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May 27, 2018
Savita Halappanavar's father hails 'justice for daughter', thanks Irish voters for historic referendum on abortionSavita's death was a catalyst for the movement to repeal the eighth amendment, paving the way for new legislation to allow for the termination of pregnancies in the predominantly Catholic country.
May 26, 2018
Ireland set to liberalise abortion laws after referendum vote, PM Leo Varadkar calls it 'culmination of quiet revolution'Ireland was set to liberalise some of Europe's strictest abortion laws in a landslide referendum vote in this mainly Catholic country.
Dec 04, 2017
Theresa May to meet EU top brass today, on 'absolute deadline' day for progress on BrexitBritish Prime Minister Theresa May will try and reach a deal on Brexit divorce terms with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday as months of tense negotiations reach a decisive moment
Nov 28, 2017
Irish government faces no-confidence vote ahead of crucial Brexit negotiations at EU SummitThe crisis comes just as Ireland is trying to extract guarantees from Britain that its border with British-ruled Northern Ireland will remain open even after Brexit ahead of a crucial EU summit next month
Nov 22, 2017
Ireland promises progress in recovering $15 billion of tax recovery from Apple in the coming weeksBoth Apple and Dublin are appealing the original ruling, saying the iPhone maker’s tax treatment was in line with Irish and European Union law
Nov 05, 2017
Planned $1 billion Apple data center in doubt says Irish Prime Minister, Leo VaradkarApple announced plans in February 2015 to build the facility in a rural location in the west of Ireland to take advantage of green energy sources nearby.
Oct 01, 2017
Irish protesters in Dublin assert 'my body, my choice,' seek liberalisation of stringent abortion lawsThousands marched in Dublin in favour of liberalising Ireland's tight abortion laws ahead of a planned referendum on the fiercely-debated issue
Aug 16, 2017
Ireland student fails to recognise PM Leo Varadkar, asks him 'are you Irish?'Kelly a Dublin student, who is working as a waitress in Chicago, failed to recognise Ireland's prime minister Leo Varadkar.
Jun 29, 2017
Donald Trump creeps on reporter during call with Irish PM, tells her she has a 'nice smile'Washington: President Donald Trump interrupted a telephone conversation with Ireland's prime minister to compliment an Irish journalist on her "nice smile."
Jun 19, 2017
Brexit: Ireland prime minister Leo Varadkar meets Theresa May for bilateral talksIreland's first Indian-origin Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Monday met his United Kingdom counterpart Theresa May for bilateral talks during his first visit to 10 Downing Street amid political uncertainty in Britain.