Gulf Times - IRELAND
Irish PM says no plans to call election before Christmas

Irish PM says no plans to call election before Christmas

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday he has no plans to call an election before Christmas and that uncertainty over Brexit must take precedence over the outcome of talks ...

After standoff, Britain's May says Irish backstop cannot derail Brexit

After standoff, Britain's May says Irish backstop cannot derail Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May urged the European Union on Monday not to allow a stand-off with the European Union over the so-called Irish backstop to derail the Brexit talks, saying she believed a deal was achievable.

The last dance: Europe tells May to 'get down to business'

The last dance: Europe tells May to 'get down to business'

The jig's up. It's time for Theresa May to stop dancing around and get down to the business of negotiating Brexit, Europe warned on Thursday.

Ryanair says cancelling 190 flights over Friday strike

Ryanair says cancelling 190 flights over Friday strike

Ryanair will cancel 190, or eight percent, of its flights due Friday when cabin crews strike across Europe, the Irish no-frills airline said Tuesday, attacking rivals for the disruption.

Woman dies after caravan blown off cliff in Ireland

Woman dies after caravan blown off cliff in Ireland

A woman died after the caravan she was staying in was blown off a cliff by strong winds in western Ireland, police said.

Ryanair warns of job cuts in Germany if strikes persist

Ryanair warns of job cuts in Germany if strikes persist

Ryanair warned Tuesday that it may slash jobs and close some bases in Germany if it is hit with more strikes, a day before a planned work stoppage for better pay and conditions.

German Ryanair pilots to join European strikes on Friday

German Ryanair pilots to join European strikes on Friday

Germany's Ryanair pilots will join a wave of strikes against the no-frills carrier across Europe on Friday, escalating a row over pay and conditions at the height of the summer season.

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.