Dan Mulhall

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Born Mary Harris in Cork in 1837, Mother Jones immersed herself in the struggles of American miners earning herself the sobriquet ‘the most dangerous woman in America’.

Irish-born trade unionist and children’s rights activist Mother Jones is an inspiration to modern female labour activists in America, a virtual ceremo(...)

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, Gerry Adams and Michelle O’Neill: as well as engagement with decision-makers in the American capital, Sinn Féin’s US arm has also increased its online presence since the Covid-19 pandemic hit

Millions of Americans who opened their print and e-paper editions of the New York Times and Washington Post on Wednesday were greeted with an unusual (...)

US president Joe Biden, standing alongside his wife Jill Biden, takes the oath of office. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

When Joe Biden named his fellow Irish American Marty Walsh as Secretary of Labor, he joked that the only downside of the appointment was that Walsh’s (...)

 Like all the most successful oracles, WB Yeats’s The Second Coming is magnificently vague in its forecasting, with a margin for error of plus or minus 100 per cent. Photograph: Getty Images

WB Yeats’s The Second Coming is officially 100 years old this month, having first appeared in the Christmas 1920 issue of American literary magazine T(...)

 Edgar Allan Poe: spooky coincidence. Photograph: Getty Images

A sharp-eyed Kildare reader writes to suggest that the sub-editor of an Irish Independent GAA story on Monday may have been betraying his or her age. (...)

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo  with British foreign secretary Dominic Raab at the State Department in Washington, on Wednesday. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/Pool via AP

US Democrats came out in force this week to express support for the Irish-EU position challenging the British government’s attempts to undermine the N(...)

Ireland’s pharmaceutical sector remains confident of its strength in the face of US president Donald Trump’s latest comments about bringing medicine production back to the US, but not complacent. Photograph: Oliver Contreras / EPA

Ireland’s pharmaceutical sector remains confident of its strength in the face of US president Donald Trump’s latest broadside, but not complacent. Ir(...)

President Donald Trump  in his virtual “town hall” with Fox News at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC on May 3rd. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times

President Donald Trump’s namecheck of Ireland in a Fox News event on Sunday should be concerning for the Government given the huge dependence of the I(...)

Irish ambassador to the US, Dan Mulhall said he was a J1 summer visa holder back in the 70s.  File photograph:  Malcolm McNally

Ireland’s ambassador to the United States, Dan Mulhall has warned the Irish in North America on short term visas to return home. As Washington DC fac(...)

US Congressman Richard Neal speaks during a meeting with Tánaiste Simon Coveney in Dublin on April 16th, 2019. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters.

A member of the United States House of Representatives has warned that US Congress will not pass a trade deal with Britain if the Belfast Agreement is(...)

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