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Irish PM not confident on prospects of EU/British trade deal

Irish PM not confident on prospects of EU/British trade deal

Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin said today that he was not confident that the European Union and Britain could strike a trade deal after London explicitly stated it would act outside international law by breaching their divorce treaty...

Northern Ireland's peace agreement architect and Nobel Peace laureate John Hume dies

Northern Ireland's peace agreement architect and Nobel Peace laureate John Hume dies

John Hume, a Roman Catholic architect of Northern Ireland's Good Friday peace agreement who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending 30 years of sectarian violence, died on Monday

Martin named new Irish prime minister, vows to tackle deep recession

Martin named new Irish prime minister, vows to tackle deep recession

Ireland's parliament picked veteran opposition leader Miche?l Martin as prime minister on Saturday to head the first ever coalition uniting the two parties that have battled each other for power since a civil war

Ireland comes back to life as lockdown eased

Ireland comes back to life as lockdown eased

Ireland's shops and workplaces lurched back to life on Monday, as the nation pressed ahead with its plan to lift coronavirus lockdown restrictions ahead of schedule.

Irish PM ready for opposition, leaves coalition option open

Irish PM ready for opposition, leaves coalition option open

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday it was likely he would be the next leader of the opposition after government formation talks

Three parties neck-and-neck as counting begins in Ireland election

Three parties neck-and-neck as counting begins in Ireland election

Irish officials started counting votes on Sunday in a general election forecast to put prime minister Leo Varadkar's party in a historic three-way tie after a surge from republican party Sinn Fein.

16 found sealed in trailer on ferry bound for Ireland

16 found sealed in trailer on ferry bound for Ireland

Sixteen people have been found sealed inside a trailer on a ferry bound for the Irish port of Rosslare, shipping operator Stena Line said on Thursday.

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

Ireland presented a no-deal Brexit budget for 2020 on Tuesday, pledging a 1.2 billion-euro package to keep companies afloat by allowing the state's finances to return to deficit if Britain leaves the European Union ...

EU and Ireland sceptical of a Brexit breakthrough after UK PM Johnson's offer

EU and Ireland sceptical of a Brexit breakthrough after UK PM Johnson's offer

The European Union and Ireland said on Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals were unlikely to yield a deal, with Dublin bluntly warning that Britain was heading towards a no-deal exit ...

Pelosi opposes US-Britain trade deal if it harms peace in Ireland

Pelosi opposes US-Britain trade deal if it harms peace in Ireland

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said she would oppose a post-Brexit trade deal between the US and Britain if it damages an agreement signed two decades ago between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Franco-Irish girl's family mourn 'unbearable' loss, as autopsy conducted

Franco-Irish girl's family mourn 'unbearable' loss, as autopsy conducted

Malaysian authorities Wednesday conducted a post-mortem examination on the body of a Franco-Irish teen found in the jungle after she disappeared from a resort, as her family mourned the ‘unbearable’ loss.

British PM Johnson to meet Ireland's Varadkar over Brexit: report

British PM Johnson to meet Ireland's Varadkar over Brexit: report

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted an offer to meet Irish leader Leo Varadkar to discuss Brexit and the Northern Irish backstop, the Sunday Telegraph said citing UK government sources.