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The Grosse Île Irish Memorial National Historic Site in Quebec. Photograph: Jeff Greenberg/Getty Images

As our cargo ship of the Ellerman Line moved along the Gulf of St Lawrence seaway towards the port city of Quebec, I went to the wing of the bridge to(...)

 Caitlyn Jenner has launched her campaign to become the next governor of California. Photograph: Chelsea Guglielmino/Getty Images

Caitlyn Jenner launched her campaign to become the next governor of California with a publicity shot showing her behind the wheel of a red and white A(...)

The Gardiner brothers were born in the US but now both live in Galway

Irish dancing may not instantly spring to mind when one thinks of the word “influencer”, but two American-born, Galway-based brothers look set to chan(...)

For trans-exclusionary feminists, there’s a lot riding on being able to show that Ireland is not fine at all. Photograph: iStock

A recently formed feminist group called the Irish Women’s Lobby (IWL) had their inaugural conference on March 8th, International Women’s Day. Before t(...)

The late Saudi journalist Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi: His murder is the subject of The Dissident.

The last few years have seen a wave of true-crime documentaries from around the world. But it’s unusual to find one in which the story unfolds against(...)

Lives Lost: James Cross 1921-2021. Photograph: Jeff Goode/Toronto Star via Getty

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Leon Spinks, who took the crown from Muhammad Ali in 1978 before losing a rematch, died last week aged 67. Photograph: Getty Images)

When Leon Spinks was away fighting in the Pan American Games in Mexico City, he and his then wife Nova had a couple of heated arguments on the phone. (...)

Leon Spinks shocked the boxing world with his win over Muhammad Ali in February 1978. Photograph: Getty Images

Former world heavyweight champion Leon Spinks has died, aged 67. The American, who in just his eighth professional fight claimed a famous upset win o(...)

Nothing has so dramatically reconfigured the history of life on Earth as the epic mass extinction events that punctuate the fossil record stretching b(...)

James Cross tells a news conference in London about his  ordeal in 1970. Photograph: Jeff Goode/Toronto Star via Getty Images

An Irish man who witnessed his own death being announced on television 50 years ago has died with Covid-19 at the age of 99. James Cross, who was fr(...)

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