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Ireland

Pope Francis 'begs for God's forgiveness' for church sexual abuse scandal

Irish PM Leo Varadkar on Saturday directly urged the pope to take action against abuses and ensure justice for victims worldwide.

26 Aug 2018 4:50 PM

Ireland votes to repeal abortion ban by landslide, show exit polls

Among youngest voters, 18-24-year-olds, poll found that 87 per cent of respondents voted to allow abortion.

26 May 2018 11:30 AM

Ireland: 61-year old woman’s body dismembered; police find parts in 8 locations

The man reportedly killed the victim at her house in Rathfarnham at the end of May and then drove to Wexford with the body.

16 Jun 2017 6:09 PM

India's Anirban Lahiri tied at 2nd in PGA Memorial golf tournament

The tied second finish was the best PGA Tour result for Anirban Lahiri.

05 Jun 2017 5:35 PM

Indian-origin minister to be Ireland's new prime minister

Leo Varadkar became the first openly gay cabinet minister in Ireland after coming out in 2015.

21 May 2017 9:07 AM

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Video: 'F*** off' to India, Irish woman racially abuses Asian co-passengers

The woman then went on to insult another co-passenger, who tried to calm her down.

19 Apr 2017 7:04 PM

Northern Ireland holds snap election in Brexit's shadow

If Sinn Fein and the DUP cannot resolve their differences after the vote, the province will be fully governed from London.

02 Mar 2017 4:50 PM

Lionel Messi quiet but Barcelona reign

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi (left) goes up for a header against Celtic’s Nir Bitton in their International Champions Cup match in Dublin. (Photo: AP)

31 Jul 2016 11:49 PM

Ireland jails 3 bankers for 2008 meltdown

Three senior Irish bankers were jailed on Friday for up to three-and-a-half years for conspiring to defraud investors in the most prominent prosecution arising from the 2008 banking crisis that crippl

30 Jul 2016 6:38 AM

France urges Brexit talks as soon as possible

French President Francois Hollande on Thursday urged Britain to begin talks to leave the EU “as soon as possible” and ruled out granting access to the EU’s single market without access by EU workers t

22 Jul 2016 7:11 AM

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Ireland marks centenary of uprising that led to independence

Thousands of members of Ireland’s armed forces marched through Dublin on Sunday to mark 100 years since the Easter 1916 uprising launched the country on the road to independence from Britain five year

28 Mar 2016 12:23 AM

Irish man jailed for raping girlfriend, her 60-year-old mother

He reportedly dug his teeth into the 60-year-old's nose and raped her for three hours.

09 Mar 2016 12:37 PM

Irish PM faces unpalatable alliance as coalition ousted

Ireland’s ruling coalition was ousted by voters angry at the country’s uneven recovery, results indicated on Saturday, leaving Prime Minister Enda Kenny facing the unpalatable prospect of trying to se

29 Feb 2016 5:43 AM

Ireland unveils minimum alcohol price plan to reduce drinking

Ireland needs to change its damaging attitude to alcohol: Health Minister.

10 Dec 2015 10:18 AM

Singer Sinead O’Connor posts Facebook ‘suicide note’

Singer located safe after alarming ‘overdose’ status

01 Dec 2015 1:06 AM

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Jonathan Walters seals Euro spot for Ireland

Jon Walters was the toast of Lansdowne Road as his brace against Bosnia-Herzegovina in a 2-0 victory fired Ireland to next summer’s European Championship Finals in France.

17 Nov 2015 10:30 PM

Ireland celebrates first gay marriages after May referendum

They exchanged rings and vows 'to love and comfort him in sickness and in health'

17 Nov 2015 5:45 PM

Apple offers 1,000 new jobs in Ireland

Apple’s chief executive said a looming European Union tax ruling on its dealings with Ireland would not affect its presence in the country where it declares much of its overseas profit and where it a

13 Nov 2015 6:19 AM

Irish women send details of their periods to PM

Irish women are tweeting details of their periods to Prime Minister Enda Kenny to help publicise a campaign to repeal restrictive abortion laws.

07 Nov 2015 5:17 AM

Activision to buy candy crush firm

Video game maker Activision Blizzard is to buy “Candy Crush Saga” creator King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 billion, as the heavyweight of console and PC gaming makes a major push into the faster-gr

04 Nov 2015 12:23 AM

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