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Irish border residents worry about future if no-deal Brexit

With both in the EU, the border barely resonates. As members, both the U.K. and Ireland have to abide by the rules of the club the free movement of goods, services, capital and people.

Explained: Why Irish Backstop could derail more than just seamless Brexit

The border between Ireland and the UK is the only significant land border between the UK and the rest of the EU, and Brexit negotiations have recognised the Irish border issue as one of the three most important issues any withdrawal agreement would need to satisfactorily resolve.


Explained: What is the Irish 'backstop' at the heart of Brexit impasse?

Under the mechanism, the United Kingdom will remain in a customs union with the EU "unless and until" alternative arrangements are found to avoid a hard border.

Watch: Jason Roy loses shoe while ducking bouncer from Mark Adair

Roy tried to take on Mark Adair but had to pull out of the shot as the Irish bowler bowled a bouncer. In an attempt to move his body away from the line of the ball the English opener lost his right shoe. 

Watch: How 20 wickets fell at Lord's on Day 1 of England vs Ireland Test

The euphoria of 10 days ago after England's nerve-jangling World Cup final win over New Zealand, turned to stunned disbelief as Ireland bowler Tim Murtagh caused mayhem.

Ireland's Tim Murtagh destroys England in a dramatic morning at Lord's

Ireland's Tim Murtagh picked up 5/13 in a remarkable morning at Lord's.


Irish lawyer who spat at Air India staff in racist rant found dead at her home in England

Earlier in April this year, Burns was sentenced to jail for six months in for being drunk on an aircraft and two months for assault. She was released from prison on May 20.

Indian family alleges racial abuse on train in Ireland

Prasun Bhattachrjee, on a three-day visit to Ireland with his family, was on a train from Belfast to Dublin when he was racially abused by another passenger, the Irish Times reported.

Brexit: Irish PM says no backstop as bad for Ireland as no deal

Leading contenders in the race to become Britain's next prime minister have called for the controversial clause, designed to avoid a border checks between Ireland and Northern Ireland, to be changed or scrapped.

On Trump’s Ireland visit, talk of Brexit and border walls

Varadkar has labored to have cordial relations with Trump, even as he quietly cultivated his predecessor, Barack Obama. On his visit to Washington this year, Varadkar requested a private meeting with Obama, according to The Irish Times.

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World Cup 2015: The week in pictures

As the group stage comes to a close, we take this opportunity to look at some of the key moments from the week.

Pakistan seal last quarter-final berth at World Cup 2015

After a hard group stage Pakistan finally made it to the quarter-finals with a win over Ireland.


World Cup 2015: The week in pictures

After a hectic week in the World Cup, we take a look at some of the highlights from the games.

India win five in a row at World Cup 2015

India beat Ireland by 8 wickets in Hamilton to win their ninth successive match in World Cups.

South Africa vs Ireland: South Africa stall Ireland's dream run

South Africa won their second successive match in comprehensive fashion.

World Cup 2015: The Heroes from the Minnows

We take a look at some of the biggest performers from the minnows in the first fortnight of the World Cup.


West Indies vs Ireland, World Cup 2015: Ireland bruise Caribbean ego

Ireland added another scalp to it's list of 'upset.'

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Modi in Ireland: PM seeks Irish support for India’s bid in UNSC, NSG

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sought Ireland’s support for India’s membership of UN Security Council and international export control regimes including NSG during wide ranging talks with his Irish counterpart which also covered global challenges like terror and radicalisation. During his nearly five-hour stopover en-route to the US, Modi, who is the first Indian Prime […]