Leslie Rossi with her family outside The Trump House, the property she turned into a local campaign office for the candidate in western Pennsylvania, helping Trump become the first Republican to win the state since 1988

BRENDAN HURLEY Businessman Brendan Hurley emigrated from Cork in 1978. The 60-year-old lives near Orlando, Florida with his Brazilian-born wife. He (...)

The second day’s run begins under dark skies for Michael Collins. Photograph: Anne Petersen

The Irish Diaspora Run sees Michael Collins running almost 900km between June 10th and July 10th, from Grosse Île to Toronto, tracing the steps taken(...)

Oonagh Shanley-Toffolo: her father would see her only once again after she left home to go to the Convent of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Photograph: Glenn copus/Evening Standard

Oonagh Shanley-Toffolo’s life reads like a high-velocity 86-year-long fairytale. She grew up on a Leitrim farm, worked as a missionary nun in the slum(...)

Kim Davis addresses the media just before the doors are opened to the Rowan County Clerk’s Office in Morehead, Kentucky, Chris Tilley/Files

Pope Francis met secretly in Washington last week with Kim Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who defied a court order to issue marriage licences to (...)