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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

Irish 'Guinness Day' condemned

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 11:43

An attempt to establish an Irish day devoted to Guinness risks becoming a major PR hangover for the drinks giant Diageo, before even a drop is drunk.
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Ballance and Rankin get Ashes call

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 15:08
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England name uncapped trio Gary Ballance, Boyd Rankin and Ben Stokes in their Ashes squad to tour Australia.
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UK and Ireland want Euro 2020 matches

Friday, September 20th 2013, 12:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England, Scotland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland tell Uefa they want to stage European Championship matches in 2020.
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Ryanair to refund grieving father

Friday, September 20th 2013, 10:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dublin

Ryanair says it will refund a grieving father who had just lost his whole family in a fire after it charged him extra to change his flight from Dublin to the UK.
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Ireland pulls out of recession

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 15:18

The Republic of Ireland pulls out of recession after the economy grows by 0.4% in the second quarter of the year.
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Police seize nine million cigarettes

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 13:37

Police in the Republic of Ireland seize nine million cigarettes in an anti-smuggling operation.
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Trapattoni departs as Republic boss

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 10:48
related countries: Austria Austria

Giovanni Trapattoni's five-year tenure as Republic of Ireland boss ends after the World Cup qualifier defeat in Austria.
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One Direction top UK film chart

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 10:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

One Direction shoot to the top of the UK and Ireland box office chart with their documentary This Is Us.
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Morgan & Bopara tons see off Ireland

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 17:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dublin

Centuries from Eoin Morgan and Ravi Bopara take England to a six-wicket win over Ireland in the one-day international in Dublin.
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Seamus Heaney is buried in Bellaghy

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 16:53
related places: Dublin

Seamus Heaney's final words to his wife were 'do not be afraid', sent in a text message from his hospital bed, mourners at the poet's funeral are told.
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Poet Seamus Heaney dies aged 74

Friday, August 30th 2013, 20:47

Seamus Heaney, acclaimed by many as the best Irish poet since Yeats, has died aged 74.
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Poet Seamus Heaney dies aged 74

Friday, August 30th 2013, 10:09

Seamus Heaney, acclaimed by many as the best Irish poet since Yeats, has died aged 74.
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Ryanair told to cut Aer Lingus stake

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 7:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ryanair is told to cut its stake in rival Irish carrier Aer Lingus by the UK Competition Commission.
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Bin death: Police seek public help

Monday, August 26th 2013, 13:02
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Dublin

Irish police are seeking the public's help after a Polish man was killed when the bin he was sleeping in was picked up by a waste lorry in Dublin.
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England into semis with Ireland draw

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 11:34
related countries: Belgium Belgium, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's men survive a fightback from Ireland to book a place in the EuroHockey semi-finals with a 2-2 draw.
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US request over child abuse images

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:53
related countries: United States United States

The US formally requests the extradition of an Irish man described by the FBI as the "largest facilitator of child porn on the planet".
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Wales 0-0 Republic of Ireland

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 21:33
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Republic of Ireland miss two late chances as their friendly against Wales in Cardiff ends goalless.
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VIDEO: All-Ireland fleadh under way in Derry

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 9:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Derry

The fleadh is the biggest festival of Irish music and culture anywhere in the world and for the first time in its 60 year history it is being held in Northern Ireland.
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VIDEO: Ireland mulls salmon farm plan

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 2:00
related places: Dublin

Controversial plans to build a huge salmon farm off the west coast of Ireland are being considered by the government in Dublin.
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Irish Sun drops topless Page Three

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 15:24

The Irish edition of the Sun newspaper drops pictures of topless women from Page Three, replacing them with shots of women in swimwear.
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Irish battle over salmon farms

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 7:51

Salmon farm plan upsets Irish anglers
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Power confirmed as US envoy to UN

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 22:27
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate easily confirms Irish-born human rights researcher Samantha Power as President Barack Obama's ambassador to the UN.
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Disney to make Artemis Fowl film

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 9:38

Irish author Eoin Colfer's best-selling series Artemis Fowl is to be adapted for the big screen, in a co-production between Disney and Harvey Weinstein.
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Perrigo buys Elan in $8.6bn deal

Monday, July 29th 2013, 10:27
related countries: United States United States

Irish drug firm Elan has been snapped up by US rival Perrigo in an $8.6bn (£5.6bn) deal which will secure tax savings for the US company.
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Rural Irish defy EU restrictions on turf-cutting

Friday, July 26th 2013, 23:14

Rural Irish defy EU over traditional fuel
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VIDEO: Tall ship crew rescued off Cork

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 16:42
related places: Cork

Thirty people are rescued from a tall ship after it ran aground off the south coast of Ireland.
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Tall ship crew rescued off Cork

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 16:02
related places: Cork

Thirty people are rescued from a tall ship after it ran aground off the south coast of Ireland.
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Dancers set Riverdance world record

Sunday, July 21st 2013, 15:43
related places: Dublin

Irish dancers have set a world record in Dublin for the longest Riverdance line.
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S&P upgrades Irish credit outlook

Friday, July 12th 2013, 10:30

Standard & Poor's upgrades its credit outlook for the Republic of Ireland from "stable" to "positive", arguing the country's debts are falling faster than expected.
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Ireland backs 'life-saving' abortion

Friday, July 12th 2013, 7:56

Lawmakers in the Republic of Ireland vote to allow abortion under certain conditions for the first time, following a marathon debate.
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VIDEO: Ireland votes for limited abortion

Friday, July 12th 2013, 5:22

Lawmakers in the Republic of Ireland have voted to allow abortion under certain conditions for the first time, following a marathon debate.
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Final Dáil abortion debate adjourned

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 6:10

The final debate on a bill allowing limited abortion in the Republic of Ireland is adjourned following an all-night session in the lower house of the Irish parliament.
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Ryder set for Irish Beckett festival

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 15:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hollywood

Hollywood actress Winona Ryder is to take part in a festival celebrating the life and works of writer Samuel Beckett in Northern Ireland.
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Australia replace Deans with McKenzie

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 5:53
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Robbie Deans steps down from his role as Australia coach and is replaced by Ewen McKenzie from Queensland Reds.
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Briton Froome retains yellow jersey

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 15:39

Chris Froome retains the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after a punishing stage nine, won by Ireland's Dan Martin.
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