Gay marriage, abortion laws liberalised in Northern Ireland

Gay marriage, abortion laws liberalised in Northern Ireland

Same-sex marriage and abortion laws in Northern Ireland were liberalised on Monday (Oct 21) in a landmark shift for the province aimed at bringing it into line with mainland Britain but which has stoked resentment.
EU and UK bid to save Brexit talks before key summit

EU and UK bid to save Brexit talks before key summit

British and EU negotiators held a "constructive" breakfast meeting on Friday (Oct 11) in a last-ditch bid to restart Brexit talks, as leaders insisted a deal might yet be possible despite time running out fast.
Minister of Education and Training welcomes Irish Ambassador

Minister of Education and Training welcomes Irish Ambassador

At the Ministry of Education and Training, Minister Phung Xuan Nha had a meeting with Cait Moran, the Irish Ambassador in Vietnam on education co-operation.
With two months to Brexit, cracks form on Irish border

With two months to Brexit, cracks form on Irish border

DUBLIN: Ever since the Brexit vote, Ireland has had the rest of the European Union behind it in insisting there can be no hard border with Northern Ireland when Britain leaves.
Ireland's icon Keane hangs up boots

Ireland's icon Keane hangs up boots

Irish football legend Robbie Keane brought the curtain down on over two decades as a player on Wednesday (Nov 28) saying his career had exceeded all his hopes when he was a "football-mad boy growing up in Dublin".
German strike plunges Ryanair into fresh turmoil

German strike plunges Ryanair into fresh turmoil

Thousands of Ryanair passengers faced travel disruption Wednesday (Sep 12) as German pilots and cabin crew walked off the job, in the latest flare-up of a bitter Europe-wide battle for better pay and conditions.
New child adoption scandal engulfs Ireland

New child adoption scandal engulfs Ireland

The birth certificates of 126 children adopted in Ireland between 1946 and 1969 were doctored to show their new families as their biological parents, the government admitted on Wednesday (May 30).
Google to halt all ads on Irish abortion referendum

Google to halt all ads on Irish abortion referendum

Google said on Wednesday (May 9) it will pause all adverts related to the Irish referendum on abortion to be held later this month - the day after Facebook announced a similar move.
No Brexit deal without Ireland solution: EU's Tusk

No Brexit deal without Ireland solution: EU's Tusk

Britain must come up with a solution for the Irish border after Brexit or there will be no divorce deal or transition period, EU President Donald Tusk warned on Wednesday (Apr 18).
Ireland celebrates St Patrick’s Day

Ireland celebrates St Patrick’s Day

Andrew Doyle, Ireland’s Minister of State for Food, Horticulture and Forestry sends a message to Vietnam News readers on the occasion of St Patrick’s Day, Ireland’s National Day.  
Torres double ends Ireland Euro dream

Torres double ends Ireland Euro dream

A double by Fernando Torres inspired defending champions Spain to a 4-0 thrashing of Ireland on Thursday in their Euro 2012 Group C match and ended Irish hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals.
Ireland strike early to sink Andorra

Ireland strike early to sink Andorra

Republic of Ireland remain in pole position for a Euro 2012 play-off place after cruising to a 2-0 win over Andorra on Friday but their chances of winning Group B are fading fast.
Dell to create 150 jobs in modest boost to Irish economy

Dell to create 150 jobs in modest boost to Irish economy

US computer giant Dell plans to open "cloud computing" research and support centres in Ireland, creating 150 jobs for the heavily indebted country, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny announced on Tuesday.

Allied Irish Banks posts annual loss of 10.4 bn euros

State-rescued Allied Irish Banks said Tuesday that its net losses ballooned to 10.4 billion euros ($15 billion) in 2010, adding that it planned to axe more than 2,000 jobs by the end of next year.
Uruguay edge Ireland in five-goal thriller

Uruguay edge Ireland in five-goal thriller

Uruguay edged a five-goal thriller at the Aviva Stadium here in Dublin on Wednesday, defeating an inexperienced and experimental Ireland side 3-2.
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