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Simon Harris to become Ireland's youngest PM

Ireland’s governing party Fine Gael named Simon Harris as its new leader which will make him the youngest Taoiseach in the history of the country.

Meta (formerly Facebook) slapped with record €1.2 Billion fine for breaching EU user data transfer rules

Dublin/Ireland: The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has imposed a record-breaking fine of €1.2 billion ($1.3 billion) on Meta (formally Facebook) for unlawfully transferring user data from the European Union (EU) to the United States.  

Leo Varadkar elected as new PM of Ireland

Dublin: Leo Varadkar has been elected as the new prime minister of Ireland after a vote in the lower house of the Irish parliament.

Ireland: Blast hits petrol station, 3 die

Dublin:  At least three people died as an explosion rocked a petrol station in Co Donegal city of Ireland on Friday.

Ireland: Rights experts call for redress for 50 years of systemic racism in childcare institutions

New York: UN-appointed independent human rights experts on Friday called on Irish authorities to provide adequate redress for victims of racial discrimination and system racism in Irish childcare institutions, stretching over more than 50 years.

UN rights experts voice alarm over Northern Ireland professor’s safety after ‘vicious’ online attacks

New York: What independent UN human rights experts are describing as an ongoing smear campaign against a prominent Northern Irish academic and human rights lawyer, “has the potential to spark physical violence” they said on Thursday, amidst increasing polarization once more between nationalists and unionists, following the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote, and the resulting Northern Ireland protocol.

Ireland to send elite forces, diplomats to Kabul to help evacuate Irish citizens, says official

London/UNI/Sputnik: Dublin will send a group of diplomats and members of the Army Ranger Wing, the Irish defense forces' special operations branch, to the militant-controlled Afghan capital to help evacuate Irish citizens, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said.

Ireland to begin vaccination on December 30: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Ireland will begin immunization against the coronavirus disease on December 30, the public broadcaster RTE reported Tuesday, citing Health Minister Stephen Donnelly.

Canada loses its four-year bid to secure a seat on UN Security Council

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's Liberal Government has lost a four-year bid for one of two available temporary UN Security Council seats by getting the third position, behind Norway and Ireland, media reports said.

Blame game wrong, harmful remedy to COVID-19: Chinese ambassador

Dublin/ Xinhua: Blame game is a wrong and harmful remedy to COVID-19 and can lead people to nowhere in the fight against the global pandemic, Chinese ambassador to Ireland He Xiangdong said here Saturday.

Suspect involved in manslaughter of 39 migrants detained in Ireland

Dublin/Sputnik/UNI: A suspect in the case involving the death of 39 Vietnamese migrants in the UK county of Essex has been detained in Ireland under a European arrest warrant, the Essex police said on Monday.

Ireland's referendum to ease divorce restrictions wins overwhelming support of voters

Dublin, May 27 (Xinhua/UNI) A referendum held earlier in Ireland to ease the restrictions on divorce in the country's Constitution has won the overwhelming support of the Irish voters, according to official statistics released here on Sunday.

European Parliament election in Ireland ends smoothly

Dublin, May 25 (Xinhua/UNI) Voting in the European Parliament election in Ireland ended here on Friday night with no reports of any serious disruptions.

Trump to visit Ireland on June 5 to meet Prime Minister Varadkar : White House

Washington, May 22 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland in early June for a bilateral meeting with Irish Prime Minister Taoiseach Varadkar in Shannon, the White House said in a press release.

UK Prime Minister to present new proposals on Irish backstop issue on Wednesday

Moscow, Feb 20 (Sputnik) UK Prime Minister Theresa May will present new proposals on the Irish border backstop issue in a new attempt to gain support for the deal on the country's withdrawal from the European Union, local media reported on Wednesday.