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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

Police release Cranberries singer

Monday, November 10th 2014, 16:55

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan is discharged from hospital and released without charge from custody by Irish police.
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ECB publishes Irish bailout letters

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 19:23
related places: Dublin

The European Central Bank has published correspondence with the Irish government in which it called for Dublin to seek a bail-out
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No job because of Irish 'alcoholism'

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 10:31
related countries: South Korea South Korea

A teacher from the Republic of Ireland is told by an agency that she has been rejected for a job in South Korea due to the "alcoholism nature" of Irish people.
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Springboks unchanged for Irish game

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 13:18
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer sticks with the team who beat New Zealand for Saturday's game against Ireland.
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Ninja Turtles climb back to number one

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 15:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles returns to the top of the UK and Ireland film chart a week after it was knocked off the top spot by Brad Pitt's Fury.
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Rangers' Macleod in Scotland squad

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 12:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rangers midfielder Lewis Macleod is called into the Scotland squad to face Republic of Ireland and England.
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Mass protest against water charges

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 19:51

Campaigners opposed to the introduction of water charges in the Republic of Ireland stage almost 100 separate protests across the state.
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Young Fathers win Mercury Prize

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 23:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Edinburgh-based hip-hop trio Young Fathers win the £20,000 Barclaycard Mercury Prize with their album Dead.
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Ryanair to pay 8.1m euros in damages

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 14:55
related countries: France France

A French court rules that Irish low-cost airline Ryanair must pay €8.1m in damages and €200,000 in fines for breaches of French labour laws.
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Banana splits as Chiquita chops deal

Friday, October 24th 2014, 21:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chiquita

Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.
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Horse trainer guilty over steroids

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 15:58

Irish racehorse trainer Philip Fenton is found guilty of having performance-enhancing drugs and other animal remedies at his stables.
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Turtles attack UK box office

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 12:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has topped the UK and Ireland box office, ending Gone Girl's two week run at the top.
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Monday, October 20th 2014, 20:49
related places: Dublin

Golfer Rory McIlroy and his former agent, Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management, fail to reach agreement in a legal dispute over fees.
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Friday, October 17th 2014, 23:49

Why the new Star Wars film was shot on a small Irish island
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Germany 1-1 Republic of Ireland

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 21:43
related countries: Germany Germany

John O'Shea celebrates his 100th Republic of Ireland cap by scoring an injury-time equaliser against Germany in the Euro 2016 qualifier.
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'Double Irish' tax scheme set to end

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 15:09

The Republic of Ireland's Irish finance minister announces he is abolishing the controversial "Double Irish" tax structure that exploited international differences in tax rules.
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Non-austerity budget to be revealed

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 5:07

Ireland's finance minister is expected to deliver the country's first non-austerity budget in seven years later.
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Planes' wingtips hit at airport

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 8:21

Emergency services are at Dublin Airport after the wingtips of two Ryanair planes hit each other on a taxi-way off the runway.
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Ireland gave 'state aid' to Apple

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 13:50

The European Commission publishes a letter it sent to Ireland accusing the country of giving Apple illegal state aid through special tax arrangements.
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Billy Elliot show tops UK box office

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 13:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A special live screening of Billy Elliot the Musical Live tops the UK and Ireland box office taking £1.9m - making it the highest grossing event cinema release.
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EU to decry Apple's Irish tax deal

Monday, September 29th 2014, 13:33

The EU is expected to accuse Apple of benefiting from illegal state aid through its tax arrangements in Ireland.
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VIDEO: Cork cocaine seizure "significant"

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 10:53

Four men are arrested after a tonne of cocaine, thought to be worth £63m, is seized off the south west coast of Ireland.
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Demanding justice for Irish abused by nuns

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 23:39

Demanding justice for women and children abused by Irish nuns
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Fund celebrates WB Yeats anniversary

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 9:14

The Irish government allocates 500,000 euros to celebrate the work of WB Yeats.
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PM wants Home Rule leader honoured

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 8:59

The Irish prime minister has given his support to calls for a new memorial to honour of the leader of the Irish Home Rule movement, John Redmond.
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Irish economy bounces back strongly

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 14:03

The Irish government upgrades growth forecasts for 2014 after the economy grew by a stronger-than-expected 1.5% in the April-to-June quarter.
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Australia want Lions 2017 tour game

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 10:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian Rugby Union wants the British and Irish Lions to start their 2017 tour of New Zealand in Australia.
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VIDEO: New World Trade Center rises from ashes

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 23:12

The BBC speaks to Irish artist Marcus Robinson about his documentary Rebuilding the World Trade Center.
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Albarn leads Mercury Prize hopefuls

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 22:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Damon Albarn's first solo album makes the shortlist for this year's Mercury Prize, which is given to the best British or Irish record of the last 12 months.
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U2 give away new album on iTunes

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 22:26

The first album in five years by veteran Irish rock band U2 is offered for free to the 500 million users of Apple's iTunes service.
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VIDEO: Armagayddon: Gay marriage in Ireland

Monday, September 1st 2014, 12:54

Parody video about gay marriage in Ireland sparks debate
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Johansson's Lucy tops UK box office

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 8:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scarlett Johansson's new sci-fi drama Lucy, directed by Luc Besson, tops the UK and Ireland box office in its opening weekend.
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Ex-Irish PM Reynolds' funeral held

Monday, August 25th 2014, 13:04

The state funeral of Ireland's former prime minister Albert Reynolds takes place in Dublin.
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VIDEO: Redheads of the world unite

Sunday, August 24th 2014, 23:06

As redheads gather in Ireland, what makes them so unique?
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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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