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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jun 20 2018

Former Anglo Irish Bank CEO jailed for six years for fraud

DUBLIN The former chief executive of the failed Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in jail, the longest prison term arising from a banking crash that led to the euro zone's most costly state rescue.

May 30 2018

Ryanair's UK pilot union threatens strike action over promotion system

DUBLIN The union representing Ryanair pilots in Britain, the airline's largest market, has threatened possible strike action unless the company implements a transparent system to manage promotions and transfers, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

May 28 2018

Ireland quietly comes to terms with dramatic change after abortion vote

DUBLIN Irish people paid homage on Sunday to an Indian immigrant woman whose death inspired a historic vote to repeal Ireland's strict abortion laws while the Catholic Church rued the outcome saying it showed indifference to its teachings.

May 27 2018

Ireland ends abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms country

DUBLIN Ireland's prime minister on Saturday hailed the culmination of "a quiet revolution" in what was once one of Europe's most socially conservative countries after a landslide referendum vote to liberalize highly restrictive laws on abortion. | Video

May 10 2018

Church and religion take back seat as a secular Ireland votes on abortion

NENAGH/CORK, Ireland Three decades after Ireland introduced one of the world's only constitutional bans on abortion, the Church that was so pivotal in securing the law's passage finds itself a minor player in the now mainly secular battle to repeal it.

May 02 2018

Irish court rejects Facebook bid to delay EU data privacy case

DUBLIN Ireland's High Court has refused a request by Facebook to delay referral to Europe's top court of a landmark privacy case that could strike down legal instruments used by U.S. tech companies to transfer EU users' data to the United States.

Apr 30 2018

Facebook bids to keep data privacy case from EU's top court

DUBLIN Facebook bid on Monday to block referral of a landmark privacy case to Europe's top court by requesting a last-ditch appeal, seeking to avoid a potential ban on the legal instrument it uses to transfer users' data to the United States.

Apr 26 2018

Stolen heart of Dublin's patron saint returned intact

DUBLIN The 800-year-old heart of the patron saint of Dublin was returned to the city's oldest cathedral on Thursday, six years after being stolen.

Apr 24 2018

Ryanair agrees to buy 25 more Boeing 737 MAX planes

DUBLIN Ryanair has agreed to buy a further 25 Boeing 737 MAX planes, worth $3 billion at list prices, lifting its order of the U.S. planemaker's flagship short-haul plane model to 135, the two companies said on Tuesday.

Apr 24 2018

Ryanair agrees to buy 25 more Boeing 737 MAX planes

DUBLIN Ryanair has agreed to buy a further 25 Boeing 737 MAX planes, worth $3 billion (2.15 billion pounds) at list prices, lifting its order of the U.S. planemaker's flagship short-haul plane model to 135, the two companies said on Tuesday.

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