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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.

Sport

Six Nations: Late try keeps England on track

England needed a late try from Elliot Daly to claim a 21-16 victory over Wales in the Six Nations in Cardiff and keep their title defence on track.

England needed a late try from Elliot Daly to claim a 21-16 victory over Wales in the Six Nations in Cardiff and keep their title defence on track.

Business

UK and Irish services sectors see fast growth

Britain's economy finished 2016 strongly according to industry surveys, but companies are forecasting price rises from higher raw materials costs.

Britain's economy finished 2016 strongly according to industry surveys, but companies are forecasting price rises from higher raw materials costs.

Business

Apple and Dublin detail challenges to EU's Irish tax deal ruling

Apple launches legal challenge to a 13 billion euro tax bill from the European Union as Ireland accuses European Commission of exceeding its powers.

Apple launches legal challenge to a 13 billion euro tax bill from the European Union as Ireland accuses European Commission of exceeding its powers.

Sport

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…

News

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…

News

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.