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The letter, which has been signed by 40 senior figures including Gary Hart, comes ahead of Tanaiste Simon Coveney’s visit to Washington this week. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A group of prominent Irish-Americans, including former US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Gary Hart and five former US ambassadors, have written to (...)

US representative Brendan Boyle speaks during a non-partisan rally protesting against the government shutdown in Philadelphia on January 8th. Photograph:  Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images

On Tuesday, US congressman Brendan Boyle introduced a resolution in Congress outlining opposition to the establishment of a hard border between Northe(...)

Congressman Brendan Boyle:  “The Good Friday [Belfast] Agreement is one of the great foreign policy achievements of the 20th century. It eliminated the hard border that then existed between Northern Ireland the rest of Ireland. Now Brexit threatens this.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Tánaiste Simon Coveney is due to travel to Washington DC next week where he will meet key figures in the Irish-American caucus on Capitol Hill amid gr(...)

Congressman Brendan Boyle (left) has introduced a resolution outlining opposition to a hard border in Ireland.

A resolution opposing the re-imposition of a hard border in Northern Ireland has been introduced in the US Congress amid growing concern among the Iri(...)

US president Donald Trump  with British prime minister Theresa May  at Chequers,  Buckinghamshire, in July 2018. File photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

As British chancellor Phillip Hammond put a brave face on Brexit during talks with senior political and business figures this week at Davos, across th(...)

Reunification is ultimately a political issue, of course, but economics is a big part of it.

Depending on which report you believe, uniting the two Irish economies – North and South – could either lead to a dive in living standards in the Repu(...)

The US Democratic and Republican parties are eyeing the women’s vote as a potential deal-breaker in the midterm elections, given President Donald Trump’s unpopularity among many women voters. Photograph: Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images

As the results rolled in on election night in November 2016, and the electoral college map began to turn from blue to red, the eyes of the country tur(...)

US president Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump and British prime minister Theresa May prior to their dinner at Blenheim Palace on Thursday night. Photograph: Geoff Pugh/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump’s incendiary newspaper interview on the eve of his first official visit to the UK, in which he took aim at Theresa May’s Brexit plans and(...)

 Donald Trump has called off the White House celebration honoring the Super Bowl champions Philadelphia Eagles. Photograph: AJ Mast/The New York Times

Donald Trump has disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles, the 2018 Super Bowl winners, from a planned White House celebration, escalating his clash with Am(...)

A welcome sign at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, where US president Donald Trump will on Friday undergi his first medical since assuming office. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

This Friday, Donald Trump has an unusual appointment on his agenda. Before departing Washington for his Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida, he will make (...)

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