Dermot Shea leaves City Hall in New York with his wife, Serena, after being named commisioner of the New York Police Department – the largest police force in the United States. Photograph: Dave Sanders/The New York Times

The New York Police Department has long been known as a bastion of Irish-America. On Monday that tradition continued when Dermot Shea was named the ne(...)

From Ken Loach’s Jimmy’s Hall (2014), a film based on the true story of Jimmy Gralton, the only man ever deported from Ireland.

In 1943 the Minister of Pensions received a letter from a German prisoner of war camp franked with a swastika. The letter was from William Coman, a (...)

Teen activist Greta Thunberg walks at the Global Climate Strike march on Friday in New York City. Photograph: Getty Images

New York hosted the largest of Friday’s climate action rallies with well in excess of 100,000 people marching through Lower Manhattan demanding greate(...)

The Cars: Ric Ocasek in 2011. Photograph: Chad Batka/New York Times

Ric Ocasek, the songwriter and lead singer of The Cars, was found dead on Sunday afternoon at his town house in Manhattan, according to the New York p(...)

NYPD police chief James O’Neill in Dublin. The commissioner will be a guest speaker at this year’s I.NY Festival which takes place in Limerick in October. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Police forces must be fully resourced and highly visibly in the community to tackle localised crime waves, New York police chief James O’Neill has sai(...)

Gwen Carr (centre) holds a portrait of her son Eric Garner in New York in July, 2015.  File photograph: Mark Kauzlarich/The New York Times

The disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer, who put Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a chokehold which contributed to his death, (...)

 Danny McGee (21) was found lying unresponsive on the ground outside the Gaslight Bar in Queens, New York, shortly before 4am on Thursday morning.

A man has been charged in connection with the assault on a Co Longford man in New York during the early hours of Thanksgiving morning. Twenty-one yea(...)

US actor Robert De Niro. Photograph: Nina Prommer/EPA

New York police have recovered a suspicious package addressed to actor Robert De Niro which may contain a device similar to others sent to leading Dem(...)

Actor Robert De Niro. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

US federal authorities investigating a spate of pipe bombs sent this week to several prominent critics of President Donald Trump have turned their att(...)

Nearly 3,000 people died on 9/11 when other airplanes were flown into New York’s World Trade Centre and the Pentagon

US president Donald Trump led tributes to the thousands of victims who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, as America h(...)

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