Coronavirus surpassed 212,000, unemployment closed in on eight per cent and food banks rep(...)

The Grand California is a VW van that’s been turned into a mobile home on wheels

I guess the problem is that we’ve all become, in our heads, American. We’ve become so subsumed into the Sky Atlantic/Netflix/Amazon Prime culture that(...)

Dave Hannigan with his sons Charlile and Finn.

Some months after the 9/11 terrorist attacks I was driving three Muslim lads through the outskirts of New York City when my battered Honda Accord shud(...)

The Westport team react after accidentally breaking the Connacht Cup trophy, at the Sportsground, Galway. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

A – Asking for trouble Headline on the The42.ie ahead of Ireland’s Six Nations meeting with England back in February: “England adds experienced Josep(...)

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