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Irish chief Delaney steps aside amid governance questions

4:07pm EDT

DUBLIN Football Association of Ireland (FAI) chief executive John Delaney stepped aside from his role on Saturday, the FAI said, 10 days before he was due to appear before lawmakers over a 100,000 euro (85,606 pounds) loan provided to the governing body.

Ireland kicks off hunt for successor to ECB-bound central bank chief

Mar 22 2019

DUBLIN Ireland began the search for a new central bank governor after Philip Lane was appointed on Friday to the European Central Bank's executive board by European Union leaders.

UPDATE 1-Ireland kicks off race to succeed ECB-bound central bank chief

Mar 22 2019

* Lane's successor may have to grapple with messy Brexit (Adds details, potential candidates)

DUP no closer to backing PM's Brexit deal: lawmaker

Mar 21 2019

DUBLIN The small Northern Irish party that props up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government is no closer to backing her EU divorce agreement as talks between the sides continue, the party's Brexit spokesman said on Thursday.

UK no-deal tariffs a 'potential disaster' for Irish farmers

Mar 13 2019

DUBLIN/BELFAST Plans by Britain to levy import tariffs on beef, lamb, pork and dairy products if it crashes out of the EU without a deal would be potentially disastrous for Irish farmers, Agriculture Minister Michael Creed said on Wednesday.

Ireland finally find Six Nations form with France win

Mar 10 2019

DUBLIN Ireland finally produced some Six Nations form on Sunday by hammering France with a 26-14 scoreline that flattered the visitors to keep alive their remote chance of back-to-back titles ahead of next weekend's finale of games.

Dominant Ireland get some of their rhythm back - Schmidt

Mar 10 2019

DUBLIN Ireland got a bit of their rhythm back in Sunday's dominant win over France and will push to finish as well as they can after putting some of the frustration of a flat Six Nations start behind them, coach Joe Schmidt said.

Rugby-Dominant Ireland get some of their rhythm back - Schmidt

Mar 10 2019

DUBLIN, March 10 Ireland got a bit of their rhythm back in Sunday's dominant win over France and will push to finish as well as they can after putting some of the frustration of a flat Six Nations start behind them, coach Joe Schmidt said.

CRH eyes more share buybacks, acquisitions amid bright outlook

Feb 28 2019

DUBLIN Irish building materials group CRH grew its earnings by 3 percent last year and said on Thursday that further expected growth in 2019 would likely open the door for more share buybacks and acquisitions.

CRH eyes more share buybacks, acquisitions amid bright outlook

Feb 28 2019

DUBLIN, Feb 28 Irish building materials group CRH grew its earnings by 3 percent last year and said on Thursday that further expected growth in 2019 would likely open the door for more share buybacks and acquisitions.

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