- Gaming technology company Playtech Plc said it intended to challenge a Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) decision opposing its $105-million acquisition of Ava Trade.
STOCKHOLM/LONDON - Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland whose discoveries led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases including malaria and elephantiasis won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday. | Video
DUBLIN - An Irish naval ship rescued 242 people from wooden crafts near the Libyan capital of Tripoli in its first operation since being deployed to assist an international migrant rescue effort, Ireland's Defense Forces said on Monday.
BELFAST - When Northern Ireland leaders this month warned of the imminent collapse of the power-sharing government that helped end decades of sectarian killings, the reaction on the streets of Belfast was apathy not panic.
DUBLIN - Sinn Fein's hopes of becoming the latest European anti-austerity party to break into power will be tested in the coming weeks as it struggles to save Northern Ireland's power-sharing government from collapse.
BELFAST - Northern Ireland's political parties began talks on Monday to try to save their power-sharing government after revelations about the involvement of Irish nationalist militants in a murder prompted the pro-British first minister to step aside.
BELFAST - When IRA-linked gunmen turned their fire on one other this summer they triggered a political crisis in Northern Ireland's fragile government of pro-British unionists and republicans working for a united Ireland.
DUBLIN - Support for Ireland's governing parties has returned to the highest level seen in over a year as support for left-wing challenger Sinn Fein fell over the past two months, a leading poll said on Sunday.
BELFAST/DUBLIN - Britain and Ireland sought to calm Northern Ireland's political crisis on Friday by urging Protestant unionists and Catholic nationalists to shore up a power-sharing government that ended decades of sectarian violence.
LONDON - The acting leader of Northern Ireland said on Friday that paramilitary activity had to be addressed for political stability to return to the crisis-hit province.
BRUSSELS - NATO on Tuesday rejected Moscow's explanation that its warplanes violated the air space of alliance member Turkey at the weekend by mistake and said Russia was sending more ground troops to Syria and building up its naval presence. | Video