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Members of the Shamrock Rovers squad of the 1960s at a commemoration lunch in 2007. Their US adventure is chronicled in ‘Summer of ’67: Flower Power, Race Riots, Vietnam and the Greatest Soccer Final Played on American Soil’ by Ian Thomson. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When the Shamrock Rovers squad managed by Liam Tuohy touched down in Los Angeles that summer’s day, Maureen O’Hara was at the airport to greet them. S(...)

Bjorn Kjos: Norwegian Air Shuttle chief executive says transatlantic flights should on average cost about $300 to $350 (€285 to €332) return from Dublin and Cork.

Dublin Airport is likely to get the majority of cheap US flights when Norwegian Air International announces details of its transatlantic services on (...)

Seán Rogers: ‘In the 1980s Boston was soaked in sunshine and covered in easy money.’

Banking west over Dublin and climbing steadily, the Boeing 747 shook as its gigantic engines pulled and roared. The TV monitors vibrated like they we(...)

The drawingroom in Coopershill House, Riverstown, Co Sligo.

At the top end of the short-term rental market, it’s not unusual to find reality and fantasy fuse, making it possible to live out the Downton Abbey or(...)

British jihadist Reyaad Khan, an Islamic State operative who was killed last year in an RAF  drone strike.

In the summer of 2015, armed US drones over eastern Syria stalked Junaid Hussain, an influential hacker and recruiter for the Islamic State terrorist (...)

Wreaths laid at the gates of the Dail in 2014 on the first anniversary of Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s apology to survivors of the Magdalene laundries. Photograph: Alan Betson

Earlier this year, I wrote for The Irish Times about the passing of a Magdalene survivor who lived here in the United States. She suffered ill health (...)

Donald Trump points to supporters at the end of his rally at the SNHU Arena on Monday in Manchester, New Hampshire. Photograph: Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Donald Trump returned to New Hampshire, scene of his first political victory, with news of support from two local sports heroes, New England Patriots (...)

Bill Lee: On different days, he took to the field wearing a gas mask, a Daniel Boone coonskin cap, and a hat with a helicopter propeller whizzing around on top.

The candidate listed on the ballot as Bill ‘Spaceman’ Lee turned up for the first Vermont gubernatorial debate, wearing jeans and a rather garish Hawa(...)

Declan McSweeney: ‘For myself and my family, Britain has been a welcoming place.’

“The Brits, or actually the English, hate foreigners,” former leader of the Irish Labour Party Ruairi Quinn told a Tier One seminar on Brexit recently(...)

Syrian rescue workers and residents carry the body of a victim following a reported air strike in the rebel-held Salaheddin district of Aleppo on Sunday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The United States accused Russia of “barbarism” in Syria on Sunday as warplanes supporting Syrian government forces pounded Aleppo and Moscow said en(...)

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