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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

VIDEO: US teen 'proud' to snowboard for Ireland

Friday, January 31st 2014, 0:56
related countries: United States United States

How a US teen will be Ireland's first Olympic snowboarder
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Brooks concerts sell out in hour

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 12:11

Tickets for Garth Brooks' two concerts in Ireland sell out within an hour, and a third date is announced.
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Hurricane Fly wins fourth Irish title

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 14:40

Hurricane Fly wins a fourth consecutive Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown to extend his world record of Grade One wins to 19.
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Irish debt no longer rated junk

Friday, January 17th 2014, 22:23

The credit rating agency Moody's upgrades Ireland's debt from junk status saying its economy has growth potential.
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12 Years a Slave leads UK box office

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 10:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Oscar

Steve McQueen's gritty drama 12 Years a Slave opens at the top of the UK and Ireland box office, knocking fellow Oscar hopeful American Hustle into second place.
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Man in court over 'chess killing'

Monday, January 13th 2014, 11:47
related places: Dublin

A man appears in court in Dublin charged with the murder of a man allegedly following a row over a game of chess.
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American Hustle tops UK film chart

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 11:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Heist

Heist movie American Hustle makes number one at the UK and Ireland box office.
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Hobbit and Frozen see off Bieber

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 11:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Cinema audiences in the UK and Ireland spent the last weekend of 2013 watching the latest Hobbit film and Disney animation - but not pop star Justin Bieber's new documentary.
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Irish abortion law comes into force

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 11:18

A law comes into force in the strongly Roman Catholic Republic of Ireland setting out for the first time when abortion is permitted.
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VIDEO: Is the Eurozone crisis over?

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 20:23
related countries: Portugal Portugal

A lot has changed in the Eurozone over the past two years - this year Ireland emerged from its bailout; Portugal hopes to follow suit in 2014.
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Murdoch buys Irish social media firm

Friday, December 20th 2013, 17:32

Rupert Murdoch's media company NewsCorp buys Storyful, an Irish "social media news agency".
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Irish economy continues to grow

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 12:47

A stronger construction sector drives growth in the Republic of Ireland's economy in the July-to-September quarter, data from the Central Statistics Office show.
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UK and Irish PMs visit WWI graves

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 9:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister David Cameron and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny are jointly visiting a number of World War I graves and memorials in Flanders, Belgium.
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America's new Irish immigrants

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 0:58

The new Irish generation heading across the Atlantic
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Triumphant Gatland & Lions honoured

Monday, December 16th 2013, 6:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British and Irish Lions are named team of the year and Warren Gatland is voted top coach at the BBC Sports Personality awards.
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Irish 'credibility restored' says PM

Sunday, December 15th 2013, 21:48

The Irish Republic's exit from its bailout rescue has restored the country's good name and credibility, Taoiseach Enda Kenny says in speech to the nation.
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Ireland: Before and after bailout

Saturday, December 14th 2013, 23:57

Ireland before and after the bailout
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RFU proposes European rescue plan

Saturday, December 14th 2013, 15:34
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A European competition involving English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish and Italian clubs may still go ahead next season, albeit under new management.
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Irish bailout exit 'just one step'

Friday, December 13th 2013, 17:25

The Irish Republic's exit from its bailout rescue is a "milestone" but not the end of the road, the country's finance minister says.
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VIDEO: Ireland to exit bailout programme

Friday, December 13th 2013, 7:55

Ireland is to become the first bailed-out country in the Eurozone to officially exit its international financial rescue programme.
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Eurozone crisis: Ireland breaks free

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 13:21

Ireland returns to markets after tough medicine, says Gavin Hewitt
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Apartheid strikers to attend funeral

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 22:21
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Irish supermarket workers who went on strike to force a ban on produce from apartheid-era South Africa are set to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral.
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UK airports hit by flight delays

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 13:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Swanwick

Air traffic control operators say they do not know how long it will take to resolve faults which are causing flight delays and cancellations across the UK and Ireland.
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Booming Canada recruits British and Irish workers

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 23:49
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Booming Canadian economy attracts British workers
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Irish police colluded in IRA murders

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 18:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Irish police colluded in the IRA murders of two senior Northern Ireland policemen, an inquiry has found.
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Anglicans install woman bishop

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 15:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dublin

The UK and Ireland's first woman bishop is installed by the Anglican Church at a service in Dublin on Saturday.
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Irish novelist wins first book award

Friday, November 29th 2013, 10:22

Irish author Donal Ryan wins the 2013 Guardian First Book Award for his debut novel The Spinning Heart.
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O'Dowd heads for Broadway with Franco

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 13:01
related places: Broadway

Irish comedian Chris O'Dowd is to make his Broadway debut next year alongside James Franco in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.
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Heineken Cup backed by five unions

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 22:44
related countries: France France, Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Scottish, Welsh, Irish, French and Italian unions insist the Heineken Cup will go ahead next season despite breakaway plans.
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McDowell set to play for Irish in Rio

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 8:44

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell expects to play for Ireland at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
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Australia ban six over drinking

Monday, November 18th 2013, 13:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia suspend six players for one match for midweek drinking before the Ireland win and warn a further nine.
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UK state visit for Irish president

Sunday, November 17th 2013, 21:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

President Michael D Higgins is to become the first Irish head of state to make an official state visit to the UK.
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U2's manager 'set to step down'

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 15:41

The manager of Irish rock band U2 is reportedly set to step down from his role after 34 years.
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VIDEO: Europeans head Down Under for work

Monday, November 11th 2013, 11:14
related countries: Australia Australia, Spain Spain

Australia's big cities are a popular destination for young people from European countries like Spain, Greece and Ireland trying to get away from the massive youth unemployment crisis.
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VIDEO: Is Ireland's economy on the move?

Monday, November 11th 2013, 6:19

It is three years since Ireland applied for a formal bailout worth 85bn euros from its European Union partners and the International Monetary Fund - but there may be signs of a recovery.
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Keane's volatility is fine - O'Neill

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 15:03

New Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill says Roy Keane's "volatility will do no-one any harm".
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