Yvonne Cassidy at the beach at Fire Island, New York last summer.

Covid-19 has impacted people’s lives and health in unexpected ways over the last few months, and many Irish abroad have been sharing their experi(...)

 Representatives of the Garda and Coast Guard with relatives of those who died in the Lacken drowning disaster in 1927 at the  ceremony  at Lacken Pier, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Irish Coast Guard volunteer Amy Lynott believes she owes her affinity with the Atlantic to her great-grandfather Thomas Lynott, who lost his life off (...)