Nicky Kelly, who was arrested in connection with the Sallins train robbery. a crime he had no part in. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The celebrated civil rights lawyer Paul O’Dwyer had done everything he could to persuade a desperately homesick Nicky Kelly, who had been sentenced to(...)

Dr Craig Spencer, who was diagnosed with Ebola last month, hugs New York mayor Bill de Blasio at the city’s Bellevue Hospital after being declared free of the disease. Photograph Spencer Platt/Getty Images

A New York doctor who has recovered from Ebola left the hospital today and urged support for US health workers treating patients in west Africa so t(...)

 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (left) speaks as New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (right) listens during a press conference on the status of Ebola patient Dr Craig Spencer and New York’s new Ebola policies at the Governor’s office in New York yesterday. Photograph: EPA

A five-year-old boy who recently returned to New York City from the West African nation of Guinea faces more tests for Ebola after initial results ind(...)

Police officers stand outside the apartment of Dr Craig Spencer, who reportedly tested positive for the Ebola virus on Thursday in New York. Photograph: Jennifer S. Altman/The New York Times

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City after treating Ebola victims in West Africa tested positive for the virus, sett(...)

New York subway.

An Irish immigrant has had a miracle escape in New York, after being run over by a subway train three times yesterday – and living to tell the tale.Ma(...)