Turkish Airlines finds handwritten threat in plane

2016-01-24 18:05

A Turkish Airlines jet flying from Houston to Istanbul has been safely diverted to Shannon, Ireland, after a security scare.

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Ireland gay marriage law comes into force

2015-11-16 08:40

Ireland's new same-sex marriage law comes into force, six months after the country voted to allow gay unions in a historic referendum.

Gypsy parents of blond boy gets compensation

2015-10-19 19:56

A Romanian Gypsy couple say they have accepted compensation from the Irish government after police seized their blond child while investigating an abduction case.

Irish cop fatally shot trying to stop domestic dispute

2015-10-12 12:26

Irish police say one of their officers has been fatally shot as they tried to stop a man from shooting his partner in their home.

Murder charge dropped against Irish nanny

2015-09-01 12:11

A lawyer for an Irish nanny who was accused of killing a 1-year-old girl, only to have a murder charge against her dropped, called the prosecution a "complete disgrace" and a "rush to judgment."

Irish tourism set for record year

2015-06-24 19:30

Ireland is set to attract more tourists than ever before, as the EU's fastest-growing economy reaps the benefit of a weakening euro, says the tourism minister.

6 killed in California balcony collapse during party

2015-06-17 00:34

A 21st-birthday party thrown by a group of visiting Irish college students in Berkeley, California, has turned tragic after the fourth-floor balcony they were crowded on, collapsed.

O'Connell to retire after RWC

2015-06-02 22:55

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell will retire from international duty after this year's RWC, but is expected to join Toulon.

Paying for sex becomes illegal in Northern Ireland

2015-06-01 14:10

Paying for sex is illegal in Northern Ireland, making it the only part of Britain to adopt more stringent legislation aimed at punishing clients of prostitutes instead of sex workers.


Irishman locked up for rhino horn trafficking

2016-01-14 22:27

An Irish national has been sentenced to a year in prison for trafficking in endangered rhinoceros horns.

Irish police go hi-tech to fight Christmas tree thieves

2015-12-13 17:30

Fed up with roaming gangs stealing their Christmas trees, farmers and police in Ireland have turned to smartphones and helicopter patrols to ensure they can keep delivering festive cheer to customers.

Gay marriage signed into law in Ireland

2015-10-30 06:36

Same-sex marriage has been signed into law in Ireland, five months after a historic referendum saw the traditionally Catholic nation become the world's first country to vote for gay unions.

Ireland hoping end quarter-final heartbreak

2015-10-15 17:12

The prospect of facing Argentina for a place in the World Cup semi-finals has left both Ireland and their supporters jittery.

Nine dead, including children, at Dublin travellers' site

2015-10-10 16:59

Nine people, including children, have died in a fire at a site in Dublin housing members of the traveller community, police say.

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya

2015-08-05 16:16

Hundreds of migrants attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean are feared to have drowned after their overcrowded fishing boat capsized off Libya, Italy's coastguard says.

New York Times apologises over Irish student story

2015-06-18 13:36

The New York Times has apologised for a report about a California balcony collapse that killed six Irish students that provoked a furious international backlash.

More than 2 000 migrants rescued in Med

2015-06-06 20:24

More than 2 000 migrants have been rescued from five wooden boats in the Mediterranean and as many as seven other vessels have been reported at sea.

Irish manufacturing growth speeds up again

2015-06-02 17:57

Irish manufacturing has expanded at its quickest pace in three months in May to mark two years of non-stop growth as firms increased prices slightly to offset cost pressures.

Irish ready for more business with SA

2015-05-29 14:00

A high-level trade mission from Ireland facilitated by Enterprise Ireland is in South Africa to look for trade partnerships and growth.

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