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News: Ireland

We have started to collect the most important news related to Ireland in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Ireland: news

Brooks' Dublin concerts cancelled

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 16:55
related places: Dublin

All five Garth Brooks' concerts planned for Dublin later this month are cancelled.
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Mrs Brown retains UK cinema lead

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 14:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie remains the top film at the UK and Ireland box office for a second successive week.
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Garth Brooks in all or none warning

Friday, July 4th 2014, 6:49
related places: Dublin

Garth Brooks says he wants to put on all five concerts in Dublin or none at all after the city's council refused licenses for two of them.
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Irish GDP revision eases debt target

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 16:57

Research and development costs and illegal activities are added into Ireland's GDP for the first time, enlarging the economy by 10bn euros.
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Mrs Brown film buoys UK box office

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 15:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The film version of Mrs Brown's Boys tops the UK and Ireland box office, partly due to its record-breaking performance in star Brendan O'Carroll's homeland.
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Flogging a lovely horse

Saturday, June 28th 2014, 15:00

An Irish parliamentary committee rules against a public petition to enter a song from the Father Ted comedy programme into next year's Eurovision Song Contest.
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Fault in Our Stars tops UK chart

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 16:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Teen cancer drama The Fault in Our Stars comfortably tops the UK and Ireland box office in its opening weekend, taking £3.4m.
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Dublin's housing boom fuels homelessness

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 23:09
related places: Dublin

Dublin sees rise in property prices - and homelessness
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McIlroy opts for Ireland at Olympics

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 11:53

Rory McIlroy announces he intends to play for Ireland and not Great Britain at the Olympics in Rio in 2016.
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Medtronic in $43bn Covidien purchase

Monday, June 16th 2014, 1:19
related countries: United States United States

US medical device maker Medtronic acquires Irish Republic-based rival Covidien in a huge cash and shares deal.
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Aer Lingus warns of 20% profits hit

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 8:17

Irish airline Aer Lingus warns annual operating profits will be 10-20% lower than last year following a strike by cabin crew.
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EU to probe Apple's tax affairs

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 14:48
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg, Netherlands Netherlands

The European Commission opens investigations into whether three European countries are giving Apple, Starbucks and Fiat unfair tax advantages.
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Home babies treated as 'sub-species'

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 16:41

Babies of unmarried parents were treated as "an inferior sub-species" for decades in the Republic of Ireland, Enda Kenny says.
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Grace film bombs at UK box office

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 12:26
related countries: Monaco Monaco, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nicole Kidman film Grace of Monaco bombs at the UK and Ireland box office, taking an average £719.46 per cinema it was screened at.
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Wilbur Ross sells Irish bank stake

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 8:35
related countries: United States United States

US billionaire investor Wilbur Ross sells his entire 5.5% stake in Bank of Ireland.
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Archbishop's Tuam grave inquiry call

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 16:40
related places: Tuam

One of the most senior figures in the Catholic Church in Ireland says a full inquiry is needed into the deaths of almost 800 children at a convent-run mother and baby home.
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Australia wins Derby for O'Brien

Saturday, June 7th 2014, 16:07
related countries: Australia Australia, Jamaica Jamaica
related places: Derby, Epsom

Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien makes history in the Derby at Epsom on Saturday as favourite Australia wins from Kingston Hill.
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VIDEO: Ireland considers child deaths probe

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 14:39

The Irish government is considering opening an inquiry after the remains of nearly 800 children were found in an unmarked grave.
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Eimear McBride wins Baileys prize

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 18:54

Irish author Eimear McBride wins the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction with A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, the debut novel she spent nine years trying to get published.
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Irish consider child deaths inquiry

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 18:03

Ireland considers an inquiry after the remains of nearly 800 children are discovered buried in the grounds of a former Catholic institution.
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Keane turns down Celtic for Ireland

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 12:55

Republic of Ireland assistant Roy Keane tells Celtic he does not want to be considered for their manager's job.
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Eamon Gilmore resigns as leader

Monday, May 26th 2014, 18:23

The Tánaiste (deputy prime minister) in the Republic of Ireland, Eamon Gilmore, announces he is to stand down as leader of the Labour Party.
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Irish and Czechs vote in Euro polls

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 11:22
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Voters in Ireland and the Czech Republic go to the polls on the second day of European elections.
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Even Ulan Bator has Irish pubs

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 23:29

How Irish-themed bars conquered the world
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Kearney misses out on Ireland tour

Monday, May 19th 2014, 12:15
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Leinster winger Dave Kearney misses out on Ireland's tour to Argentina after suffering a knee injury in the Pro12 win over Ulster.
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Irish debt upgraded by Moody's

Friday, May 16th 2014, 21:36

The credit rating agency Moody's improves its outlook for Ireland's debt, grading the country as "stable", due to an increase in economic growth.
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Dublin-Monaghan bomb victims to sue

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 10:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Monaghan

The victims and families of those who died in the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings are to sue the British government for damages.
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Martin crashes out of Giro in stage one

Friday, May 9th 2014, 19:53

Ireland's Dan Martin will miss the rest of the Giro d'Italia after crashing in the opening team time trial stage in Belfast.
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Ireland out of Eurovision contest

Friday, May 9th 2014, 8:26
related countries: Austria Austria

Ireland fail to reach the final of the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time since 2009 while Austria's Conchita Wurst sails through to the event on Saturday.
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New children's laureate for Ireland

Friday, May 9th 2014, 8:20

Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl series of books, is appointed Ireland's new children's laureate,
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Microsoft must release overseas data

Monday, April 28th 2014, 16:58
related countries: United States United States

A US judge orders Microsoft to hand over a customer's emails, even though the data is held on a server in Ireland.
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Spider-Man snares UK box office

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 10:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Spider-Man swings to the top of the UK and Ireland box office chart after his latest film registered the biggest cinema opening weekend of the year so far.
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VIDEO: Row over Irish dancing make-up ban

Friday, April 18th 2014, 6:32

The Irish Dancing Commission has recently stopped children under the age of 10 from wearing make-up during competitions.
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Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 14:33

Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.
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Court clears ex-Anglo bank boss

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 9:12

The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.
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Man charged with Omagh bomb murders

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 21:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Omagh

A 43-year-old man from the Republic of Ireland is due to appear in court, charged with the murders of 29 people in the 1998 Omagh bomb attack.
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Impac book prize reveals shortlist

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 11:10

The shortlist for the world's most lucrative literary prize pits debut Irish author Donal Ryan against a host of international stars such as Juan Gabriel Vasquez.
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