Uncertainty about the future of the Irish border after Brexit is raising tension between the main Protestant and Catholic political parties.
Called the Emerald Isle for its natural beauty, Ireland’s rising greenhouse gas emissions are making it Europe’s climate laggard.
The Roman Catholic Church leader says he shares the outrage over the church's role in concealing the "repugnant crimes" and commits to end the "scourge." Victims say his words need to be backed by action.
Lawmakers ban investment in companies that derive more than 20 percent of their revenue from coal, oil and gas, the key drivers of climate change. Ireland is the first country in the world to take such action.
Activists proclaim victory for Irish women as voters in largely Roman Catholic Ireland appear to overwhelmingly approve repealing a 1983 constitutional ban on abortions.
A historic referendum is giving the country a chance to abolish a ban on the procedure, which has been illegal in Ireland since 1983.
Turkey expels Israel’s ambassador, Ireland and Belgium summon their Israeli envoys and leading European countries and the U.N. human rights office call for an investigation of the bloodshed.
The latest research shows that carbon emissions from Irish homes are the highest in the 28-member European Union. Large-scale use of coal, peat and oil is blamed.
The president singles out Caitriona Perry from a group of reporters, calls her "beautiful" and summons her to his side while he is on the phone with Ireland's prime minister.