DUBLIN - Support for Ireland's governing parties has increased sharply since December and support for left-wing challenger Sinn Fein has fallen in the same period, a leading pollster said on Saturday.
DUBLIN - Tens of thousands of people marched in Dublin on Saturday in the latest mass protest against new water charges, keeping up the pressure on the government, which hopes Ireland's economic growth will quell the discontent.
DUBLIN - Ireland's government expects International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) to make a further offer to convince it to sell its 25 percent stake in Aer Lingus , Deputy Prime Minister Joan Burton said on Thursday
LONDON - Ireland has no problem in principle with the idea of swapping Greece's official debt for growth-linked bonds but would have to see the details of any proposal, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on Wednesday.
CASTLEBAR, Ireland - Ireland's governing Fine Gael party would consider forming a coalition with independents and its Labour party partners after elections next year, finance minister Michael Noonan said on Saturday.
BELFAST - Northern Ireland's High Court ruled on Tuesday that victims of sex abuse at a Belfast boys' home in the 1970s could try to force the British intelligence agency MI5 to answer allegations that it covered up the scandal.
BRUSSELS - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis must set out exactly what Athens wants from its euro zone peers in talks over its international bailout, Ireland said on Monday, leaving open the possibility of another meeting later this week.
DUBLIN - The owner of British Airways is running out of time to secure Ireland's Aer Lingus as questions over its commitment to keep jobs and key Heathrow routes stoke opposition from politicians facing a tough election next year.
BELFAST - Police in Northern Ireland were dealing with four separate security alerts on Thursday, including an explosion under a car in the capital Belfast, but no one was injured and it was unclear if the incidents were linked to political violence.
DUBLIN - Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams called on those behind a suspected car bomb in Northern Ireland to stop their violence and seek peace.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran and six world powers tried to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations on Sunday, but officials cautioned that attempts to reach a preliminary deal by a deadline in two days could yet fall apart.