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Insurer XL Group to move EU unit to Ireland from Britain

Insurer XL Group Ltd said on Tuesday it would move its European Union insurance company from Britain to Ireland in 2018 after Britons voted to leave the bloc last year.

Insurer XL Group to move EU unit to Ireland from Britain 5:24pm BST

Insurer XL Group Ltd said on Tuesday it would move its European Union insurance company from Britain to Ireland in 2018 after Britons voted to leave the bloc last year.

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Ireland's Kearney, Best injured ahead of November tests 18 Sep 2017

DUBLIN Ireland face injury concerns ahead of their November test series after captain Rory Best was ruled out of action for four to six weeks and fullback Rob Kearney for up to eight weeks on Monday.

Rugby-Ireland's Kearney, Best injured ahead of November tests 18 Sep 2017

DUBLIN, Sept 18 Ireland face injury concerns ahead of their November test series after captain Rory Best was ruled out of action for four to six weeks and fullback Rob Kearney for up to eight weeks on Monday.

Connemara Mining chief aims to ride Irish zinc rush 18 Sep 2017

LONDON Connemara Mining's newly appointed CEO expects fresh drilling this month to kickstart projects in Ireland, where zinc and gold exploration has been revived by a recovery in commodity prices.

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Varadkar bounce gives Ireland's Fine Gael eight-point poll lead 17 Sep 2017

DUBLIN Ireland's ruling Fine Gael party has opened up an eight-point lead over its nearest rival, an opinion poll showed on Sunday, suggesting the minority government was seeing a bounce under new prime minister Leo Varadkar.

BRIEF-New Ireland Fund Inc approves and announces terms of rights offering 15 Sep 2017

* New Ireland Fund Inc approves and announces terms of rights offering

Irish second quarter GDP grows 1.4 percent quarter-on-quarter, 5.8 percent year-on-year 15 Sep 2017

DUBLIN Ireland's volatile gross domestic product (GDP) grew 1.4 percent in the three months to the end of June and was 5.8 percent greater than in the same quarter last year, data showed on Friday.

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Ryanair loses EU court battle to keep Irish law for crew abroad 14 Sep 2017

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS Ryanair lost an EU court battle on Thursday in which the airline had sought to continue forcing cabin crew based outside Ireland to take their disputes to Irish courts, in a case with implications across the low-cost airline sector. | Video

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Ireland says to resist Junker plan to prevent vetoes on EU tax reform 14 Sep 2017

DUBLIN Ireland will resist any attempt to strip it of its veto over European Union tax policy, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Thursday, after the European Commission's head suggested tax changes be made by "qualified majority".

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Trump vows if threatened to 'totally destroy' North Korea

UNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man." | Video