Showing posts with label Ireland. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ireland. Show all posts

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Ireland: Deadly explosion hits petrol station in County Donegal

At least nine people have been killed in an explosion at a petrol station in County Donegal in northwest Ireland, authorities said, adding that search and rescue efforts were ongoing.

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Russia To Relocate Navy Drills To Avoid Disturbing Irish Fishermen - Embassy - UrduPoint

Russia has decided to relocate the Russian navy exercises planned for early February in the Atlantic to outside of the exclusive economic zone of Ireland so as not to interfere with the activities of Irish fishermen, Russian Ambassador to Ireland Yuriy Filatov said on Saturday.

Monday, December 6, 2021

Brexit: Ireland to receive €920m for Brexit impact - BBC News

The Republic of Ireland is to receive €920m (£782m) from a European Commission fund which is designed to "mitigate the impact of Brexit".

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Johnson's claim about EU blockade 'simply not true': Ireland

Johnson's claim about EU blockade 'simply not true': Ireland
Ireland's government Sunday dismissed a claim by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the EU is plotting a blockade between Britain and Northern Ireland, as Brexit talks turn increasingly heated.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Irish senate backs law banning trade with Israeli settlements

Irish senate backs law banning trade with Israeli settlements
The Irish Senate gave its support on Wednesday to a legislation prohibiting the import or sale of goods and services produced in occupied territories around the world, including Israeli settlements considered illegal under international law.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Belgium, Ireland Summon Israeli Ambassadors over Gaza Killings

Belgium, Ireland Summon Israeli Ambassadors
Israel faced a growing backlash Tuesday as Belgium and Ireland joins countries who summoned Israeli ambassadors over the killings of 63 Palestinians and more than 2,700 injuries along the Gaza border.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

EU fears of Brexit negotiations crisis as hardliners constrain May

solving the Irish border problem
Senior EU sources fear a looming crisis in the Brexit negotiations in the coming weeks because of British Prime Minister Theresa May's growing incapacity to act due to mounting pressure from both Brexit hardliners and pro-European Tories over the issue of the customs union.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

EU proposal to keep Northern Ireland in the customs union rejected by UK PM

Northern Ireland
The European Union's chief negotiator in the Brexit talks said Wednesday that Northern Ireland could stay in the customs union after the United Kingdom left the bloc, a move that would protect the Good Friday Agreement but provoked a backlash from the British Prime Minister, who said the proposal would undermine the country's integrity.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Monday, December 4, 2017

Northern Irish DUP Angry at Staying in EU Customs Union, Scots Angry They Aren't

Northern Ireland
Despite apparent success at reaching an agreement with Brussels, UK Prime Minister Theresa May risks losing the Democratic Unionist Party as a government partner, as Scotland leads calls to remain in Customs Union/Single Market.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Northern Ireland 'must stay' in customs union to prevent hard border : EU

Northern Ireland
An internal EU paper has suggested that the avoidance of a hard border on the island of Ireland effectively requires Northern Ireland to remain in the single market and the customs union.

Monday, January 23, 2017

British gov't rejects claims Brexit will destroy Northern Ireland peace agreement

The British government rejected Sunday a claim by Gerry Adams, president of the Sinn Fein political party, that taking Northern Ireland out of the EU will destroy the agreement that restored peace to the island.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Ireland introduces counter measures to reduce Brexit impact

The Irish government said on Tuesday it has introduced a number of specific measures to help firms that might be affected by the uncertainty caused by Britain's vote to leave the European Union (EU).

Friday, June 24, 2016

Scotland, Northern Ireland move toward independence votes

The Scottish National Party hinted it will move toward another independence vote and Sinn Fein called for a vote on Irish unity following Britain's decision on Thursday to leave the European Union.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

No bomb found on diverted Turkish Airlines

A Turkish Airlines flight from Houston, Texas, diverted to Shannon, Ireland, on Sunday was found to have no explosive devices on board and would take off to Istanbul soon, a spokesman for the flag carrier said.

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