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Donegal swimmer aims to become the first person to swim around the coast of Ireland
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Jones reunites World Cup back row, preps for toughest game of year
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Eddie Jones: Ireland will play with a point to prove against England
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Matt Proudfoot praises England's knowledge and discipline ahead of Autumn Nations challenge against Ireland
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What does Biden’s win mean for Ireland and UK-EU trade talks?
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'Nothing's going to stop' transition -Biden
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Joe Biden's ancestral home of Ballina celebrates his victory in US election
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Win over Italy helps England seal Six Nations title as Ireland lose in Paris
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Ireland train ahead of France match with hopes of Six Nations title
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France hoping a win over Ireland will be enough to clinch the Six Nations
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England hope to clinch Six Nations with big win over Italy
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How Ireland is the birthplace of Halloween
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Ship crew rescued in dramatic scene off Irish coast
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How might the Six Nations pan out?
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Ireland’s second nationwide lockdown comes into force
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Dubliners react to Tier 5 lockdown in Ireland
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Ireland, Wales to re-enter lockdown as COVID-19 surges in Europe
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Taoiseach outlines importance of protecting Ireland's fisheries in Brexit negotiations
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New Test Identifies Patients At Risk For Severe COVID-19
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Factbox: Irish coalition sets out programme for governmentA coalition of Ireland's two dominant centre-right parties and the Green Party agreed a draft programme for government on Monday, pending approval by their respective members in coming weeks.
Irish coalition deal set to make Micheal Martin PM until end of 2022The head of Ireland's Fianna Fail party Micheal Martin is set to serve as the country's prime minister from late June until Dec. 15, 2022 according to the terms of a coalition agreement that must be..
Irish parties ink deal to bring Greens into new coalition governmentIreland's two dominant centre-right parties have agreed to form a coalition for the first time in a deal that will also put the Green Party at the centre of policymaking and end a political stalemate..
Irish parties reach deal on new government but it needs ratificationIreland's Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Green parties struck a deal to form a new coalition government on Monday that if ratified by members will end a months-long stalemate and is expected to make Fianna..
Irish parties close in on coalition deal, leaders to meetIreland's Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Green parties are on the cusp of forming a new coalition government after more than four months of deadlock, a member of one of the negotiating teams said on..
Two Northern Irishmen to be extradited over Vietnamese truck deathsTwo Northern Irishmen are set to be extradited to Britain to face manslaughter charges over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in the back of a truck near London last year, Ireland's courts heard..
Factbox: Ireland's phased plan to ease coronavirus lockdownIreland has announced a revised schedule for gradually re-opening the economy over the coming months, speeding the easing of coronavirus restrictions.
Ireland hopes to restart international travel later in the summerIreland is hopeful that it will be able to resume air travel to other European countries later in the summer, acting prime minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday.
'Summer is not yet lost', Irish PM backs air bridgesIreland hopes to be able to recommend the resumption of air travel with a select number of countries in a number of weeks, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday, telling prospective..
Ireland seeks health officials' backing to speed up reopening planIreland's government has proposed speeding up the reopening of parts of its economy to the country's top health officials and will make a decision on Friday, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said.
Irish pubs say two metre social distancing spells ruinIreland's usually tightly-packed pubs say they face ruin unless the government eases one of the strictest lockdowns in Europe, under which they can only reopen in August and must keep drinkers two..
Spanish dig unearths human remains in hunt for Irish rebel lordSpanish archaeologists may have uncovered the final resting place of an Irish nobleman whose bloody 16th-century rebellion almost toppled Ireland's English rulers.
Ireland may decide next week to speed up reopening planIreland may next week speed up the reopening of its economy if coronavirus infections remain low, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday, though its chief medical officer said he was likely to..
Privacy activist Schrems calls on EU authorities to get Irish watchdog movingPrivacy activist Max Schrems called on the European authorities to push the Irish regulator to speed up its handling of cases he has brought against Facebook on the second anniversary of the..
Ireland to review 14-day quarantine for travellers on June 18Ireland's new regulations requiring incoming travellers to provide the address at which they will self-isolate for 14 days will initially be in effect from May 28 to June 18, Health Minister Simon..
Ireland expects scepticism in EU at UK Northern Ireland proposalBritain's proposal on Wednesday that its Brexit divorce deal would require no new customs infrastructure in Northern Ireland will be met with scepticism by many in the European Union, Irish Foreign..
Northern Ireland eases restrictions, Ireland deaths at seven-week lowNorthern Ireland gently eased its coronavirus restrictions on Monday, allowing small groups to meet outside and churchgoers to pray alone, broadly keeping pace with Ireland where a partial lifting of..
UK deal on EU ties is possible, PM Johnson tells Ireland's VaradkarPrime Minister Boris Johnson told his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar on Friday that he believed it was possible to reach an agreement with the European Union over Britain's future relationship,..
Ireland to press ahead with partial reopening of economyIreland will begin the partial and gradual reopening of its economy as planned from Monday, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday.
