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Clodagh Kilcoyne

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Oct 16 2017

Three dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

LAHINCH, Ireland Three people died as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves. | Video

Oct 11 2017

Irish postage stamp homage to Che Guevara stokes criticism

DUBLIN The unlikely choice of Argentinian communist guerrilla leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara, hero of the Cuban revolution, as the face of the new 1-euro postage stamp in Ireland is stoking controversy on both sides of the Atlantic.

Oct 05 2017

Northern Ireland: Life inside The Fountain

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland William Jackson remembers the exodus vividly, when over 10,000 Protestants fled the west bank of Londonderry's River Foyle for the city's suburbs as Northern Ireland's "Troubles" erupted.

Aug 25 2017

In Ireland, summer goes on rain or shine

GALWAY, Ireland Anyone who visits Ireland in summer might experience bright sunshine, a thunderstorm, driving rain and more sunshine on a single day.

Jul 26 2017

Brexit: All bets are off for Irish horse racing industry

KILDARE, Ireland, Irish racehorse trainers and breeders fear a Brexit that impedes the free movement of animals could threaten its success on the track and position as Europe's largest producer of thoroughbreds.

Oct 08 2016

Mock border posts erected on Northern Irish border in Brexit protest

CARRICKCARNON, Ireland Anti-Brexit campaigners erected six mock customs checkpoints along the Northern Ireland and Irish Republic border on Saturday, in a protest over the possible impact to peace, jobs and the free movement of workers.

Jul 21 2016

Pilgrimage to tiny Irish island keeps local fishermen safe

ST MACDARA'S ISLAND, Ireland It is said that people don't come home for Christmas to the small western Irish village of Carna, they come back for St. MacDara's Day.

Jul 13 2016

Trade, not trouble, is the big Brexit fear for Irish border towns

BELCOO, Northern Ireland Along the narrow country roads that weave across the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic, locals fear Brexit may curb trade and gut farm funding but few see a return to the dark days of military checkpoints.


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