Ireland has its first gay, biracial leader. At 38, he’s its youngest ever too. But not everyone sees his selection as clear evidence of a new, pluralist and more compassionate Ireland.
Nothing I just saw in London changed my idea from day one that Brexit is undoable. The obstacles have only got higher since the referendum passed one year ago.
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?
It is abundantly clear what Democrats need to do to start winning House elections.
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."
An Irish emigrant’s fear of what could happen now has grown to the point where it’s almost debilitating.
Here in the U.S. two prominent Irish American cardinals are offering widely differing responses to Pope Francis' dramatic change in tone regarding LGBTQ people.
On Father's Day my five-year-old came up with the idea of going to visit her grandfather in the graveyard.
"If you lay down with a dog, the possibility of getting fleas is greatly increased."
Memories of a three-week visit with my family in the homeland in 1961 have always stayed with me.
British election followed the pattern of recent results in France and the United States where conventional wisdom was turned utterly on its head.
"“Roll on America” I thought as I disembarked. I still do every day."
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.
Review of "The Real People of Joyce’s Ulysses" by Vivien Igoe.
Dublin-born actress who is more than equal to the task of conjuring the city in 1904 in a reading that is both profound and playful.
Irish American’s decision, post-Putin interview, proves you can take the journalist out of Fox News, but you can’t take Fox News out of the journalist.
Undocumented Irish and those who counsel them speak to the particular trauma of “Ulysses syndrome.”
"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.
Killer chocolate baked Guinness donuts with Irish cream glaze recipe
Catholic bishop bans same-sex couples from communion and funerals
BREAKING: Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams says end to partition of Ireland “in a few short years”
What did a Dublin man living 500 years ago really look like? Now we know.
US set for most dramatic solar eclipse since 1918 --- Irish first recorded them
Remembering the day fearless Irish journalist Veronica Guerin was murdered
Watch as Irish weatherman literally blown away (VIDEO)
Ireland’s new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar blasted in new film on Pride Sunday (VIDEO)
Finding one of the last "Disappeared" victims of the Troubles in a French forest