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Ireland comes back to life as lockdown eased

Ireland comes back to life as lockdown eased

Ireland's shops and workplaces lurched back to life on Monday, as the nation pressed ahead with its plan to lift coronavirus lockdown restrictions ahead of schedule.

Irish PM ready for opposition, leaves coalition option open

Irish PM ready for opposition, leaves coalition option open

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday it was likely he would be the next leader of the opposition after government formation talks

Three parties neck-and-neck as counting begins in Ireland election

Three parties neck-and-neck as counting begins in Ireland election

Irish officials started counting votes on Sunday in a general election forecast to put prime minister Leo Varadkar's party in a historic three-way tie after a surge from republican party Sinn Fein.

16 found sealed in trailer on ferry bound for Ireland

16 found sealed in trailer on ferry bound for Ireland

Sixteen people have been found sealed inside a trailer on a ferry bound for the Irish port of Rosslare, shipping operator Stena Line said on Thursday.

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

Ireland presented a no-deal Brexit budget for 2020 on Tuesday, pledging a 1.2 billion-euro package to keep companies afloat by allowing the state's finances to return to deficit if Britain leaves the European Union ...

EU and Ireland sceptical of a Brexit breakthrough after UK PM Johnson's offer

EU and Ireland sceptical of a Brexit breakthrough after UK PM Johnson's offer

The European Union and Ireland said on Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals were unlikely to yield a deal, with Dublin bluntly warning that Britain was heading towards a no-deal exit ...

Pelosi opposes US-Britain trade deal if it harms peace in Ireland

Pelosi opposes US-Britain trade deal if it harms peace in Ireland

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said she would oppose a post-Brexit trade deal between the US and Britain if it damages an agreement signed two decades ago between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Franco-Irish girl's family mourn 'unbearable' loss, as autopsy conducted

Franco-Irish girl's family mourn 'unbearable' loss, as autopsy conducted

Malaysian authorities Wednesday conducted a post-mortem examination on the body of a Franco-Irish teen found in the jungle after she disappeared from a resort, as her family mourned the ‘unbearable’ loss.

British PM Johnson to meet Ireland's Varadkar over Brexit: report

British PM Johnson to meet Ireland's Varadkar over Brexit: report

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted an offer to meet Irish leader Leo Varadkar to discuss Brexit and the Northern Irish backstop, the Sunday Telegraph said citing UK government sources.

Irish PM says no-deal Brexit could lead to united Ireland

Irish PM says no-deal Brexit could lead to united Ireland

A no-deal Brexit could lead to a united Ireland as more people in Northern Ireland would ‘come to question the union’ with Britain, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said.

May going to Strasbourg to seek Brexit breakthrough: Irish FM

May going to Strasbourg to seek Brexit breakthrough: Irish FM

British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel Monday to Strasbourg in a bid to ‘finalise’ her Brexit deal ahead of a crucial vote in the UK parliament, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said.

Stolen mummified head recovered in Dublin

Stolen mummified head recovered in Dublin

Irish police have recovered the head of an 800-year-old mummified body known as the 'Crusader' after it was stolen from a Dublin crypt last weekend.