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President Michael D Higgins visited schools in Seattle where GAA games are on the curriculum. File photograph: Frank Miller

Mayor of Seattle Ed Murray has congratulated Ireland on the imminent signing of the Marriage Equality Bill. The Bill passed its final stage in the Sea(...)

President Michael D Higgins will deliver two keynote speeches during the eight-day trip. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

President Michael D Higgins will begin an official visit to the US West Coast this week. The President and his wife, Sabina Higgins, are to fly(...)

A decision by Seattle’s city council to recognise “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” on the same day as Columbus Day has angered members of the Italian American community. Photograph: Getty Images

An important moment in the history of the Americas is remembered in the United States every year on the second Monday in October: the time “Native Ame(...)

A policeman secures the scene at Seattle Pacific University after the campus was evacuated due to a shooting in which one person was killed and three injured. Photograph: David Ryder/Reuters.

A lone gunman armed with a shotgun and a knife opened fire in a Seattle university building, killing one person before a student subdued him with pepp(...)

Colette Twomey, who owns Clonakilty Blackpudding, was  recently in the US with this year’s  EY Entrepreneur of the Year  hopefuls where she met  Ed Murray, the first openly gay mayor of Seattle

Clonakilty Blackpudding Company, the west Cork maker of the famous bloodied breakfast item, will next year open a visitor centre as part of a new f(...)

Senator Katherine Zappone speaks on International Women’s Day
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Zappone to lead parade in Seattle Senator Katherine Zappone will be wearing the green with pride in her native Seattle this afternoon when she (...)