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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

Albert Reynolds' body lies in repose

Saturday, August 23rd 2014, 15:49
related places: Dublin

The body of the former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds is lying in repose in Dublin ahead of his funeral on Monday.
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Suspected Ebola case in Ireland

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 22:26

Tests for the Ebola virus are being carried out on the body of a man in a County Donegal hospital, the Irish Health Service Executive says.
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Former Irish PM Albert Reynolds dies

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 6:25

Ireland's former prime minister Albert Reynolds, who played a key role in the Northern Ireland peace process, dies at the age of 81.
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The island that kids learn to leave

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 0:26

Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland
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Inbetweeners thrash Sly at box office

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 15:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The second Inbetweeners film continues to dominate the UK and Ireland box office chart, leaving the latest Expendables sequel floundering in its wake.
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Irish review into denied abortion

Monday, August 18th 2014, 21:53

The Republic of Ireland's health service is to set up an internal review of the care provided to a "suicidal" woman who gave birth by caesarean section after being refused an abortion.
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Woman denied abortion 'was raped'

Monday, August 18th 2014, 8:51

The "suicidal" woman who gave birth by caesarean section after being refused an abortion in the Republic of Ireland was reportedly a victim of rape.
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'Concern' over denied abortion case

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 13:42

The Irish justice minister says she is "concerned" about a woman and baby at the centre of a controversy over the state's new abortion legislation.
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Ireland 7-40 England

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 18:09
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

England reach the final of the Women's Rugby World Cup for the fourth time in a row as they out-class Ireland in Paris.
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Brazilians bid $611m for Chiquita

Monday, August 11th 2014, 17:31
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United States United States
related places: Chiquita

Two Brazilian companies make a $611m (£363m) bid for US banana group Chiquita, which had planned to merge with Irish fruit firm Fyffes.
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Fish still on decline in Irish Sea

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 7:56
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Restrictions on the fishing of cod and salmon hoped to rejuvenate declining stocks, but after years of tight fishing quotas from Brussels there has been no boost in the fish population.
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Dog falls 300ft into the Atlantic

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 16:57

A "tweeting" pet dog survives unscathed after falling 300ft (91m) from a cliff and into the sea off the Irish coast.
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Li Ka-Shing mulls air firm stake

Monday, August 4th 2014, 10:23

Asia's richest man, Li Ka-Shing, is looking to buy into Irish aircraft leasing firm Awas in a deal potentially worth up to $5bn.
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Silicon dairy farming in rural Ireland

Sunday, August 3rd 2014, 23:35

Traditional farming meets new tech in rural Ireland
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AIB returns to profit after bail out

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 8:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Allied Irish Bank (AIB), the parent firm of Northern Ireland's First Trust bank, returns to profit for the first time since the financial crash.
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Unesco asks for Star Wars report

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 16:45

Unesco contacts the Irish government asking for a report on the use of a County Kerry island for filming the new Star Wars film.
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Apes continue reign in UK cinemas

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 14:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has easily held on to the top spot in the UK and Ireland box office in its second week of release.
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VIDEO: Church 'stole my baby's life'

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 22:53

Judge Yvonne Murphy will chair an inquiry into church-run mother and baby homes in the Republic of Ireland, the government has announced.
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Ireland confronts past treatment of unmarried mothers

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 13:54

Ireland confronts the way unmarried mothers were treated
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Brooks Irish shows will not go ahead

Monday, July 14th 2014, 22:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Dublin

US country singer Garth Brooks confirms that none of his five Irish shows will take place in Dublin this summer, despite talks to try to resolve a row over the concerts.
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Co-op Bank boss to head AIB

Monday, July 14th 2014, 10:08

The chairman of the Co-operative Bank, Richard Pym, will stand down later this year to lead Allied Irish Banks.
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Brooks matinee plan 'not feasible'

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 20:59
related places: Dublin

A deal proposing to stage two Garth Brooks concerts in Dublin as matinees has been described as "not feasible".
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VIDEO: Why Garth's Irish comeback was axed

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 18:50
related places: Dublin

Garth Brooks has criticised the handling of his five concerts in Dublin after they were cancelled earlier this week.
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O'Connor replaces Womack at Womad

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 12:39

Irish singer Sinead O'Connor is to replace the late soul legend Bobby Womack as the closing act at this year's Womad festival in Wiltshire.
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Pints tumble as Brazil fall

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 8:39
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Germany Germany
related places: Galway

A pub in Galway in the Republic of Ireland is counting the cost of German success in Tuesday night's World Cup semi-final against Brazil.
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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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