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Northern Ireland police says Londonderry security alerts were hoaxes

22 Jan 2019

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland Northern Ireland police said the three security alerts they were examining in Londonderry on Monday have ended after the department confirmed the incidents, including one where they carried out a controlled explosion, to be hoaxes. | Video

Knight fever! Irish village transformed into medieval battlefield

01 Oct 2018

CLAREGALWAY, Ireland Once the chief fortress of a powerful 15th century family descended from an English knight, the west of Ireland castle of Claregalway went back to its roots on Saturday. | Video

Irishman donates world's largest model aircraft collection

26 Sep 2018

SHANNON, Ireland When Irishman Michael Kelly was a boy, he loved nothing more than gazing at planes taking off and landing at his nearest airport. | Video

Irish Catholics keep the faith ahead of Pope's visit

22 Aug 2018

KNOCK, Ireland Bernie and Tom Byrne can barely conceal their excitement as they prepare for a visit to Ireland by Pope Francis that they hope will bring back the young believers that have deserted the Catholic church after decades of scandal.

Visiting Northern Irish border, May to defend her Brexit plan

20 Jul 2018

BELLEEK, Northern Ireland, Prime Minister Theresa May will tell the people of Northern Ireland on Friday that her Brexit plan is the best way to avoid a hard border with Ireland, standing firm against critics in her own party.

WIDER IMAGE-Wearing tradition, thanaka paste in a Rohingya camp

06 Jul 2018

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, July 6 Swirls of yellow paste made from ground tree bark decorate the cheeks of Rohingya Muslim women and girls in the refugee camps of southern Bangladesh.

Rohingya refugees fish in troubled waters to earn living in Bangladesh

15 Jun 2018

(This June 12 story was corrected to fix name of foundation in paragraph nine)

Crisscrossing Irish border, locals crave status quo after Brexit

23 Mar 2018

COSHQUIN, Northern Ireland, March 23 Gordon Crockett does not wish to suffer the same fate as his great-great grandfather, who began farming near the northernmost tip of Ireland before a border was ever erected on the island.

Irish schools count cost of collapse of Britain's Carillion

25 Jan 2018

BRAY, Ireland The completion of new buildings at six schools in Ireland will be delayed by several weeks due to the collapse of British construction outsourcing company Carillion , the government said.

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan laid to rest in home town

23 Jan 2018

BALLYBRICKEN, Ireland Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan was laid to rest at a private funeral in her home town on Tuesday, remembered as someone who rescued people from "the darkness of depression". | Video

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