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BRIEF-Bank of Ireland organic capital generation offset by pension deficit

* Our net interest margin increased by 3bps from 2.27 pct in H2 2016 to 2.30 pct in Q1

Northern Ireland power-sharing talks paused until after UK election 27 Apr 2017

BELFAST Northern Ireland's main political parties have agreed to pause talks on forming a power-sharing government until after Britain's general election on June 8, the British government said on Thursday.

REFILE-Soccer-Wales' Taylor banned for two games after leg-breaking tackle 27 Apr 2017

April 27 Wales defender Neil Taylor has been banned for two international matches after his wild tackle left Republic of Ireland's Seamus Coleman with a double leg fracture in last month's World Cup qualifier.

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Wales' Taylor banned for two games after leg-breaking tackle 27 Apr 2017

Wales defender Neil Taylor has been banned for two international matches after his wild tackle left Republic of Ireland's Seamus Coleman with a double leg fracture in last month's World Cup qualifier.

Irish citizens' assembly recommends change to abortion laws 26 Apr 2017

DUBLIN Ireland's parliament is to consider changes to the country's restrictive abortion laws after a panel of citizens voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to recommend reform.

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Irish central bank fines AIB 2.3 million euros for regulatory failures 26 Apr 2017

DUBLIN Ireland's Central Bank said on Wednesday it had fined Allied Irish Banks 2.275 million euros (£2 million) for "significant failures" in money laundering and terrorist financing controls.

Irish central bank fines AIB 2.3 mln euros for regulatory failures 26 Apr 2017

DUBLIN, April 26 Ireland's Central Bank said on Wednesday it had fined Allied Irish Banks 2.275 million euros ($2.5 million) for "significant failures" in money laundering and terrorist financing controls.

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Irish court to consider Brexit reversibility case on May 31 24 Apr 2017

DUBLIN Ireland's High Court will consider next month whether it can hear a case from a British plaintiff seeking to decide if Britain's divorce from the European Union can be reversed.

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Irish Finance Minister says UK election won't affect AIB IPO timing 24 Apr 2017

DUBLIN The British election on June 8 will not impact the timing of Irish government plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in state-owned Allied Irish Banks, Ireland's Finance Minister said on Monday.

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Irish citizens' assembly recommends change to abortion laws 22 Apr 2017

DUBLIN Ireland's parliament is to consider changes to the country's restrictive abortion laws after a panel of citizens voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to recommend reform.