DUBLIN A European Commission proposal to levy a short-term tax on the turnover of companies with significant digital revenue in Europe is ill-judged in the absence of globally agreed rules, Ireland's Prime Minister said on Wednesday.
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis announced on Wednesday that he will make the first papal trip to Ireland in nearly 40 years, visiting Dublin for two days in August to conclude an international Catholic Church meeting on families.
DUBLIN Ireland has asked the British government to consider convening a British-Irish co-operative body that would give Dublin a greater say in the running of Northern Ireland, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday.
DUBLIN/BELFAST The Irish government on Monday said an agreement that would leave Northern Ireland within the European Union's customs union after Britain leaves the EU was "legally firm," but Northern Ireland's largest party said the issue remained open for debate.
LONDON The European Union and Britain agreed that their divorce treaty would include an emergency "backstop" to avoid a hard border in Ireland, the bloc's Brexit negotiator said on Monday, adding that meant London would now get a transition deal.
BRUSSELS The European Union and Britain agreed that their divorce treaty would include an emergency "backstop" to avoid a hard border in Ireland, the bloc's Brexit negotiator said on Monday, adding that meant London would now get a transition deal.
BRUSSELS The European Union and Britain have agreed that there must be a "backstop" solution to ensure that there is no hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland, according to the draft text of a Brexit treaty published on Monday.
BRUSSELS The Irish government demanded on Monday that the European Union ensure Britain is not "backsliding" on an interim accord about the Northern Ireland border before EU leaders offer London a deal on a transition period at a summit on Friday.
LONDON Britain stands by its commitments over Northern Ireland's border with the Republic of Ireland and stands ready to work with the European Union and Ireland to deliver a solution, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday.
DUBLIN The British and Irish governments should redouble efforts next month to broker a deal that would restore a power-sharing government in Northern Ireland after a year of political stalemate, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday.
BEIRUT/DAMASCUS The Syrian government moved closer to ending rebel resistance in eastern Ghouta as civilians streamed out of one of its besieged, bomb-battered towns on Thursday and insurgents prepared to surrender another.