Irish author Sally Rooney named by the former US President among his top reads of the year.
Fulmoth Kearney, Barack Obama’s Irish ancestor from Moneygall, Co Offaly, was identified and memorialized more than 130 years after his death.
This Irish song was one of Obama's 22 top favorites of the last year!
A lucky Irishman met Barack Obama in a California gym and thanked him for an Offaly service station.
Since JFK's trip to County Wexford in 1963, almost every President has traveled to their ancestral home in Ireland.
A string of high-profile Democratic figures have been mailed explosive devices this week in an attempted terror attack.
A bronze statue of the former US President and First Lady now stands outside The Barack Obama Plaza in his ancestral home of Moneygall.
Michelle Obama’s original Irish ancestor has been traced and named as Andrew Shields.
The Irish government has passed a historic bill which will see Ireland dropping coal, gas and oil investments from the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF)
The bronze bust of Obama stands in the Barack Obama Plaza in Moneygall, Co. Offaly.
John Hume, hero in the Irish peace process, born on this day in 1937
Racism is an issue in an Irish general election for the first time
Irish tourist attraction of the week: 300-million-year-old Dunmore Cave
The son also rises - John Finucane makes a huge impression
Why many Irish have turned their backs on Conor McGregor
Sepsis causes 20% of worldwide deaths, study finds
What you should know about Meghan Markle’s best friend Jessica Mulroney