DUBLIN Ireland's High Court on Tuesday approved an application by the state's corporate watchdog to appoint inspectors to investigate potentially unlawful conduct at Independent News & Media (INM), the country's largest newspaper group.
* INM was "gravely concerned" over potential appointment
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DUBLIN/KNOCK, Ireland Pope Francis on Sunday begged forgiveness for the multitude of abuses suffered by victims in Ireland at the hand of the church over decades as he concluded a tour of the once deeply Catholic country watched by parishioners and protesters. | Video
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DUBLIN Bank of Ireland plans to increase the size of its loan book and invest in front-end technology as part of efforts to improve profitability and efficiency, CEO Francesca McDonagh said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK/DUBLIN A United Airlines flight from Rome to Chicago was diverted to Ireland's Shannon Airport on Monday after a message perceived as a potential security concern was discovered on board, Irish police and airline officials said.
DUBLIN The former chief executive of the failed Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, was found guilty on Wednesday of conspiring to defraud depositors and investors during a banking crisis that crippled Ireland's economy a decade ago.
DUBLIN Jason and Orlaigh O'Connor secured a half-million-euro mortgage 11 years ago to buy the family home from Orlaigh's ageing parents, even though Jason had to work overtime to meet the repayments and Orlaigh had no regular income.
DUBLIN The people of Ireland are set to liberalize some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, two exit polls from a referendum showed on Friday, as voters demanded change in what two decades ago was one of Europe's most socially conservative countries. | Video