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Ireland's Philip Lane to join race for European Central Bank vice president

Ireland will nominate its central bank governor Philip Lane for the post of European Central Bank Vice President, a government source said on Tuesday.

published on : 30th January 2018

Irish PM Leo Varadkar to campaign to ease abortion laws in referendum 

Recent opinion surveys suggest there is public support for moderating the laws so that women could have abortions in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

published on : 27th January 2018

Man arrested after Belfast explosion; no one injured 

Police said Saturday a 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing explosives with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property.

published on : 27th January 2018

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar denies 'plot' against Brexit

Leo Varadkar denied on Wednesday that the EU was conspiring to reverse the Brexit vote after a series of top figures held the door open for Britain to change its mind.

published on : 17th January 2018

Referee admits error in World Cup play-off

Referee Hategan awarded Switzerland a penalty after deeming Corry Evans to have handled inside the area at Windsor Park, although replays clearly showed the ball having struck his shoulder.

published on : 12th January 2018

India to play two T20s in Ireland before tour of England

India have played Ireland just once in the T20 format when the two sides met in Nottingham during the 2009 World T20.

published on : 10th January 2018

British PM Theresa May appoints Karen Bradley as new Northern Ireland minister

British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Karen Bradley as Northern Ireland Secretary on Monday, shortly after James Brokenshire resigned from the post due to ill-health.

published on : 9th January 2018

Flu prompts handshake ban in Northern Ireland churches

The H3N2 virus, which is also referred to as "Australian flu" or "Aussie flu", has spread across the UK and Ireland.

published on : 6th January 2018

Ireland issues record number of passports amid Brexit

Ireland issued a record number of passports in 2017, with nearly a fifth going to applicants in Britain and Northern Ireland, according to its foreign affairs ministry.

published on : 29th December 2017

Two heterosexual Irish men marry to avoid inheritance tax

Two heterosexual Irish men have married in Dublin to avoid paying €50,000 inheritance tax on a house.

published on : 24th December 2017

Meet Afghanistan’s Mujeeb Zadran: The first 21st century born male cricketer 

Mujeeb Zadran of Afghanistan, who debuted against Ireland in Sharjah on Tuesday, became the first 21st-century born male player to feature in international cricket.

published on : 8th December 2017

Teenage debutant Mujeeb Zadran helps Afghanistan rout Ireland

Born on March 28, 2001, the 16-year-old's 4-24 were the joint-best figures for an Afghanistan bowler on ODI debut as Ireland were bowled out for only 100 in pursuit of 239.

published on : 6th December 2017

Ireland 'disappointed' by British U-turn on Brexit deal: Prime Minister Leo Varadkar

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he was 'surprised and disappointed' after Britain appeared to pull back from a predicted deal with EU leaders on the status of the Irish border after Brexit.

published on : 5th December 2017

In Ireland, Brexit border risk awakens ghosts of the Troubles

After Britain voted for Brexit in June 2016, all sides quickly agreed that the reconciliation process was sacrosanct.

published on : 29th November 2017

Irish deputy Prime Minister Frances Fitzgerald resigns in bid to avoid government collapse

The crisis erupted last week and could have led to snap elections before Christmas, at a critical time for Ireland ahead of an EU summit where the future of the Irish border after Brexit will dominate

published on : 28th November 2017
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