Kate Hoare: “There is a great ethos here. You get on with it. You work hard, you play hard. You support each other. It’s very simple. That’s what America is all about.”

Kate Hoare left her home town of Skibbereen in west Cork after completing her Leaving Cert to travel to Paris in 1999, where she studied French and Fr(...)

Letters sent from Jackie Kennedy, the wife of late US president John F. Kennedy, to a Dublin priest have been returned to the Kennedy family. Photograph:  Keystone/Getty Images.

Letters sent to an Irish priest by Jackie Kennedy, the former US first lady, have been returned to the Kennedy family. The Catholic Vincentian Order i(...)