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First Everest death of 2019, Irishman missing

Kathmandu - Mount Everest claimed Friday its first fatality of the main spring climbing season, an Indian man, while an Irish mountaineer was also missing, expedition organisers in Nepal said.

Funeral for young journalist shot dead in N.Ireland

Belfast - A journalist killed by a dissident republican paramilitary in Northern Ireland is to be laid to rest on Wednesday at a ceremony celebrating her life to be attended by British Prime Minister Theresa May.

New IRA takes responsibility for killing N.Ireland journalist

London - Dissident republican group the New IRA on Tuesday took responsibility for killing Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee last week as police said they had arrested a 57-year-old woman in connection with the shooting.

New IRA admits responsibility for killing N.Ireland journalist: media

London - Dissident republican group the New IRA on Tuesday admitted responsibility for killing Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKeen during rioting in Londonderry last week, in a statement to The Irish News.

Journalist murder marks upsurge in N. Ireland unrest

Dublin - The killing of a journalist in Londonderry marks the latest upsurge of violence in Northern Ireland -- where fears are growing that a fragile and hard-won peace is increasingly at risk.

Ireland won't be 'back door' into EU if no-deal Brexit: Irish PM

Paris - Ireland does not want to become a "back door" into the EU single market for Britain in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Tuesday in Paris.

EU cannot be 'held hostage' to Brexit crisis: Macron

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday warned that the European Union could not "be held hostage" to the Brexit crisis and said that a lengthy extension of the deadline for Britain to leave the bloc was "not a certainty".

Parcel bomb in Ireland matches 'IRA' devices sent to UK

Dublin - A parcel bomb discovered in Ireland appears to be identical to a series of devices mailed to addresses in Britain earlier this month claimed by a group calling itself the "IRA", police said Friday.

British ex-soldier charged with N.Ireland Bloody Sunday killings

A former British soldier was charged with murder on Thursday over the 1972 Bloody Sunday killings, one of the darkest chapters in the Northern Ireland conflict.

Former British soldier charged over 1972 Bloody Sunday killings: prosecutors

Derry - British prosecutors on Thursday charged a former paratrooper with two murders and four attempted murders for the 1972 "Bloody Sunday" killings in which 13 protesters were shot dead in Derry.

Families await charging decision over N. Ireland 'Bloody Sunday'

Northern Irish prosecutors will announce on Thursday whether 17 former British soldiers face charges for their part in the "Bloody Sunday" killings of 1972 -- when 13 protesters were shot dead in Derry.

Paintballs and politics on Ireland's battleground border

Since the end of "The Troubles", a paintballers' paradise has thrived on the site of an old British army base on the Irish border.

Dublin calling: Ireland cashes in on Brexit jitters

Dublin - Brexit is turning Dublin into a new financial hub, with the city a top contender for banks, funds and law firms needing a continued presence in the European Union after March 29.

Ireland expresses 'frustration' at Brexit deal delay

Apo - Ireland's deputy prime minister expressed annoyance on Monday at Britain's continued failure to ratify a deal on its orderly withdrawal from the European Union.

May, Juncker hold 'robust' Brexit meet, agree new talks

Apo - Britain and the EU agreed Thursday to hold more talks to try to avoid a no-deal Brexit, after a "robust" meeting between Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker.

Ireland to vote on relaxing strict divorce laws

Dublin - Ireland will hold a referendum in May on relaxing its strict divorce laws, the government said Tuesday, the latest vote aimed at liberalising social rules in the Catholic country.

Brexit: What is the Irish backstop?

London - How to keep the Irish border free-flowing has proved to be the toughest issue to resolve in negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union.

With two months to Brexit, cracks form on Irish border

Dublin - Ever since the Brexit vote, Ireland has had the rest of the European Union behind it in insisting there can be no hard border with Northern Ireland when Britain leaves.

UK's Hammond suggests EU may move on Brexit deal

London - British finance minister Philip Hammond said Friday he believed the EU might compromise over a Brexit deal in a way that would persuade lawmakers in London to support it.

EU lawmakers say Brexit won't pass without backstop

Apo - Senior European lawmakers warned Thursday they will not ratify a Brexit withdrawal deal if it is stripped of guarantees on the Irish border issue.

Top Brexiteer says revised May-EU deal could float

London - A top Brexiteer said Wednesday there is still hope of a new divorce deal if Brussels, under time pressure, changes course and agrees to rewrite the agreement.

Hard border in Ireland if no Brexit deal: EU spokesman

Apo - Ireland will see a new "hard border" spring up with the North if Britain fails to approve a Brexit withdrawal deal with the European Union, Brussels warned TuesdayEU commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said he had heard nothing new since British Pr...

Police link N. Ireland car bomb to 'New IRA'

Derry - Police investigating a suspected car bombing in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry said Sunday they believe dissident republican group the New IRA to be responsible.

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.
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A charming cottage by the roadside in Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
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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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