- Adams isolated as Irish leaders debate ahead of Feb. 26 vote Updated: Feb-11-16 9:38 pm
DUBLIN - The leaders of Ireland's other major parties accused Sinn Fein chief Gerry Adams of directing IRA violence in the past and seeking to endanger jurors today as they waged their first head-to-head debate ahead of Ireland's Feb. 26 election.
- Ireland slams threats to reporters covering Dublin gang war Updated: Feb-11-16 4:23 pm
DUBLIN - Two reporters covering the Dublin gang war have received death threats from criminals because of their work, but they won't be deterred from exposing Ireland's underworld, the country's largest newspaper group said Thursday.
- Love gets an earlier start on knowing Ryder Cup team Updated: Feb-10-16 7:21 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, California - The U.S. Ryder Cup team traditionally starts to take shape at the Memorial when the top players are invited to one of the cottages at Muirfield Village to be fitted for uniforms. Davis Love III wants to get an earlier start in his second stint as captain.
- Northern Ireland's 'Game of Thrones' road painted by mistake Updated: Feb-10-16 2:58 pm
ARMOY, Northern Ireland - "Game of Thrones" fans, don't fret: Cleaners are coming.
- Irish deploy military-style checkpoints to suppress gang war Updated: Feb-09-16 11:20 am
DUBLIN - Ireland's police force deployed military-style road checkpoints Tuesday as the government announced toughened measures to try to prevent a gang war in Dublin from claiming more lives.
- Ireland, Wales draw 16-16 in Dublin in Six Nations opener Updated: Feb-07-16 2:32 pm
DUBLIN - The boot of Jonathan Sexton came to the rescue as Ireland drew 16-16 with Wales in a Six Nations contest Sunday that featured dogged defense, pinpoint kicking and dollops of disappointment for both sides.
- The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker Updated: Feb-04-16 12:22 pm
BALLYMENA, Northern Ireland - It has no windows - but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon.
- Irish face Feb. 26 election; premier lauds economic rebound Updated: Feb-03-16 6:29 am
DUBLIN - Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has announced a Feb. 26 election that will pit his 5-year-old government's record of restoring economic health against critics who accuse him of rescuing banks at the expense of the poor.
- Irish unemployment falls to 7-year low of 8.6 percent Updated: Feb-02-16 7:22 am
DUBLIN - Ireland's unemployment rate has fallen to a seven-year low of 8.6 percent as the country - buoyant again after years of gloom and austerity - faces an election.
- Change in the air for Europe's chastened teams in 6 Nations Updated: Jan-28-16 3:20 pm
MANCHESTER, England - Northern-hemisphere rugby sank to a new low during the recent Rugby World Cup when Europe failed to get a single representative in the semifinals for the first time.
- EU considering probe of Google tax deal in UK Updated: Jan-28-16 10:34 am
LONDON - The European Union could investigate the 130 million-pound ($186 million) deal for back taxes struck between Britain and Google, after furious opposition lawmakers suggested the Internet company should have paid more.
- Mergers continue in 2016, Johnson controls and Tyco tie up Updated: Jan-25-16 6:00 pm
NEW YORK - Johnson Controls and Tyco will combine as the unprecedented pace of buyouts and mergers from last year rolls over into 2016.
- Turkish Airlines plane from USA diverted due to threat Updated: Jan-24-16 10:00 am
LONDON - A Turkish Airlines jet flying from Houston to Istanbul has landed safely in Ireland after a security scare.
- Lloyd's hat trick lifts US past Ireland, 5-0 Updated: Jan-23-16 10:06 pm
SAN DIEGO - There was some old and a new for the United States women soccer team in its win over Ireland.
- Google to pay $140 million in back taxes in Britain Updated: Jan-22-16 7:02 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Google will pay about $140 million in British back taxes in a concession driven by a shift in how the Internet company will measure its success in the United Kingdom. The amount translates into 130 million pounds.
- Irish police try to ID male torso found in floating suitcase Updated: Jan-19-16 8:10 am
DUBLIN - Ireland's police force has appealed for public help to identify a man whose torso was found floating down a canal in a suitcase.