Ireland

May Can’t Agree to Post-Brexit Border in Irish Sea, Official Says

The U.K. can’t accept any Brexit offer from the European Union that treats Northern Ireland as a separate customs territory, an official in Prime …

Northern Ireland

Storm Ali: Woman dies after caravan blown off cliff in severe gales as man is killed by falling tree

A woman has died after the caravan she was inside blew off a cliff as high winds from Storm Ali batter parts of Britain and Ireland.<p>The first named storm of the season brought high winds to the west of Ireland where the caravan was blown onto a beach at Claddaghduff, near Clifden in Co Galway, on …

Northern Ireland

6 Bottles of Irish Whiskey You Need to Know

Blends, single malts, and more excellent bottles from the Emerald Isle.<p>If you’re a whiskey drinker, chances are you’ve given Irish whiskey a shot …

Shopping

Storm Ali: Don't watch this footage of Ryanair plane trying to land in heavy winds if you're scared of flying

This terrifying video shows a Ryanair plane aborting its landing at Dublin Airport due to high winds from Storm Ali earlier today.<p>The storm arrived …

Northern Ireland

Stunning moment strong winds from Storm Helene cause waterfall in Cumbria to REVERSE and flow upwards creating stunning rainbow in the water

This is the stunning moment strong winds from Storm Helene caused a waterfall in Cumbria to reverse and flow upwards - creating a rainbow in the …

Yorkshire Dales

Storm Ali: Watch ‘scary’ mid-air drop on Edinburgh flight

A woman has captured the ‘scary’ moment when her easyjet flight from Edinburgh drops mid-air in high winds driven by Storm Ali.<p>Kirkcaldy resident …

Northern Ireland

'Warnings were issued' - Government insists it was prepared for Storm Ali

Mr Coveney insisted the State was fully prepared for Storm Ali with proper weather warnings in place - but suggested that "perhaps the public …

Leo Varadkar

The 30 safest places to live in the UK in 2018

The top spot goes to a Welsh seaside town...<p><b>If living somewhere safe and secure is one of your top priorities, then take a look at this new report from Provident.</b><p>Entitled <i>Unbroken Britain</i>, the report, which surveyed 2,702 Brits, has revealed which cities and towns in the UK are considered the safest …

Northern Ireland

County Louth: Man charged over fatal stabbing

<b>A 48-year-old man is due to appear in court after a 31-year-old woman was stabbed to death in County Louth.</b><p>The incident happened at an apartment on Linenhall Street in Dundalk at about 14:45 local time on Tuesday.<p>The man will appear in Dundalk District Court on Thursday charged in relation to her …

County Louth

Mandatory security requirements introduced to protect companies against cyber attacks

Image: Shutterstock/Eugenio Marongiu<p>Image: Shutterstock/Eugenio Marongiu<p>NEW MANDATORY SECURITY requirements have been announced to protect Ireland’s …

Cyber-attacks

Horst Saiger At The Těrlicko Roadrace

<b>In this video, roads specialist</b> Horst Saiger gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the Těrlicko roadrace in the Czech Republic.<p>While roadracing’s …

Northern Ireland

PM loyalist Sir Mike Penning declares Chequers Brexit proposal is 'dead as a dodo'

Sir Mike Penning, who held several ministerial posts including serving at the Home Office, says MPs are being "blackmailed".<p>A senior Tory MP …

Labour Party

Two die in Ireland, Northern Ireland as Storm Ali strikes

DUBLIN/BELFAST (Reuters) - A woman died on Wednesday when high winds blew her caravan off a cliff in the Irish Republic and a man died in Northern Ireland as Storm Ali grounded flights and left over 200,000 people across the island without electricity.<p>Rough seas are seen from Slea Head during Storm …

Northern Ireland

U.K and EU Swap Jibes and Point Fingers as Brexit Clock Ticks

European and U.K. leaders exchanged warnings that time is running out to seal an agreement on Brexit and offered no indication they can break the …

