Irish lawmakers meet as wrangling to form government goes on

LONDON (AP) — Ireland’s parliament convened Thursday for the first time since an election two weeks ago that left three ...
17:25 20 February 2022

Gregg, former Man United player and Munich hero, dies at 87

LONDON — Harry Gregg, ae former Manchester United goalkeepercalled thea “hero of Munich" for rescuing two teammates as well as a baby and her pregnant...
9:43 17 February 2022

Ireland faces wrangling as Sinn Fein aims to form government

LONDON — Final results in Ireland’s general election show three parties in a virtual tie for seats, signalling weeks of tense negotiations ahead to fo...
10:36 11 February 2022

A bridge too far? UK looks at linking Scotland, N Ireland

LONDON — The British government said Monday it is seriously studying the feasibility of a bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland, an audacious i...
17:55 10 February 2022

Irish election produces an earthquake as Sinn Fein tops poll

DUBLIN — Ireland’s political parties were scrambling to adjust to a new reality Monday after an earth-shaking election that saw the left-wing national...
14:17 10 February 2022

Vote prediction for Sinn Fein puts Irish politics in turmoil

DUBLIN — Ireland faced political turmoil Sunday as an exit poll from the weekend’s parliamentary election suggested that Sinn Fein, a left-wing party ...
19:06 9 February 2022

Ireland’s two-party system shaken by Sinn Fein surge

DUBLIN — Ireland's elections are usually two-horse races. But this time there's a third contender, as a party with historic links to the Irish Republi...
16:10 7 February 2022

AP PHOTOS: Irish border residents watch for Brexit fallout

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — The border was drawn in 1921, splitting communities and sometimes property, as the British government sought to create a h...
9:08 30 January 2022

Irish leader says EU to have stronger hand in UK trade talks

LONDON — Ireland’s prime minister warned Britain on Monday that Brexit is far from finished -- and the European Union will have the stronger hand in u...
18:21 27 January 2022

After 3 years of acrimony, N Ireland has a government again

LONDON — Legislators returned to Northern Ireland’s assembly Saturday for the first time in three years after a deal was struck to restore the divided...
16:01 11 January 2022

Archives reveal details of alleged informers killed by IRA

LONDON — Rory Finnis was only 21 when he was killed in 1991 by the Irish Republican Army. Accused of informing the Northern Ireland government of the ...
1:24 30 December 2022

Johnson’s win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK’s breakup

LONDON — Leaving the European Union is not the only split British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has to worry about.
14:30 14 December 2021

Independence not on ballot but on voters’ minds in Scotland

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Ask voters in this picturesque university town in eastern Scotland how they're voting in next week's election, and they’re lik...
11:03 6 December 2021

The Latest: 16 migrants found on ferry to Ireland

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14:05 21 November 2021

Conor McGregor fined in Ireland for assault

DUBLIN — Conor McGregor has been fined 1,000 euros ($1,120) for assaulting a man in a pub.
15:53 1 November 2021

Johnson’s NIreland allies vow to keep rejecting Brexit deal

LONDON — Boris Johnson's allies in Northern Ireland vowed Saturday to keep rejecting the British prime minister's divorce deal with the European Union...
17:17 26 October 2021

The Latest: Irish police arrest 5th person in truck deaths

LONDON — The Latest on the deaths of 39 people in a truck in England (all times local):
15:09 26 October 2021

The Latest: UK police arrest 4th person in truck deaths case

LONDON — The Latest on the case of 39 people found dead in a truck in England (all times local):
17:15 25 October 2021

The Latest: UK police get 24 hours to question truck driver

LONDON — The Latest on the death of 39 people found in a truck container in southeastern England (all times local):
14:16 24 October 2021

The Latest: Truck with 39 dead came to England from Belgium

LONDON — The Latest on the death of 39 people in a truck container in southeastern England (all times local):
15:28 23 October 2021