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Graham Fahy

Irish fiscal watchdog urges `prudence account' for corporate tax windfall

11 Jun 2019

DUBLIN The Irish government should set aside part of its corporate tax revenue, because the high levels of revenue are temporary and ought not to be used for current spending, the state's fiscal watchdog said on Tuesday.

'Trump Baby' blimp takes flight as president returns to Ireland

06 Jun 2019

DUBLIN/DOONBEG, Ireland Protesters in Dublin on Thursday hoisted the "Trump Baby" inflatable blimp that has become a staple of rallies against the U.S. president, who was spending his second night in a row at a golf hotel he owns in Ireland.

Brexit shifts politics in Ireland as parties look north

21 May 2019

DUBLIN When Britain voted to leave the European Union, few voters outside Northern Ireland thought about what it would mean for the British province.

UPDATE 3-Ireland raises 4 bln euros in bond sale

09 May 2019

DUBLIN, May 8 Ireland raised 4 billion euros ($4.49 billion) from a syndicated sale of a new 2050 bond on Thursday after investors swamped the book with demand for 4.6 times that amount.

Mediahuis to buy Irish newspaper group INM for $163 million

30 Apr 2019

DUBLIN European media group Mediahuis has agreed to buy Ireland's largest newspaper group, Independent News & Media, for 145.6 million euros ($163.3 million) in its first major deal outside Belgium and the Netherlands.

Pelosi reaffirms U.S. support for Ireland amid Brexit impasse

17 Apr 2019

DUBLIN The United States would not agree to any trade deal with Britain if future Brexit arrangements undermine peace in Ireland, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday during a visit to Dublin. | Video

Ireland promises 'substantial' aid to farmers in no-deal Brexit

23 Mar 2019

WEXFORD, Ireland Ireland's agriculture minister Michael Creed on Saturday promised farmers a "substantial" aid package if they suffer losses as a result of new UK tariffs under a no-deal Brexit.

UK's May must explain why she wants Brexit delay - French finance minister

26 Feb 2019

DUBLIN British Prime Minister Theresa May will have to outline exactly why she wishes to delay Britain's exit from the European Union if her parliament demands she do so, France's finance minister said on Tuesday.

May must explain why she wants Brexit delay - French finance minister

26 Feb 2019

DUBLIN British Prime Minister Theresa May will have to outline exactly why she wishes to delay Britain's exit from the European Union if her parliament demands she do so, France's finance minister said on Tuesday.

'Border buster' shows why Brexit frontier checks in Northern Ireland would matter

14 Feb 2019

KINAWLEY, Northern Ireland Near one of the scores of small border crossings on the island of Ireland, a yellow digger stands as a monument to the lengths communities went to keep roads open during Northern Ireland's violent "Troubles". | Video

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