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Unbeaten Republic of Ireland inch closer to 2018 World Cup with win over Austria

The Republic of Ireland boosted their chances of reaching the 2018 World Cup in Russia after they beat Austria for the first time since 1963 to move top of qualifying Group…

The Republic of Ireland boosted their chances of reaching the 2018 World Cup in Russia after they beat Austria for the first time since 1963 to move top of qualifying Group…

Sport

Ireland celebrate historic win over world champs New Zealand

Ireland beat New Zealand for the first time in 111 years on Saturday and at the same time snapped the All Blacks’ record 18 match winning streak.

Ireland beat New Zealand for the first time in 111 years on Saturday and at the same time snapped the All Blacks’ record 18 match winning streak.

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…

Business

Ireland to appeal Apple EU tax ruling

Ireland’s cabinet has approved an appeal against an EU ruling that it should receive 13 billion euros in unpaid taxes from technology giant Apple.

Ireland’s cabinet has approved an appeal against an EU ruling that it should receive 13 billion euros in unpaid taxes from technology giant Apple.

News

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

News

Top European Olympic official temporarily steps down after Rio arrest

Top European Olympic official Patrick Hickey has temporarily stepped down from his duties, after being arrested in Rio in connection with a police probe into illegal ticket…

Top European Olympic official Patrick Hickey has temporarily stepped down from his duties, after being arrested in Rio in connection with a police probe into illegal ticket…

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UK and Ireland keen to preserve Common Travel Area after Brexit

The heads of government from the United Kingdom and Ireland say they are both keen to preserve the common travel area between the two countries despite the UK’s upcoming exit from the European…

The heads of government from the United Kingdom and Ireland say they are both keen to preserve the common travel area between the two countries despite the UK’s upcoming exit from the European…

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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.

News

How to get an Irish passport and avoid Brexit

Since the referendum outcome to leave the EU was announced, people in the UK have been searching for ways to get an Irish passport and keep their

Since the referendum outcome to leave the EU was announced, people in the UK have been searching for ways to get an Irish passport and keep their

News

360° video: A day with Irish football fans in France

Irish fans have won the hearts of the football world for their great show of enthusiasm and fair-play during the European Championships in France.

Irish fans have won the hearts of the football world for their great show of enthusiasm and fair-play during the European Championships in France.

Sport

Euro 2016: Griezmann saves France blushes, World Champs Germany in cruise control as Red Devils of Belgium too hot to handle

France 2-1 Ireland Griezmann hits twice in three second-half minutes Germany 3-0 Slovakia Boeteng, Gomez and Draxler score for World Champions Hungary 0-4 Belgium Alderweireld, Batshuayi, Hazard and

France 2-1 Ireland Griezmann hits twice in three second-half minutes Germany 3-0 Slovakia Boeteng, Gomez and Draxler score for World Champions Hungary 0-4 Belgium Alderweireld, Batshuayi, Hazard and

News

Missing Irish singer - Sinead O'Connor found in Chicago

Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has been found safe after being missing for more than a day in the US city of Chicago. A search had been launched by a

Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has been found safe after being missing for more than a day in the US city of Chicago. A search had been launched by a

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.

News

Ireland: Minority government deal breaks political deadlock

Nine weeks of political paralysis in Ireland have been broken with a landmark deal between its two big rival parties. Fine Gael is now set to form a

Nine weeks of political paralysis in Ireland have been broken with a landmark deal between its two big rival parties. Fine Gael is now set to form a

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Speeding ahead - EU plays catch-up as new drugs flood into Europe

Europe is struggling to cope with the two latest drug waves to claim victims and make fortunes for the unscrupulous; Crystal meth and legal highs

Europe is struggling to cope with the two latest drug waves to claim victims and make fortunes for the unscrupulous; Crystal meth and legal highs

Special_reports

Expert says Europe needs better teamwork to fight drugs war

Sophie Claudet, euronews: “So, the UK is planning to enforce a ban on legal highs sometime in May, but we’ve seen in the Republic of Ireland the ban

Sophie Claudet, euronews: “So, the UK is planning to enforce a ban on legal highs sometime in May, but we’ve seen in the Republic of Ireland the ban

News

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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Ireland marks centenary of 1916 Easter Uprising

Ireland has been commemorating the centenary of the 1916 Easter Uprising. While the revolt against British rule failed – it was quashed within days

Ireland has been commemorating the centenary of the 1916 Easter Uprising. While the revolt against British rule failed – it was quashed within days