Donald Keough

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Notre Dame trustee emeritus Martin Naughton; his wife Carmel (far left); and Sr Maire Hickey, Mother Abbess at Kylemore Abbey, Co Galway. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

On a balmy autumn morning, as light wind creates small waves on Poll an Chapaill lake, six nuns celebrate midday Mass in their simple chapel at Kyl(...)

Businessman Galen Weston donated to the party. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Donors to Fianna Fáil’s US fundraising arm over almost two decades included well-known businessmen, monsignors, unions and companies including the US (...)

By any standards the late Fr Theodore (Ted) Hesburgh, who has died aged 97, was an extraordinary Irish American. With a score of 150, he held the Guin(...)

Donald Keough: granted citizenship in 2007 in recognition of his generosity to Ireland and Irish causes

Donald Keough, who has died aged 87 in Atlanta, Georgia, was a notable exemplar of the rags-to-riches Irish-American story who became, in the late 20t(...)

The tomb of Art Ó Laoghaire: If ever a woman spoke across the centuries in tones of authentic love, that is Eibhlin Dubh in her lament for her murdered husband Art Ó Laoghaire in 1773. We know little enough about Eibhlín – almost as little as we do about Homer. It seems somehow appropriate that we have no picture of her.

If ever a woman spoke across the centuries in tones of authentic love, that is Eibhlín Dubh in her lament for her murdered husband Art Ó Laoghaire in (...)