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Irish student's killer jailed for life

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 10:35

A man is jailed for life for murdering Irish student Karen Buckley, whose body was found on a farm four days after she went missing in Glasgow.
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England 21-13 Ireland

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 16:34

England will go into their home World Cup on the back of a win after they ease past Ireland at Twickenham.
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The hurling heroes of Ireland

Friday, September 4th 2015, 22:11

The bruising sport that's been played for over 2,000 years
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China aviation giant buys Irish firm

Friday, September 4th 2015, 0:33
related countries: China China

A unit of Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group is buying Irish aircraft leasing firm Avolon for about $2.5bn (£1.6bn).
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Three sisters give birth on same day

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 6:40

Three Irish sisters all give birth on the same day, in the same hospital, while a fourth sister who is also pregnant was days overdue.
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Ireland 10-16 Wales

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 15:39
related places: Dublin

Wales get a pre-tournament morale boost as they beat Ireland 16-10 in Saturday's World Cup warm-up game in Dublin.
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VIDEO: Irish Whiskey toasts rule change

Friday, August 28th 2015, 6:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

New rules are being introduced to protect the authenticity of Irish Whiskey and support the increasing number of distilleries across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
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VIDEO: 'I was abused by nuns in an orphanage'

Friday, August 28th 2015, 6:15
related places: Dublin

One woman describes being physically and sexually abused by nuns throughout her childhood in a Catholic-run orphanage in Dublin.
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North given Wales recall for Dublin

Thursday, August 27th 2015, 11:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dublin, March

George North will play for the first time since March in Wales' World Cup warm-up match in Ireland on Saturday, but Sam Warburton is rested.
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VIDEO: 'EU asylum system isn't working'

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 20:33
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Dublin

Austria's Foreign Minister, Sebastian Kurz, says the Dublin regulation, which is part of the EU's asylum policy, is not working.
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Flights resume after airport fire

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 8:21

Flights resume at Dublin Airport after a fire on the roof of a hangar is brought under control.
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O'Donnell confirmed for Strictly

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 15:31

Irish singer Daniel O'Donnell is confirmed as the eighth contestant on this year's Strictly Come Dancing.
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Samoa first to name World Cup squad

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 14:06
related countries: Samoa Samoa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

London Irish's Ofisa Treviranus will captain Scotland's Pool B rivals Samoa as they name their World Cup squad.
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Man admits 'evil' murder of student

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 14:55

Alexander Pacteau, 21, pleads guilty to murdering Irish student nurse Karen Buckley in Glasgow in April.
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Pyrgos captains Scots against Irish

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 11:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Glasgow Warriors scrum-half Henry Pyrgos is named Scotland captain for the World Cup warm-up match against Ireland.
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Lowry claims maiden American title

Sunday, August 9th 2015, 23:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ohio

Shane Lowry of Ireland claims the biggest win of his career with a two-shot victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio.
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Gatland and Schmidt discuss teams

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 6:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales coach Warren Gatland reveals he and Ireland counterpart Joe Schmidt discussed team selection before Saturday's match.
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Moriarty set to make Wales debut

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 10:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ross Moriarty, Tyler Morgan, Eli Walker and Dominic Day will win their first Wales caps in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland.
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North has to wait for Wales return

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 13:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dublin

George North is unlikely to play in Wales' first World Cup warm-up with Ireland on Saturday but may return in Dublin on 29 August.
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Ryanair upbeat on profit outlook

Monday, July 27th 2015, 6:52

Irish airline Ryanair reports a 25% rise in quarterly profits and says its full-year results will be at the top end of forecasts.
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England face Scotland in qualifying

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 18:19
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England and Scotland are in the same qualifying group for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, while Wales face Republic of Ireland.
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Nerveless Dunne chases Open history

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 20:05

Paul Dunne enjoys the "surreal" feeling of leading The Open as the Irish amateur pursues golfing history.
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Spectre world premiere on 26 October

Friday, July 17th 2015, 15:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Spectre, the next James Bond film, will have its world premiere on the same day as its release across the UK and Ireland on 26 October, Sony Pictures announces.
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Ex-PM: 'Crash impact unavoidable'

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 12:15

Former Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Brian Cowen says the impact of the financial crisis in the Republic of Ireland could not have been avoided.
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Minions bat off Terminator challenge

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 15:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The latest Terminator sequel poses little threat to the Minions, whose cartoon adventure remains the top film at the UK and Ireland box office.
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Watchdog probe into RSA's Irish unit

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 11:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK accounting watchdog is to investigate the conduct of individuals working for the Irish unit of RSA Insurance in the run-up to its bailout by its UK parent.
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Tourists escape US 'lightning' fire

Monday, July 6th 2015, 14:12
related countries: United States United States

Holidaymakers from across Ireland have avoided injury after a major fire thought to have been caused by a lightning strike gutted part of their hotel in the United States.
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Irish singer Val Doonican dies

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 14:20

Irish singer and TV entertainer Val Doonican dies aged 88.
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Ex-PM sorry for bank crisis hardship

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 12:08

The former Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen apologises for "hardship and distress" caused by the Irish financial crisis, which began during his tenure.
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World Cup 2019 to stay at 10 teams

Friday, June 26th 2015, 22:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The 2019 World Cup in England will remain as a 10-team event, hampering Ireland's bid for a fourth successive appearance.
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The Irish rite of passage in the US

Friday, June 19th 2015, 23:07
related countries: United States United States

Why so many Irish students spend summers in the US
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Dragons' Faletau could join Bath

Friday, June 19th 2015, 16:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bath

Wales and British and Irish Lions number eight Taulupe Faletau could be on the verge of signing for Bath.
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Ex-president anger at balcony report

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 20:39

The New York Times "should be hanging its head in shame" over a report on the California balcony collapse, says former Irish President Mary McAleese.
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'Heartbreak' over balcony deaths

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 15:56
related countries: United States United States

Families of Irish students killed and injured after a balcony collapsed at a US apartment block are arriving in California.
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VIDEO: Tributes to balcony collapse dead

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 14:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Tributes are being paid in Ireland and the US to five Irish students and another young woman killed when a fourth-floor balcony in California collapsed.
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Six die in US balcony collapse

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 2:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Berkeley

Five Irish students and one other young woman have been killed after a fourth-floor balcony collapsed at a US apartment.
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VIDEO: Six die in balcony collapse in California

Tuesday, June 16th 2015, 22:12

Five Irish students and another young woman have been killed when a fourth-floor balcony in California collapsed.
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Republic of Ireland 1-1 Scotland

Saturday, June 13th 2015, 17:55
related places: Dublin

Misfiring Scotland salvage a point in Dublin that keeps them in contention for a Euro 2016 automatic qualifying spot.
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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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