Tánaiste and  Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney: held meetings in New York on Tuesday as Ireland continues its efforts to secure a seat on the United Nations Security Council. File Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has arrived in Washington for talks with senior administration officials and members of Congress, amid increasing concern among(...)

The letter, which has been signed by 40 senior figures including Gary Hart, comes ahead of Tanaiste Simon Coveney’s visit to Washington this week. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A group of prominent Irish-Americans, including former US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Gary Hart and five former US ambassadors, have written to (...)

Declan Ganley with his dog Tootsie at his home near Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

If Declan Ganley is so rich, I growl to myself, then why can’t he build a proper driveway? I’m struggling up the crater-strewn lane that Google Maps h(...)

Rivada Networks owner Declan Ganley “We look forward to other states joining New Hampshire in building their own [networks] between now and December 28th.” Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Rivada Networks, a communications company owned by Galway businessman Declan Ganley, has achieved a major breakthrough in its attempts to wrest a slic(...)

Declan Ganley’s Rivada Networks has deployed two US political heavyweights

Declan Ganley’s Rivada Networks has deployed two US political heavyweights, former state governors Jeb Bush and Martin O’Malley, as part of its campai(...)

Martin O’Malley:  former US governor, mayor and presidential candidate will speak at Ireland’s first urban development conference.

Former US Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley will be one of the guest speakers at the first urban development conference to be held in (...)

The Taoiseach has to talk about migration – he has done so every other year he’s been at the White House. Photograph: Eric Luke

Enda Kenny has had many dreadful days as Taoiseach and a few very good ones. The good days were those on which he stepped out of character as a jobbin(...)

Enda Kenny: the Taoiseach is expected to present the customary bowl of shamrock to the US president at a ceremony at the White House on March 16th. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

US congressman Brendan Boyle has said Taoiseach Enda Kenny should attend the St Patrick’s Day celebrations in the White House, contradicting the view (...)

Martin O’Malley said  the response to his online petition has been “pretty phenomenal”.

Irish-American Democrat politician Martin O’Malley has started an online petition calling on Taoiseach Enda Kenny not to attend the St Patrick’s Day c(...)

Declan Ganley: Rivada Mercury lodged a claim with a US court asking it to declare that excluding it was “arbitrary and capricious”. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A consortium led by Declan Ganley’s Rivada Networks is taking legal action against the US government in an effort to stay in the race for a federal t(...)

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