- Irish leaders end deadlock, make deal for new government Updated: Apr-29-16 4:13 pm
DUBLIN - Ireland's age-old political enemies struck a historic deal Friday night to create a fragile new government following an inconclusive election and two months of deadlock.
- Shareholders criticize Pfizer after scrapped Allergan deal Updated: Apr-28-16 1:28 pm
Just weeks after the collapse of Pfizer's controversial deal to buy fellow drugmaker Allergan and move its headquarters to Ireland, company executives faced sharp criticism from shareholders at their annual meeting.
- US beats Britain and Ireland 29-7 in Concession Cup Updated: Apr-23-16 7:48 pm
BRADENTON, Florida - The United States won 13 of 18 singles points Saturday to rout Britain and Ireland 29-7 in the Concession Cup golf matches for mid-amateur, senior and super-senior players.
- New festival celebrates Irish culture in NYC Updated: Apr-21-16 11:38 am
NEW YORK - A New York City festival is celebrating Ireland's rich heritage through music, dance, theater and poetry.
- Drug manufacturer must pay $125M in health care fraud case Updated: Apr-15-16 7:33 pm
BOSTON - A federal judge in Boston has ordered the former pharmaceutical company Warner Chilcott to pay $125 million to resolve criminal and civil claims in a health care fraud case.
- Irish lawmakers fail for 3rd time to elect a prime minister Updated: Apr-14-16 1:18 pm
DUBLIN - Ireland's lawmakers have failed for a third time to select a prime minister, leaving the country in political limbo for a record 48 days following an inconclusive election that could be rerun within weeks.
- Man shot to death as Dublin gangland feud returns Updated: Apr-14-16 10:26 am
DUBLIN - Police say a man in his 20s has been fatally shot outside a Dublin pub in an area that is a focal point for gangland feuding.
- MMA fighter dies after KO in Dublin bout Updated: Apr-12-16 11:19 am
DUBLIN - A mixed martial arts fighter from Portugal died Tuesday, three days after being hospitalized with injuries from a fight.
- Ireland's Fianna Fail party rules out historic coalition Updated: Apr-07-16 12:43 pm
DUBLIN - Hopes of forging a historic coalition between Ireland's two traditional political foes have been dashed after one party, Fianna Fail, decided it cannot partner Prime Minister Enda Kenny in government.
- Allergan, Pfizer call off proposed $160B merger Updated: Apr-06-16 3:22 pm
Top U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and Irish rival Allergan are charting independent futures after scrapping a record $160 billion deal torpedoed by new Treasury Department rules meant to block American companies from moving their corporate addresses overseas - on paper - to avoid U.S. taxes.
- 40 days in limbo: Ireland fails to elect leader for 2nd time Updated: Apr-06-16 2:12 pm
DUBLIN - Ireland remained mired in political limbo Wednesday after lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected all three candidates to lead the country's next government.
- Analysts: New inversion rules will kill Pfizer-Allergan deal Updated: Apr-05-16 4:41 pm
Drugmakers Pfizer Inc. and Allergan Plc are scrambling to determine whether to proceed with their plan to merge and move Pfizer's address - but not its operations or headquarters - to lower-tax Ireland. They are taking another look after the U.S. Treasury Department issued new rules to make such "tax inversion" deals less profitable.
- Allergan continues to slide on new tax inversion rules Updated: Apr-05-16 8:20 am
NEW YORK - Allergan's stock is down 20 percent with the U.S. aggressively pushing its campaign to shut down so-called tax inversions by American companies.
- FTC accuses Endo, other drugmakers of antitrust violations Updated: Mar-31-16 4:22 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The Federal Trade Commission has accused several drugmakers of violating antitrust laws, via agreements the commission said delayed the U.S. launches of cheaper generic versions of two popular pain treatments.
- Pfizer: FTC wants more info on planned Allergan acquisition Updated: Mar-30-16 3:04 pm
NEW YORK - Pfizer says the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has requested more information about its planned acquisition of rival drugmaker Allergan in a deal aimed at reducing Pfizer's tax bill.
- Newcastle goalkeeper Elliot injured "for a number of months" Updated: Mar-30-16 12:32 pm
NEWCASTLE, England - Newcastle says goalkeeper Rob Elliot will be out for "a number of months" after injuring his anterior cruciate ligament in a warm-up match with Ireland ahead of the European Championship.
- Belfast man arrested over 1987 IRA killing of 2 police Updated: Mar-30-16 10:25 am
BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Police say a 54-year-old Belfast man has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the Irish Republican Army killing of two plainclothes detectives in a dockside bar nearly 29 years ago.