Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 16°C Friday 19 August 2022

#Washington DC

# washington-dc - Friday 20 September, 2019

One killed and five wounded in Washington DC shooting
# Us Capital
# Us Capital

One killed and five wounded in Washington DC shooting

Sep 20th 2019, 8:13 AM 31,805 Views 18 Comments

The incident occurred just a few kilometres from the White House.

# washington-dc - Monday 18 March, 2019

New intelligence unit to assess threats to State security will be set up by the end of the year
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

New intelligence unit to assess threats to State security will be set up by the end of the year

Mar 18th 2019, 8:15 AM 22,090 Views 28 Comments

Varadkar says Ireland is as prepared as any other country for a terror attack.

# washington-dc - Saturday 16 March, 2019

An unexpected guest and a luminous river: Leo ends St Patrick's trip not being centre of attention
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

An unexpected guest and a luminous river: Leo ends St Patrick's trip not being centre of attention

Mar 16th 2019, 11:30 PM 56,699 Views 0 Comments

Varadkar finished off the final leg of his US trip walking in the Chicago parade and taking a boat trip down the river.

Taoiseach says he wasn't nervous ahead of Pence speech: 'I wanted to express Ireland's values'
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Taoiseach says he wasn't nervous ahead of Pence speech: 'I wanted to express Ireland's values'

Mar 16th 2019, 9:30 PM 24,217 Views 60 Comments

Varadkar said he and Pence have very different views on social issues, but says it’s better to engage with people rather than boycott them.

# washington-dc - Friday 15 March, 2019

Leo's meeting with Pence makes global headlines as Taoiseach avoids gaffes in Washington
# No Windfarms
# No Windfarms

Leo's meeting with Pence makes global headlines as Taoiseach avoids gaffes in Washington

Mar 15th 2019, 2:24 PM 75,748 Views 42 Comments

The Taoiseach’s visit to Pence’s house, alongside his long-term partner, dominated coverage yesterday.

New hope for Irish workers who could get access to thousands of US visas
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

New hope for Irish workers who could get access to thousands of US visas

Mar 15th 2019, 1:09 AM 19,871 Views 27 Comments

It is now understood that US President Donald Trump has personally spoken to Senator Cotton about his opposition to the bill.

# washington-dc - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence

Mar 14th 2019, 6:15 AM 42,429 Views 58 Comments

Last year, Mike Pence told the Taoiseach his partner, Matt Barrett, would be welcome in Pence’s home if he decides to attend this year.

Varadkar says in uncertain time of Brexit, 'friends' in the United States are needed 'more than ever'
# Got Your Back
# Got Your Back

Varadkar says in uncertain time of Brexit, 'friends' in the United States are needed 'more than ever'

Mar 14th 2019, 4:33 AM 7,753 Views 20 Comments

All eyes were on Varadkar and his partner Matt Barrett, as they attended the Irish Funds dinner in Washington DC last night.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Leo Varadkar says those that wanted Brexit 'have been chasing unicorns for a long time'
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Leo Varadkar says those that wanted Brexit 'have been chasing unicorns for a long time'

Mar 13th 2019, 6:22 PM 15,059 Views 36 Comments

Varadkar said there is a “rich irony” that the UK’s tariff proposals intend to treat Northern Ireland differently to Great Britain.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Breakfast meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be open to the media this year
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Breakfast meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be open to the media this year

Mar 12th 2019, 11:42 PM 11,772 Views 30 Comments

US Vice President Mike Pence was criticised for excluding the media from the traditional breakfast meeting with the Taoiseach.

Taoiseach heading to Washington DC for annual St Patrick's Day meeting with Donald Trump
# White House Visit
# White House Visit

Taoiseach heading to Washington DC for annual St Patrick's Day meeting with Donald Trump

Mar 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,931 Views 45 Comments

Leo Varadkar will also travel to Chicago this year.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Mary Lou to attend White House St Patrick's Day event after getting snubbed last year
# RSVP
# RSVP

Mary Lou to attend White House St Patrick's Day event after getting snubbed last year

Mar 6th 2019, 5:06 PM 23,199 Views 60 Comments

Last year there was some controversy after McDonald was not invited to the White House for the traditional St Patrick’s Day reception.

