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Two Americans among foreign jihadists captured by Syrian Kurds

Beirut - The Kurdish-led force battling the remnants of the Islamic State group in eastern Syria said Monday it captured five foreign jihadists, including two US citizens.

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain to strike in January

Madrid - Unions for Ryanair's 1,800 cabin crew in Spain threatened Friday to strike in January unless the Irish low-cost airline agrees to improve work and pay conditions.

No place like home: Dublin boom fuels housing spiral

Dublin - Sharing a studio flat in Dublin with two other people, Greek security guard Aris complains about the housing crisis that forces him to live in cramped conditions.

Irish data authority probes Facebook photo breach

Dublin - The Irish data watchdog on Friday launched an investigation into Facebook, after the social media titan admitted a "bug" may have exposed unposted photos from up to 6.8 million users.

Irish minority government safe until 2020: opposition

Dublin - Ireland's main opposition party on Wednesday agreed to prop up the country's minority government through 2019, pledging to deliver stability as the country braces for any potential fallout from Brexit.

Pakistani held as teacher stabbed to death at French university

Nterre - A Pakistani man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of stabbing to death a teacher in broad daylight outside a university in the Paris suburbs.

Takeda shareholders agree to $60 bn Shire acquisition

Apo - Shareholders at Japanese drug giant Takeda on Wednesday approved a plan to buy Irish pharmaceuticals firm Shire in a deal worth around $60 billion, the biggest foreign takeover ever by a Japanese firm.

Spain says Ryanair violated right to strike: unions

Madrid - Spain has found Ryanair guilty of violating cabin crews' right to strike and work safety regulations as well as obstructing labour inspections, threatening to fine the low-frills airline for 16 infractions, unions said Monday.

Rape case thong triggers consent protests in Ireland

Dublin - Protests have flared across Ireland this week triggering a viral campaign online after a defence lawyer showed a 17-year-old girl's thong or G-string in court as alleged proof of her consent in a rape case.

Relief on Irish border as Brexit deal unleashes political turmoil

As Britain's political class agonises over the draft Brexit deal, residents of windswept Irish border areas said they were relieved at an agreement that could offer a stable future for the region after two years of uncertainty.

Brexit breakthrough: the Irish issue explained

London - The draft Brexit deal between Britain and the European Union was made possible by a breakthrough over the Irish border, but it could still prove the issue that unravels the agreement.

Trouble brewing?: Brexit challenge for Guinness supply chain

Dublin - With its brown-black hue and cascading creamy head, Guinness is Ireland's most iconic export.

UK, Irish ministers say 'very close' to Brexit deal

Dublin - British and Irish ministers said Friday they were "very close" to agreeing how to keep open the land border between them after Brexit, which is holding up a divorce deal with the EU.

Google workers walk out in global protest over harassment

San Francisco - Thousands of Google employees joined a coordinated worldwide walkout Thursday to protest the US tech giant's handling of sexual harassment as the chief vowed "concrete steps are coming" in response to the concern.

Ireland votes to lift blasphemy ban

Dublin - Ireland has voted to lift a rarely enforced constitutional ban on blasphemy in the latest secular reform for the once staunchly Catholic country, referendum results showed on Saturday.

Ireland votes to lift blasphemy ban: exit polls

Dublin - Irish voters overwhelmingly backed the lifting of a constitutional ban on blasphemy, exit polls said Saturday, the latest reform relaxing the devout nation's historic ties to the Catholic Church.

Ireland votes on historic blasphemy ban

Dublin - Irish voters were deciding Friday whether to repeal a ban on blasphemy -- the latest potential reform distancing the once-devout nation from its Catholic past.

Mass infant grave at Irish Catholic home to be excavated

Dublin - Ireland's government on Tuesday approved the full excavation of a mass grave of infant and children's remains on the site of a former Catholic home for unmarried mothers.

UK PM fires back at mutinous party over Brexit

London - Britain's beleaguered Prime minister appealed to her increasingly mutinous party on Monday to back her Brexit strategy in the face of deep divisions at home and a tough negotiating stance from the EU.

Ryanair first-half profits fall 7% after widespread strikes

Dublin - Ryanair's first half to September profits fell seven percent to €1.2 billion, the low-cost airline announced Monday, after widespread strike action by pilots and cabin crew disrupted operations.

May to say Brexit '95 percent' settled as MP mutiny fears rise

London - Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Britain's parliament on Monday that Brexit negotiations are "95 percent" complete but that she cannot accept the European Union's Northern Ireland border proposals -- as she faces down an increasingly mutinous facti...

'Fatigue, frustration and confusion': Belfast's Brexit hangover

Belfast - Of all the roadblocks on the way to a Brexit deal Northern Ireland is the biggest, and nobody feels more unease about the deadlock than the people who actually live in this British province with its troubled history.

What's holding up Brexit talks? The Irish issue explained

London - The main sticking point in Brexit negotiations is how to keep Britain's land border with the Republic of Ireland open after it leaves the European Union.

Brexit clouds on horizon for Holyhead's lifeline port

Holyhead - Hundreds of trucks roll off the docks at Holyhead every day, bringing goods to and from Ireland in an economic lifeline for this deprived corner of Wales, which is now threatened by Brexit.

Locals fear being cast away on Brexit border 'island'

For people living in and around the Drummully Polyp, a squiggle on the map of the Irish frontier, life without an open border is unimaginable and a reminder of the bad old days of checkpoints.

Ireland passes law putting cancer warnings on alcohol

Dublin - Alcoholic drinks in Ireland will be labelled with cancer warnings under a groundbreaking law passed Wednesday, which also sets a minimum price in a bid to tackle a "corrosive" drinking culture.

What's holding up Brexit talks? The Irish issue explained

London - The main sticking point in Brexit negotiations is how to keep the land border between Britain and Ireland open after Britain leaves the European Union.

Irish MPs hold first abortion bill debate

Dublin - Legislation to allow abortion was debated in the Irish parliament for the first time on Thursday -- with indications a three day "cooling off period" will be fiercely contested.

Brexit: EU's Tusk tells May to 'get down to business'

Apo - EU President Donald Tusk warned Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that, with her Conservative Party conference finished, she must make a serious effort to negotiate a Brexit deal.

Irish data authority probes Facebook over breach of 50 mn accounts

Dublin - Ireland's data protection authority launched an investigation into Facebook Wednesday, bringing stringent new European privacy laws to bear on the tech titan after a security breach exposed 50 million accounts.
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On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
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The Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links, Co. Dublin, a hotel by the sea.
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Plants and woodland and well manicured lawns grace the grounds of Mount Usher Gardens
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On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
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