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Legal & General, Aviva plan Ireland moves post-Brexit

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DUBLIN/LONDON British insurer Legal & General said it will move some of its investment management operations to Ireland to ensure it can continue to serve its customers after Brexit, while rival Aviva is turning its Irish branches into subsidiaries.

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Ireland looks set to elect gay premier in social, generational shift 3:19pm BST

DUBLIN Ireland is on the verge of a huge generational change in its political life with the likely election of Leo Varadkar as its next premier -- a move that would give the once-staunchly Catholic country its first openly gay leader and its first of Asian immigrant descent.

REFILE-Ireland looks set to elect gay premier in social, generational shift 3:17pm BST

DUBLIN, May 26 Ireland is on the verge of a huge generational change in its political life with the likely election of Leo Varadkar as its next premier -- a move that would give the once-staunchly Catholic country its first openly gay leader and its first of Asian immigrant descent.

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More than two years needed for Brexit customs infrastructure, says Irish official 25 May 2017

DUBLIN Ireland will need more than the two years scheduled for Brexit negotiations to prepare the customs infrastructure required for trade with Britain after it leaves the European Union, the head of its customs agency said on Thursday.

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Irish PM demands review of watchdog over flawed Anglo Irish case 24 May 2017

DUBLIN Ireland's prime minister Enda Kenny called for a review on Wednesday into failings by the country's corporate watchdog in a criminal investigation into the former head of the failed Anglo Irish Bank.

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Irish PM demands review of watchdog over flawed Anglo Irish case 24 May 2017

DUBLIN Ireland's prime minister Enda Kenny called for a review on Wednesday into failings by the country's corporate watchdog in a criminal investigation into the former head of the failed Anglo Irish Bank.

Irish PM demands review of watchdog over flawed Anglo Irish case 24 May 2017

DUBLIN, May 24 Ireland's prime minister Enda Kenny called for a review on Wednesday into failings by the country's corporate watchdog in a criminal investigation into the former head of the failed Anglo Irish Bank.

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Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman acquitted in loan case - court 23 May 2017

DUBLIN The former chairman of the failed Anglo Irish Bank was acquitted on Tuesday on charges of misleading auditors about personal loans worth tens of millions of euros following a ruling by the judge, Ireland's Courts Service said.

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Irish unemployment rate revised up but jobs growth still surging 23 May 2017

DUBLIN Ireland's unemployment rate was revised up to 6.4 percent in April from an initial estimate of 6.2 percent although detailed figures on Tuesday showed employment growing at its fastest annual pace since the financial crisis.

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Likely next Irish PM calls for Northern Ireland to stay in EU single market 22 May 2017

DUBLIN Northern Ireland should remain in the European Union's single market and retain access to as many EU programmes as possible to ensure the British province secures a soft Brexit, the favourite to succeed Enda Kenny as Irish Prime Minister said on Monday.

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Trump and other leaders clash on trade, climate at G7

TAORMINA, Italy Leaders from the world's major industrialised nations began talks on Friday at a G7 summit in Sicily which is expected to expose deep divisions with U.S. President Donald Trump over trade and climate change. | Video