Ireland News

Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland rioting

An eyewitness told the BBC that a gunman fired indiscriminately into a crowd during riots on the crowded Creggan housing complex.

Ahead of Brexit, Britons seeking Irish passports up 22 percent in 2018

With three months left until the UK is due to leave the EU on March 29, the draft divorce deal reached between both sides is floundering ahead of a planned vote in the British parliament next month.


Irish parliament passes bill to legalise abortion

The new development has come following a rising number of distressing stories about women unable to get an abortion in Ireland.

How tiny Ireland made a giant leap in the sport

For a nation with little hockey pedigree, it would appear that Ireland have achieved a lot in the last four years.

Brexit: How did the Irish border become the biggest fight?

The UK says the EU effectively wants to annex Northern Ireland, with some even muttering that the Irish government is seeking to unify the island by stealth.

Ireland re-elects president, set to dump blasphemy law

Irish voters also looked set to remove the offence of blasphemy from the constitution in a referendum held alongside the election. Exit polls and early results indicated the measure had been backed by more than two-thirds of voters.


Pope Francis hears the sufferings of Ireland's abused, and vows to speak

Upon arriving in Ireland, Pope Francis sought to respond to the outcry over the US and global sex abuse and cover-up scandal during a speech to Irish government authorities at Dublin Castle.

The Belfast solution

Peace process in Northern Ireland could offer a roadmap for Kashmir.

Ireland to move oil reserves from UK over Brexit: report

Ministers will sign off on the decision to move the oil, which includes refined products, at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the Ireland's Sunday Independent newspaper quoted an unnamed senior government source as saying.

Ireland gives Britain two weeks to produce Brexit border proposals

The EU and Dublin insist Britain's withdrawal treaty must lock in a backstop arrangement guaranteeing Northern Ireland will abide by EU regulations in case a future trade pact does not remove the need for border controls.

Ireland Photos

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.'