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    1. May 13, 2016

      Enda Kenny steps up Irish support for Remain campaign

      The Irish prime minister has hit out at claims by supporters of Brexit that relations between Britain and Ireland would...

    2. Fast FT

      May 10, 2016

      Irish Labour Party head Burton to resign

      The fall-out from Ireland’s inconclusive general election has claimed its first significant political scalp after the...

    1. Fast FT

      May 6, 2016

      Michael Noonan reappointed Irish finance minister

      Michael Noonan has been reappointed as finance minister in Ireland’s new minority government, in a sign that prime...

    2. May 6, 2016

      Enda Kenny wins narrow vote to continue as Irish prime minister

      An unprecedented spell of political deadlock in Ireland ended on Friday after Enda Kenny secured parliamentary backing...

    3. Fast FT

      May 6, 2016

      Enda Kenny wins second term as Irish PM

      Irish politicians ended 10 weeks of deadlock on Friday after Enda Kenny become prime minister at the head of a minority...

    4. May 1, 2016

      Ireland to form a government, but under a diminished Enda Kenny

      Enda Kenny is expected to make a small bit of history this week when he becomes the first leader of Fine Gael, one of...

    5. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Kenny poised to lead Irish government on deal

      Ireland is likely to get a new government in the next few days after the country’s main political parties sealed a deal...

    6. Brussels Blog

      April 28, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Irish ayes

      Welcome to Thursday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    7. April 25, 2016

      Water politics in sodden Ireland may determine Enda Kenny’s fate

      It was the policy shambles that haunted the last Irish government. It sparked the biggest anti-government...

    8. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      Ireland's main opposition party rejects coalition deal

      Ireland’s political stalemate is set to continue after the main opposition Fianna Fail party rejected an offer of...

    9. Fast FT

      April 6, 2016

      Irish PM offers to bring opposition party into new gov't

      Irish prime minister Enda Kenny has offered to bring the main opposition party and independent MPs into a new...

    10. April 5, 2016

      Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to loosen political impasse

      They have spent 80 years sniping at each other in the tiny, provincial but sometimes white-hot cauldron of Irish...

    11. March 27, 2016

      Huge crowds turn out to mark centenary of Ireland’s Easter Rising

      A quarter of a million people lined the streets of Dublin on Sunday for the biggest ever public spectacle, marking the...

    12. Fast FT

      March 10, 2016

      Irish parliament fails to nominate new PM

      Let the haggling begin. The Irish parliament failed on Thursday to nominate a new prime minister to form a government...

    13. March 10, 2016

      Irish economy grows at 7.8% in 2015

      The Irish economy is growing at its fastest pace since the heyday of the Celtic Tiger 15 years ago as exports surge and...

    14. March 9, 2016

      Irish politicians face weeks of haggling to form new government

      Ireland faces the prospect of weeks of haggling over the formation of a new government as its parliament meets for the...

    15. Fast FT

      March 3, 2016

      Irish elections: counting finally ends six days later

      The counting of votes in Ireland’s general election finally ended on Thursday as the last two parliamentary seats were...

    16. February 28, 2016

      Enda Kenny fights for political survival after Irish election blow

      The Irish prime minister is fighting for his political survival after voters abandoned his coalition government in a...

    17. February 27, 2016

      Irish voters snub Fine Gael and Labour

      Irish voters have delivered a snub to the outgoing centre-left government of prime minister Enda Kenny after a general...

    18. Brussels Blog

      February 26, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Hung parliament, Irish edition

      This is the Friday edition of our Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up here....

    19. February 21, 2016

      Sinn Féin: Escaping from the past

      Caroline Devlin has been so radicalised by the six years she waited for treatment for a painful medical condition that...

    20. February 19, 2016

      Brexit: Cameron’s rocky road to a deal in Brussels

      David Cameron left the granite hulk of the Justus Lipsius building at 5.30am yesterday and stepped out into the...

    21. February 19, 2016

      Ireland’s Fine Gael loses momentum ahead of general election

      As he canvassed voters in the prosperous Dublin suburb of Castleknock ahead of next week’s Irish general election, Leo...

    22. February 11, 2016

      The gangland battles that overshadow the Irish election

      In a Dublin hotel last Friday, patrons could have been excused for thinking that they were on the set of Fargo, the TV...

    23. February 10, 2016

      Gangland murders drag Dublin back to the bad old days

      In the stairwell of a housing project just north of downtown Dublin, a woman peers out from behind a masked and heavily...

    24. February 8, 2016

      Ireland’s ‘fiscal gap’ befuddles both voters and politicians

      It is barely a week old. The posters have only just gone up on lampposts. Some of the political parties contesting it...

    25. February 4, 2016

      Ireland may be Europe’s comeback kid, but not thanks to Brussels

      It was music to the ears of Enda Kenny, Ireland’s prime minister, when Angel Gurría, the head of the Paris-based...

    26. Brussels Blog

      February 4, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Ireland and the bailout jinx

      This is Thursday’s edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    27. February 3, 2016

      Enda Kenny appeals for second term as he dissolves parliament

      Ireland’s prime minister has kicked off a general election campaign with an appeal to voters to re-elect his coalition...

    28. Fast FT

      February 3, 2016

      Ireland heading to late-February election

      Irish voters will go to the polls later this month to choose a new government in an election that will represent their...

    29. January 25, 2016

      Ireland says it is ‘critical’ that UK remains in European Union

      Enda Kenny, Ireland’s prime minister, has said that it is “critical” to his country that Britain remains in the...

    30. Brussels Blog

      January 25, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The Left also rises?

      This is the Monday edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    31. The World

      January 25, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The Left also rises?

      This is the Friday edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    32. January 24, 2016

      Dublin urges Britain to stay in the EU

      The Irish and British prime ministers meet on Monday as the government in Dublin steps up its political and diplomatic...

    33. January 12, 2016

      Irish centre parties hold firm as voters put faith in recovery

      As she emerges from browsing the January sales at one of Dublin’s main department stores, Patricia Dunne clutches a...

    34. January 1, 2016

      UK floods: Wet weather threatens Ireland’s Enda Kenny

      The same wet weather that has flooded northern England and unleashed criticism of Prime Minister David Cameron is now...

    35. December 28, 2015

      Irish rovers are tempted to return home

      For Paul Terry, one of the rewards of returning to Ireland after a career abroad was taking his children to visit Santa...

    36. November 26, 2015

      Ireland should beware a return to boom and bust

      Of all the countries afflicted by the global financial crisis, few have rebounded more remarkably than Ireland. After...

    37. Brussels Blog

      November 12, 2015

      Ireland (still) ♥ Apple

      With Margrethe Vestager handing down her decision last month that Starbucks and Fiat received unfair tax benefits from...

    38. November 9, 2015

      Hopes rise for end to Northern Ireland’s political impasse

      Northern Ireland’s feuding politicians are edging closer to a deal to end months of deadlock that has threatened the...

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