Ireland

Trip tips: Galway, Ireland's most Irish city

LONDON - Known as Ireland's most Irish city, Galway is making a name as its cultural capital.

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LONDON, Oct 31 - Known as Ireland's most Irish city, Galway is making a name as its cultural capital.

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Bank of Ireland capital and margins rise further in third quarter 8:10am GMT

DUBLIN - Bank Of Ireland said it continued to generate capital at a significant pace during the third quarter, when its margins grew further and its stock of defaulted loans declined.

Bank of Ireland capital and margins rise further in Q3 7:48am GMT

DUBLIN, Oct 31 - Bank Of Ireland said it continued to generate capital at a significant pace during the third quarter, when its margins grew further and its stock of defaulted loans declined.

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* Trading in line with expectations, benefiting from positive economic environment

Northern Ireland police arrest man over Jean McConville murder 30 Oct 2014

DUBLIN - Police in Northern Ireland on Thursday said they had arrested a man for questioning over the 1972 abduction and murder of Jean McConville, months after Irish nationalist leader Gerry Adams was questioned about the same crime.

Ireland warns Britain against opting out of EU arrest laws 28 Oct 2014

DUBLIN/LONDON - Ireland has urged Britain not to bow to domestic pressure to ditch European Union laws that allow suspected criminals to be arrested in other member states, saying such a move could undermine bilateral efforts to tackle terrorism and crime.

Soccer-Romania name uncapped teenager Puscas in squad 26 Oct 2014

Oct 26 - Romania named two uncapped players, including teenager George Puscas, in their squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Northern Ireland and the friendly against Denmark next month, the country's football federation (FRF) said.

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ECB faces test of its own as Europe braces for landmark banking review 26 Oct 2014

FRANKFURT - After putting the euro zone's top 130 banks through their paces, the European Central Bank will face a test of its own on Sunday - will its landmark health check succeed in convincing investors the region's lenders are safe?

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Air strikes hit Kobani as Kurdish peshmerga prepare to enter

SURUC Turkey - U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State positions around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Friday in an apparent bid to pave the way for heavily-armed Kurdish peshmerga forces to enter from neighbouring Turkey.