Ireland

Ireland flanker Henry has surgery to repair heart defect

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DUBLIN - Ireland flanker Chris Henry has had an operation to repair a defect on his heart wall after a temporary blockage was discovered in a small blood vessel in his brain, the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) said on Tuesday.

Rugby-Ireland flanker Henry has surgery to repair heart defect 25 Nov 2014

DUBLIN, Nov 25 - Ireland flanker Chris Henry has had an operation to repair a defect on his heart wall after a temporary blockage was discovered in a small blood vessel in his brain, the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) said on Tuesday.

Ireland names Investec executive as new debt chief 25 Nov 2014

DUBLIN - Ireland has appointed an executive from investment bank Investec to head the national debt agency, replacing the man who oversaw the country's return to bond markets following its EU-IMF bailout.

UPDATE 1-Ireland names Investec executive as new debt chief 25 Nov 2014

DUBLIN, Nov 25 - Ireland has appointed an executive from investment bank Investec to head the national debt agency, replacing the man who oversaw the country's return to bond markets following its EU-IMF bailout.

Ireland names Investec executive as new debt chief 25 Nov 2014

DUBLIN, Nov 25 - Ireland has appointed Conor O'Kelly, currently deputy chairman of Investec in Ireland, as the new chief executive of the country's debt agency.

Ryanair wins EU court ruling over Irish air travel tax 25 Nov 2014

BRUSSELS - Budget carrier Ryanair won a victory in the European Union's second-highest court on Tuesday regarding its complaint against Ireland's air travel tax.

Irish coach Schmidt has appendix removed after game 23 Nov 2014

DUBLIN - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is recovering in hospital after having his appendix removed hours after guiding his side to victory in a frantic test against Australia on Saturday.

Rugby-Irish coach Schmidt has appendix removed after game 23 Nov 2014

DUBLIN, Nov 23 - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is recovering in hospital after having his appendix removed hours after guiding his side to victory in a frantic test against Australia on Saturday.

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All Blacks lock Retallick is Player of Year 22 Nov 2014

- All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick became the first tight forward since Ireland's Keith Wood in 2001 to be named World Rugby's Player of the Year on Saturday.

Rugby-All Blacks lock Retallick is Player of Year 22 Nov 2014

Nov 22 - All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick became the first tight forward since Ireland's Keith Wood in 2001 to be named World Rugby's Player of the Year on Saturday.

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Hong Kong police clear Mong Kok protest site - Reuters witness

HONG KONG - Hong Kong police dismantled barricades, pulled down tents and cleared protesters from a demonstration site in the crowded Mong Kok district on Wednesday, Reuters witnesses said.