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Tag: Irish Republic

  • Saturday, March 18th 2017 - 10:48 UTC

    Irish Prime minister Kenny reminds Trump that St Patrick was an immigrant

    “It’s fitting that we gather here each year to celebrate St. Patrick and his legacy,” Kenny said, standing next to Trump.  “He, too, of course, was an immigrant.”

    Irish prime minister Enda Kenny made his annual visit to the White House on St. Patrick's Day, saying during his remarks that the celebration stems from an immigrant. “It’s fitting that we gather here each year to celebrate St. Patrick and his legacy,” Kenny said, while standing next to President Trump. “He, too, of course, was an immigrant.”

  • Friday, December 16th 2016 - 10:00 UTC

    Brexit: UK wants to first discuss status of Britons in Europe and EU citizens in UK

    Mrs. May attended a European Council summit meeting in Brussels on Thursday, but then left without answering any questions on the UK's break with the EU.

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May wants an early deal on what Brexit means for the status of Britons in Europe and EU citizens in the UK, she has told EU leaders. The prime minister's comments came as she updated fellow leaders on the UK's plans for leaving the European Union.

  • Saturday, June 25th 2016 - 11:52 UTC

    Northern Ireland calls for a referendum on a united Ireland

    “The British government now has no democratic mandate to represent the views of the North in any future negotiations with the European Union” said Mc-Guinness

    Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness called for a referendum on a united Ireland shortly after the UK voted to leave the European Union.

  • 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.

  • Thursday, March 24th 2011 - 19:59 UTC

    Portugal has Euro zone on the brink; bail out package considered at EU summit

    PM Jose Socrates resigned following Parliament’s rejection of austerity budget.

    EU leaders are grappling with a new Euro zone threat after Portugal's parliament rejected an austerity budget and PM Jose Socrates resigned. The vote means an international bail-out, similar to those accepted by Greece and the Irish Republic last year, is now far more likely.