Some 52 per cent of 1,131 people asked by polling company Ireland Thinks last month said that all Irish citizens abroad should be entitled to vote, with 39 per cent opposed to the idea.

A narrow majority of people believe that all Irish citizens with valid passports who are living abroad should be allowed to vote in future presidentia(...)

 Gerry Adams, president of Sinn Féin at the time, walking in a St Patrick’s Day parade in New York. Photograph: James Leynse/Corbis via Getty Images

As Brexit threatens to raise its head again as negotiations intensify between British and EU officials, the impact on Northern Ireland will be keenly (...)

Mary Robinson: respondents’ most admired living Irish people, apart from their own family members,  were the former president, also Bono and Liam Neeson, followed by Gerry Adams and Conor McGregor. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Seven in 10 younger Irish-Americans say they would be interested in getting an Irish passport, while more than two-thirds believe it’s important their(...)

Prof Ronan Fanning: Had a low tolerance for mediocrity. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The death of Ronan Fanning, a member of the Royal Irish Academy, professor emeritus of Modern History at University College Dublin and former presiden(...)

Twenty high school students will take part in the two-week programme, which includes classes, workshops, activities and field trips around Ireland. Photograph: Thinkstock

American teenagers with Irish roots are being invited to apply to participate in a summer camp in Co Donegal this July “to strengthen their links with(...)

Terry McCarthy’s 27-year career  began on the front lines in Nicaragua and El Salvador.

In the mid-1980s, when Terry McCarthy graduated from UCD and started out at the Irish Press, Ireland’s unemployment rate was in double digits and a pe(...)