In 2003, Chuck Feeney signed off on a decision to spend all of his fortune in his lifetime. “Giving while living,” he called it.

Chuck Feeney today is a man of no property. He and his wife Helga live in a modest rented apartment in San Francisco. He has no car or luxuries of any(...)

Anne Anderson, the outgoing Irish Ambassador to the United States: “I had to put my foot down, very early on.” Photograph: Andre Chung for The Washington Post via Getty Images

It’s mid-summer in Washington DC and Anne Anderson is taking a break from packing her papers and making some final calls as she prepares to leave the (...)

Kathleen O’Toole: “My hope is that anything than happened then happened then and that the guards are well beyond that at this point.”

An Garda Síochána will have “bad apples” like any other organisation but the majority of the force are “decent, principled people,” former Garda chie(...)