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Pedestrians leave the scene of an explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Photograph: Justin McCallum/Tufts University/Reuters

The Boston Marathon is the oldest annual marathon in the world and dates back to 1897, when it first ran after inspiration from the 1896 O(...)

A participant marches in the St Patrick's Day Parade in New York today. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Even though many weren’t Irish, and even though it wasn’t actually St Patrick’s Day, an estimated two million New Yorkers marched out to line F(...)

Steven Anderson and Kimberly Anderson watch the St Patrick's Day Parade in New York. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Taoiseach Enda Kenny marched up Fifth Avenue in Manhattan today as part of New York’s 252nd St Patrick’s Day parade. In front of a crowd(...)

Mercy mission: New York City has an estimated 50,000 homeless people, including 21,000 children. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty
Feeding Fifth Avenue

Margaret Kelly sighs as the cast of broken people she has met flits across her mind. The former teacher from an old-money family who lapsed int(...)

St Patrick's Day annual celebrations in Trafalgar Square, London

LORNA O’GARA Mother of Hugh (6), Lily (12) and Grace (11), living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil T(...)

Irish tea brands have been tapping into emigrants’ nostalgia for a cup of tea for years now, with sentimental television ads featuring misty-ey(...)

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