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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Northern Ireland's Dr No who said 'yes' to peace

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 03:39am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Belfast Firebrand preacher whose rhetoric was integral to the poisonous politics of Northern Ireland's 'Troubles' also helped pave the way for peace Unionist Dr No who said 'yes' to peace Ian Paisley, the firebrand preacher-politician who for decades brayed "No Surrender!" across Northern Ireland's sectarian divide, died ...

  2. News - World - IRELAND

    Ireland publishes bill on life-saving abortions

    Posted May 01st 2013, 06:50pm by Associated Press in Dublin

    ... Associated Press in Dublin Ireland’s government has published a long-awaited bill explaining the law on when life-saving abortions can be performed in a country that officially bans ... it authorises hospitals to perform abortions on suicidal women, so long as three doctors certify the suicide threat as credible. Ireland’s constitution bans abortion. But the Supreme Court in 1992 ruled ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    The Man enjoys home comforts: Van Morrison loosens up a little in small Northern Ireland venue

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by LAT

    ... About 400,000 Garth Brooks fans may still be licking their wounds over his aborted recent concerts in Ireland. But Irish musician Van Morrison gave about 400 of his most devoted followers ... Morrison has been deeply inspired by where he grew up and, over the decades, has sung about the cobblestone streets, the undulating hills and the mystic mists of Ireland. But like so many other ...

  4. News - World - IRELAND

    Suicide-risk women in Ireland may be denied abortions through new rules

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 09:52pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Dublin Pro-choice doctorssay Irish guidelines would leave women 'at mercy of a lottery' Suicide-risk women maybe denied abortions Pregnant women in Ireland could ... their pregnancies. Pro-choice clinicians, including one of Ireland's leading psychiatrists, said the rules would leave women "at the mercy of a local, moral and political lottery". Veronica ...

  5. Sheen Falls Lodge, Ireland

    Posted Jul 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Marisa D'vari

    ... Marisa D'Vari Where is it? Once the summer residence of the Marquis of Landsdowne, Sheen Falls Lodge is in southwest Ireland. Thoroughly reconstructed and managed by Relais & ... exacting standards. The highest-rated hotel in Ireland in one 2005 survey, the lodge retains the white-glove appeal and atmosphere of a posh country manor house. Rooms and suites are airy, spacious ...

  6. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Ireland beckons for Asian property investors

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Marie Hunt

    ... Marie Hunt property.post@scmp.com The speed of the turnaround has caught many by surprise as the market moves back into investors' sights Ireland beckons for Asian buyers drawn to recovery What a difference 12 months can make. A statement of the obvious for anybody in the business of real estate, but in Ireland this saying is particularly apt. Many investors have been ...

  7. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Game of Thrones puts Northern Ireland on tourist map

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Belfast Popular TV series brings huge economic boost to province as tourists flock to filming locations Game of Thrones puts Northern Ireland on map Giants, dragons and vengeful queens have for generations populated Northern Ireland's folk tales. Now, such creatures are visiting the land in a different version- on the sets for the hit television show Game ...

  8. Sport - Golf

    Rory McIlroy chooses Ireland over Britain for 2016 Olympics in Rio

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:01am

    ... on Wednesday that he will play for Ireland and not Britain at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The 25-year-old, who is from Northern Ireland, was eligible to play for either Ireland or Team GB when golf makes its return to the Olympics in Brazil for the first time since 1904. Having played all of his amateur golf under the auspices of the Dublin-based Golfing Union of Ireland ...

  9. News - World - IRELAND

    Ireland orders probe of Catholic homes for unwed mothers after mass deaths revealed

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:50pm by AFP

    ... a mass grave in a disused septic tank discovered in 1975 near the home was the children's final resting place. Thousands of pregnant women were sent to homes in 20th century Ireland ... of pregnant unmarried mothers at the time was an abomination. Kenny said the children of such women were deemed an "inferior subspecies". "This was Ireland of the '20s ...

  10. Sport - Soccer

    Ronaldo's sparkling return a welcome boost in 5-1 romp against Ireland

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:24pm by Reuters

    ... Ronaldo provided Portugal with a major confidence boost ahead of the World Cup when he made a successful return from injury in a 5-1 romp against Ireland on Tuesday. Playing his first match since ... straight over Forde's head. Trailing 3-0 at halftime, Ireland pulled one back early in the second half when Wesley Hoolahan took a quick free kick and James McClean turned inside and rifled ...




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