Marion McKeone

Marion McKeone

Profile: Ivanka Trump – beauty and the beast

Profile: Ivanka Trump – beauty and the beast

The surrogate first lady, perennially ready for her close-up, is courting controversy over her new White House role

Letter from America: Waking up to the big lie that Trump cares about the poor

Letter from America: Waking up to the big lie that Trump cares about the poor

The cruel cuts in the long-awaited ‘Trumpcare’ are showing even the president’s most ardent supporters that they have been conned

Between a shamrock and a hard place

Between a shamrock and a hard place

Ireland’s relationship with the US transcends the personalities and policies of their respective leaders

Pence’s cat among Ireland Funds’ pigeons

Pence’s cat among Ireland Funds’ pigeons

The Ireland Funds’ decision to honour US vice-president Mike Pence at its annual gala dinner in Washington has caused friction

Emergency Sessions: Russian connection threatens to unseat Trump appointment

Emergency Sessions: Russian connection threatens to unseat Trump appointment

Donald Trump’s new attorney general is facing calls to step down over his ties with Russia

The beauty queens, the mansions and the secret meetings: Trump’s tangled Russian web

The beauty queens, the mansions and the secret meetings: Trump’s tangled Russian web

Trump has assiduously courted Russian oligarchs with a view to going into business with them

Letter from America: Keeping the ‘bad ones the hell out of the US’

Letter from America: Keeping the ‘bad ones the hell out of the US’

Trump’s approach of exclusivity now extends to the US media and obscures sinister revelations about his administration’s escalating authoritarianism

Donald Trump’s mounting missteps

Donald Trump’s mounting missteps

Senior Republicans and military figures were shocked at the refusal by a respected former military leader to take the top security job

Marion McKeone: More storm clouds gather over White House

Marion McKeone: More storm clouds gather over White House

The young administration is already in disarray and besieged by infighting. Controversies and questions are mounting

Marion McKeone: Happy clappy retreat fails to heal Democrat wounds

Marion McKeone: Happy clappy retreat fails to heal Democrat wounds

The Democratic Party is split on how to handle outcome of bruising election as critics point out it cannot rely on Trump’s shortcomings to propel it back to power, writes Marion McKeone

Unwelcome developments: Donald Trump's immigration orders

Unwelcome developments: Donald Trump's immigration orders

A new draft executive order will introduce significant restrictions to non-immigrant visas that allow Irish students, professionals, skilled workers, start-ups and even tourists into the US

Two-fisted Trump comes out swinging

Two-fisted Trump comes out swinging

The new US president was full of bluster in his first week in office, but a number of his much-hyped big ideas are already falling apart

The ultimate dog that caught the car

The ultimate dog that caught the car

Trump painted a picture of America that could have been torn from the pages of Cormac MacCarthy’s The Road, but without the lyricism

In the eye of the storm, Trump’s not for turning

In the eye of the storm, Trump’s not for turning

Will the president-elect run his White House in the same cavalier manner as his divisive election campaign?

Obama signing off with style, humour and dignity

Obama signing off with style, humour and dignity

Barack Obama emerged from eight years in the Oval Office with his dignity intact at least