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Police probe man's death on flight

Monday, October 19th 2015, 8:46
related countries: Portugal Portugal
related places: Dublin

Police in the Republic of Ireland begin an investigation after a man dies on a flight to Dublin from Portugal.
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Republic draw Bosnia in play-off

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 12:37
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Republic of Ireland will play Bosnia-Herzegovina in a play-off to qualify for next summer's European Championship.
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Sexton ruled out of Argentina match

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 11:45
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Fly-half Johnny Sexton misses Ireland's World Cup quarter-final against Argentina because of a groin strain.
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Ireland is on new path says Noonan

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 15:00

Ireland is "on a new path" and the top priority is to keep recovery growing, the Irish finance minister has said.
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Ireland's O'Brien cited for striking

Monday, October 12th 2015, 17:58
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien could miss the World Cup quarter-final with Argentina after being cited for striking.
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O’Connell Ireland career may be over

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 20:53
related countries: France France

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt fears Paul O'Connell's Test career may be over after his injury in the World Cup against France.
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Poland 2-1 Republic of Ireland

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 20:46
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Warsaw

Poland beat the Republic of Ireland to automatic Euro 2016 qualification thanks to a 2-1 victory in Warsaw.
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Argentina 64-19 Namibia

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 13:37
related countries: France France, Namibia Namibia

Argentina prepare for their World Cup quarter-final against France or Ireland by scoring nine tries to beat Namibia.
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Ex-Anglo Irish boss arrested in US

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 9:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Boston

The former boss of Anglo Irish Bank has been arrested on an extradition warrant in the US city of Boston, the state US Attorney's Office says.
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Saturday, October 10th 2015, 23:14

Ireland's holy mountain is too popular for its own good
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VIDEO: Ten dead in fatal fire in Dublin

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 21:44
related places: Dublin

Ten people, including a number of children, have died in a fire at a travellers' site in the Republic of Ireland.
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Ten die in Irish travellers' site blaze

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 20:14
related places: Carrickmines

Ten people, including a number of children, have died in a fire at a travellers' site in the Republic of Ireland.
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Ireland centre Payne out of World Cup

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 9:46

Centre Jared Payne is ruled out of the rest of Ireland's World Cup campaign after a scan reveals he has fractured a foot.
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Irish omit Henderson for France test

Friday, October 9th 2015, 13:40
related countries: France France

Iain Henderson is a surprise omission from the Ireland starting team for Sunday's crucial World Cup game against France.
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Republic of Ireland 1-0 Germany

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 21:47
related countries: Germany Germany

Republic of Ireland produce a stunning win over Germany to leave automatic qualification for Euro 2016 in their own hands.
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New search for Duffy's Cut remains

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 11:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: New, Duffy, Cut

New searches are under way in the US to try to find the remains of 51 Irish migrants who died - or were murdered - while building a stretch of railway.
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Schmidt demands Irish improvement

Monday, October 5th 2015, 10:32
related countries: France France

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt warns his players they must up their game to beat France in Sunday's World Cup Pool D match.
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Film stars pay tribute to Brian Friel

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 11:38

Hollywood stars have been paying tribute to Irish playwright Brian Friel who has died aged 86.
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Ferguson to manage Beckham again

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 9:56

Sir Alex Ferguson will manage a Great Britain and Ireland XI captained by David Beckham in a charity match at Old Trafford.
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Grealish decision a 'bitter pill'

Monday, September 28th 2015, 21:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jack Grealish's decision to play for England is "disappointing", says ex-Republic of Ireland midfielder Kevin Kilbane.
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Grealish picks England over Republic

Monday, September 28th 2015, 13:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish opts to play for England rather than the Republic of Ireland at senior level.
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Kelly Clarkson cancels her UK tour

Saturday, September 26th 2015, 11:59
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The singer cancels her UK tour dates plus 10 others concerts in Canada and Ireland for "vocal rest".
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England unchanged for World Cup bow

Monday, September 14th 2015, 15:46
related countries: Fiji Fiji, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England will field an unchanged XV from their warm-up win over Ireland for Friday's opening game of the World Cup against Fiji.
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Irish handed Healy boost for opener

Monday, September 14th 2015, 14:20
related countries: Canada Canada

Ireland prop Cian Healy is passed fit for Saturday's World Cup opener against Canada after recovering from neck surgery.
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Ireland to take in 4,000 refugees

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 9:41

Ireland plans to accept 4,000 refugees amid growing public outcry over the tens of thousands of people fleeing to Europe's borders.
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Microsoft battles US over 'drug' emails

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 7:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Dublin

Microsoft is returning to court to resist a US government demand that it hand over emails stored on computers in Dublin.
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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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