# washington-dc - Friday 21 December, 2018

US visa bill for Irish graduates set to be casualty of 'mayhem and crisis' in Washington
# Fall At The Final Hurdle
# Fall At The Final Hurdle

US visa bill for Irish graduates set to be casualty of 'mayhem and crisis' in Washington

Dec 21st 2018, 5:11 PM 21,357 Views 38 Comments

It looks like it won’t pass the Senate in time today.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around after cabin fills with smoke
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around after cabin fills with smoke

Oct 17th 2018, 4:05 PM 18,802 Views 16 Comments

Trump was on her way to visit a Philadelphia hospital at the time of the incident.

# washington-dc - Monday 26 March, 2018

NBA coach calls out 'cowardice' of Donald Trump for dodging rally against gun violence
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

NBA coach calls out 'cowardice' of Donald Trump for dodging rally against gun violence

Mar 26th 2018, 11:32 PM 5,822 Views 5 Comments

Gregg Popovich has been a long-time critic of the US President.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Leo says Trump is right about one thing - Europe needs to stop relying on the US for its defence
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Leo says Trump is right about one thing - Europe needs to stop relying on the US for its defence

Mar 14th 2018, 12:02 PM 14,433 Views 98 Comments

Varadkar says Europe needs to start looking after its own security.

Leo Varadkar: 'I don't agree with the Catholic Church's policy towards women'
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Leo Varadkar: 'I don't agree with the Catholic Church's policy towards women'

Mar 14th 2018, 7:45 AM 26,489 Views 122 Comments

Speaking in Washington, the Taoiseach also said he didn’t think it was the State’s role to tell any religion what rules it should make.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Taoiseach says no one will gain from a trade war between US and Europe
# Leo In The Usa
# Leo In The Usa

Taoiseach says no one will gain from a trade war between US and Europe

Mar 13th 2018, 8:00 PM 20,624 Views 58 Comments

The Taoiseach told an audience in Washington DC that Ireland is a “global country” at the centre of a “rapidly changing world”.

# washington-dc - Saturday 3 March, 2018

White House on lockdown after shots fired
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

White House on lockdown after shots fired

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:49 PM 48,971 Views 48 Comments

Reports suggest that a man has suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the region of the White House.

# washington-dc - Friday 1 December, 2017

Spice bags have found their way on to the menu at a Washington DC restaurant
# Nice N Spicy
From The Daily Edge
# Nice N Spicy

Spice bags have found their way on to the menu at a Washington DC restaurant

Dec 1st 2017, 3:06 PM 8,777 Views 3 Comments

Soon they’ll be pretending they don’t even know us.

# washington-dc - Monday 30 October, 2017

Trump's former campaign manager indicted while aide pleads guilty to lying on Russia links
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Trump's former campaign manager indicted while aide pleads guilty to lying on Russia links

Oct 30th 2017, 6:15 PM 43,988 Views 279 Comments

The charges against Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopoulos have been unsealed this afternoon.

# washington-dc - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare'
# Secret Service
# Secret Service

Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare'

Mar 19th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,407 Views 2 Comments

President Donald Trump was away in Florida at the time of the incident last night.

# washington-dc - Friday 17 March, 2017

Trump's 'new friend': What happened at the White House, when Enda came to visit...
# Grip And Grin Time
# Grip And Grin Time

Trump's 'new friend': What happened at the White House, when Enda came to visit...

Mar 17th 2017, 9:33 AM 29,390 Views 43 Comments

TheJournal.ie had a ringside seat for Irish celebrations in the Trump White House.

# washington-dc - Monday 13 March, 2017

Irish roots: Mike Pence and Paul Ryan to entertain the Taoiseach during shamrock trip
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Irish roots: Mike Pence and Paul Ryan to entertain the Taoiseach during shamrock trip

Mar 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,335 Views 53 Comments

The Taoiseach is on a whirlwind tour of the east coast of America for St Patrick’s Day.

# washington-dc - Friday 3 February, 2017

Former Norwegian prime minister delayed at US airport over visit to Iran in 2014
# Held Up
# Held Up

Former Norwegian prime minister delayed at US airport over visit to Iran in 2014

Feb 3rd 2017, 3:05 PM 22,223 Views 52 Comments

Kjell Magne Bondevik is a former two-term prime minister of US ally Norway.

# washington-dc - Saturday 21 January, 2017

How Trump and Obama's inaugurations compare in terms of performers, attendance and cost
# Heavy Hitters
# Heavy Hitters

How Trump and Obama's inaugurations compare in terms of performers, attendance and cost

Jan 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 20,326 Views 22 Comments

Who went and how much did all the festivities cost?

