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US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden: His advanced age means it is quite likely his running mate may ultimately become president. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

“The primary role of the vice-president of the United States of America is to support the president of the United States of America, give that preside(...)

 Tara Reade, who worked for Joe Biden as an aide in his Senate office in the early 1990s. Photograph: Max Whittaker/New York Times

US presidential candidate Joe Biden will publicly address an allegation of sexual assault for the first time in an appearance on morning television Fr(...)

Dermot Hickey and Phillip Vega get their picture taken on a near-empty  Fifth Avenue: Joe Biden is reaching out to the Irish-American community. Photograph: John Minchillo

As American life ground to a halt this week once the country belatedly woke up to the threat of coronavirus, one casualty of the lockdown was the annu(...)

Paul O’Donovan celebrates winning gold in the Men’s Lightweight Sculls Final at the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam in August 2016. Photograph: Herman Dingler/Inpho

If you want to see a cross-section of Irish rowing in 2019, the chance is fast approaching. The Irish Indoor Championships features world champions Pa(...)

Bill Clinton:  British diplomat Jonathan Powell conceded years later that the president’s  decision to grant Adams a visa-waiver in 1994 was the right thing to do. Photograph: Getty Images

Gerry Adams arrived at Kennedy Airport in New York at 4.30pm on Monday, January 31st, 1994, on Aer Lingus flight 105 from Dublin. Previously denied ac(...)

The  new Baywatch movie, featuring ‘that Hollywood smile’

An Irish toothpaste firm has taken on a cameo association with the Baywatch movie, a spin-off from the decades-old TV series so beloved of teenage boy(...)

Bob Dunfey:  February 9th, 1928-August 23rd, 2016

Robert “Bob” Dunfey snr, who has died at the age of 88 with Parkinson’s disease, epitomised the Irish-American success story. From running a fried cl(...)

Woodrow Wilson: made jokes in black dialect and felt that interracial marriage would “degrade the white nations”.

On Thursday night, we sat around, talking about the lawyer and constitutional expert in the White House, a leader both didactic and charming, peacenik(...)