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Spirited response: Irish gin distillery turns hand to sanitiser

Drogheda - The gin stills of the Listoke Distillery have been repurposed in the fight against the coronavirus, producing precious hand sanitiser currently in vanishingly short supply across Ireland.

Dublin stadium is now virus drive-thru testing site

Dublin - Ireland's largest sports stadium is now serving as a drive-thru coronavirus testing site, Ireland's health service said Wednesday.

Irish coronavirus crisis could last until summer: PM

Dublin - Ireland's coronavirus emergency could last until the summer, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar warned in an address to the nation on Tuesday.

US extends travel ban to UK, Ireland; reviews domestic curbs

Washington - The United States said Saturday it was stepping up its fight against the coronavirus and extending a European travel ban to include the United Kingdom and Ireland, while acknowledging that some domestic travel curbs are also being considered.

Prince William urges UK and Ireland to move beyond 'troubled past'

London - Prince William on Wednesday urged Britain and Ireland not to be "bound" by their shared "troubled past", during the latest high-profile visit to Dublin by a senior British royal.

Architecture's top prize awarded to two Irish women

New York - Dublin-based Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were awarded the Pritzker prize on Tuesday -- the first time a female duo has scooped architecture's most prestigious award.

Prince William and Kate kick off three-day Irish tour

Dublin - Prince William and his wife Kate began a tour of Ireland on Tuesday, in the latest high-profile trip by senior British royals since Queen Elizabeth II's landmark state visit in 2011.

Architecture's top prize awarded to two women

New York - Dublin-based Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were awarded the Pritzker prize on Tuesday -- the first time a female duo has scooped architecture's most prestigious award.

New Irish parliament sits as government formation flounders

Dublin - Ireland's parliament resumes on Thursday for the first time since this month's general election, with no new government in place and the three biggest parties locked in coalition talks.

Sinn Fein urges EU to back united Ireland bid after poll surge

Dublin - Sinn Fein called on the European Union on Tuesday to back its bid for a united Ireland after a surge in support saw it become the second largest party in parliament.

Sinn Fein surges as most popular party in Irish election

Dublin - Nationalist party Sinn Fein won the popular vote in Ireland's general election, ballot counts revealed Sunday, with the one-time political wing of the IRA disrupting a duopoly of centre-right parties which have historically controlled the Republic.

Close count in Irish vote after Sinn Fein surge

Dublin - A general election surge in support for Sinn Fein, once the political wing of the IRA, on Sunday upset Ireland's traditional two-party grip on power.

Micheal Martin: boxer's son sparring to be Ireland's next PM

Cork - Micheal Martin hopes his nine-year effort to rehabilitate Fianna Fail after Ireland's ruinous recession will be enough to return the party to government after Saturday's elections and make him prime minister.

Leo Varadkar: Ireland's liberalising leader

Dublin - Mixed-race, openly gay and just 41, Leo Varadkar captures the spirit of a liberalising Ireland -- but now he faces a fight to stay on as prime minister.

Ireland votes in 'three horse race' for power

Dublin - Ireland began voting in a general election on Saturday, with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar hoping to secure a new term on the back of Brexit -- though voters are more likely to judge him more on his domestic record.

Final scramble for votes before Ireland goes to the polls

Dublin - Ireland on Friday entered the final day of campaigning before this weekend's election, as polls predicted a historic three-way fight for control of the next government.

Brexit, homelessness dominate in Irish election

Dublin - Ireland goes to the polls on Saturday, with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar touting his successful handling of Brexit, but facing pressure over housing and healthcare.

Post-Brexit talks failure 'existential threat' to Ireland

Dublin - A failure by Britain and the European Union to reach a post-Brexit trade deal by the end-of-year deadline would pose an "existential threat" to Ireland, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Friday.

Family of dead Franco-Irish teen push for inquest in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur - The parents of a Franco-Irish teenager whose body was found in a Malaysian jungle are demanding an inquest after authorities ended investigations into the case, the family's lawyer said Wednesday.

Ireland to hold early election on February 8

Dublin - Ireland will go to the polls next month in an early general election, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Tuesday, seeking to capitalise on his part in brokering the Brexit deal.

Parents of girl found in Malaysia jungle say case has 'criminal element'

Dublin - The parents of a Franco-Irish teenager whose body was found in the Malaysian jungle said they believe there was a "criminal element" to her disappearance, which police classified as a missing-person case.

Suspect arrested in Ireland over 1996 French murder case

Dublin - A British man convicted in France of killing a French woman in Ireland nearly 25 years ago has been arrested in Dublin, pending his possible extradition, his lawyer said Monday.

Irish government stumbles as post-Brexit election looms

Dublin - As political chaos reigned across the sea in Britain, Ireland's two main parties have been working together to limit the damage of Brexit -- but not for much longer.

Gerry Adams challenges 1970s jailbreak convictions

Lawyers for Sinn Fein's former leader Gerry Adams appealed to Britain's highest court on Tuesday to try to overturn two convictions from the darkest days of the violence in Northern Ireland in the 1970s.

Dublin warns UK PM 'no amnesty' for soldiers in N.Ireland

Dublin - The Irish government said on Monday there must be "no amnesty" for British soldiers who committed crimes in Northern Ireland, after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made historic prosecutions an election campaign issue.

UK, Irish PMs say could see 'pathway' to Brexit deal

Birkenhead - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar said they could see a route towards striking a possible Brexit divorce deal, following a crunch meeting on Thursday.

Britain's Brexit tangle complicated by Belfast impasse

Dublin - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new plans to leave the European Union offer Northern Ireland's devolved government consent over new border arrangements with Ireland.

On the Irish border, Britain's new Brexit plan fails to lift mood

In Middletown, Northern Ireland, opinions on Brexit vary, but most people can agree on one thing: London's latest Brexit plans do nothing to quell fears of a return to a hard border.

U2 announce first ever India concert

New Delhi - Irish rockers U2 have announced they are to play their first ever concert in India, wrapping up the band's Joshua Tree Tour 2019 in the coastal megacity of Mumbai on December 15.

Irish PM eyes May 2020 general election

Dublin - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar revealed Thursday that he wants to hold an early general election in May 2020.
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