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VIDEO: Ireland's Easter Rising - 100 years on

Friday, March 25th 2016, 7:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: How

How did an armed uprising against British rule in Ireland 100 years ago lead to partition and independence?
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Irish PM admits coalition won't return

Sunday, February 28th 2016, 18:41

Irish prime minister Enda Kenny has admitted his coalition government has failed to secure a return to office as the country's election count continues.
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Irish government 'will not be returned'

Saturday, February 27th 2016, 23:58

Taoiseach Enda Kenny concedes the existing coalition government will not be returned in the Republic of Ireland's general election
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VIDEO: Ireland waits for election result

Saturday, February 27th 2016, 22:30

Counting is under way in Ireland's general election.
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VIDEO: Two million vote in Irish election

Saturday, February 27th 2016, 4:51

Counting in the Republic of Ireland's election is due to begin at 09:00 local time on Saturday.
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Voting under way in Irish election

Friday, February 26th 2016, 9:49

Voters in the Republic of Ireland are going to the polls on Friday to elect 157 new members of parliament.
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Irish election: Will voters 'keep the recovery going'?

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 1:47

Irish voters hit by austerity face difficult choice
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What would a British exit from the EU mean for Ireland?

Friday, February 19th 2016, 22:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

What would a British EU exit mean for Ireland?
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Photographs of Dublin in rubble

Saturday, February 13th 2016, 1:14
related places: Dublin

The story told by rare photos of the 1916 Easter Rising
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Dublin reporters warned lives 'at risk'

Friday, February 12th 2016, 0:16

Police in the Irish Republic tell a number of journalists that their safety is at risk from organised criminals.
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Man shot dead in Dublin 'reprisal'

Monday, February 8th 2016, 23:20
related places: Dublin

A man has been shot dead in Dublin in what police believe could be a reprisal for a murder at a boxing match weigh-in on Friday.
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Leaflets pulled due to boob over Bobby

Monday, February 8th 2016, 16:18

Irish election leaflet pulled over typo
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Dissident republicans claim Dublin murder

Monday, February 8th 2016, 15:24
related places: Dublin

Dissident republicans claim they carried out a shooting in Dublin on Friday in which a man was killed and two others wounded.
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Armed checkpoints after weigh-in murder

Sunday, February 7th 2016, 17:23
related places: Dublin

Armed police in the Republic of Ireland are manning checkpoints in a bid to prevent retaliation for the murder of a man at a boxing weigh-in in Dublin.
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Man shot dead at Dublin boxing weigh-in

Friday, February 5th 2016, 23:49
related places: Dublin

A man is shot dead at a Dublin boxing weigh-in, in a suspected gangland attack by gunmen dressed as police officers and armed with AK47s.
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'No explosives' found on diverted plane

Sunday, January 24th 2016, 16:31
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United States United States
related places: Istanbul, Houston

A Turkish Airlines spokesman says no explosives have been found on one of its planes that was diverted to Shannon Airport in the Republic of Ireland after a security threat.
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VIDEO: Images of Ireland's Easter Uprising

Saturday, January 16th 2016, 4:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A new exhibition in London features rarely seen images from Ireland's Easter Uprising 100 years ago.
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DNA sheds light on Irish origins

Monday, December 28th 2015, 20:02

Scientists have sequenced the first ancient human genomes from Ireland - throwing light on the genesis of Celtic populations.
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Galbraith among Brits up for book prize

Monday, November 9th 2015, 15:48

JK Rowling's pseudonym Robert Galbraith, Ian McEwan and BBC journalist Kirsty Wark make the longlist for the world's richest literary prize, the International Impac Dublin Literary Award.
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Irish women tweet periods to PM

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 21:49

Irish women live-tweeting Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Enda Kenny their menstrual cycles to highlight the country's restrictive abortion laws.
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VIDEO: What could be the next top tech?

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 9:26

Top tech companies compete for attention at Dublin Web Summit
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Colfer to write Marvel Iron Man novel

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 6:53

Irish children's laureate Eoin Colfer is teaming up with Marvel to write a new Iron Man novel for young adults.
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Tragedy highlights poor living conditions of Ireland's travellers

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 13:03

Tragedy highlights poor living conditions of Ireland's travellers
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Actress Maureen O'Hara dies aged 95

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 19:05
related countries: United States United States

Maureen O'Hara, the Irish-American star of How Green Was My Valley and other films, dies aged 95, her manager says.
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Schmidt rules out Ireland departure

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 12:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Schmidt says he is "absolutely committed" to remaining Ireland coach despite reports linking him with England job.
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Enya says tour would be 'very possible'

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 11:06

Irish star Enya says it would be "very possible" to perform her songs on tour for the first time, thanks to advances in technology.
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Irish data watchdog to probe Facebook

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 11:32
related countries: United States United States

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner is to investigate Facebook's data transfers from the EU to the US.
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Police probe man's death on flight

Monday, October 19th 2015, 8:46
related countries: Portugal Portugal
related places: Dublin

Police in the Republic of Ireland begin an investigation after a man dies on a flight to Dublin from Portugal.
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Republic draw Bosnia in play-off

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 12:37
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Republic of Ireland will play Bosnia-Herzegovina in a play-off to qualify for next summer's European Championship.
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Sexton ruled out of Argentina match

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 11:45
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Fly-half Johnny Sexton misses Ireland's World Cup quarter-final against Argentina because of a groin strain.
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Ireland is on new path says Noonan

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 15:00

Ireland is "on a new path" and the top priority is to keep recovery growing, the Irish finance minister has said.
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Ireland's O'Brien cited for striking

Monday, October 12th 2015, 17:58
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien could miss the World Cup quarter-final with Argentina after being cited for striking.
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O’Connell Ireland career may be over

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 20:53
related countries: France France

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt fears Paul O'Connell's Test career may be over after his injury in the World Cup against France.
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Poland 2-1 Republic of Ireland

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 20:46
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Warsaw

Poland beat the Republic of Ireland to automatic Euro 2016 qualification thanks to a 2-1 victory in Warsaw.
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Argentina 64-19 Namibia

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 13:37
related countries: France France, Namibia Namibia

Argentina prepare for their World Cup quarter-final against France or Ireland by scoring nine tries to beat Namibia.
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Ex-Anglo Irish boss arrested in US

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 9:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Boston

The former boss of Anglo Irish Bank has been arrested on an extradition warrant in the US city of Boston, the state US Attorney's Office says.
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Saturday, October 10th 2015, 23:14

Ireland's holy mountain is too popular for its own good
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VIDEO: Ten dead in fatal fire in Dublin

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 21:44
related places: Dublin

Ten people, including a number of children, have died in a fire at a travellers' site in the Republic of Ireland.
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Ten die in Irish travellers' site blaze

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 20:14
related places: Carrickmines

Ten people, including a number of children, have died in a fire at a travellers' site in the Republic of Ireland.
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Ireland centre Payne out of World Cup

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 9:46

Centre Jared Payne is ruled out of the rest of Ireland's World Cup campaign after a scan reveals he has fractured a foot.
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Irish omit Henderson for France test

Friday, October 9th 2015, 13:40
related countries: France France

Iain Henderson is a surprise omission from the Ireland starting team for Sunday's crucial World Cup game against France.
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