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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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Irish Church needs 'reality check'

Sunday, May 24th 2015, 14:57

One of Ireland's most senior Catholic clerics calls for the Church to take a "reality check" following the country's overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage.
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VIDEO: Huge cheers as Ireland votes 'yes'

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 22:52

The Republic of Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage - watch the crowd's reaction outside Dublin Castle as the result is announced.
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Huge Ireland vote for gay marriage

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 21:08

The Republic of Ireland votes overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum.
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VIDEO: Ireland backs same-sex marriage

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 18:17

The Republic of Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum.
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Ireland vote 'backs gay marriage'

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 16:51

Figures suggest the Republic of Ireland has voted to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum.
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High turnout in gay marriage vote

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 21:49

A high turnout is reported as polls close after the Republic of Ireland votes in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
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Eurovision: Ireland and Portugal out

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 7:33
related countries: Austria Austria, Poland Poland, Portugal Portugal, Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Vienna

Ireland, Iceland and Switzerland fail to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest after the second semi-final in Vienna.
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Hodgson feared reaction to Grealish

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 21:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jack Grealish was not considered for an England call-up to face Republic of Ireland in case of a backlash, Roy Hodgson says.
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VIDEO: Ireland gay marriage: Church v state?

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 18:22

The Republic of Ireland goes to the polls on Friday to decide whether to change the constitution to make gay marriage legal.
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Vardy and Austin in England squad

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 12:59
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Leicester forward Jamie Vardy and QPR striker Charlie Austin are in England's squad to play two internationals in June.
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VIDEO: Ireland in same-sex marriage vote

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 23:12

People in the Republic of Ireland will vote on a same-sex marriage referendum this Friday.
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Charles visits IRA murder site

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 17:47

Prince Charles visits the place in the Republic of Ireland where his great-uncle Lord Mountbatten was murdered by the IRA in 1979.
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Da Vinci drawings to go on UK tour

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 9:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ten drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Queen's Royal Collection are to tour the UK and Ireland next year.
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Charles to visit scene of IRA attack

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 7:46

Prince Charles is expected to meet the mother of a boy murdered in the IRA attack that killed Lord Mountbatten, on the second day of his Ireland visit.
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Bain earns first Scotland call-up

Monday, May 18th 2015, 10:02
related countries: Qatar Qatar, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dundee

Dundee keeper Scott Bain is in the Scotland squad for the first time for June's games against Qatar and the Republic of Ireland.
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Yes or no?

Monday, May 18th 2015, 5:31

Irish voters set for landmark same-sex marriage vote
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VIDEO: Irish vote in gay marriage referendum

Friday, May 15th 2015, 12:47

Voters in the Republic of Ireland can take part in a referendum next Friday on a bid to legalise gay marriage.
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Grealish turns down Republic call-up

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 12:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jack Grealish rejects a place in the Republic of Ireland squad for their games against England and Scotland.
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Ireland-England washed out by rain

Friday, May 8th 2015, 14:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dublin

England's one-day international against Ireland is abandoned after rain allows only 18 overs to be played in Dublin.
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VIDEO: Survivors' tales from sinking disaster

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 6:20

Thousands of people are expected to gather today in Ireland and Liverpool to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania.
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England pick Rashid and Wood for ODI

Friday, May 1st 2015, 19:18

England's Adil Rashid and Mark Wood return from the West Indies early and are in the squad for the ODI against Ireland.
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Ireland prepares for same-sex marriage referendum

Friday, May 1st 2015, 2:50

Ireland prepares for historic same-sex marriage referendum
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Taylor to captain England in Ireland

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, 20:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Taylor will captain England for the first time in the one-day international against Ireland on 8 May.
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UK probes British Nepal death report

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, 16:05
related countries: Nepal Nepal, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is investigating reports a British national was killed in the Nepal earthquake, the foreign secretary says, ahead of a TV appeal for donations.
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Dozens of Britons untraced in Nepal

Monday, April 27th 2015, 22:14
related countries: Nepal Nepal, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Dozens of British and Irish people are among the missing, as the Disasters Emergency Committee announces an appeal to aid survivors of the Nepal earthquake.
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VIDEO: Against austerity in Ireland

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 23:33

An Irish teacher turned to political activism after austerity measures were introduced in Ireland.
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Body at farm is missing student Karen Buckley

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 16:54

A body found at a farm north of Glasgow is missing Cork student Karen Buckley, Police Scotland confirm.
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Man arrested over Karen Buckley death

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 10:01

Police in Glasgow arrest a 21-year-old man in connection with the death of Irish student Karen Buckley.
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Man detained over missing student

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 20:27

Police investigating the disappearance of an Irish student in Glasgow detain a 21 year-old man, BBC Scotland understands.
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Drug firm Mylan bids $30bn for Perrigo

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 17:32

Generic drug company Mylan bids nearly $30bn for Irish rival Perrigo in a deal that would create a pharmaceuticals giant.
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Fast & Furious 7 tops UK box office

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 15:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The latest instalment in the Fast and Furious franchise leaves the competition trailing at the UK and Ireland box office, making more than four times as much as its nearest rival.
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