Northern Ireland

Harnessing the Power of Data to Drive Your Fleet

Written by John Molamphy, Vice-President of Engineering, Verizon Connect Big Data The world in which we live and work is changing dramatically. New …

Technology (Ireland)

Brexit: The sound of "no, no, no"

Laura Kuenssberg @bbclaurak on Twitter<p><b>"No, no, no!" That is the response that you get when you ask EU players whether they can abandon the principles that are determining their stance on Brexit.</b><p>The response you get when you ask UK insiders whether they can move on their core beliefs about Ireland. …

Northern Ireland

Woman who died after caravan blown off cliff during Storm Ali named locally

A woman who died after the caravan she was in was blown off a cliff during Storm Ali has been named locally as Elvira Ferraii.<p>The Swiss holidaymaker …

Northern Ireland

Theresa May to accept checks between Northern Ireland and Great Britain in major concession to avoid Brexit no-deal

Theresa May is set to make a major new compromise in Brexit talks in a bid to break the deadlock over the Irish border problem.<p>Under proposals to be …

Northern Ireland

Ireland's Bad Bank NAMA Is Nearing an Exit From Britain: Chart

NAMA, the bad bank set up by the Irish government after the country’s property bubble burst, is nearing an exit from Britain after its exposure there …

Irish Government

Driving ban for All-Star hurler Cathal Barrett after garda found him intoxicated in stopped car

<b>By Conor Kane</b><p>All-Star hurler and former young hurler of the year Cathal Barrett has been banned from driving for two years after being convicted of …

Hurling

Politicians create their own wind warning in Leinster House

Deputies are stuck in Ploughing-related tailbacks as they return from summer break<p>19 minutes ago<p>Following the long Summer break, the pent-up energy …

Oireachtas Éireann

Kyle Lafferty will start for Rangers says Steven Gerrard

Ibrox boss Steven Gerrard has confirmed that Kyle Lafferty will lead the line for Rangers against Villarreal on Thursday night in the Europa …

Northern Ireland

Ireland teams up with UK nations' 2030 World Cup bid plans | FOX Sports

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland will join the other four British Isles nations in exploring bidding for the 2030 World Cup.<p>The English Football Association has …

Northern Ireland

54% increase in drugs offences year-on-year

The number of drugs offences recorded in Derry and Strabane rose by a spectacular 54 per cent last year against a general downward trend in reported …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Man dies after being hit by fallen tree in Northern Ireland

Drumintee Road, Newry<p>Image: Google Maps<p>Drumintee Road, Newry<p>Image: Google Maps<p>A MAN HAS has died in Northern Ireland after being hit by a fallen tree …

Northern Ireland

U2's Bono Just Invested in a $58 Million Irish Whiskey Distillery

U2 frontman Bono has decided to get into the whiskey business. The musician is one of the named investors in a proposed whiskey distillery in …

Retail

Apple pays off its $15.4 billion Irish tax bill

The EU has withdrawn its lawsuit now the full amount is in an escrow holding account.<p>The EU is to drop its litigation against Apple over its cosy tax relationship with Ireland now that the iPhone-maker has paid back 13.2 billion Euros ($15.4 billion) in back taxes, plus interest of 1.2 billion …

Apple

Linfield Ladies v Glentoran Women Challenge Cup Final sure to be electric

Already the excitement is building for this weekend’s Electric Ireland Women’s Challenge Cup Final at Windsor Park.<p>In the highly-anticipated decider, …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Second referendum on Brexit COULD happen admits Tory minister in surprisingly candid interview

A second referendum on Brexit could happen within months, a Tory minister suggested today in a surprisingly candid interview.<p>Mel Stride blurted out …

Northern Ireland

An Iowan's story comes to life on Broadway starring Daniel Radcliffe

CLOSE<p>Speaking while promoting his Broadway appearance in play "The Lifespan of a Fact," former "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe spoke about his …

Des Moines