Brendan Boyle

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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 (...)

Britain’s exit from the European Union has made the prospect of a hard border in Northern Ireland more likely, a US congressional committee has heard,(...)

Maynooth university graduate Kathleen Lawrence: ‘When I first came into the school the teacher gave me a colouring book and said I didn’t need to learn Irish.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

When Kathleen Lawrence (31) was told as a child by her teacher that she was “stupid” she resolved that no one would ever call her that again. The you(...)

John Cunningham, a prominent figure in the Irish community in Boston

A US congressman intends to raise questions about the arrest and impending deportation of a Donegal man who had been living illegally in Boston direct(...)

Enda Kenny: the Taoiseach is expected to present the customary bowl of shamrock to the US president at a ceremony at the White House on March 16th. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

US congressman Brendan Boyle has said Taoiseach Enda Kenny should attend the St Patrick’s Day celebrations in the White House, contradicting the view (...)

Supporters  in Berwyn, Pennsylvania where Melania Trump was campaigning for her husband. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

The battle for Pennsylvania has come down to the Philadelphia suburbs and a loss in Pennsylvania would almost certainly close the door on Donald Trum(...)

Senator Al Franken and actor Sarah Silverman  during the first day of the Democratic National Convention  in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Turning Philly green There are plenty of Irish here in Philadelphia, notably Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald. She attended a reception for the Irish com(...)

Democratic US  presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders embrace during a campaign rally where Sanders endorsed Clinton in Portsmouth, New Hampshire,  last month. Photograph: Mary Schwalm/Reuters

Democrats will descend on Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, on Monday for a very public display of sisterly affection: the announcement of Hil(...)

US president Barack Obama arriving in California for an entrepreneurship summit. In a statement he said the UK and the EU would remain “indispensable partners” of the US. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

US president Barack Obama has said that the “special relationship” that exists between the US and the United Kingdom “will not change” despite the dec(...)

President Barack Obama making a statement at the White House briefing room in Washington, on June 23rd, 2016. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

President Barack Obama has been briefed on the UK’s referendum vote to leave the European Union and expects to have an opportunity to speak with Briti(...)

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