A group of Irish Americans led by Billy Lawless, the Chicago businessman and diaspora representative to the Irish Senate, spent two days in Washington, D.C. last week to lobby politicians on immigration reform.
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney, who is also tanaiste, has said that the credibility of Britain’s promise to avoid a hard border will be under pressure unless there is real progress on agreeing the Irish backstop by the end of Ju
American pro-life activists met with Irish Consul General Ciaran Madden. Following the meeting about 20 people gathered with posters outside the consulate to draw attention to the referendum happening in Ireland.
This week Saoirse Ronan returns to the big screen as Nina in the Chekhov classic The Seagull. It's a career best performance from the Irish actress, who is radiant onscreen as the doomed young Russian heroine.