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Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland said: "Today's announcement is good news for tourism to Cork and the South of Ireland. Not only will it help grow visitor numbers from Iceland, but this new service will also offer connectivity between North ...
Special Olympics Ireland is calling on people from Dublin and surrounding areas to get 'Freezin' for a Reason'.
Cake decoration seems like an odd thing to divide a society, but it's causing a major rift in Northern Ireland. On Tuesday the Belfast Court of Appeal ruled that the family-owned Ashers bakery discriminated against Gareth Lee, a member of the city's ...
Flying over Ireland is always a magical experience. But then travelers speeding over County Donegal started noticing a particularly mystical sight: a 300-foot-long Celtic cross, made of thousands of trees.
Former Ireland and British Lions winger Luke Fitzgerald has criticised rugby's residency policy for making the international game too "diluted", adding that his own country had used it to recruit too many foreign-born players.
Bank of Ireland has announced a number of senior management appointments at its New Ireland Assurance subsidiary. Tony O'Riordan has been appointed as chief financial officer and joins from PwC, where he led the life assurance and actuarial consulting ...
In his judicial review proceedings against the Minister, Ireland and the Attorney General, he wants several orders and declarations, including an order quashing the removal order, issued on December 17th, 2014, and affirmed by the Minister following a ...
Fianait Bligh (19) took a high profile case in 2015 where she sought orders compelling the Ice Skating Association of Ireland (ISAI) to comply with representations allegedly made to her, if she fulfilled certain criteria, she would be selected to take ...
Three months after Vaughan came across a strange-looking, 2.5-meter-long torpedo-like canister that washed ashore near Liscannor, Ireland, authorities announced the discovery of 75 kilograms of cocaine worth a street value of 5 million euros ($5.4 ...
The Republic of Ireland does not have an agreement with the government on how to control travel to the UK from Irish ports and airports, the taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) has said.

Olivia MacDonald from Ballykerogue has just returned from Ottawa, Canada, where she represented Chartered Accountants Ireland at the One Young World Conference having won the Chartered Accountants' Institute Young Chartered Star competition in ...
Few places in Ireland will provide you with the peace and tranquility of the Burren. The limestone area in northwest Clare is known for its flora and fauna and you will find a number of unique flower species here.
"UNFPA would support, and encourage, governments to ensure that abortion is performed safely where it is legal and, where it is not legal, that you have compassionate, post-abortion care," he said.
police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) Detective Chief Inspector Peter Montgomery, who is leading the murder hunt, said: "It really is difficult to know how to describe what happened last night.
Ireland has been named as the best international destination in the world by a major British travel magazine. Group Leisure magazine had asked its readers to ...
US Secretary of State John Kerry will pay an official visit to Ireland next weekend where he will collect an international peace award.
police have confirmed there has been a fatality in the serious crash which has closed the M2 motorway in Northern Ireland.
Ireland: a land of 100m people where abortion is legal and Protestants are 'devils'. We visit Boston to meet Irish-Americans whose views of Ireland are a mix of ...
The State has repeatedly failed to protect victims trafficked to Ireland for sham marriages despite warnings from embassies and frontline services since 2009, a leading expert has said.
Think of Halloween and you'll likely think of costumes, ghouls, pumpkins and, of course, fireworks. However, fireworks in Northern Ireland have long been subjected to some of the strictest laws in the world, while in the Republic of Ireland it is an ...
Dating to the height of the Norman invasion of Ireland during the High Middle Ages, circa 1228, western Ireland's Ashford Castle is the ultimate portal into your storybook reveries. A protective moat, spires, raised watchtowers, and labyrinthine ...
A chara, - Brexit only goes ahead when the UK Prime Minister Theresa May signs Article 50 in March, according to media and the Conservative leadership.
Little St Flannan's Church felt, somehow, like the repository of all the pain in Ireland. Shops and businesses had stopped.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has condemned as "mischievous, misleading and wrong" any suggestion that the European Commission had opened any other state ...
You can tour the ship now, and get a sense of what it was like in the mid-19th century, when 200 people would be crowded into this small space, fleeing famine in Ireland to seek a new life in the new world. No one died on this ship - which was unusual ...
We are slow to take in refugees but dispatch rescue ships with great gusto.
"It shows a similarity to the works he's trying to distance himself from, and it shows a distance from the works that he's trying to associate himself with," said study author Justin Tonra, a researcher in digital humanities at the National University ...
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Chris is the only of the three chefs currently based in Northern Ireland at Wine & Brine in Moira. He first appeared in the Great British Menu cook-off back in 2014 when he won the regional heat for Northern Ireland. The following year he came runner ...
Tesla has revealed that it will open a 'Service-Plus' outlet and four additional Supercharging stations in Ireland in 2017.
Ireland, with Portugal and Spain, is among the last few countries in Western Europe where Tesla is still not officially selling its vehicles and where it has no retail presence, but that's about to change.
An Irish badger has discovered 4,500-year-old human remains, including 14 pieces of cremated bone and charcoal flecks, The Irish Times reports.
"Our experience to date in Ireland has shown that trafficking is not confined to the sex trade and is taking place in a range of legitimate industries under the guise of genuine employment," said Ms Fitzgerald.
Even parking the worst-case scenario for a moment, the economic shock both for Northern Ireland and its neighbour, the Republic, is going to be large.
Nevertheless, the research claims that Vodafone Ireland scored the "best in test" in virtually every metric, including voice and data services in cities, towns and on major roads.
Nearly 60% of people in Northern Ireland believe abortion in the province should be decriminalised, a new survey has found.
Ireland in Photos. Despite centuries of conflict, turmoil and famine, today's Republic of Ireland is a thriving and modern nation.
Ken Murphy, the director general of the Law Society of Ireland, confirmed that 543 solicitors from England and Wales and 21 solicitors from Northern Ireland have been admitted to the roll of solicitors in Ireland so far this year. A further 145 ...
He said: "We are pleased to add even more extra flights for fans of the Boys in Green wanting to get to the big match in Vienna following Ireland's strong start to group. "These extra return flights to Bratislava will enable even more Irish fans ...
"We're over the moon," said Liz Pickett, who runs Cottages Ireland with her husband Roger. "We had zero expectation of winning.
Both Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to remain in the European Union, in the referendum on British membership of the EU, June 23, putting both countries at odds with England and Wales, both of which voted out.
"This is probably the highest proportion of giants in the whole world in that little part of Northern Ireland," Marta Korbonits, professor of endocrinology at Barts and the London school of Medicine Queen Mary, tells Seeker.
Northern Ireland's shops experienced a 3.3% year on year drop in footfall in September, according to figures released today.






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