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education

Number of international students in Ireland expected to exceed 170,000 in 2020

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The number of international students in Ireland is expected to reach 176,500 in 2020, according to a report released here on Saturday. ...
AfDB

Ireland’s membership of AfDB, AfDF marks enhanced partnership with Africa

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The Irish government said on Tuesday that its membership of African Development Bank (AfDB) and African Development Fund (AfDF) marks its enhanced partnership with...
trade

Ireland’s February exports down 7 percent

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Ireland exported a total of 11.6 billion euros (12.6 billion U.S. dollars) worth of goods in February, down 812 million euros or nearly 7...
Coronavirus

Ireland confirms first COVID-19 case

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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) of Ireland on Saturday confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus in the country. "The patient,...
Hybrid and electric vehicles

Electric, hybrid vehicles account for one-fifth of new private cars sold in Ireland in...

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Electric and hybrid vehicles accounted for one-fifth of all the new private cars sold in Ireland in January, according to the latest figures from...

Ireland to ban sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 under proposed bill

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The Irish government published on Monday a draft bill proposing to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars in the country by 2030. ...
European Union

Ireland welcomes EU’s choice to grant Britain another Brexit extension

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The Irish government issued a statement on Monday, welcoming the decision of the European Union (EU) to grant Britain another Brexit extension, reported local...
Workers conduct a final check on vehicles before they go off the production line at an assembly workshop of a passenger vehicle manufacturing base of Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Dongfeng Motor Group, Jan. 2018. (Photo from CFP)

Ireland Recorded A Small Increment in Car Sales in 2018

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A total of 283,739 units of vehicles were sold in Ireland in 2018, up slightly by 1.39 percent over 2017, according to the latest...
HIV-and-AIDS

Ireland in 2018 Recorded High Cases of HIV

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A total of 531 people were diagnosed with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) in Ireland in 2018, hitting a record high since such records were...

Ireland to donate aid to 20, 000 Sudanese refugees

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Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan T.D., and Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Joe McHugh T.D., announced that...
Leo Varadkar

Leo Varadkar endorsed; Ireland to have first gay PM

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Leo Varadkar, minister for social protection, was elected on Friday as leader of Ireland's Fine Gael, the country's biggest political party. Varadkar secured 60 percent...

Brak Al-Shatti airbase violence attracts statements from countries

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Joint Statement by the Ambassadors to Libya of the People’s Republic of China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and...
abortion

IRELAND: Majority of Irish citizens voted yes to Abortion

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The remit of the Citizens’ Assembly in Ireland, which began meeting in October 2016, was to consider the views of the country on the...

Brexit to reshape Ireland’s export strategy – Enda Kenny

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Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said on Wednesday Brexit will reshape the country's enterprise and export strategy for decades to come. "Brexit,...
Facebook

Ireland’s high court begins hearing Facebook’s U.S. data transfers

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A case of Facebook's transfers of European Union users' data to the United States was heared on Tuesday before the High Court in Dublin. ...
Ireland

Ireland launches action plan for jobs

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Ireland on Wednesday launched an action plan in a bid to create an additional 45,000 jobs in 2017. The target is to...
Brexit

British government rejects claims Brexit will destroy Northern Ireland peace agreement

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The British government rejected Sunday a claim by Gerry Adams, president of the Sinn Fein political party, that taking Northern Ireland out of the...
The file photo shows a girl in a refugee camp for Kashmiri villagers.

Syrian family long for new life in Ireland, after hardship and uncertainty

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Alsaadi Mohammad, a Syrian refugee taking shelter in Greece, is waiting for his journey to new home Ireland with mingled hope and fear. ...

FIFA: England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland Slapped With Heavy Fines

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FIFA  has fined all four home nations for displaying poppies during World Cup qualifiers around Armistice Day. England and Scotland players wore armbands featuring the...
PPP

PPP Expresses Disappointment In Ghana Police Service

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The Progressive People’s Party (PPP), United Kingdom and Ireland Chapter has noted with disdain the issuance of arrest warrants to prospective Presidential Candidates of...
University of Ghana students

UoG students commence Limerick scholarship programmes

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The scholarships follow from the ground breaking MOU signed last year between the two educational institutions; the first between an Irish and Ghanaian university. The...
cars

Ireland records growth of 216L in New license

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The figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed that in the first seven months of the year, 119,952 new private cars were licensed. ...
Gas

A Breakthrough on Gas Separation Chalked

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Ethylene, a major raw material for plastic, rubber and paint production, must be separated from acetylene, a byproduct, in order to manufacture these products. ...
UNICEF

UNICEF and EU rolls out campaign on educating the young in Eurozone

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The #EmergencyLessons campaign specifically targets people 25 years old and younger in Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia and the United Kingdom to inspire...

Number Of Overseas Visits To Ireland Increased By sees 16.6%

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The data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed that visits by residents of Britain increased by 17.3 percent while visits by residents of...
NDC

NDC UK & Ireland Never Endorsed Cynthia Morrison’s Candidature

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It has come to the attention of the UK & Ireland Chapter of the National Democratic Congress that certain individuals or persons are falsely...

Terrorist den found in a park in Northern Ireland

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Police Service of Northern Ireland said a resident on Saturday reported a suspicious object to police, later the police discovered a terrorist hide containing...
Ireland

Ireland’s opposition Parties are Capable of regrouping?

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With early returns and exit polls in the 2016 Irish general elections indicating that the incumbent Fine Gael-Labor coalition will fall short of the...

Bank of Ireland in 2015 recorded a 30 percent rise in profits

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In its annual report, the bank said it continued to be the largest lender in the country with 6.9 billion euros of new loans...
tourism

Ireland unveils new strategies to boost tourism from Spain, Italy

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Ireland believed said both Spain and Italy are markets of considerable potential for Irish tourism over the coming years. Monday's strategies set out challenging...