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Pastéis de nata on sale in Lisbon, Portugal. The pastries are now commonly seen outside Portugal - at higher prices. Photograph: Getty Images.

An unlikely dessert is on its way to becoming as ubiquitous as the croissant. Not long ago an authentic pastel de nata, the diminutive egg-custard ta(...)

Irish artist Lisa McCleary’s Edging exhibition will run at Gallery MC, Manhattan, from April 29th

A 26-year-old Irish artist will open her first solo US exhibition at a gallery in New York at the end of this month. Lisa McCleary’s exhibition, Edg(...)

With many Democrats despairing over the findings of the special counsel investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, Jerrold Nadler insisted the president had not been exonerated. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Jerrold Nadler’s pledge to call William Barr, the US attorney general, to testify before Congress about the Mueller report sets the stage for what pro(...)

Shazam! seems part of a course correction toward more light-hearted, audience-friendly movies

With one Captain Marvel already flying high on the silver screen, Brie Larson’s character is about to be joined in cinemas by the first hero to bear t(...)

Fr George Rutler said the state of the Catholic Church in Ireland was “a warning to Catholics in the United States, because such is what happens when religion is only a political and ethnic sentiment”

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was “elected while publicly living in perverse contempt of the sacrament of Holy Matrimony”, and “Druids returned and defiantly(...)

Kerry fashion designer Don O’Neill working in his studio in New York

Few people come to New York to disappear, not least those in fashion. Whether you’re attending the opening of a Broadway play or standing tall in the (...)

Texan Mark Samson (aka Delilah Pipes) began learning songs in Irish when he started dating  a fluent Gaeilgeoir from Connemara.

A Texan drag queen who sings songs live “as Gaeilge”. A spoken-word poet whose performance mixing Irish and English riffed on the #MeToo movement. And(...)

Meg Hennessy and James Russell in The Shadow of a Gunman. ‘It was through O’Casey that the American public got to know some of the great actors like Barry Fitzgerald, FJ McCormack, Eileen Crowe – actors that were picked up by John Ford.’

As you turn into a quiet street in the Chelsea district of Manhattan, the façade of the Irish Repertory Theatre edges into view. The former warehouse (...)

 Adam Schiff, the Democratic chairman of the House intelligence committee, pictured in Washington, DC.  File photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

The US House of Representatives intelligence committee has hired a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan with experience investigating Russian mobste(...)

Dolly Parton: homespun but worldly, sexy but self-mocking, sassy but safe. Photograph: FilmMagic/Getty

When Dolly Parton was 19, instead of the frankly unbelievable 73 she is now, she and a girlfriend travelled from Tennessee to New York City. But, beca(...)

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