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President Michael D Higgins delivered a robust address in Enniskillen last week on the divisive subject of NI’s segregated system.

When President Michael D Higgins declined to attend the ecumenical centenary service in Armagh last October, there was only one legitimate, if oblique(...)

 Left to right; US Embassy deputy chief of mission Chris Wurst, Prof Suzanne McDonough Head of RCSI School of Physiotherapy, David Beirne Managing Director UPMC and senior vice president UPMC International and Dr Philip O’Halloran outside the RCSI in Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Conor McCabe

A new fellowship to develop sports-related concussion care in Ireland, in honour of the late US Ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney, has chosen Cork man (...)

Esther O’Moore Donohoe: ‘When I’d tell people I worked for AA Roadwatch they’d mostly ask “Do you ever get to go in a helicopter?”’

In my 12 years working for AA Roadwatch, I amassed a lot of great memories and even more completely useless and non-transferable information. Pre-pand(...)

US troops in Kuschamond, Afghanistan. Photograph:  Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty

As expected, US president Joe Biden has spent much of his first months in office focusing on domestic challenges such as the coronavirus pandemic and,(...)

Migrant families pray for the opening up of the United States border near the El Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico. Photograph: Joebeth Terriquez/EPA

More than two months into his presidency, president Joe Biden is confronting one of the first major challenges of his term. An increase in migrants ar(...)

President Joe Biden during a virtual meeting with  Taoiseach Micheál Martin on St Patrick’s Day: British officials have stepped up their efforts in Washington. Photograph: Erin Scott/New York Times

As evening began to fall at the White House on Wednesday, and all official engagements had wrapped up for the day in Dublin, there was one more item o(...)

In response to QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene posting an anti-trans sign outside her office in Capitol Hill, Democratic Congresswoman Marie Newman, whose daughter is transgender, hung a transgender pride flag outside her door. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/New York Times

As Republicans face four years in the political wilderness following Donald Trump’s defeat in November’s election, last weekend’s CPAC conference gave(...)

John F Kennedy in Ireland in 1963. Photograph: Irish Times

The inscription on the plaque alongside the stark memorial to President Kennedy in Dallas, Texas – the city where he was assassinated – begins with th(...)

Over the weekend, US Treasury secretary Janet Yellen urged lawmakers to pass the fiscal stimulus package.

The equity rally resumed on Monday, pushing global indices to further all-time highs, as the Biden administration kept the pressure on Congress over i(...)

Anthony Blinken during his confirmation hearing to be secretary of state at the Capitol, January 19th. Photograph: EPA/Graeme Jennings/Pool

As Joe Biden begins to implement his policy agenda as the 46th president of the United States, the final make-up of his cabinet is beginning to take s(...)

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