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Irish Senate backs law banning trade with Israeli settlements

Irish Senate backs law banning trade with Israeli settlements

The Irish Senate gave its support Wednesday to a draft law prohibiting the import of goods produced in occupied territories around the world, including Israeli settlements considered illegal under international law.

US-bound United flight diverted after threat found onboard

US-bound United flight diverted after threat found onboard

A United Airlines flight from Rome to Chicago was diverted to Shannon Airport in Ireland on Monday after "a message" was discovered on board, Irish police said.

Ireland gives Britain two weeks to produce Brexit border proposals

Ireland gives Britain two weeks to produce Brexit border proposals

Britain must submit written proposals on how it plans to keep a frictionless border on the island of Ireland after Brexit in the next two weeks or face an uncertain summer of talks, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney was quoted as saying on Saturday.

Mother of murdered Irish woman wants to face accused killer in India

Mother of murdered Irish woman wants to face accused killer in India

The mother of an Irish woman raped and murdered in an Indian tourist resort said Saturday she wants to confront the alleged killer face-to-face at his trial which has just started.

Ireland eyes tie-up to ‘revolutionise’ Qatar education

Ireland eyes tie-up to ‘revolutionise’ Qatar education

Ireland is ready to share its expertise with Qatar in creating modern, high-tech and innovative classrooms through its ‘Excited – the Digital Learning Movement,’ an Irish Minister told Gulf Times.

Brexit 'clear and imminent threat' to Ireland: Sinn Fein

Brexit 'clear and imminent threat' to Ireland: Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald warned Thursday that Brexit was ‘a clear and imminent threat’ to the island of Ireland and was incompatible with Northern Ireland's two decades-old peace accord.

Ireland woos more leisure, business visitors from Qatar

Ireland woos more leisure, business visitors from Qatar

Qatar Airways’ direct service to Dublin, which was launched in June 2017, is set to further boost tourism and business links between Qatar and Ireland, an Irish Minister told Gulf Times.

Ireland wants to attract more visitors from Qatar

Ireland wants to attract more visitors from Qatar

Ciaran Cannon, Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade with special responsibility for the Diaspora and International Development, arrived on Wednesday on a two-day visit to Doha.

Some Ryanair pilots in Ireland to strike, German union steps up pressure

Some Ryanair pilots in Ireland to strike, German union steps up pressure

Some of Ryanair's Irish-based pilots served notice of a one-day strike on Tuesday and German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit said strike action was also possible in Germany ...

Irish deputy PM resigns, averting election threat

Irish deputy PM resigns, averting election threat

Ireland's scandal-hit deputy prime minister resigned on Tuesday, averting a government collapse and potential snap election that had threatened to complicate Brexit talks next month between Britain and the European Union.

One dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

One dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

A woman was killed as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves.

Ireland closes schools as major storm approaches

Ireland closes schools as major storm approaches

Ophelia, the largest hurricane ever recorded so far east in the Atlantic Ocean, was downgraded to a storm before it hit the Irish coast but the Met Eireann national weather service warned people to remain indoors.