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Ireland: Island in north-west Europe divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth.

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Taoiseach outlines importance of protecting Ireland's fisheries in Brexit negotiations [Video]

Taoiseach outlines importance of protecting Ireland's fisheries in Brexit negotiations

Irish premier Micheal Martin has said it is very important that his country’sfishing communities are protected in any trade deal with the UK. Arriving forthe EU summit in Brussels, the Taoiseach said..

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New Test Identifies Patients At Risk For Severe COVID-19 [Video]

New Test Identifies Patients At Risk For Severe COVID-19

Researchers in Ireland say they have developed a system that can predict who will suffer from severe COVID-19. According to UPI, the team of researchers revealed their study and findings on Wednesday...

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Biden warning for a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal [Video]

Biden warning for a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned the United Kingdom that it must honour the Northern Irish peace deal as it extracts itself from the European Union or there would be no U.S...

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Joe Biden warns UK: No US trade deal if Irish peace deal becomes 'casualty of Brexit' [Video]

Joe Biden warns UK: No US trade deal if Irish peace deal becomes 'casualty of Brexit'

The US presidential candidate's warning comes amid international dismay at the UK government's plan to overrule parts of the legally-binding EU divorce deal.View on euronews

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UK reputation 'seriously damaged' over EU divorce treaty breach - Irish FM Coveney [Video]

UK reputation 'seriously damaged' over EU divorce treaty breach - Irish FM Coveney

Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Sunday (September 13) that Britain's plan to pass legislation that breaks its divorce treaty with the European Union is damaging the UK's reputation "in a..

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Ireland set to lose key trade portfolio after European Commission reshuffle [Video]

Ireland set to lose key trade portfolio after European Commission reshuffle

Latvia's Valdis Dombrovskis is set to be the EU's new trade commissioner, while Ireland's Mairead McGuinness has been given the financial services portfolio. View on euronews

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London 'must not play with peace in Ireland' during Brexit trade talks, warns Irish lawmaker [Video]

London 'must not play with peace in Ireland' during Brexit trade talks, warns Irish lawmaker

"The last thing we want to see is somehow the British government trying to play with peace in Ireland as some sort of negotiating gambit towards fishing rights or state aid," Irish lawmaker Neale..

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Sinead O'Connor going back to school to study nursing [Video]

Sinead O'Connor going back to school to study nursing

Sinead O’Connor has confirmed reports that she's in training as a healthcare professional to aid nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in her native Ireland.

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How Hogan's resignation presents Von der Leyen with a fresh headache [Video]

How Hogan's resignation presents Von der Leyen with a fresh headache

Hogan quit on Wednesday after becoming embroiled in controversy over whether he flouted COVID-19 restrictions on a recent trip home to Ireland.

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Return of Dáil a 'matter of urgency', says Mary Lou McDonald [Video]

Return of Dáil a 'matter of urgency', says Mary Lou McDonald

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald says that the Irish people have enduredweeks and months of a chaotic Government following a string of Covid-19lockdown breaches by high-profile politicians. Ms..

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Golfgate: EU Commissioner Phil Hogan apologises for attending event that broke COVID-19 rules [Video]

Golfgate: EU Commissioner Phil Hogan apologises for attending event that broke COVID-19 rules

The event was held just a day after Ireland announced fresh COVID-19 restrictions, including no "formal or informal events or parties" to be held at hotel restaurants.

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Subway rolls ruled too sugary to be bread in Ireland

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EU Commission to appeal Apple ruling in Ireland over $14.9 billion tax case

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Support from US and EU signals stunning successes for Irish diplomacy

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