"If I had a vote in Ireland, that is why I would vote to change such a ridiculous amendment. Women should not be criminalized."
Magical musing on a flying May visit to my homeland – from Dublin city, to Galway and on to Shannon.
“I sat down and told them I was dying … Oisín, he’s six years of age, he asked if I’d be coming back, don’t go anywhere Mammy, do you not love me?”
For those who say the Irish have no clout in politics anymore, read New York Times writer Amy Chozick’s wonderful new book Chasing Hillary, about her coverage for over a decade of Hillary Clinton.
The malevolent side of Facebook has taken a lot longer to appear but to Irish voters, it is very clear.
Thirteen people were living in the Dowd house in Kilcooley, County Kerry, on March 31, 1901.
The Irish actor tells it like it is when it comes to caring for children who are desperate to be helped.
If the Democratic Party make Elizabeth Warren their presidential candidate in 2020 I believe she will lose to Donald Trump. Likewise with Bernie Sanders.
Speaker Paul Ryan, himself an Irish Catholic, fired the House chaplain Father Patrick Conroy at the behest of anti-Catholic Republican Southern Baptist members.
Research shows that by 2031 50% of Northern Irish will be Catholic and with regular votes on reunification promised a united Ireland is coming, but the DUP don't want to know.
After a long period of confusion Irish America is quickly banding together behind the new McGuinness Principles.
Now Nancy Soderberg's entering the political arena herself and reaching out to the Irish.
It is a remarkable piece of history, mostly unknown, but the greatest giver to famine relief in Ireland was the London MP and Jewish financier Lionel de Rothschild.
Abraham Lincoln died 153 years ago today at Ford’s Theater, cut down by the rabidly pro-slavery actor named John Wilkes Booth. With Lincoln on that fateful night were several Irish, including his driver and valet, who played significant roles.
Trump’s enabler the Irish American politician once full of promise delivered little impact and showed no compassion for immigrants.
We can't allow the #MeToo and #IBelieveHer movement to tar all men in Ireland with the same brush.
Forty years after Pope John Paul skipped Northern Ireland and 20 years since the Good Friday Agreement, in 2018 Francis must make a visit his priority.
Artist of Nigerian and Irish parentage calls for less immigration stating that Ireland must put Irish people first.
Former Sinn Fein president's opinion on the most important revolutionary and political event in Irish history.
As the 1916 Rising kicked off in Dublin on April 24 my grandfather and many British military officers were enjoying the horse races in Fairyhouse.
A beautiful tribute to Rory Staunton who passed away suddenly, aged 12, from sepsis.
David Hogg was an unknown seventeen year old a few months ago. Now he has become a leading target of the far right and a global sensation.
Remembering Ann Lovett, who would have turned 50 next month, but instead died ashamed and alone in childbirth under a Catholic grotto. Her death changed Ireland forever.
Ireland of the 1960s was a very strange place. The power of the church was absolute, never more so than in Holy Week and the celebration of Easter was far from a celebration.
Sending the murderous mob was the fatal mistake that drove Irish opposition to Britain to new heights.
“No Irish Need Apply” signs existed despite denials, high schooler proves
Baron and Mrs. Kilkeel? Nice move by the British to claim possession of Irish land
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to mini-moon in Ireland
Irish men ranked least attractive in the world
Funniest Irish reactions to the Royal Wedding
Proud to be Irish - 3,500 become Irish citizens today in Kerry ceremonies
Body found in search for abducted Wicklow woman; suspect shot dead by police
When Amelia Earhart came to stay in Donegal… by accident
Irish designer creates exact replicas of Meghan Markle's TWO wedding dresses - in less than 24 hours
New Orleans mayor receives JFK award for removing Confederate statues