Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson has threatened to resign unless there is a judicial inquiry review into the collapse of the trial of a man suspected of carrying out a 1982 Irish...
LONDON, Dec 23 AFP - Heavy rain and high winds have lashed western parts of Britain, hitting travel plans as people head home for the Christmas holidays.
Irish MPs have overwhelmingly voted to legalise abortion in exceptional cases where doctors deem a woman's life at risk from her pregnancy.
Prompted by mounting fears over the prospect of widespread sectarian rioting this weekend, the Northern Ireland police chief has taken the unusual step of calling in hundreds of reinforcements.
Elaine Keogh The hopes and dreams for Jill and Tom Meagher's new life in Australia were "cut short by a despicable act one Friday night that has left us all numb", mourners at a memorial mass in Ireland were told...
THE opening of Northern Ireland's first private abortion clinic in Belfast drew hundreds of noisy demonstrators, who hoisted placards with messages such as ''Keep Ireland abortion-free''.
Karen Kissane in Dublin The Irish government faces worldwide pressure to reform abortion law, with demonstrations planned for Irish embassies around the globe following the death of a young woman in a Galway hospital.
Bruno Waterfield Ireland is to legalise abortions when the mother's life is at risk, including when she is suicidal, following the death of a woman who was refused the procedure while undergoing a miscarriage.
Bruno Waterfield DUBLIN: Ireland will legalise abortions when the mother's life is at risk, including when suicidal, following the death of a woman refused the procedure while undergoing a miscarriage.
The people are furious but today's election won't change a thing, writes Ed O'Loughlin.
A commuter plane crashed and burst into flames, killing six people and injuring another six on Thursday, as it tried to land in heavy fog at Cork Airport in Ireland, officials said.
A commuter plane has crashed and burst into flames as it tried to land at Cork airport in southern Ireland, killing six people and injuring another six.
Health fears as freezing weather gives way to burst pipes, leaving thousands of residents without mains water possibly into next week.
Thousands take to the streets in Dublin in a mass protest against drastic spending cuts and the international bailout.
Paola Totaro, Dublin The European Union and financial markets react with caution to the Irish government's savage austerity plan.
Ireland admitted on Monday it is in contact with "international colleagues" over its debt crisis but denied seeking a bailout, as the EU warned that Dublin's woes are a concern for the whole euro...
Paola Totaro EUROPE CORRESPONDENT IRELAND is teetering on the brink of financial collapse and issuing a humiliating cry for help from the European Union or the International Monetary Fund, triggering emergency meetings of European...
A bomb planted in a car exploded outside a shopping centre in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry on Tuesday, causing substantial damage but no injuries, police said.
Louisa Fahy Sheriffs in Ireland, who execute court judgments against borrowers who default on loans, are chasing luxury cars, motorbikes and art as creditors try to recoup money they lent before the economy...
Karen Kissane It is a wild, wet night, but the grim fortress of Kilmainham Gaol has never needed help with atmosphere.