US ambassador to Ireland Ed Crawford (centre) with members of the Boherbue Set Dancers during his visit to his ancestral home in Boherbue, Co Cork on Friday. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

US president Donald Trump may have caused outrage when he told four Democrat Congresswomen to “go back” where they came from but it was all smiles whe(...)

Paschal Donohoe was speaking at an American Chamber Indepdence Day event. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Trade between Ireland and the US is now worth €120 billion annually and underpins 255,000 jobs on both sides of the Atlantic, Minister for Finance Pas(...)

Edward Crawford has pledged to further US-Irish relations and maintain US commitment to the Northern Ireland peace process if confirmed as US ambassador to Ireland.

The US Senate’s foreign relations committee has voted to endorse Edward Crawford to become the next US ambassador to Ireland, paving the way for a ful(...)

Ohio businessman Ed Crawford

Businessman has been officially nominated by the Trump administration as the next US ambassador to Ireland. The Cabinet in Dublin signed off on his (...)

Ohio businessman Ed Crawford, who has emerged as the front-runner to become the next US ambassador to Ireland, at the opening of an Irish Cultural Garden in Cleveland. Image: YouTube.

Ohio businessman Edward Crawford is expected to be nominated by the Trump administration as the next US ambassador to Ireland. The Cabinet in Dublin(...)