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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.

Several pilots report UFOs sightings off Irish coast, authorities start investigation

London, Nov 14 (IBNS): In a strange development, the  Irish Aviation Authority has started investigating after receiving reports of sightings of unidentified flying objects and bright lights off the coast of Ireland, media reports said on Wednesday.

Pope maintains silence after senior Archbishop calls for his resignation

Dublin/Vatican City, Aug 27 (IBNS): Ending his two day Ireland visit, Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic world, chose silence as journalists questioned him about his role in suppressing sexual abuse committed by a former US priest, as alleged by a senior Archbishop.

Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle to visit Ireland next month

London, June 19 (IBNS): Britain's Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle will visit Ireland next month, officials said on Tuesday.

Irish abortion referendum: Over 70 percent wants repeal

Dublin, May 26 (IBNS): Exit polls in the recent Ireland polls over abortion have suggested that the majority of the population have voted for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

Leo Varadkar becomes PM of Ireland

Dublin, June 15 (IBNS): Creating history, Leo Varadkar has been elected as the first gay Prime Minister of Ireland.

State aid: Ireland gave illegal tax benefits to Apple worth up to €13 billion

London, Aug 31 (IBNS): The European Commission on Tuesday said it has concluded that Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13 billion to Apple.