Update: Trump says D-Day vets among ‘greatest Americans’

Politics 06/06/19, 05:25

The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 12:22 p.m. President Donald Trump is praising the veterans of D-Day, saying they are "among the very greatest Americans who will ever live." Trump is speaking in France at the Normandy American Cemetery ...

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws

Europe 05/26/19, 04:41

Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country's constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce, election officials said Sunday.Just over 82% of voters endorsed removing a requirement that couples be separated for four of the ...

Voting in Ireland kicks off Day 2 of EU elections

World 05/24/19, 03:58

Ireland is going to the polls to kick off the second day of European Union elections which have already caused a stir in the Netherlands.According to a surprise Ipsos exit forecast late Thursday, the Dutch Labor Party of European Commission ...

Rory McIlroy likely to play in 2020 Olympics for Ireland

Golf 05/14/19, 15:53

Rory McIlroy will likely go to the 2020 Olympics and represent Ireland.The 30-year-old from Northern Ireland disclosed his decision Tuesday, two days before the start of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black.McIlroy skipped the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016 ...

Journalist’s murder spurs bid to unblock NIreland politics

Europe 04/26/19, 05:36

Britain and Ireland are making a new push to restore Northern Ireland's collapsed government, amid mounting criticism of politicians following the murder of a journalist by a banned militant group.The two governments are expected to make an announcement Friday about ...

Irish regulator investigates Facebook over exposed passwords

Tech 04/25/19, 10:34

Ireland's privacy regulator says it's investigating Facebook over the social media giant's recent revelation that it had left hundreds of millions of user passwords exposed.The Irish Data Protection Commission said Thursday that it opened a statutory inquiry this week into ...

Revulsion in Northern Ireland over riot, fatal shooting

Europe 04/23/19, 08:29

The dramatic riot in Londonderry last week was starkly reminiscent of the violence that plagued Northern Ireland for decades before the 1998 peace agreement. The result was both tragic and familiar: the death of a young journalist, apparently hit by ...

Update: Woman arrested in killing of N Ireland reporter

Europe 04/23/19, 02:54

The Latest on the killing of a journalist in Northern Ireland (all times local):8:50 a.m.The Northern Ireland Police Service says they have arrested a woman under the Terrorism Act in the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee.The 57-year-old woman was arrested ...

Northern Ireland police release video in hunt for killer

Europe 04/19/19, 15:06

Police in Northern Ireland searched for multiple suspects Friday after the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in Londonderry and sought help from the public to get "a killer off the streets" and into custody. The Police Service of Northern ...

Delaney offers to leave FAI role amid financial controversy

Soccer 04/15/19, 15:27

John Delaney has offered to step aside from his newly created role in the Football Association of Ireland amid fallout from a financial controversy.It jeopardizes Delaney's job in UEFA's executive committee, with German official Reinhard Grindel having resigned from his ...

UEFA charges Ireland for tennis balls protest by fans

Sports 03/28/19, 06:26

UEFA says it charged Ireland for fans throwing tennis balls on the pitch to stop play, in protest against the national soccer federation's top official.John Delaney, an elected member of UEFA's executive committee, has been criticized by Irish lawmakers and ...

After Ireland-England switch, Rice apologizes for IRA tweets

Soccer 03/21/19, 14:50

Preparing for a possible England debut after switching international soccer allegiance from Ireland, Declan Rice apologized Thursday for past online expressions of support for the IRA.The Twitter posts referencing "Up the RA" — short form for the Irish Republican Army ...

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