Fair-weather friends

Fair-weather friends
Leo Varadkar held a private meeting with US vice-president Mike Pence

The Irish delegation to Washington last week was encouraged by the positive sounds coming from the Trump administration over the fate of undocumented Irish immigrants, but they are unlikely to translate into action any time soon

Every year during the Taoiseach’s St Patrick’s Day visit to Washington DC, the bicephalic issue of Irish immigration to the US raises its head like a latter-day Hydra.

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