# washington-dc - Friday 20 January, 2017

Police use tear gas in Washington DC protests during President Trump's inauguration
# Disrupt J20
# Disrupt J20

Police use tear gas in Washington DC protests during President Trump's inauguration

Jan 20th 2017, 5:50 PM 18,405 Views 98 Comments

Demonstrators have pledged to continue protesting during Trump’s presidency.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Tourists won't be able to go up the Washington Monument for at least two years
# Monumental Work
# Monumental Work

Tourists won't be able to go up the Washington Monument for at least two years

Dec 21st 2016, 1:00 PM 7,815 Views 13 Comments

A new elevator will be installed in the towering landmark.

# washington-dc - Monday 5 December, 2016

Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news

Dec 5th 2016, 10:14 AM 16,128 Views 0 Comments

The pizzeria was the subject of a bogus report that alleged it was at the centre of a child sex ring organised by Hillary Clinton.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

US police officer charged with trying to support Islamic State
# Fbi Sting
# Fbi Sting

US police officer charged with trying to support Islamic State

Aug 3rd 2016, 3:57 PM 10,167 Views 0 Comments

He is the first US officer to face terror-related charges.

# washington-dc - Friday 3 June, 2016

This battle between a restaurant and a Yelp reviewer is the craziest thing you'll read today
# That's Pants
From The Daily Edge
# That's Pants

This battle between a restaurant and a Yelp reviewer is the craziest thing you'll read today

Jun 3rd 2016, 7:53 AM 10,449 Views 7 Comments

There are poopy pants involved. Just a heads up.

# washington-dc - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

The US Capitol has gone on lockdown for the second day in a row
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

The US Capitol has gone on lockdown for the second day in a row

Mar 29th 2016, 2:44 PM 17,878 Views 28 Comments

Today’s incident concerns a pair of suspicious packages being found at the Capitol visitor’s centre.

# washington-dc - Monday 28 March, 2016

Police officer shot at US Capitol Hill
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Police officer shot at US Capitol Hill

Mar 28th 2016, 8:12 PM 37,849 Views 43 Comments

One police officer is believed to be wounded following a shooting.

# washington-dc - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Adams defends "back of the bus" remark after White House mix-up
# Rosa Parks
# Rosa Parks

Adams defends "back of the bus" remark after White House mix-up

Mar 17th 2016, 5:30 PM 49,521 Views 223 Comments

The Sinn Féin has called for US administration to review its approach to his party.

# washington-dc - Friday 11 March, 2016

Enda's St Patrick's trip to the US has been cut to just one day
# Bowl Of Shamrock
# Bowl Of Shamrock

Enda's St Patrick's trip to the US has been cut to just one day

Mar 11th 2016, 11:57 AM 26,807 Views 98 Comments

He’ll still hand over the bowl of shamrock.

# washington-dc - Monday 25 January, 2016

Two Irish lads sat down for a nice cuppa tea in the middle of Storm Jonas
# The Cup Of Tae
From The Daily Edge
# The Cup Of Tae

Two Irish lads sat down for a nice cuppa tea in the middle of Storm Jonas

Jan 25th 2016, 8:15 AM 5,023 Views 2 Comments

And will ye have a biscuit?

# washington-dc - Sunday 11 October, 2015

This 1994 mansion looks like it was built hundreds of years ago
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

This 1994 mansion looks like it was built hundreds of years ago

Oct 11th 2015, 5:30 PM 36,561 Views 21 Comments

It’s the most expensive home ever sold in Washington DC.

# washington-dc - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Police respond to "active" gunmen at US Navy base in Washington DC - but it was a false alarm
# Navy Yard
# Navy Yard

Police respond to "active" gunmen at US Navy base in Washington DC - but it was a false alarm

Jul 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 9,540 Views 41 Comments

There was a mass shooting at the site in 2013.

# washington-dc - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Man in wheelchair rescued after falling onto subway tracks
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Man in wheelchair rescued after falling onto subway tracks

Apr 22nd 2015, 2:37 PM 9,705 Views 9 Comments

The man was quickly pulled from the tracks by two bystanders.

# washington-dc - Saturday 18 April, 2015

My internship with Hillary taught me about what she's really like
# Opinion
# Opinion

My internship with Hillary taught me about what she's really like

Apr 18th 2015, 9:45 AM 426 Views 28 Comments

Fine Gael councillor Noel Rock spent a year interning with Clinton in the months leading up to the last time she ran for president. Here’s what happened…