Golden Gate

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Keith O’Reilly at the Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco during the wild fires on September 9th, 2020. The skies over the San Francisco Bay Area glowed orange as wildfires raged across California pumping thick smoke into the air.

Forest fires, sky high rents and mono culture have given San Francisco a bad name, but Dubliner Keith O’Reilly has made the city at the Golden Gate hi(...)

PJ O’Flaherty of Joe Watty’s bar and restaurant in Kilronan, Inishmore. Photograph: Andrew Downes

“It is almost at the moment as if the island is grieving,” says PJ O’Flaherty as we sit on the stone wall outside Joe Watty’s, his pub and restaurant (...)

Sylvia McLaughlin works in the Irish Consulate in San Francisco. Here she is at the Golden Gate Bridge with her husband, Gary Foley, and their children, Aoibhe and Aaron

Sylvia McLaughlin, originally from Carndonagh, Co Donegal, has been working in the Irish Consulate in San Francisco, which services the US west coast,(...)

Diane does not look like someone who would drug your venison chilli. She sits on a San Francisco patio, her dewy blue eyes lucid, her blonde, subtly a(...)

Prison break: Graham Little gets ready to swim across San Francisco Bay from Alcatraz island.

In hindsight, visiting San Francisco’s aquarium the day before attempting to swim across the bay was a mistake. But I wasn’t to know they’d be displa(...)

 Defence Forces Captain Peter Kelleher  reads the 1916 Proclamation at the ceremony in Washington

The first statue ever created of Irish revolutionary Robert Emmet has been re-dedicated in Washington DC at a ceremony that also jointly marked the ce(...)