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Julie Bowman (Florida) and Kelsey Chase (Virginia) watch the US presidential election results come in at the Arlington Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“He got Ohio, he f***ing got Ohio,” shouted Anna Cras as she watched the 2016 US election results flood in after a bitter, controversial and historic (...)

Jack White by Deirdre O’Callaghan

When she was 18, Deirdre O’Callaghan hightailed it to London the day after she completed her Leaving Cert. Not to hang around and wait for her result(...)

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump speak during the first presidential debate, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Photograph: Damon Winter/New York Times

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton clashed repeatedly in a ferocious and highly contentious first debate in the US presidential ele(...)

Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt snapped a sailor in a dark uniform kissing Friedman with his arms around her as people celebrated victory over Japan on VJ Day. Photograph: Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image

The woman pictured in a famous photo kissing an ecstatic sailor in Times Square while celebrating the end of the Second World War has died at the age (...)

People are playing the  Pokémenon Go game in such inappropriate places as Arlington Cemetery in Virginia,  Auschwicz in Poland and (above) Downing Street in London.   Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Yet again, the capabilities of new technologies are running ahead of society’s readiness to deal with them.  And, as so often happens, this has(...)

Ruby Walsh on board Clondaw Warrior celebrates victory in the Guinness Galway Handicap Hurdle at Ballybrit. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There were narratives aplenty going into the Guinness Galway Hurdle but it was Ruby Walsh who produced a sublime punchline with the champion jockey fi(...)

Maureen O’Hara’s coffin is carried at her funeral. Photograph: Marty Katz/

Ireland’s first Hollywood movie star Maureen O’Hara was remembered at her funeral in the US as an untameable and fiery spirit who never forgot her Iri(...)

Wayne Lordan: to ride Curvy in Saturday night’s Flower Bowl Invitational at Belmont Park in New York. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jockey Wayne Lordan is facing into a potentially lucrative transatlantic weekend, beginning with Curvy who lines up in Saturday night’s Flower Bowl (...)

 Christian Taylor suffered gunshot wounds to his neck, chest and abdomen. Photograph: EPA/Angelo State University

A rookie police officer who shot and killed a Texas college football player inside a car dealership in suburban Dallas has been fired. Chief Wi(...)

Sgt Liam Flynn (33), originally from Clane in Co Kildare, was killed on March 10th when the military helicopter he was travelling in crashed in a coastal area near Pensacola off Florida’s Panhandle. Photograph: Reuters

An investigation has found that pilot error caused a Black Hawk helicopter to crash off the Florida coast, killing an Irish member of the US Marines a(...)

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