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    1. July 18, 2016

      Ireland’s Enda Kenny clings on to power

      When Enda Kenny addressed an audience in Dublin last week in the wake of the UK’s shock Brexit vote, he reached for a...

    2. July 4, 2016

      Plans for all-Ireland response to Brexit paused

      The Irish government has backtracked on a plan to set up an all-Ireland forum to co-ordinate the response to Brexit on...

    1. June 27, 2016

      Ireland greets UK’s Brexit with bafflement

      At a glittering dinner in Dublin 18 months ago, Ireland’s great and good turned out to do something they had never done...

    2. June 26, 2016

      Dublin faces policy crisis over Irish implications of Brexit vote

      The Irish government was scrambling on Sunday to assess the implications of the UK’s decision to leave the EU as Dublin...

    3. June 24, 2016

      Dismay in Dublin over Brexit

      Ireland’s prime minister has promised to maintain “a strong and very close relationship with the UK” despite the result...

    4. June 12, 2016

      Gordon Brown throws weight behind remain campaign

      Gordon Brown will throw his weight behind the campaign for Britain to remain in the EU on Monday, with an impassioned...

    5. June 2, 2016

      Four EU leaders warn UK voters of exit downsides

      Four European leaders have this week waded into Britain’s referendum campaign with unusually blunt warnings, telling...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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....

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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