The Us Army

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Actor John Mahoney at the opening of Galway International Arts Festival in 2012. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

John Mahoney, one of the stars of the hit TV series Frasier, has died aged 77. He is best known for playing Martin Crane in the series, father to Kels(...)

US Vice President Mike Pence greeting American troops in Shannon airport. Photograph: Twitter

US Vice President Mike Pence greeted American soldiers at Shannon Airport on Saturday on his way to the Middle East. Mr Pence shook hands and posed (...)

Protesters shout slogans against Donald Trump during a demonstration in front of the US army career center in Times Square, New York, in July. Photograph: Samad Jewel/Getty Images

Transgender recruits will be able to join the US military as of January 1st after a federal judge on Monday denied a request by president Donald Trump(...)

A well-known political and human rights activist, Jim Cullen served as Sinn Féin’s legal representative in the US and took over as president of Friends of Sinn Féin in 2012. He stepped down from the role this year. File photograph: Simon Carswell

The death has taken place of Jim Cullen, a former president of Friends of Sinn Féin, the political party’s US organisation, and a prominent member of (...)

Susanna Ceccardi of the right-wing Northern League, who is mayor of Cascina, in Tuscany. “I think that regulating immigration is a moderate position,” she says. Photograph: Facebook

In September 1944 African-American soldiers from the US Army’s “Buffalo” division helped liberate Cascina from German forces retreating north into the(...)

The new hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The arrival in Ireland of the first hydrogen-fuelled car was not for a big launch of a soon-to-be-available model. Its makers shipped it here to provo(...)

Northrop Grumman’s office in Reston, Virginia: the all-cash deal comes as North Korea tests missiles and nuclear weapons, heightening tensions with the US and its allies. Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

US defence contractor Northrop Grumman said on Monday it would buy Orbital ATK for about $7.8 billion, getting access to lucrative government contract(...)

Nathan Kirwan with Colin O’Shaughnessy of the Elite Gym: Mr Kirwan, who has a spinal cord injury, wears an exoskeleton in the Cork gym. Photograph: Kathleen Harris

Technology designed for combat zones by the US military is being used successfully in Irish gyms to return the gift of movement to people with paralys(...)

The Original Dixieland Jazz Band: despite their worldwide acclaim from 1917 until 1925 they have largely been ignored or derided in jazz history

This year marks the centenary of the issuing of the first ever jazz record. This was Victor Catalogue Number 18255 released by the Victor Talking Mach(...)

Cork Person of the Year: Sr Philomena O’Sullivan with her award for June

An Irish nun who helped provide health services for the poor and sick for more than 50 years while working as missionary in Korea has been named Cork (...)

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