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Two killed, thousands without power as storm hits Ireland

October 16, 2017 6:30 pm
Two killed, thousands without power as storm hits Ireland

The sea breaks over the harbour behind Donaghadee lighthouse on the Irish Sea coast, east of Belfast in Northern Ireland, on October 16, 2017, as Northern Ireland braces for the passing of the storm Ophelia. Ireland was hit by an “unprecedented storm” on Monday that left two people dead, 120,000 […]

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Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney takes swipe at Britain Brexit plans, border talks as not credible solution

September 4, 2017 10:30 pm
Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney takes swipe at Britain Brexit plans, border talks as not credible solution

A truck passes an anti-Brexit placard at the Ireland-Northern Ireland border crossing in Killeen. (AFP) Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has criticized Britain’s Brexit proposal, saying the proposal has been met with widespread skepticism and that implementing an invisible border between Ireland and Northern Ireland as part of the Brexit […]

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Dublin wants bridges, not borders: Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar

August 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Dublin wants bridges, not borders: Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar

Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar delivers a speech in the Great Hall at Queen’s University in Belfast on August 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP)  Leo Varadkar, the prime minister of the Republic of Ireland, has voiced his opposition to Britain’s exit from the European Union, commonly known as Brexit.  We want […]

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British Prime Minister Theresa May’s talks with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to stay in power not going as expected: Reports

June 20, 2017 10:30 pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s talks with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to stay in power not going as expected: Reports

British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster (Photo by AFP) British Prime Minister Theresa May’s negotiations on staying in power with the support of the Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) have not proceeded as expected. “Talks are ongoing with the DUP and […]

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Ireland’s Prime Minister Enda Kenny warns UK Prime Minister Theresa May on her DUP deal, suggesting it could endanger peace

June 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Ireland’s Prime Minister Enda Kenny warns UK Prime Minister Theresa May on her DUP deal, suggesting it could endanger peace

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny gives a joint press during the EU leaders summit at the Europa building, the main headquarters of European Council and the Council of the EU, in Brussels, on April 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Ireland’s Prime Minister Enda Kenny has warned the leader of the […]

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British Prime Minister Theresa May-Northern Ireland’s DUP deal thrown into confusion

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British Prime Minister Theresa May-Northern Ireland’s DUP deal thrown into confusion

British Prime Minister Theresa May (file photo) A deal almost reached between British Prime Minister Theresa May and Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has been thrown into confusion. May’s office announced on Saturday that the DUP had agreed to support her government on the basis of a “confidence and […]

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May reaches accord with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party to hold power

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May reaches accord with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party to hold power

Protesters gather in Westminster, central London to protest Theresa May’s government and her alliance with the Democratic Unionist Party. (File photo) British Prime Minister Theresa May has reached an outline agreement with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in an alliance that would allow her to remain in power after […]

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Irish backpacker Danielle McLaughlin found naked and murdered in Goa

March 16, 2017 9:30 am
Irish backpacker Danielle McLaughlin found naked and murdered in Goa

Danielle McLaughlin, who has been found dead in a Goa tourist resort. Photo / Twitter A murder investigation has been launched after the body of an Irish tourist travelling with a British passport was found naked on an Indian beach. The woman, who Indian police have named as 28-year-old Danielle […]

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Sinn Fein calls for ‘unity referendum’ ahead of Brexit

March 13, 2017 10:30 pm
Sinn Fein calls for ‘unity referendum’ ahead of Brexit

Sinn Fein’s leader in the Northern Ireland assembly, Michelle O’Neill Irish nationalist political party Sinn Fein has called for a referendum to leave the UK “as soon as possible.” Monday’s call was not the first one for splitting from Britain and uniting with Republic of Ireland. Sinn Fein has been calling […]

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Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) narrowly wins Northern Ireland elections, loses overall majority

March 4, 2017 10:30 pm
Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) narrowly wins Northern Ireland elections, loses overall majority

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster (L) stands with Party Chairman Maurice Morrow, Baron Morrow (R), who lost his seat in the Northern Ireland Assembly elections, at the count center in Omagh, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland, on March 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has […]

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