article 16 April 2015 UK, Scotland
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Body found at farm is missing Karen Buckley

Parents of Karen Buckley are "absolutely heartbroken" after police confirm the human remains discovered near Glasgow are that of the missing student.

post 14 April 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Fears for Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa, behind bars in Egypt

The plight of the Al-Jazeera three has focused the spotlight on the dark side of the Egyptian regime, including the case of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa.

article 07 April 2015 UK, Ireland
Continuity IRA in Easter 'show of strength' - video

Footage obtained by Channel 4 News purports to show a masked Continuity IRA gunman firing shots from a pistol over a republican burial plot on Easter Saturday.

article 11 March 2015 World, Ireland
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Irish parliament rushes to make ecstasy illegal again

The Irish government rushes an emergency bill through parliament after a court decision strikes out a law prohibiting the possession of some drugs including ecstasy, ketamine and magic mushrooms.

article 28 January 2015 World, Ireland
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Will Apple's extraordinary profits hasten tax reforms?

Campaigners call for more action to clamp down on the tax avoidance of multi-national companies as tech giant Apple records the biggest quarterly profit in corporate history.

article 03 January 2015 World, Ireland
Second abandoned migrant ship arrives in Italy

A ship crammed with migrants and abandoned by its crew arrives in the Italian port of Corigliano Calabro after being towed in by the Italian coastguard.

article 27 December 2014 UK, Ireland
N Ireland: Thatcher 'couldn't understand' civil rights calls

Margaret Thatcher didnt understand why Irish nationalists in Northern Ireland were seeking more rights and feared that allowing them to express their identity would provoke a British Asian uprising.

article 19 December 2014 Ireland
Viable explosive device found under soldier's car in Armagh

A controlled explosion is carried out on device found under soldier's car in Northern Ireland, while a suspect device is found in a park in Cork

article 18 December 2014 World, Ireland
Clinically dead pregnant woman kept alive by Irish hospital

A woman who suffered a blood clot is being kept on life support in Ireland against her family's wishes because there is a chance her baby could survive.