William Brown

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Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and  Emma Watson in  a scene from the first Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Photograph: Reuters/Warner Bros

In 1985, following riots in Brixton and Tottenham in London, the publishing house Collins decided that one novel on its forthcoming schedule was just (...)

Laura Bernal, the Argentine ambassador, who died of Covid-19. Photograph: Argentine embassy

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Louise Molloy and her father in law Antonio Pintor enjoying a meal in family restarant Los Pinos “which sums up what I love about Buenos Aires - family food and good wine!”

Louise Molloy went to Buenos Aires in 2011 after graduating as a pharmacist. She met her now husband in Sligo and when he decided to go back to Buenos(...)

Foxford, County Mayo: Members of the Argentine navy walk in the footsteps of Admiral William Brown who was born in the town in 1777. Photograph: Oliver Murphy

National schoolchildren from Foxford, Co Mayo, will visit an Argentine naval ship as part of celebrations to remember the founder of the country’s nav(...)

Argentinian-born Cuban revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara is a descendent of Patrick Lynch, who arrived in Argentina from Ireland in the mid-1700s. Photograph: Grey Villet/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Sitting in her high-ceilinged living room in Buenos Aires, Ginger Kearney, third generation Irish-Argentine, leaned toward me and whispered, “They di(...)

Some biographers claim William Lamport (1611-1657), from Co Wexford inspired the character of Zorro. Photograph: Getty Images

The Irish in Latin America, an international touring exhibition on view this week at NUI Galway, contains some surprising facts about the impact (...)

William Guillermo Brown, the son of a Foxford peasant, founded the Argentine navy and played a key role in the successful battle for independence from Spain at the start of the 19th century

Some half a million Argentines claim Irish decent. Most Irish immigrants arrived in Argentina after 1830 and largely came from just two places: the ar(...)

JUST another rugby team? Not exactly. For one thing, look at where they’re posing for their team photo: in a dark and dingy corner of Lansdowne Road, (...)

Bea O’Hara and Rafaela Calabrese at Guiry’s Bar, Main Street, Foxford

One south Mayo town is bedecked in blue and white this weekend as it prepares to take on the world and win.When Argentina turns out against Germany in(...)

Anne of Green Gables By LM MontgomeryThis story of a red-haired orphan taken in by two elderly siblings in Canada’s Prince Edward Island has delighted(...)

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