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Irish PM says he may compromise on Brexit border issue

18 Jul 2019

DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday he was willing to listen to alternative proposals from the next British prime minister on keeping Northern Ireland's border open after Brexit and could compromise if his objectives were achieved.

Ryanair halves 2020 growth plans on Boeing MAX delays

16 Jul 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair has halved its growth plans for next year due to delays in deliveries of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet, lifting shares in rival European airlines which had feared a surge in new capacity would drag down ticket prices. | Video

LinkedIn jobs boost caps record FDI period for Ireland

20 Jun 2019

DUBLIN Microsoft's LinkedIn on Thursday said it would add 800 new roles to its European headquarters in Dublin, the latest major jobs announcement that capped off a record six months for foreign direct investment (FDI) into Ireland.

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

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