A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The election in the US this year comes at a time of crisis for democracy. Elizabeth Drew looks at some of the Democratic candidates.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2020
In advance of his visit to Cork for the jazz festival, US star Kurt Elling tells Ed Power why he loves improvising, even while taking on classic songs
Mon, 07 Oct, 2019
A driving force behind addiction treatment, Sr Margaret Kiely is grateful for the many opportunities she’s had to live life to the full, writes
Wed, 02 Oct, 2019
Ireland’s world-beating ploughmen Eamonn Tracey from Carlow and John Whelan from Wexford will between them bid for their 13th top-two-in-the-world performances, after winning their national test matches at Carlow last week.
Mon, 23 Sep, 2019
Want to relax with a good book? In its new Twitter series, Summer Reading Picks, academics and staff at University College Cork share their must-reads and what’s next on their lists.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
The US president’s July saw him celebrate Independence Day with a military parade, and attack a group of black congresswomen and a congressman, writes
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
The Government has joined the growing backlash against US president Donald Trump’s racist attack on four Congresswomen.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
says describing Donald Trump’s racist baiting of four new Democratic congresswomen of different ethnic backgrounds as ‘strategic’ gives him too much credit.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019
Americans Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson were playing a practice round at the 2010 Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor Resort when Mickelson proposed a dream scenario: “Can you imagine what a phenomenal Ryder Cup venue Bethpage Black would be?” he said.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Six Chinese social media accounts have been closed down after advocating support for a woman who accused JD.com founder Richard Liu of rape.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
Paul McGinley has revealed the European Tour are open to moving the date of future Irish Opens in order to attract the big beasts of the PGA Tour to these shores.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019
Maria Schneider has collaborated with Bowie and won a flock of Grammy awards. No wonder her orchestra's visit to Cork is being hailed as a coup for the upcoming jazz festival, writes
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018
Henrik Stenson has stressed the importance of a strong European start to the Ryder Cup in this morning’s opening fourballs session at Le Golf National.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
The stage is set for another passion-fuelled rollercoaster ride when the Ryder Cup tees off at Le Golf National tomorrow morning, just the way the organisers like it.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2018
Judging by the comments of rival captains Thomas Bjorn and Jim Furyk during their joint press conference at Le Golf National yesterday, the knockout punch Tiger Woods delivered to Rory McIlroy in Sunday’s Tour Championship must never have happened.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018
Cork’s Killian Carroll and Galway’s Martin Mulkerrins will meet in today’s Open Singles final at the World Handball Championships in Minnesota.
Sat, 18 Aug, 2018
This year’s Men’s Open Singles field at the World Handball Championships is so strong that it will be a case of kill or be killed, believes Team Ireland captain Martin Mulkerrins.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2018
Daniel and Majella O’Donnell are bringing their unique brand of travelogue magic Stateside with a brand-new road trip.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2018
Poet Paul Muldoon’s intensely intimate work, ‘Incantata’, is being re-imagined for the theatre and will premiere at the Galway Arts Festival, writes Marjorie Brennan.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
The devil is always in the detail, particularly where trade wars are concerned.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2018
Warning signs are to be erected near a junction on the N20 where two US tourists were killed and where two more escaped with their lives in almost identical crashes.
Fri, 04 May, 2018
Hazeltine hosted the last Ryder Cup in 2016 when the United States lifted the trophy for the first time since 2008.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
Who’d be a sports administrator, wonders
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
London-Irish director Martin McDonagh and leading actress Frances McDormand have been tipped for Oscar success with their new film, writes
Thu, 04 Jan, 2018
Bone-chilling cold has gripped the middle of the US, putting paid to some new year's celebrations and leading to at least two deaths attributed to exposure to the elements.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
Forecasters in the US warned of sub-zero arctic air and dangerously cold wind chills across much of the country as snow continued to pile up in one city which already has nearly 63ins on the ground.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
Two people linked by an extraordinary facial transplant procedure have had an emotional meeting in Minnesota.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
The anticipated release of thousands of never-seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination has scholars and armchair detectives buzzing.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
Shares in CRH rose 3% after the building-materials giant announced it was to buy a leading US cement manufacturer for $3.5bn (€2.93bn).
Fri, 22 Sep, 2017
A 29-year-old debut novelist has been shortlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize for a book she began writing on her mobile phone on her way to work.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
Rev Billy has long protested against Trump and consumerism, while also providing comfort to spiritual refugees. He’s now bringing his choir to Ireland, writes
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
It’s official. After widespread speculation, the powers that be announced on Tuesday that the professional golf calendar as we know it will look remarkably different beginning in 2019.
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017
An explosion at a suburban Minnesota mosque was caused by a bomb thrown through a window as people were preparing for morning prayers, an official said.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
A woman "slapped" the back of a police car shortly before an Australian woman was shot dead by an officer, according to a search warrant.
Tue, 25 Jul, 2017
Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau has resigned at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in her after an unarmed Australian woman was shot dead by a police officer.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
The Minnesota police officer who was acquitted in last year's fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile will receive $48,500 as part of a separation agreement.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
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Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in a lift at his Paisley Park home in Minneapolis on April 21 last year.
Mon, 17 Apr, 2017
Linda, 15, lives with her mum and dad — at least she thinks they’re her mum and dad — in the rundown cabins of an abandoned commune, in the icy, forested, lakeside wilds of northern Minnesota.
Sat, 25 Mar, 2017
Prosecutors of the state National Remembrance Institute have asked a regional court in Lublin, Poland, to issue an arrest warrant for Karkoc.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
Here's your morning bulletin.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2017
The White House expects the courts to reaffirm President Donald Trump’s executive power and reinstate a ban on refugees and travellers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, it said on Sunday.
Sun, 05 Feb, 2017
Donald Trump has hit back after a judge temporarily blocked his travel ban on people from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2017