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Grieving Keane could miss qualifier

Friday, June 12th 2015, 13:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Robbie Keane may miss the Republic of Ireland's game with Scotland after a second relative dies following a work accident.
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Ryanair told to sell Aer Lingus stake

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 8:20

Low-cost airline Ryanair has been ordered to sell most of its shares in its Irish rival Aer Lingus by the Competition watchdog.
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O'Neill and Keane involved in crash

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 21:47
related places: Dublin

The Republic of Ireland management team, including manager Martin O'Neill and his assistant Roy Keane, have been involved in a car crash in Dublin.
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Amnesty call for abortion law change

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 10:15

Republic of Ireland's abortion law treats women like child-bearing vessels, according to a report by Amnesty International.
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Nuns survive three days in lift

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 7:02
related countries: Italy Italy, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Rome

Nuns from Ireland and New Zealand are rescued from a lift in Rome by a cleaner after being trapped for three days without food and water.
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Republic of Ireland 0-0 England

Sunday, June 7th 2015, 14:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Republic of Ireland and England play out an uninspiring draw in their friendly at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
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Irish PM calls for Fifa cash answers

Friday, June 5th 2015, 15:15

The Irish prime minister Enda Kenny has called on the Football Association of Ireland to explain a payment it received from Fifa to prevent a legal battle over the country's 2009 World Cup play-off defeat.
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Friday, June 5th 2015, 9:08

Fifa confirms it made a payment to the FAI to stop a legal case after Thierry Henry's handball in a World Cup play-off against the Republic of Ireland.
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San Andreas shakes up UK box office

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, 10:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Earthquake disaster movie San Andreas - starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson - has topped the UK and Ireland box office in its opening weekend.
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Court order silences Irish media

Friday, May 29th 2015, 17:17

Ireland's richest man has obtained a high court injunction to prevent the country's media from reporting on details of his personal finances that were discussed in parliament.
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Pressure grows for gay marriage in Germany

Friday, May 29th 2015, 17:11
related countries: Germany Germany

Irish vote inspires German gay marriage cause
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McIlroy misses cut at Irish Open

Friday, May 29th 2015, 17:06

Rory McIlroy is unable to undo the damage of his opening 80 as a 71 leads to his third straight Irish Open missed cut.
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Ireland votes through Aer Lingus deal

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 19:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Republic of Ireland's parliament has approved the sale of the nation's 25% stake in Aer Lingus to British Airways owner, IAG.
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McIlroy posts nightmare opening 80

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 18:46

Rory McIlroy faces a battle to make the cut at the Irish Open after slumping to a first-round nine-over-par 80 at Royal County Down.
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Aer Lingus bid 'compelling' says IAG

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 13:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

IAG head Willie Walsh calls his company's takeover offer for Aer Lingus "compelling" as the airline group seeks support for the bid from Ryanair.
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Irish smacking law violates charter

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 13:08

The European Committee of Social Rights rules that the Republic of Ireland has violated a European charter by not banning all forms of corporal punishment, including parents smacking their children at home.
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Marriage vote 'defeat for humanity'

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 12:02

A landmark vote to allow same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland is a "defeat for humanity", a senior Vatican official says.
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Ireland to sell Aer Lingus stake

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 21:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Irish government agrees to sell its 25% stake in Aer Lingus to IAG, the owner of British Airways.
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Ireland to vote against Blatter

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 16:10

Ireland will vote against Sepp Blatter in the Fifa presidential election, says Football Association of Ireland chief John Delaney.
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Ryanair reports big rise in profits

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 11:46

Irish airline Ryanair reports a 66% rise in net profit as falling oil prices and rising passenger numbers give the company a boost.
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No referendum vote for EU citizens

Monday, May 25th 2015, 14:17
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

EU citizens living in the UK will not be eligible to vote in the "in/out" referendum on Europe, except those from Ireland, Malta and Cyprus, the government says.
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Irish Church needs 'reality check'

Sunday, May 24th 2015, 14:57

One of Ireland's most senior Catholic clerics calls for the Church to take a "reality check" following the country's overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage.
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VIDEO: Huge cheers as Ireland votes 'yes'

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 22:52

The Republic of Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage - watch the crowd's reaction outside Dublin Castle as the result is announced.
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Huge Ireland vote for gay marriage

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 21:08

The Republic of Ireland votes overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum.
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VIDEO: Ireland backs same-sex marriage

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 18:17

The Republic of Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum.
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Ireland vote 'backs gay marriage'

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 16:51

Figures suggest the Republic of Ireland has voted to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum.
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High turnout in gay marriage vote

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 21:49

A high turnout is reported as polls close after the Republic of Ireland votes in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
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Eurovision: Ireland and Portugal out

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 7:33
related countries: Austria Austria, Poland Poland, Portugal Portugal, Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Vienna

Ireland, Iceland and Switzerland fail to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest after the second semi-final in Vienna.
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Hodgson feared reaction to Grealish

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 21:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jack Grealish was not considered for an England call-up to face Republic of Ireland in case of a backlash, Roy Hodgson says.
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VIDEO: Ireland gay marriage: Church v state?

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 18:22

The Republic of Ireland goes to the polls on Friday to decide whether to change the constitution to make gay marriage legal.
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Vardy and Austin in England squad

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 12:59
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Leicester forward Jamie Vardy and QPR striker Charlie Austin are in England's squad to play two internationals in June.
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VIDEO: Ireland in same-sex marriage vote

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 23:12

People in the Republic of Ireland will vote on a same-sex marriage referendum this Friday.
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Charles visits IRA murder site

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 17:47

Prince Charles visits the place in the Republic of Ireland where his great-uncle Lord Mountbatten was murdered by the IRA in 1979.
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Da Vinci drawings to go on UK tour

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 9:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ten drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Queen's Royal Collection are to tour the UK and Ireland next year.
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Charles to visit scene of IRA attack

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 7:46

Prince Charles is expected to meet the mother of a boy murdered in the IRA attack that killed Lord Mountbatten, on the second day of his Ireland visit.
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Bain earns first Scotland call-up

Monday, May 18th 2015, 10:02
related countries: Qatar Qatar, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dundee

Dundee keeper Scott Bain is in the Scotland squad for the first time for June's games against Qatar and the Republic of Ireland.
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Yes or no?

Monday, May 18th 2015, 5:31

Irish voters set for landmark same-sex marriage vote
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VIDEO: Irish vote in gay marriage referendum

Friday, May 15th 2015, 12:47

Voters in the Republic of Ireland can take part in a referendum next Friday on a bid to legalise gay marriage.
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Grealish turns down Republic call-up

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 12:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jack Grealish rejects a place in the Republic of Ireland squad for their games against England and Scotland.
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