Suddenly it is the middle of June. We advance sharply towards the longest day of our year. In the west, close to the serene Shannon and the silvery expanses of Lough Derg it is almost too beautiful to be true.
After all the excitement about the election of Leo Varadkar as our new taoiseach last week, it has to be said that his first week in office turned out to be a bit of a disappointment.
Is our new talent being overshadowed by their predecessors no matter how hard we try to promote them?
Conor McGregor needs to be held accountable and we, as his compatriots, are where it needs to start.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar criticized for his boys’ club Cabinet appointments.
There’s only so many times you can hear jokes about how many pints you drink and how many potatoes you eat before it becomes not just irritating but plain boring.
The London ward where the fire took place is the poorest in the UK, although it is surrounded by one of the richest boroughs in the city.
"Connecting our national flag directly with the outcome of what to many of us are ugly brawls... is likely to reinforce an ancient prejudice against us."
On Father's Day my five-year-old came up with the idea of going to visit her grandfather in the graveyard.
Memories of a three-week visit with my family in the homeland in 1961 have always stayed with me.
Upcoming Vegas, Aug 26, fight is the scam of the century.
St. Patrick’s Day is to the spring equinox, what Leopold Bloom's Day is to the summer solstice.
"Memories linger of a magical land called America and the home it gave to so many in my family and millions of Irish from sea to shining sea."
We can allow them to turn the clock back on the Good Friday Agreement or we can call time on back-of-the-bus politicians.
"It is all a magical kind of musical mystery which ye can check out for yourselves when you get over here on vacation."
Mott Street. Manhattan. 1936. These were tough times in a tough place. One might go so far as to say that things back then were even tougher than they are now.
Sinn Féin and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) have confirmed their dominance of the political scene in Northern Ireland.
How close did the Big Fellow Michael Collins come to immigrating to Chicago? How different would his fate have been if he had?
The Fine Gaeler is not your ordinary Irish politician. At just 38 years of age he is ascending to the highest office in Ireland, a remarkable achievement in itself.
The Irish-American experience is one of forgetting so let us remember the history of the links between Ireland and Connecticut.
Brexit negotiations will have a greater impact on Ireland, than any nation apart from Britain.
The election of Leo Varadkar as the new leader of Fine Gael and therefore our next taoiseach marks a minor revolution in Irish politics -- with the emphasis on the word minor.
Sadiq Khan calls for cancellation of POTUS UK visit, while lack of Ambassadors and support comes clear.
Why are so many Irish incapable or unwilling to reflect upon our dark history before judging vulnerable groups today?
IrishCentral profiles each of the 18 seats up for election in this week’s General Election in the UK and Northern Ireland.
BREAKING: Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams says end to partition of Ireland “in a few short years”
US set for most dramatic solar eclipse since 1918 - Irish first recorded them
Watch as Irish weatherman literally blown away (VIDEO)
Finding one of the last "Disappeared" victims of the Troubles in a French forest
Ireland’s new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar blasted in new film on Pride Sunday (VIDEO)
Remembering the day fearless Irish journalist Veronica Guerin was murdered
Why Guinness American blonde is this summer's perfect beer
Irish astrophysicist says asteroid hitting Earth a question of when, not if
Irish Robinson Crusoe lost fortune, hides on desert island alone for two decades
“How I tracked my mother down 48 years after I was snatched from her breast”