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Clodagh Kilcoyne

Ireland looks to seaweed in quest to curb methane from cows

Nov 17 2021

ATHENRY, Ireland Scientists are combing Ireland's west coast for seaweed to feed to cattle and sheep after research showed it could stop them breathing out so much climate-warming methane. | Video

Old Irish Goats deployed to protect Dublin hills from wildfires

Oct 01 2021

DUBLIN An ancient breed of Irish goat has been deployed to protect the hills around one of Dublin's most affluent suburbs from gorse wildfires. | Video

Deer fawn tagging season underway in Ireland's largest park

Jun 24 2021

DUBLIN Visitors to Dublin's Phoenix Park hoping to catch sight of its fallow deer herd may come across the unusual sight of Laura Griffin and her team walking uniformly along the long grass, nets in hand. | Video

Northern Ireland's DUP elects hardliner Poots as new leader

May 14 2021

BELFAST (Reuters) -The new leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) pledged to unite the bickering strands of unionism to fight the Brexit deal and lay the foundations for keeping the province in the United Kingdom.

British Army killed innocent civilians in Belfast in 1971 -inquiry

May 11 2021

BELFAST (Reuters) -British soldiers unjustifiably shot or used disproportionate force in the deaths of nine of the 10 innocent people killed in a 1971 incident in Belfast that sparked an upsurge of violence during Northern Ireland's "Troubles," a judge-led inquiry found.

British Army killed innocent civilians in Belfast in 1971 -inquiry

May 11 2021

BELFAST (Reuters) -British soldiers unjustifiably shot or used disproportionate force in the deaths of nine of the 10 innocent people killed in a 1971 incident in Belfast that sparked an upsurge of violence during Northern Ireland's "Troubles," a judge-led inquiry found.

Air Corps helicopter vaccine drop brings relief to tiny Irish island

Mar 13 2021

(In March 11 story, corrects to read 'Air Corps' instead of 'army' throughout. The Air Corps is not part of Ireland's army)

Pandemic upends life for Ireland's pub owners-cum-undertakers

Feb 04 2021

FETHARD, Ireland As one of around 80 Irish publicans carrying on the tradition of doubling up as the local funeral director, Jasper Murphy has seen first hand how the pandemic is preventing people coming together in good times and bad.

Report reveals grim infant death toll, cruelty at Church-run homes in Ireland

Jan 12 2021

DUBLIN/TUAM, Ireland Thousands of infants died in Irish homes for unmarried mothers and their offspring mostly run by the Catholic Church from the 1920s to the 1990s, an inquiry found on Tuesday, an "appalling" mortality rate that reflected brutal living conditions. | Video

Biden's ancestral Irish home celebrates, looks forward to reunion

Nov 07 2020

BALLINA, Ireland COVID-19 restrictions may have shut the pubs in the western Irish town of Ballina but that did not stop Joe Biden's ancestral home from celebrating his presidential election victory on Saturday.

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