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CRH proposes further share buyback after strong first quarter

DUBLIN Ireland's CRH announced an additional 350 million euros in share buybacks and forecast growth for the year after the building materials group reported a 7 percent rise in first-quarter sales on Wednesday.

CRH proposes further share buyback after strong Q1 8:11am BST

DUBLIN, April 24 Ireland's CRH announced an additional 350 million euros in share buybacks and forecast growth for the year after the building materials group reported a 7 percent rise in first-quarter sales on Wednesday.

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Northern Ireland police arrest woman, 57, over journalist killing 23 Apr 2019

BELFAST Police in Northern Ireland on Tuesday announced the arrest of a 57-year-old woman in connection with the shooting death of journalist Lyra McKee during a riot in Londonderry last week.

Northern Ireland police arrest woman, 57, over journalist killing 23 Apr 2019

BELFAST, April 23 Police in Northern Ireland on Tuesday announced the arrest of a 57-year-old woman in connection with the shooting death of journalist Lyra McKee during a riot in Londonderry last week.

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Northern Ireland police release teenagers arrested after journalist killing 21 Apr 2019

BELFAST Police in Northern Ireland on Sunday released without charge two teenagers arrested in relation to the killing of a journalist during a riot in Londonderry.

Northern Ireland police release teenagers arrested after journalist killing 21 Apr 2019

BELFAST, April 21 Police in Northern Ireland on Sunday released without charge two teenagers arrested in relation to the killing of a journalist during a riot in Londonderry.

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Irish Brexit border issue could endanger EU-U.S. trade deal - Congressman 20 Apr 2019

DUBLIN An influential U.S. congressman has warned the European Union that any Brexit arrangement that undermines Northern Ireland's 1998 peace agreement could endanger a proposed EU-U.S. trade deal, the Irish Times reported on Friday.

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Slain Northern Irish journalist, 29, was 'inspiring thinker' 19 Apr 2019

DUBLIN A year after moving to Londonderry, celebrated young Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee wrote about how she looked forward to "better times ahead and saying goodbye to bombs and bullets once and for all".

Golf-Weather halts RBC Heritage with Lowry ahead 19 Apr 2019

April 19 The RBC Heritage second round was suspended on Friday due to strong winds and rain in South Carolina with Ireland's Shane Lowry holding a one-stroke lead.

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Irish Brexit border issue could endanger EU-U.S. trade deal: congressman 19 Apr 2019

DUBLIN An influential U.S. congressman has warned the European Union that any Brexit arrangement that undermines Northern Ireland's 1998 peace agreement could endanger a proposed EU-U.S. trade deal, the Irish Times reported on Friday.

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Foreign groups likely behind Sri Lanka attacks, U.S. ambassador says

COLOMBO The scale and sophistication of the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka suggested the involvement of an external group such as Islamic State, the U.S. ambassador to said on Wednesday as the death toll jumped to 359.