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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


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