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Ireland's Varadkar opens up commanding lead in race to succeed PM Kenny

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DUBLIN Ireland's Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar has opened up a commanding lead in the race to succeed Enda Kenny as prime minister after securing the publicly declared support of most of his Fine Gael parliamentary party.

Ireland more than likely to seek post-Brexit EU aid: Kenny

DUBLIN Ireland will more than likely have to ask the European Union for specific assistance in dealing with economic fallout from Brexit, Prime Minister Enda Kenny said on Thursday.

World, May 18 2017

JPMorgan buys Dublin building with room for 1,000 staff

DUBLIN JPMorgan Chase has agreed to buy a Dublin building with room for 1,000 staff in the first sign of a financial services company expanding significantly in Ireland since the government began a major campaign to attract firms in the wake of Brexit.

May 15 2017

Former UK PM Blair says Northern Ireland peace deal needs Brexit amendment

KILCOOLE, Ireland Northern Ireland's 1998 peace deal will need to be amended in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union as it contains references to the bloc, former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Friday.

World, May 12 2017

EU's Barnier seeks to reassure Irish before Brexit talks

DUBLIN The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michael Barnier sought to reassure Ireland on Thursday that their interests are shared in divorce talks with Britain and that he will work with Dublin to avoid a hard border returning to the island. | Video

World, May 11 2017

German cyber agency chides Yahoo for not helping hacking probe

BERLIN Germany's federal cyber agency said on Thursday that Yahoo Inc had not cooperated with its investigation into a series of hacks that compromised more than one billion of the U.S. company's email users between 2013 and 2016.

Tech, Cybersecurity, May 11 2017

Linde CEO sees new company after Praxair merger based in Ireland

MUNICH The new company formed from the planned $70 billion merger of Linde and Praxair will likely be based in Ireland with a tax domicile in Britain, its chief executive told shareholders on Wednesday.

Deals, May 10 2017

EU to say united Ireland would be automatic full member

BRUSSELS European Union leaders at a Brexit summit on Saturday will give a formal undertaking to embrace the British province of Northern Ireland in the EU if a referendum unites the island, diplomats said on Friday.

World, Apr 28 2017

Northern Ireland power-sharing talks paused until after UK election

BELFAST Northern Ireland's main political parties have agreed to pause talks on forming a power-sharing government until after Britain's general election on June 8, the British government said on Thursday.

World, Apr 27 2017

Irish court to consider Brexit reversibility case on May 31

DUBLIN Ireland's High Court will consider next month whether it can hear a case from a British plaintiff seeking to decide if Britain's divorce from the European Union can be reversed.

World, Apr 24 2017