Mar 21, 2013 12:32 EDT
Ireland's bailed-out economy grew by 0.9 percent in 2012 but stagnated in the final quarter of the year, official data for the troubled eurozone nation showed on Thursday.
Mar 20, 2013 16:51 EDT
Two Irish republicans were found liable on Wednesday for the 1998 Omagh bombing that killed 29 people in the worst single attack of Northern Ireland's three decades of sectarian conflict.
Mar 19, 2013 17:11 EDT
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on Tuesday announced an order for 175 Boeing 737-800 airplanes in a major fleet expansion three weeks after the EU blocked its takeover of rival Aer Lingus.
Mar 19, 2013 12:38 EDT
Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan said Tuesday the European Parliament has approved setting up a single eurozone bank supervisor which supporters say will help stop troubled banks forcing their governments to seek bailouts.
Mar 18, 2013 15:23 EDT
Former Irish president Mary Robinson on Monday became the UN envoy to Africa's troubled Great Lakes region and urged action to get war crimes suspects before the International Criminal Court.
Mar 14, 2013 13:21 EDT
Europe's main stock markets closed higher on Thursday on upbeat news that Ireland could become the first eurozone nation to emerge from its bailout programme and a decline of US jobless claims for a third straight week, dealers said.
Mar 14, 2013 13:16 EDT
London shares closed higher on Thursday as investors took heart from news that Ireland could become the first eurozone nation to emerge from its bailout programme and US jobless claims declined for a third straight week, dealers said.
Mar 14, 2013 11:59 EDT
Europe's main stock markets rose on Thursday as investors took heart from news that Ireland could become the first eurozone nation to emerge from its bailout programme and US jobless claims declined for a third straight week, dealers said.
Mar 14, 2013 09:16 EDT
Europe's main stock markets rose on Thursday as investors took heart from news that Ireland could become the first eurozone nation to emerge from its bailout programme, dealers said.
Mar 12, 2013 17:57 EDT
US President Barack Obama will welcome Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny to the White House on March 19 for annual St Patrick's Day festivities.
Mar 12, 2013 05:37 EDT
Irish no-frills airline Ryanair has placed an order for up to 200 Boeing planes worth $18 billion (13.8 billion euros) at list prices, the Irish Independent said on Tuesday.
Mar 07, 2013 23:07 EST
Sinn Fein on Friday retained their parliamentary seat of mid-Ulster in a by-election called when Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness stood down as a Westminster MP last year.
Mar 04, 2013 07:03 EST
Police in Northern Ireland said Monday they had foiled a mortar bomb attack on a police station just minutes before paramilitaries were about to fire.
Feb 27, 2013 15:06 EST
The UN's top human rights body must call North Korea to account over systematic abuses inflicted by the secretive regime on its people, the European Union said Wednesday.
Feb 27, 2013 12:42 EST
The European Commission on Wednesday barred a third attempt by low-cost airline pioneer Ryanair to take over its Irish rival Aer Lingus, citing concerns passengers would lose out badly.
Feb 27, 2013 07:40 EST
The European Commission said Wednesday it had barred a third attempt by low-cost airline pioneer Ryanair to take over its Irish rival Aer Lingus due to concerns passengers would lose out.
Feb 26, 2013 18:18 EST
Northern Ireland police investigating dissident Republican militants on Tuesday discovered a rocket launcher and warhead during a search at a house in Belfast.
Feb 19, 2013 17:37 EST
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny issued a full apology Tuesday to the thousands of women who suffered in church-run laundries, two weeks after stopping short of doing so.
Feb 18, 2013 13:40 EST
President Michael D. Higgins of Ireland was in Paris Monday for a meeting with President Francois Hollande of France and the launch of a major exhibition of the work of Irish designer Eileen Gray at the Pompidou Centre.
Feb 12, 2013 10:57 EST
Irish no-frills airline Ryanair said Tuesday that the European Commission would block its takeover bid for rival carrier Aer Lingus on grounds of unfair competition, adding it would appeal against the decision.