Britain, EU plunged into uncertainty by exit vote

2016-06-25 09:42

Britain's unprecedented decision to leave the European Union has sent shockwaves through the country and around the world, rocking financial markets, toppling Prime Minister David Cameron and even threatening the ties that bind the United Kingdom

From death row to romance: ex-con couple beats the odds

2016-06-21 22:24

She was headed for the electric chair in Florida, he for the gallows in Ireland: both escaped death row and are now an unlikely couple campaigning for an end to capital punishment.

UN: Ireland's abortion ban is cruel, discriminatory to women

2016-06-09 14:39

UN human rights experts have found that Ireland's abortion ban subjects women to discriminatory and cruel treatment.

How to build success in the aviation industry

2016-06-02 06:37

In order for an industry - or even a country - to attract business, it must brand itself as a centre of excellence.

Ireland remembers migrant crisis on St Patrick's Day

2016-03-17 19:34

Ireland has marked St Patrick's Day with a call from political and church leaders to remember the patron saint's experience as a migrant and show sympathy for refugees in Europe.

Irish women sawn open during childbirth seek justice

2016-02-26 21:47

Victims of the brutal practice of symphysiotomy have shared their stories and are questionioing the Irish government's redress scheme.

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.

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.


European leaders in crisis meeting after Brexit shock

2016-06-25 07:41

Founding EU members are to hold a crisis meeting on the future of the bloc after Britain's seismic vote to leave the union and the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron.

UK starts probe into IRA double agent 'Stakeknife'

2016-06-10 22:21

A mammoth criminal investigation has been opened into a former Irish Republican Army double agent codenamed "Stakeknife''.

Solidarity and Safair still disagree

2016-06-02 17:45

Trade union Solidarity and Safair are entangled in a dispute where both parties seem to be misunderstanding each other.

Seagull poo posing problem at beach

2016-04-05 23:18

A surge in seagull droppings is fouling up the water at a popular Dublin beach, Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency says.

N Ireland police find bomb parts in rural park

2016-03-06 20:31

Police in Northern Ireland say they have found "a significant terrorist hide" including explosives and bomb parts buried in a rural park.

Irish to run first private Saudi air terminal

2016-02-24 10:01

A subsidiary of state-owned Irish airport operator daa has won the bid to operate Saudi Arabia's first privately run terminal.

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.

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.

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