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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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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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