Chicago, one of the “sanctuary cities”  that limit their co-operation with US federal immigration enforcement. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

A judge in San Francisco on Tuesday temporarily blocked US president Donald Trump’s efforts to starve localities of federal funds when they limit thei(...)

This summer’s food truck festival will serve everything from chocolate to lobster burgers, shark steaks, cuts of crocodile and one truck specialising in insect dishes

When will the humble chip van become the trendy food truck? They’ve been “the next big thing” on the Irish scene for what feels like a long time. But (...)

Demonstrators protest Donald Trump’s election  in Union Square, Manhattan, New York City. Photograph: Yana Paskova/New York Times

A second round of protests was planned across the US on Thursday - a day after thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of big cities after Dona(...)

Students taking part in ‘School for Revolutionary Girls’ part of the ‘A Fair Land’ event which takes place at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, (IMMA) Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In a year of remembering a revolution, a School for Revolutionary Girls sounds like a long overdue Irish institution. Luckily, the assembly bell on s(...)

Young mourners, many J1 students, attend a candlelight vigil in Berkeley the night after the Irish students were killed when a balcony in an apartment collapsed during a party. Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/AP Photo

He is an Irish guy, originally from Longford. A year on, he is still unnamed. He runs a small landscaping business up in Vallejo in the northern part (...)