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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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Katie Walsh wins Irish National

Monday, April 6th 2015, 16:54

Katie Walsh's novice mount Thunder And Roses wins the Irish Grand National Chase at Fairyhouse.
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Delays as planes 'clip each other'

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 10:39
related places: Dublin

Two Ryanair planes scrape each other on the ground at Dublin airport, the airline confirms.
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B&Q set to close about 60 stores

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 7:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kingfisher, the owner of DIY chains B&Q and Screwfix, is to close about 60 B&Q stores in UK and Ireland over the next two years.
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Republic of Ireland 1-1 Poland

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 20:51
related countries: Poland Poland

Shane Long's late goal rescues a vital draw for the Republic of Ireland against Poland in the Euro 2016 qualifier.
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Killer who filmed victim convicted

Friday, March 27th 2015, 16:23

A sadomasochistic killer faces a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering a childcare worker in the Republic of Ireland.
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Australia murderer guilty of rapes

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 5:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian man jailed for the rape and murder of Irish woman Jill Meagher is convicted of three more rapes, officials reveal.
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On the Run letters 'damaged justice'

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 10:33

On the Run letters to Irish republicans saying they were not being sought by police "damaged criminal justice system," say MPs.
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Irish win Women's Six Nations title

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 14:50
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ireland crush Scotland 73-3 to secure the Women's Six Nations Championship on points difference from France.
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Irish win Six Nations after epic day

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 19:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ireland retain the Six Nations title after an extraordinary final day ends with England falling six points short of glory.
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Scotland 10-40 Ireland

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 16:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Defending champions Ireland move into pole position in the Six Nations title race with a record win in Scotland.
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Six Nations title fight - who needs to do what?

Friday, March 20th 2015, 23:36
related countries: France France

As England, Ireland, Wales and France battle for the Six Nations title this weekend, BBC Sport assess their chances.
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Simmons quits Irish for Windies job

Friday, March 20th 2015, 15:10

Phil Simmons steps down as Ireland coach after agreeing to take charge of his native West Indies after the World Cup.
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Ireland out as Pakistan go through

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 11:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Ireland are knocked out of the World Cup by Pakistan, who qualify for the quarter-finals with a seven-wicket win.
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Wales 23-16 Ireland

Saturday, March 14th 2015, 17:09

Wales keep their Six Nations title hopes alive and shatter Ireland's Grand Slam hopes with a gripping 23-16 win in Cardiff.
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'Ireland face most important game'

Friday, March 13th 2015, 14:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Ireland's final World Cup Pool B match with Pakistan on Sunday is the biggest in their history, says batsman Ed Joyce.
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Ireland passes emergency drug law

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 15:22

Drugs such as ketamine and ecstasy are legal in Ireland until midnight on Thursday after an emergency law was passed.
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Ireland acts to close drugs loophole

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 8:44

MPs in the Irish Republic rush though legislation to close a loophole that made the possession of ecstasy and other drugs drugs temporarily legal.
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Ireland accidently legalises drugs

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 17:42

The Irish government is holding an emergency session to close an unexpected loophole in its Misuse of Drugs Act.
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Unchanged Wales team to face Ireland

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 11:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

Sam Warburton will set a captaincy record when he leads an unchanged Wales against Ireland in Cardiff on Saturday.
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'No doubt' Crufts dog was poisoned

Monday, March 9th 2015, 16:37

One of the owners of a prize-winning dog says there is "no doubt" the Irish setter was poisoned at Crufts.
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Ireland deny Zimbabwe in thriller

Saturday, March 7th 2015, 11:47
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Ireland beat Zimbabwe by five runs in Hobart to maintain their hopes of reaching the World Cup quarter-finals.
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