The links to home are now sustained by software and silicon, lessening the need to substitute for them through tight-knit expat communities

The compact cemetery lies in serene opposition to the busy streets beyond its boundaries. There is a sense here of time standing still, with the sunl(...)

President  Michael D Higgins has voiced his support for the undocumented Irish in the US. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The undocumented Irish will never be left aside, President Michael D Higgins has said. Speaking at a reception in San Francisco, California, on Sunday(...)

The Irish ambassador to the US Anne Anderson:  Enda  Kenny  said  she and the Irish embassy would “continue to raise these issues at every appropriate opportunity”.  Photograph:   Marty Katz

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned it is “very difficult” to assess whether the US Congress might pass immigration reform helping an estimated 50,000 Ir(...)