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Gerry Adams to step down in end of an era for Irish nationalism

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DUBLIN Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams, a pivotal figure in the political life of Ireland for almost 50 years, said on Saturday he will step down as party leader and complete a generational shift in the former political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). | Video

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Rugby - Ireland's Carbery set for long layoff after breaking arm 19 Nov 2017

DUBLIN Ireland back Joey Carbery broke his arm playing for Ireland against Fiji in Dublin on Saturday and will be out for "the foreseeable future", according to coach Joe Schmidt.

Rugby-Ireland's Carbery set for long layoff after breaking arm 19 Nov 2017

DUBLIN, Nov 19 Ireland back Joey Carbery broke his arm playing for Ireland against Fiji in Dublin on Saturday and will be out for "the foreseeable future", according to coach Joe Schmidt.

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Gerry Adams - Face of IRA who helped cement Northern Ireland peace 18 Nov 2017

DUBLIN As the public face of the Irish Republican Army during its bombing campaigns, then peacemaker and mainstream politician, Gerry Adams has been a defining figure of Northern Ireland's 50-year journey from sectarian torment to relative stability.

Rugby-Second-string Ireland given scare by brave Fiji 18 Nov 2017

Nov 18 Wing Darren Sweetnam scored his first international try as a second-string Ireland survived a massive scare with a narrow 23-20 victory over Fiji in Dublin on Saturday.

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Ireland says not ready to let Brexit talks move on to trade 17 Nov 2017

DUBLIN Britain and Ireland clashed over Brexit on Friday with Dublin saying it was not ready to allow talks to move on to trade issues next month and London ruling out the much longer transitional period preferred by its neighbour.

UPDATE 3-Ireland says not ready to let Brexit talks move on to trade 17 Nov 2017

* Johnson says Irish border can only be solved in trade talks

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Breakingviews - Northern Ireland is Brexit’s Gordian knot 17 Nov 2017

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Northern Ireland has become Brexit’s Gordian knot. Avoiding a hard border in the region is an aim of all sides in negotiations over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. The least-worst fix is for Europe to treat Northern Ireland the way it does Norway. That’s only possible if pro-UK politicians in Belfast can be made to see the economic necessity. 

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Ireland not ready to let Brexit talks move to stage two - minister 17 Nov 2017

DUBLIN Ireland is not ready to allow talks on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union to move to the second phase next month, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday.

Ireland not ready to let Brexit talks move to stage 2 -minister 17 Nov 2017

DUBLIN, Nov 17 Ireland is not ready to allow talks on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union to move to the second phase next month, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday.

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Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF sets Mugabe impeachment ball rolling

HARARE Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF will discuss the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe on Monday, its chief whip said, after a noon deadline expired for the 93-year-old to end his nearly four decades in power by resigning.