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  • Monday, July 2nd 2018 - 20:47 UTC

    Tension for the Brexit: Theresa May will meet with Angela Merkel and leaders of the EU

    May's visit to the German capital is framed by a period of growing tensions between London and Brussels

    The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, will visit Berlin and the Netherlands in the coming days to meet with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch authorities before assembling her government to finally decide what commercial relationship her country wants with the European Union (EU) in the future, commented her spokesman on Monday.

  • Friday, June 22nd 2018 - 08:52 UTC

    Unequivocal EU support for Dublin: no Brexit deal without agreement on the Irish border

    Juncker assured Taoiseach Leo Varadkar that the EU would not waver on what he made clear was a pivotal issue.

    European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has warned the UK there will be no Brexit deal without agreement on the Irish border. On a visit to Dublin, Mr Juncker said fellow EU member states would not let Ireland be “isolated” on the impasse, insisting the demand for a resolution was a Europe-wide demand.

  • Saturday, May 26th 2018 - 09:13 UTC

    Landslide victory to legalize abortion in Ireland, according to exit polls

    The poll suggests that the margin of victory for the Yes side in the referendum will be 68% to 32%, a stunning victory for the Yes side after a long, divisive campaign.

    Ireland has voted by a landslide margin to change the constitution so that abortion can be legalized, according to an exit poll conducted for The Irish Times by Ipsos/MRBI.

  • Wednesday, May 16th 2018 - 08:16 UTC

    Brexit: Thomson Reuters moves part of its trading business to Dublin

    The company said its foreign exchange derivatives trading business would “not be able to continue to access the EU market after the Brexit date”

    Thomson Reuters, which operates trading systems for financial institutions around the world, is moving its foreign exchange derivatives trading business to Dublin from London. The company said it was moving so that post-Brexit it would still be regulated by European Union rules and could continue to sell into the EU.

  • Saturday, December 23rd 2017 - 12:38 UTC

    Dublin does not accept direct rule from London in North Ireland

    The Stormont executive collapsed at the start of 2017 after a bitter row between the DUP and Sinn Féin over a failed energy scheme.

    The Irish government would expect to have a “real and meaningful involvement” in Northern Ireland if efforts to restore Stormont fail, the Irish prime minister has said. Leo Varadkar said he would not support a return to direct rule from London if time is called on talks to restore a power-sharing government in Belfast, and anticipated he would make a fresh bid for a deal in January.

  • Thursday, May 5th 2016 - 12:09 UTC

    European farmers march in Dublin to protest trade negotiations with Mercosur

    The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers' Association (ICSA), which staged the protest described the offer from EU Commissioner Malmström as “reckless concessions”.

    European farmers took to the streets of Dublin outside the EU Commission offices to highlight the potential “sellout” of the multi-billion-euro beef industry in trade talks with Mercosur. Concerns have been rising over discussions at EU level over the impact a deal with Mercosur would have on Ireland's €2.5bn beef industry, which depends on EU markets for over 90% of its exports.

  • Thursday, March 17th 2016 - 22:55 UTC

    Happy St. Patrick's Day

    Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe observe St. Patrick's Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green. Best wishes for a safe, happy & pleasant day of love, peace and joy.

  • Wednesday, May 18th 2011 - 06:45 UTC

    The Queen in historic reconciliation visit honours Ireland’s freedom fighters

    The monarch laid a wreath at Dublin's Garden of Remembrance

    Queen Elizabeth honoured Irish people killed fighting for independence from Britain in a powerful gesture of reconciliation few people would have believed possible even in recent times.