Hundreds rally in Ireland after rape victim says denied abortion

Hundreds of people rallied in Dublin to call for a change to Ireland`s abortion laws on Wednesday after a rape victim said she was refused a termination and instead gave birth by Caesarean section.

Irish judge rejects demand for probe into Facebook cooperation with NSA

An Irish judge on Wednesday rejected an attempt by campaigners to force an investigation into Facebook`s alleged sharing of data from EU users with the US National Security Agency. 

Man stabbed to death in Ireland over chess dispute

In a gruesome incident, an Irish man in Dublin was brutally beaten and stabbed to death allegedly by an Italian over a row during a chess match.

€250,000 scholarship fund for Indian students

University College Dublin announces a total of over 100 scholarships in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs, Gauri Rane reports.

North Ireland peace priest Alex Reid dies

Irish priest Alex Reid, who played a key role in brokering peace in Northern Ireland, has died aged 82, his Catholic order said.

Irish child removed from Roma family: Reports

Irish authorities have removed a seven-year-old from a Roma family in Dublin following concerns they were not related, police and media said on Tuesday, in a case echoing the `blonde angel` affair in Greece.

No `right to die` for paralyzed woman: Irish court

A paralysed Irish woman who wants to die cannot legally commit suicide with her partner`s help, Ireland`s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in a case that has moved the nation.

Sinn Fein chief testifies against brother in rape

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams is testifying in a Belfast court against his brother, who is charged with raping his own daughter.

Dublin Airport snarled as plane`s nose wheel fails

Dublin Airport is experiencing flight delays after a cargo plane`s nose wheel collapsed after it landed, forcing the main runway to close.

Suu Kyi to receive Freedom of Dublin City award

Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will arrive in the Republic of Ireland from Norway for a six-hour visit.

Ex-Irish premier Garret FitzGerald dead at age 85

Garret FitzGerald was prime minister in Ireland from 1981 to 1987.

Shoe, eggs hurled at ex-Brit PM Blair in Dublin

The protestors included anti-war activists and pro-Palestinian campaigners.

Iran`s foreign minister heckled in Dublin; 3 held

Manouchehr Mottaki narrowly avoided being pelted with eggs in Dublin.

Dublin child abuse: 2 more Irish bishops quit

Two Roman Catholic bishops in Ireland resigned on Christmas Day in the wake of a damning investigation into decades of church cover-up of child abuse in the Dublin archdiocese.

17th century theatre

Archaeologists have uncovered foundations of a 17th century theatre in Dublin.