Fiona Fitzsimons presenting her research to the Bidens during their 2016 visit to Ireland. Photograph : White House Press Office

It is “not surprising” that descendants of Irish emigrants who left during the Famine are now becoming “part of the establishment” in the United State(...)

Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle during her visit to Dublin with Prince Harry in July, 2018. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish roots of the UK’s Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, have been confirmed in records released today. They show that her great-great-great gra(...)

The Buddhafield festival in Devon has a group of Irish emigrants at the helm.

This weekend in Devon, 3,500 happy campers are gathering for Buddhafield, an alcohol and intoxicant-free festival. Darragh Murphy meets the crew of Ir(...)

Genealogists can say more about the Irish ancestry of US President Barack Obama than about former presidents such as John F Kennedy, according to t(...)