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Indian-origin doctor Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's youngest and first gay Prime Minister

Indian-origin doctor Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's youngest and first gay Prime Minister

Despite inheriting Europe`s fastest-growing economy, he will face immediate challenges in the shape of neighbouring Britain`s exit from the European Union.

Jun 14, 2017, 21:25 PM IST

Irish PM says support growing for Brexit transition period

British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to trigger Article 50 of the EU`s Lisbon Treaty in March, starting a two-year countdown to negotiate Britain`s departure from the bloc.

Nov 26, 2016, 02:23 AM IST

Outgoing Irish coalition wins vote but without majority

PM Enda Kenny`s outgoing coalition came first in Ireland`s general election but fell far short of a governing majority, final results showed on Thursday, after a vote marked by anti-austerity anger.

Mar 03, 2016, 15:20 PM IST

Outgoing Irish coalition wins vote but without majority: Final results

Prime Minister Enda Kenny`s outgoing coalition came first in Ireland`s general election but fell far short of a governing majority, final results showed on Thursday, after a vote marked by anger against austerity.

Mar 03, 2016, 15:15 PM IST

Ireland votes amid austerity anger, fears of hung parliament

Ireland's voters were deciding on Friday who should lead their economically rebounding nation as polls suggested that the outcome of the general election could leave no party able to lead a stable coalition.

Feb 26, 2016, 20:22 PM IST

Thousands protest against austerity ahead of Irish vote

Thousands of protesters marched through Dublin on Saturday to call for an end to austerity, as Ireland prepares to vote in parliamentary elections.

Feb 20, 2016, 23:59 PM IST

Irish PM calls election for February 26

Polls indicate the current coalition government led by Fine Gael`s Kenny with junior centre-left party Labour will struggle to gain the minimum 80 seats.

Feb 03, 2016, 16:55 PM IST

Ten dead, including children, at Dublin travellers' site

Ten people are now known to have died, including a baby and children, after a pre-dawn fire today at a site in Dublin housing members of the traveller community.

Oct 11, 2015, 00:13 AM IST
PM Modi seeks Ireland’s support for India’s membership of UNSC, calls his visit historic

PM Modi seeks Ireland’s support for India’s membership of UNSC, calls his visit historic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought Ireland's support for India's membership of UN Security council and international export control regimes including NSG during wide ranging talks with his Irish counterpart which also covered global challenges like terror and radicalisation.

Sep 23, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

Full text of Narendra Modi's statement to media at joint press briefing with Irish PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought Ireland's support for India's membership of UN Security council and international export control regimes including NSG during wide ranging talks with his Irish counterpart which also covered global challenges like terror and radicalisation.

Sep 23, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

PM Modi in Ireland: As it happened

Dublin: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ireland on Wednesday on the first leg of his two-nation trip to Ireland and United States.  In Ireland, PM Modi held talks with the Taoiseach of Ireland, Enda Kenny.

Sep 23, 2015, 21:27 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi leaves for seven-day trip to Ireland, US

PM Narendra Modi leaves for seven-day trip to Ireland, US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi early Wednesday morning left for a two-nation trip to Ireland and the United States, during which he will also address the annual United Nations General Assembly meet.

Sep 23, 2015, 06:29 AM IST
PM Modi leaves for seven-day visit to Ireland, US today

PM Modi leaves for seven-day visit to Ireland, US today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for a two-nation trip to Ireland and the United States on Wednesday, during which he will also address the annual United Nations General Assembly meet.

Sep 23, 2015, 02:14 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Ireland, US from Sep 23-29

PM Narendra Modi to visit Ireland, US from Sep 23-29

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Ireland and the US from September 23-29.

Sep 21, 2015, 09:14 AM IST

Ireland says door remains open for Greece debt talks

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said Monday that Greece can still return to negotiations with its international creditors to avert a default and possible exit from the euro.

Jun 30, 2015, 06:12 AM IST
FIFA loan detailed after Irish PM`s clarity call

FIFA loan detailed after Irish PM`s clarity call

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) on Friday published a timetable of how it received a five-million-euro loan from FIFA in return for dropping a legal case.

Jun 06, 2015, 10:36 AM IST

Polls open for Irish referendum on gay marriage

Ireland goes to the polls on Friday to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legal, in a referendum that has exposed sharp divisions between communities in this traditionally Catholic nation.

May 22, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Ireland fetes St Patrick`s as PM rejects Irish cliches

Hundreds of thousands of green-clad revellers partied in Ireland for Saint Patrick`s Day on Tuesday, as Prime Minister Enda Kenny hit out at Irish stereotypes following comments from Australian PM Tony Abbott.

Mar 17, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

Prominent Irish politician becomes first openly gay minister

One of Ireland`s most prominent politicians announced he is gay on Sunday, becoming the first openly homosexual cabinet minister in Irish history four months before a referendum on same-sex marriage in the traditionally Catholic country.

Jan 19, 2015, 02:03 AM IST
All-Ireland bid to host 2023 World Cup

All-Ireland bid to host 2023 World Cup

An all-Ireland bid to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup was officially unveiled on Friday by the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU).

Dec 05, 2014, 19:23 PM IST