Ronald Regan

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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has acknowledged that we can borrow very cheaply to spend more now, but at some stage the cost of borrowing could rise, potentially quite suddenly and significantly. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The nine scariest words in the English language, former US president Ronald Reagan declared in 1986, were: “I’m from the government and I’m here to he(...)

Ashford Castle: The original castle dates back to 1228, when it was built as a stronghold for the Anglo Norman de Burgo family.

A number of years ago I had an American boyfriend who was keen to see Cong, home of the 1952 film The Quiet Man, and Ashford Castle. Americans tend to(...)

US president Donald Trump and first lady Melania departing from Southampton Airport for Shannon. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

For the most part, the Taoiseach’s face remained frozen in a polite smile. Leo Varadkar was a study in statesmanlike serenity, face tilted attentivel(...)

Who knows, Sanders could even be as influential and economically radical as the most radical of them all, Ronald Reagan. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/ Reuters

“Watching Sanders this morning, cajoling his troops, emoting his followers and leading them again, it is clear that what underlies his movement and gi(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks during a retreat with Republican politicians at Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump and his aides have hit back at speculation about the president’s mental health as controversy over an explosive book on his (...)

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus (right) and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon during the CPAC  in National Harbor, Maryland. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty Images

As Republican congressmen return to their home states to face many angry constituents during this week’s Congressional recess, the great and the good (...)

 Cashel Place Hotel in Co Tipperary: architectural gem

One of Ireland architectural gems, the Cashel Palace Hotel in Co Tipperary, is to offered for sale at a guide price in excess of €2.25 million. John (...)

US president Ronald Reagan and his wife, Nancy, in the Ronald Reagan Pub in Ballyporeen, Co Tipperary, in 1984. Photograph: Pat Langan

The Garda Síochána exceeded its powers in detaining a group of women protesters for the duration of US president Ronald Reagan’s visit to Dublin in (...)