Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Ireland News

Ryanair's O'Leary says could ground more planes

Dublin - Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary on Thursday said he could not rule out axing more flights, but added any additional cancellations would not be linked to ongoing pilot roster problems.

Ryanair CEO says won't bid for Air Berlin

Berlin - Ryanair chief executive Michael O' Leary on Wednesday said his airline would not make a bid for insolvent Air Berlin, slamming what he called a German "stitch-up" designed to benefit Lufthansa.

UK links trade to post-Brexit Irish border plans

London - Britain will on Wednesday set out its proposals for the Irish border after Brexit, seeking to use the issue to pressure the European Union into starting early trade negotiations.

Ryanair calls for curbs to alcohol sales at UK airports

London - Ryanair on Monday called for British airports to impose a two-drink limit on passsengers and end boozing at breakfast time to help curb a rise in rowdy passengers.

Irish PM rules out economic border after Brexit

Dublin - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Ireland would not accept an economic border with Northern Ireland after Brexit and urged Britain to come up with alternatives in an unusually blunt statement.

Two decades on, IRA suspect admits role in Germany attack

Berlin - A former member of an IRA splinter group on Wednesday admitted to a German court his role in carrying out an attack at a British base in Germany 21 years ago.

Britain, US 'turning inward', Canadian PM says in Ireland

Dublin - Britain and the United States are "turning inward," Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at a press conference with his Irish counterpart on Tuesday in which both leaders took swipes at their heavyweight neighbours.

'Lula' selected for Ireland's Galway Film Fleadh

The cast and producers of the feature film "Lula" have an additional reason to be proud. They announced that "Lula" is heading to Ireland.

Ireland joins three other EU nations in banning fracking

Ireland is now set to ban fracking after its Senate passed legislation on Wednesday that outlawed the controversial practice. Ireland now joins three other European Union countries - France, Germany, and Bulgaria - to ban fracking on land.

Ireland's first gay prime minister enters office

Dublin - Leo Varadkar promised a "republic of opportunity" Wednesday after he became Ireland's youngest prime minister and the first who is openly gay.

Prince William, Irish PM mark WWI battle in Belgium

Messines - Britain's Prince William and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny led a ceremony in Belgium on Wednesday marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Messines in World War I.

London attacker had lived in Dublin: report

Dublin - One of the three attackers shot dead in London on Saturday night was carrying an Irish residency card and had lived in Dublin, according to a report Monday by Ireland's national broadcaster RTE.

Varadkar: A historic prime minister for Ireland

Dublin - As a gay man born to an Indian father, Leo Varadkar would probably never have become Ireland's prime minister a generation ago, but a transformation of Irish society has propelled him to success.

Ireland set for first openly gay prime minister

Dublin - Ireland looked set Friday to have its first openly gay prime minister after the governing Fine Gael party elected Leo Varadkar leader, a further sign of change in the once deeply conservative country.

Ireland set for first openly gay prime minister

Dublin - Ireland looked set Friday to have its first openly gay prime minister after the governing Fine Gael party elected Leo Varadkar leader, a further sign of change in the once deeply conservative country.

Ireland set for first openly gay prime minister

Dublin - Ireland looked set Friday to have its first openly gay prime minister after the governing Fine Gael party elected Leo Varadkar leader, a further sign of change in the once deeply conservative country.

Varadkar set to succeed Kenny as new Irish PM

Dublin - Leo Varadkar was the clear favourite to succeed Enda Kenny as Ireland's prime minister Saturday as nominations closed for the leadership of the governing centre-right Fine Gael party.

Irish prime minister Kenny says will step down

Dublin - Enda Kenny announced Wednesday he will step down as Ireland's prime minister after six years once his Fine Gael party elects a new leader.The governing centre-right party's new leader will be in place by the end of June 2, Kenny said.

Brexit sparks debate on united Ireland vote

Dublin - Britain's vote to leave the EU has sparked a debate after Irish nationalists called for a referendum on reunification less than two decades after Northern Ireland's historic peace deal.

