The Irish position on refusal to ‘diverge from rules on British mainland’ amounted to a major contention before optimistic Theresa May could secure a deal on the Brexit impasse.
Opposition parties had demanded Frances Fitzgerald step down after the release of fresh documents about her disputed handling of a police whistleblower who alleged corruption in the force.
The political crisis deepened dramatically, leaving the country’s two main parties with less than 24 hours to head off a general election in a dispute that cast a shadow over a key Brexit summit next month.
The crisis comes three weeks ahead of a EU summit in which the Irish government has an effective veto on whether Britain’s talks on leaving the bloc progress as it determines if EU concerns about the future of the Irish border have been met.
Five Years After Indian Woman Who Was Denied an Abortion Died, Will Ireland Finally Reform Its Laws?
A parliamentary committee is currently debating the question on abortion law reform that will go to the Irish public for a referendum.
A tourist generally has an eye for the things that, through repetitive familiarity, have become almost invisible to the resident.
A new study has, for the first time, unveiled a complex global web of offshore financial centres that rob the world economy of US$500-650 billion annually, including US$200 billion from developing economies.
The Brexit referendum has highlighted tensions among the UK’s four constituent nations: England and Wales voted to leave, Scotland and Northern Ireland to remain.
Hubris led her to stage the election as an endorsement of her personal leadership.
Varadkar’s election as leader of the governing Fine Gael party on Friday marks a symbolic moment for Ireland, although there are some concerns that he is relatively inexperienced when compared to past prime ministers.
Leo Varadkar, 38, the Dublin-born son of an Indian father and Irish mother, is expected to become Ireland’s first homosexual prime minister.
The 300-metre beach near the tiny village of Dooagh on Achill Island in Ireland vanished in 1984 when storms stripped it of its sand.
The 1998 Good Friday Agreement foresees the holding of referendums on both sides of the Irish border on uniting the island if there is public support.
New Delhi: With still at least three countries continuing to insist on drawing up a general criteria for non-NPT entrants, next week’s meeting of officials from Nuclear Suppliers Group member countries in Vienna is not expected to allow India into the group immediately, but would only provide another […]
There’s no doubt it was time for the United Nations mission in Liberia to end. But there are some gaps in the country’s plan to move on without the men and women in blue helmets.
The latest update of Oxford English Dictionary includes the publication of written and spoken pronunciations for additional English varieties.
The claims made by apologists for the government about why India needs to rush its membership of the NSG simply don’t add up.
The support for independence is however low in Wales as Scotland considers UK split seriously.
Dublin: With Irish children welcoming him by reciting Sanskrit shlokas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took a dig at secularists back home saying had this been done in India it would have raised questions. Addressing a gathering of Indian diaspora here, Modi, who made a five-hour brief stop-over […]
But remember, there are stil 79 countries – including India, where it is illegal to be gay.