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From Irish air force to the orthodox church

Father Thomas Carroll is a 70-year-old priest in Dublin, Ireland. He grew up rural county Tipperary, in a family with strong military ties. His

Father Thomas Carroll is a 70-year-old priest in Dublin, Ireland. He grew up rural county Tipperary, in a family with strong military ties. His

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Irish PM set to widen probe into Church-run homes

Ireland is expected to widen an inquiry into former Church-run homes for unmarried mothers on the orders of the country’s prime minister.

Ireland is expected to widen an inquiry into former Church-run homes for unmarried mothers on the orders of the country’s prime minister.

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"They were babies" - remains found in Irish church home's sewers confirmed as human

The remains of hundreds of babies, ranging from new-borns to three-year-old toddlers, have been confirmed as lying in the sewers of a former church-run home for unmarried mothers in Ireland.

The remains of hundreds of babies, ranging from new-borns to three-year-old toddlers, have been confirmed as lying in the sewers of a former church-run home for unmarried mothers in Ireland.

Sport

Ireland down France to keep alive Six Nations title hopes

Ireland kept alive their hopes of a third Six Nations title in four years when they came from behind early on to beat France in a bruising contest at the Aviva Stadium in…

Ireland kept alive their hopes of a third Six Nations title in four years when they came from behind early on to beat France in a bruising contest at the Aviva Stadium in…

Europe

EU's Juncker warns of Brexit risk to Good Friday Agreement

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has warned how Brexit could threaten peace in Northern Ireland after a meeting with Irish PM Enda Kenny.

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has warned how Brexit could threaten peace in Northern Ireland after a meeting with Irish PM Enda Kenny.

Business

Lower fares shrink Ryanair's profits

Ryanair had to cut its fares more than expected during the last three months of 2016 because of over-capacity, which pulled down profits.

Ryanair had to cut its fares more than expected during the last three months of 2016 because of over-capacity, which pulled down profits.

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Could Ireland get even greener?

As Ireland decides whether to follow suit and decriminalise marijuana, we take a look at the reported pros and cons.

As Ireland decides whether to follow suit and decriminalise marijuana, we take a look at the reported pros and cons.

Business

Ryanair blames weaker pound for profit forecast cut

The weaker pound has led Ryanair to cut its annual profit forecast but it expects to boost market share by selling more tickets at cheaper prices.

The weaker pound has led Ryanair to cut its annual profit forecast but it expects to boost market share by selling more tickets at cheaper prices.

Science_technology

Spider venom could save lives

A team of Irish researchers is conducting an unusual kind of experiment – they are examining the venom of some of the hundreds of species of spiders found in Ireland in the hope it may have medicinal…

A team of Irish researchers is conducting an unusual kind of experiment – they are examining the venom of some of the hundreds of species of spiders found in Ireland in the hope it may have medicinal…

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EU vs Apple: A fair whack or a made up number?

The European Commission’s demand that Ireland collect €13 billion in back taxes from Ireland has polarised opinion.

The European Commission’s demand that Ireland collect €13 billion in back taxes from Ireland has polarised opinion.

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Irish Olympic staff passports seized, as ticket-scalping probe widens

RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian police investigating Rio Olympic ticket-scalping seized several passports of Ireland’s delegation on Sunday, as the

RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian police investigating Rio Olympic ticket-scalping seized several passports of Ireland’s delegation on Sunday, as the

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Euromillions win lights up Irish bus drivers eyes

A few regular bus routes may be late on Monday morning in Dublin after a group of drivers won Friday’s euromillion jackpot of nearly 24-million euros.

A few regular bus routes may be late on Monday morning in Dublin after a group of drivers won Friday’s euromillion jackpot of nearly 24-million euros.

Business

Ryanair plans cheaper fares to boost market share

Ryanair has said it will slash fares to boost its share of an increasingly competitive European short-haul market.

Ryanair has said it will slash fares to boost its share of an increasingly competitive European short-haul market.

Business

Ireland back in the ratings A team after Moody's upgrade

Moody's has upgraded Ireland's credit rating due to better than expected growth. They put it up by one notch to A3 with a positive outlook.

Moody's has upgraded Ireland's credit rating due to better than expected growth. They put it up by one notch to A3 with a positive outlook.

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Easter Uprising centenary parade draws massive crowds

Tens of thousands lined the streets of Dublin to mark the centenary of the Easter uprising of 1916. The parade on Sunday was one of many events to

Tens of thousands lined the streets of Dublin to mark the centenary of the Easter uprising of 1916. The parade on Sunday was one of many events to

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Real IRA Omagh bombing: case against Seamus Daly collapses

A court case against has collapsed against a 45-year-old bricklayer suspected of murdering 29 people in the 1998 Real IRA bomb attack in Omagh

A court case against has collapsed against a 45-year-old bricklayer suspected of murdering 29 people in the 1998 Real IRA bomb attack in Omagh

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Watch: What happens in Ireland when keys to a ballot box are lost

It’s the no-nonsense approach to vote counting likely to give legal officers the jitters. Staff at an election count in Ireland were left scrambling

It’s the no-nonsense approach to vote counting likely to give legal officers the jitters. Staff at an election count in Ireland were left scrambling