Former US president Barack Obama joins Senator Bob Casey (D- PA), Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf (and other local Democratic candidates on stage at the end of a campaign rally on Friday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Midterm election day is November 6th. Photograph: Mark Makela/Getty Images

The Department of Foreign Affairs is to send just one official observer to monitor the US mid-term elections, after it received 13 applications for th(...)

Men place candles during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse in Berkeley, California in 2015. Photograph: Reuters

California has signed a Bill into law requiring the waterproofing of apartment balconies to be regularly inspected in response to the 2015 tragedy in (...)

Deepwater Horizon’s devasting spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is still fresh in the memory of some 60 environmental groups who are also united in opposition.

If the planet sounds a lot noisier since Donald Trump became US president, there’s a fair cacophony building up beneath the waves. Earlier this y(...)

Rebecca Taylor, Nadine Kelly and Katie Flaherty all from Ballinasloe, Co Galway at the 2017 ploughing championships. Photograph: Tom Honan

President Michael D Higgins officially opened the 87th National Ploughing Championships on Tuesday. Traffic is reported to be a little busy approach(...)

Danielle McLaughlin (28) was raped and murdered in India last year. Her mother wrote to the Taoiseach asking for a meeting. But she received a reply that it “was not possible and indeed probably not worthwhile” for her to meet Mr Varadkar.

The mother of murdered Donegal woman Danielle McLaughlin is demanding an apology from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and an acknowledgment that her daughter w(...)

Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond said: “Such a spike is clearly tied to the Brexit referendum and the uncertainty that has prevailed since the vote.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The number of British nationals becoming naturalised Irish citizens has surged since the UK voted to leave the European Union in 2016, new figures sho(...)

The first lecture will be delivered by Bernadette McAliskey, who was a prominent civil rights campaigner and, as Bernadette Devlin, the youngest woman elected to Westminster. Photograph:  Frank Barratt/Keystone/Getty Images

A new 10-week course in Belfast will hear nationalist, unionist and other perspectives on the Civil Rights movement in Northern Ireland. The course a(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: the people behind the immigration  figures he has welcomed face real problems of finance, career progress and accommodation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It was the migration data the Government had been waiting for since the numbers leaving Ireland began to rocket post-2008. On Tuesday, at the same pr(...)

The Global Irish Festival Series will be piloted along the Wild Atlantic Way in Limerick and Donegal this October Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A new tourism initiative encouraging Irish emigrants and their descendents to attend a festival in the county they came from in Ireland has been (...)

Trade between China and Ireland is currently at record levels. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

In Dublin’s gossipy stockbroking community, it was a wonder that the talks were kept under wraps for so long. It emerged in early February that Goodb(...)

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