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US president Joe Biden: Many who were sick of Trump chaos and ineptitude are now sick of Biden chaos and ineptitude. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

In Shakespeare, when characters want to fulfil their desires, they escape to what’s been called the Green World. And that’s what Democrats promised vo(...)

On March 8th 1971 in New York at the Madison Square Garden, Muhammad Ali lost the first of his three-fight trilogy with Joe Frazier. Photograph: Getty Images

In his classic book “Loser and Still Champion”, Budd Schulberg opens the chapter concerning the first Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier bout at Madison Square (...)

US president Joe Biden speaks to reporters outside  the White House in Washington, DC, at the weekend. Photograph:  Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty

US president Joe Biden has signed a proclamation officially marking the start of Irish-American Heritage Month, paving the way for a month-long focus (...)

Writer Tom Coyne made 103 room reservations and over 40 tee times. By the end of the trip he had hit 4,531 shots, lost 129 balls and visited 196 pubs. Photograph: Inpho

At first it was a crazy idea. A trip from the United States to Ireland to play every links course on the island - with a few parkland along the way - (...)

Members of the Blewitt family in Knockmore, Co Mayo, third   cousins of US president Joe Biden,  watching  the inauguration ceremony in Washington. Photograph: Conor McKeown

As Joe Biden took the presidential oath of office in Washington DC, the Stars and Stripes fluttered outside shops in his ancestral Co Mayo town while,(...)

Fiona Fitzsimons presenting her research to the Bidens during their 2016 visit to Ireland. Photograph : White House Press Office

It is “not surprising” that descendants of Irish emigrants who left during the Famine are now becoming “part of the establishment” in the United State(...)

Family and local supporters of President-elect Joe Biden gather in Market Square to celebrate. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

As America turned slowly blue, Ballina held its breath. Was it really possible that Joe Biden, considered a native son of this Co Mayo town , albeit f(...)

Joe Biden’s great- great grandfather was born in Ballina. Photograph: AP

US president-elect Joe Biden has spoken about his Irish heritage on numerous occasions, coming here on an official visit as vice president in 2016 and(...)

Joe Biden during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty

It is set to be third time lucky for Joe Biden, the veteran Democratic politician who failed in attempts to become US president in 1988 and 2008. At (...)

A Philadelphia election workers processes mail-in and absentee ballots for the general election at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Tuesday. Photograph:Matt Slocum/AP

Pennsylvania has emerged as a hotspot for online misinformation amid misleading posts on social media claiming multiple voting machines had gone down (...)

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