- Ireland, Wales draw 16-16 in Dublin in Six Nations opener Updated: Feb-07-16 2:32 pm
DUBLIN - The boot of Jonathan Sexton came to the rescue as Ireland drew 16-16 with Wales in a Six Nations contest Sunday that featured dogged defense, pinpoint kicking and dollops of disappointment for both sides.
- The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker Updated: Feb-04-16 12:22 pm
BALLYMENA, Northern Ireland - It has no windows - but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon.
- Irish face Feb. 26 election; premier lauds economic rebound Updated: Feb-03-16 6:29 am
DUBLIN - Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has announced a Feb. 26 election that will pit his 5-year-old government's record of restoring economic health against critics who accuse him of rescuing banks at the expense of the poor.
- Irish unemployment falls to 7-year low of 8.6 percent Updated: Feb-02-16 7:22 am
DUBLIN - Ireland's unemployment rate has fallen to a seven-year low of 8.6 percent as the country - buoyant again after years of gloom and austerity - faces an election.
- Change in the air for Europe's chastened teams in 6 Nations Updated: Jan-28-16 3:20 pm
MANCHESTER, England - Northern-hemisphere rugby sank to a new low during the recent Rugby World Cup when Europe failed to get a single representative in the semifinals for the first time.
- EU considering probe of Google tax deal in UK Updated: Jan-28-16 10:34 am
LONDON - The European Union could investigate the 130 million-pound ($186 million) deal for back taxes struck between Britain and Google, after furious opposition lawmakers suggested the Internet company should have paid more.
- Mergers continue in 2016, Johnson controls and Tyco tie up Updated: Jan-25-16 6:00 pm
NEW YORK - Johnson Controls and Tyco will combine as the unprecedented pace of buyouts and mergers from last year rolls over into 2016.
- Turkish Airlines plane from USA diverted due to threat Updated: Jan-24-16 10:00 am
LONDON - A Turkish Airlines jet flying from Houston to Istanbul has landed safely in Ireland after a security scare.
- Lloyd's hat trick lifts US past Ireland, 5-0 Updated: Jan-23-16 10:06 pm
SAN DIEGO - There was some old and a new for the United States women soccer team in its win over Ireland.
- Google to pay $140 million in back taxes in Britain Updated: Jan-22-16 7:02 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Google will pay about $140 million in British back taxes in a concession driven by a shift in how the Internet company will measure its success in the United Kingdom. The amount translates into 130 million pounds.
- Irish police try to ID male torso found in floating suitcase Updated: Jan-19-16 8:10 am
DUBLIN - Ireland's police force has appealed for public help to identify a man whose torso was found floating down a canal in a suitcase.
- Pfizer, Allergan CEOs: Tie-up aims for growth, not cost cuts Updated: Jan-12-16 4:27 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The heads of drugmakers Pfizer and Allergan said Tuesday that the record $160 billion combination they're planning is meant to produce more medicines and boost revenue, not to just slash jobs and other costs as the companies previously have done.
- Northern Ireland lawmakers appoint 1st woman as new leader Updated: Jan-11-16 12:39 pm
BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland lawmakers have appointed Arlene Foster as the first female leader of their unity government.