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The US Ambassador’s residence at the the Phoenix park. File photograph: Alan Betson

Massachusetts representative Claire Cronin has been named as the next US ambassador to Ireland by US president Joe Biden. Ms Cronin was an early supp(...)

 Chris Dodd: close adviser to Joe Biden during the 2020 presidential campaign is favourite to become the next US ambassador to Ireland. Photograph: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

Former senator Chris Dodd is emerging as the favourite to become the next ambassador to Ireland, as Joe Biden is poised to become the 46th president o(...)

US president Donald Trump  and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Shannon airport on Wednesday. Mr Varadkar said they also  discussed the taxation in Ireland of large companies. Photograph:  Pool/Getty Images

Hopes that thousands of Irish citizens could gain access to a new class of visa have been raised after US president Donald Trump said he intervened wi(...)

US senator Chris Murphy: ‘I worry that the only voice that is getting through in the Brexit debate is [Trump’s].’ Photograph: James Forde

There will be “no chance” of a US-UK trade deal being signed off if there is a return of a hard Irish border after Brexit, US senator Chris Murphy has(...)

Former CIA director Mike Pompeo, pictured at Thursday’s Senate hearing, became Secretary of State after Donald Trump fired  Rex Tillerson. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Doubts have been raised about the appointment of a US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had not consider(...)