Niall O Dowd

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After a petition by Ciarán Staunton,  the state of New York   established a  mandate requiring all hospitals to adopt sepsis protocols known as “Rory’s Regulations”, saving more than 5,000 lives

Mayo-born New York businessman and chairman of the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform, Ciarán Staunton began his American journey in the kitchens of B(...)

Statue of Robert Emmet on Embassy Row at 24th Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Washington: How Lincoln came to be familiar with Emmet’s speech is not known. Photograph: Carol M Highsmith/Buyenlarge/Getty

On a leafy corner of northwest Washington stands a statue of Irish nationalist hero Robert Emmet. The bronze statue is one of four scattered around (...)

US president Donald Trump picks up a bowl of shamrocks in the White House on St Patrick’s Day last year as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and US vice-president Mike Pence look on. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Rituals matter. Next week, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will present a bowl of shamrock to US president Donald Trump in the White House, continuing a tradi(...)

John Deasy, the Waterford TD appointed by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to spearhead efforts at visa reform in US. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Support from senior figures in the Trump administration has been instrumental in progressing efforts to secure a landmark visa deal between Ireland an(...)

Irish Studio: Media group owns websites, magazines and event businesses.

Media group Irish Studio, which owns the Irish Central site and magazine brands Irish Tatler and Food & Wine, is adding 12 jobs across its operati(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster and British prime minister Theresa May. “There is no functioning government in Northern Ireland simply because of the failure to implement the Belfast Agreement and subsequent agreements in its wake.” Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Getty Images

This is shaping up as one of the most dangerous times for the Belfast Agreement since it initially bedded down. It would be all too easy to tear it ap(...)

Bill Flynn (right) in New York with then Northern Ireland deputy first minister Seamus Mallon, in 2000. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has led the tributes to Irish-American businessman Bill Flynn, a leading advocate for the Northern Irish peace process in the U(...)

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My parents chose my middle name, Brigid, as a homage to a beloved Irish saint. My dad had a devotion to St Brigid of Kildare, and growing up in Irela(...)

The Sunday Business Post has annual revenues of more than €7 million and is profitable

Liam Lynch, the Irish-American investor who last year led a buyout of most of Norah Casey’s Harmonia magazine stable, has become a leading contender t(...)

In the moribund Irish print publishing market, Norah Casey is unlikely to have received a jaw-droppingly high price for the six magazine titles Irish Studio is to buy.

The timing of Harmonia founder Norah Casey’s decision to sell six magazine titles to the US publisher of Irish Central is interesting and, worryingly,(...)

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