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Ireland legalises gay marriage in historic vote

Ireland became the first country to approve same-sex marriages by popular vote on Saturday. The vote swept aside the opposition of the Roman Catholic Church. More than 60 per cent of the 3.2......

The punching padre: Irish priest boxes for charity

A priest in Ireland’s County Offaly has joined the long Irish Catholic tradition of priests engaging in pugilism. Fr Pierre Pepper, who has spent the last two months training for an amateur......

Ireland votes to allow 'life-saving' abortion

Irish lawmakers on Friday overwhelmingly voted in favour of a groundbreaking law that will allow abortion in limited cases in the predominantly Catholic country, following an outcry over the death......

Ireland delays abortion bill vote after all-night debate

Ireland's parliament was forced to adjourn the debate on a bill that would legalise abortion for the first time in the predominantly Catholic country after an all-night debate on the issue moved......

Savita remembered: Irish abortion bill passes first hurdle

Lawmakers in Ireland, a pre-dominantly Catholic country, have overwhelmingly backed a bill that would pave the way for legalising abortion in life- threatening cases, after widespread outrage over......

UK, Ireland offer joint visa to Indian, Chinese tourists

Indian and Chinese tourists will soon be able to travel to the UK and Ireland on a single visa under a ‘ground-breaking’ scheme jointly announced by both countries to boost tourism.......

Wipro to add 100 people in Ireland

Wipro on Tuesday said it plans to expand its workforce in Ireland by up to 100 people within a year to meet increasing business requirements. Currently, the Shannon Development Centre employs over......

FDA finds contaminated drug ingredient at GSK Ireland plant

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration found that a drug ingredient manufactured at a GlaxoSmithKline Plc plant in Ireland was contaminated and said the company did not take sufficient action to......

Apple shifted $8.9 bn of untaxed profits to Ireland

Apple reportedly shifted billions of its untaxed profits earned in Australia to tax havens in Ireland in the last decade, an investigation report has revealed. Probe by The Australian Financial......

G-8 summit to discuss tax avoidance by companies

Obama to push for expansion of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act A summit meeting of G-8 countries in Northern Ireland next week would discuss the issue of "tax avoidance" by companies in this......

Bono involved in mid-air drama on flight

U2 star Bono was involved in a mid-air drama on a flight from Dublin, Ireland, to Berlin, Germany, when the rear door of a private jet he was a passenger on fell off. The 54-year-old rocker and......

Pakistan lose to Ireland; out of Rio Olympic race

Pakistan and Ireland payers in action during the World League Semifinals. Photograph: FIH Once a powerhouse of hockey, Pakistan men's team slumped to a new low as it failed to qualify for next......

Check out golf's hottest rivalry: McIlroy and Spieth

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy, right, and United States's Jordan Spieth walk along the fairway. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images It was Fathers Day on Sunday but the kids were in charge......

England lack passion and character, says Gascoigne

England's Wayne Rooney in action with Ireland's Jeff Hendrick. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters Former England hero Paul Gascoigne has said the current team under Roy Hodgson lack the passion he......

Ireland's FA says Sepp Blatter mockery a factor in payout

Ireland's goalkeeper Shay Given (L) reacts after controversial goal by France's William Gallas (2nd R) where team captain Thierry Henry touched the ball during their World Cup qualifying playoff......

FIFA paid Ireland 5m euros, not dollars, after Henry handball!

  A video grab of the handball goal scored by France's Thierry Henry in their 2010 World Cup qualifier against Ireland. FIFA paid Ireland's FA (FAI) 5 million euros to avoid a legal case over......
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Infosys to invest $ 10m in...

Infosys Friday said it would invest USD 10 million (about Rs 63 crore) in Ireland-based start-ups that are developing disruptive technologies and... ...

http://echoofindia.com/new-delhi-infosys-invest-10m-irish-start-ups-expand-presence-88675
The choice before Greece

It is the first instance in modern history that a high-income, developed country has turned into a middle-income country; and is in huge economic... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/the-choice-before-greece/73466.html
Belgium thrashes India

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Pakistan misses the Olympics bus India was outclassed 4-0 by host Belgium in a lop-sided... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sport/hockey/belgium-thrashes-india/article7384477.ece
Chemical finger at India firm

Iranian soldiers carry out an exercise during the Iran-Iraq war London, July 3: A well-known Indian infrastructure company, Som Datt Builders,... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150704/jsp/foreign/story_29554.jsp
UK mulled moving Hong Kong residents to Northern Ireland

Weighed down by the sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland, British officials jokily discussed the possible benefits of relocating the entire... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/international/uk-mulled-moving-hong-kong-residents-northern-ireland-402

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