On new EU frontier, Brexit chief tries to calm nerves

Ireland - A stream runs through the land where Kevin Black used to man a checkpoint on the border between the north and south of Ireland -- now a focus of concern as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

On new EU frontier, Brexit chief tries to calm nerves

Ireland - A stream runs through the land where Kevin Black used to man a checkpoint on the border between the north and south of Ireland -- now a focus of concern as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

On new EU frontier, Brexit chief tries to calm nerves

Ireland - A stream runs through the land where Kevin Black used to man a checkpoint on the border between the north and south of Ireland -- now a focus of concern as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

EU's Barnier says wants Brexit talks without 'aggressivity'

Dublin - The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator sought Thursday to ease tensions between the bloc and Britain, saying a deal was possible if the talks were conducted without "aggressivity".

Heavens above! New Zealand to axe blasphemy laws

Wellington - New Zealand plans to scrap the crime of blasphemy after calls from across the political spectrum for reform in response to an Irish investigation into British comic Stephen Fry.

Heavens above! New Zealand to axe blasphemy laws

Wellington - New Zealand plans to scrap the crime of blasphemy after calls from across the political spectrum for reform in response to an Irish investigation into British comic Stephen Fry.

Heavens above! New Zealand to axe blasphemy laws

Wellington - New Zealand plans to scrap the crime of blasphemy after calls from across the political spectrum for reform in response to an Irish investigation into British comic Stephen Fry.

EU to mull post-Brexit membership for 'united Ireland': sources

Brussels - EU leaders are expected at a summit this weekend to back automatic membership for Northern Ireland after Brexit if it ever reunifies with Ireland, sources said on Friday.

Dutch PM stresses EU unity over Brexit with Danish, Irish leaders

Den Haag - The leaders of the Netherlands, Ireland and Denmark stressed the need for "unity" Friday as the three northern European countries seek to minimise the impact of Britain's divorce from the EU.

Vatican official says Pope planning Ireland trip

Vatican City - Pope Francis plans to visit Ireland in August next year, a top Vatican official said Thursday, four months after Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny announced what will be a landmark trip.

Five killed in north Wales helicopter crash

London - Five people were killed when their helicopter crashed in poor conditions in a mountainous part of northwest Wales, rescuers said Thursday after a major search operation.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 12 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Ireland


Ireland Image

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.
Abandoned shopfronts painted and stickered over to look prosperous for the wealthy G8 crowd.
Abandoned shopfronts painted and stickered over to look prosperous for the wealthy G8 crowd.
Rootsaction
Spread over 22 acres of lush fauna and woodland  Mount Usher Gardens provides a botanical splendour
Spread over 22 acres of lush fauna and woodland, Mount Usher Gardens provides a botanical splendour
Canadian field hockey players react when Canadian goalkeeper Kaitlyn Williams stopped the attempt by...
Canadian field hockey players react when Canadian goalkeeper Kaitlyn Williams stopped the attempt by Chilean player Sofia Filipek reaching a 5-4 victory in the shoot-out.,
FIH
Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh  a popular Irish sports commentator
Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh, a popular Irish sports commentator
Marching for marriage equality in Ireland
Marching for marriage equality in Ireland
Anphoblact
Loyalist s parade in Belfast Ireland
Loyalist's parade in Belfast Ireland
Screen Capture
A charming cottage by the roadside in Ballina  Co. Mayo  Ireland.
A charming cottage by the roadside in Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
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.
Grazing horses in a field near Ballina  Ireland.
Grazing horses in a field near Ballina, Ireland.
An IRA wall mural
An IRA wall mural
PCCC Antifa on Flick'r
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.
50 Irish demonstrators beinge held back by security forces from entering a security area in Dublin.
50 Irish demonstrators beinge held back by security forces from entering a security area in Dublin.
YouTube
Cork Airport terminal
Cork Airport terminal
Wikipedysta:A
Riots in Northern Ireland s sectarian clashes
Riots in Northern Ireland's sectarian clashes
Screen Capture
The Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links  Co. Dublin  a hotel by the sea.
The Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links, Co. Dublin, a hotel by the sea.
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.