UK Supreme Court rules internment of Northern Ireland's Adams unlawfulThe British Supreme Court overturned two 1975 convictions of Irish nationalist leader Gerry Adams for prison escape attempts in Northern Ireland during its conflict, ruling on Wednesday that his..
Northern Ireland sets lockdown exit plan resembling Ireland's, but no timetableNorthern Ireland laid out a five-stage roadmap for the easing of its coronavirus lockdown similar to Ireland's, but its omission of any dates for action raised the chances of different parts of the..
Ireland says Brexit trade talks timeline 'virtually impossible'The coronavirus pandemic has made an already difficult timeline for a British-European Union trade deal "virtually impossible", Ireland's foreign minister said, cautioning that he did wish to raise..
Ireland sees crisis point in Brexit talks if no progress soon: CoveneyProgress in trade talks between the European Union and ex-member Britain "has not been good" and the two sides will hit a crisis point unless there is progress in the coming weeks, Irish Foreign..
Ireland takes small first step in coronavirus escape planIreland on Friday announced the first small steps to easing restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus and laid out a roadmap for a gradual re-opening of the economy from May 18 if the virus..
Irish PM unveils plan to slowly lift coronavirus restrictionsIreland on Friday announced the first small steps to easing restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus and laid out a roadmap for a gradual re-opening of the economy over the coming months if..
Ireland set to slightly ease coronavirus restrictions: RTEIreland's cabinet is currently agreeing to a slight easing of coronavirus restrictions that will allow those aged over 70 to go outside of their homes from Tuesday, national broadcaster RTE reported.
Ireland to consider easing restrictions every 2-4 weeks, PM saysIreland's roadmap for gradually easing coronavirus restrictions will lay out how any changes will be made every two to four weeks, but the government will intervene earlier if things go off track,..
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Ireland to ban gatherings of more than 5,000 until end of AugustIreland on Tuesday banned large-scale public events until the end of August at the earliest in a bid to rein in the coronavirus outbreak.
Man arrested in Ireland in connection with deaths of 39 Vietnamese in 2019: UK policeRonan Hughes, a 40-year-old from County Armagh in Northern Ireland, was arrested in Ireland on Monday in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals who were found in a lorry trailer in..
Irish unlikely to see packed pubs, big gatherings soon: ministerIreland is highly unlikely to allow large gatherings this year and the "cocooning" of people over 70 years old in their homes may persist for quite a while, Health Minister Simon Harris said on Sunday.
Ireland plans to expand weekly coronavirus testing capacity to 100,000Ireland plans to expand its coronavirus testing capacity to 100,000 tests per week over the next 10 days as it considers easing stay-at-home restrictions on May 5, Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan..
Ireland considering tougher airport checks against coronavirusIreland may have to bring in more stringent checks at its airports to ensure the coronavirus remains contained whenever the country eases stay-home restrictions, Health Minister Simon Harris said on..
Irish PM says any lifting of restrictions will be over monthsWhen Ireland is able to begin relaxing stay-at-home restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, the measures will be rolled back over a number of months, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar..
Historic Irish rivals strike government deal, seek third partnerThe leaders of Irish rival parties Fianna Fail and Fine Gael agreed on Tuesday to govern together for the first time if they can get additional support to form a coalition two months after an election..
Sinn Fein leader says she has the coronavirus but is recoveringThe leader of the left-wing Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein, Mary Lou McDonald, said on Tuesday that a test taken at the end of March confirmed she had the coronavirus, but she was no longer infected..
Sinn Fein protests coronavirus call for British military help in Northern IrelandIrish nationalist party Sinn Fein expressed concern on Saturday over a request by Northern Ireland's health minister for British military assistance in response to the coronavirus, saying it had raised..
Ireland extends coronavirus lockdown to May 5Ireland on Friday extended its stay-at-home coronavirus restrictions until May 5, as Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said the curbs had significantly slowed the spread of the outbreak but more work was..
Britain sticking to EU deal timeline, Irish finance minister says after talksBritain appears to be sticking to its plan to seek a free trade deal with the EU by the end of 2020 even though formal talks have been postponed due to the coronavirus, Ireland's finance minister said..
Easter season goes virtual as coronavirus locks out traditionOne Catholic priest in rural coastal Ireland delivered socially-distanced blessings from a moving vintage "popemobile".
Ireland set to lift lockdown step-by-step when virus restrictions easeIreland will potentially ease stay-at-home restrictions and allow some shops to reopen in the coming weeks as part of a step-by-step scaling back of the country's coronavirus lockdown, a senior health..
Irish restrictions likely in place for weeks: health ministerIreland's health minister expects to be advised on Friday to keep the significant restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus in place for a period of weeks but that the country will have to..
Ireland likely to extend shutdown as coronavirus toll risesIreland's chief medical officer said on Tuesday he did not expect to be able to recommend a lifting of severe restrictions on economic activity and the movement of people by April 12 amid a spike in..
Irish coroanvirus restrictions may well go beyond April 12: Deputy PMThe highly restrictive measures Ireland put in place last week to slow the spread of coronavirus may well be extended beyond the initial deadline of April 12, Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney said..