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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

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

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

Results Indicate 66.4% of Irish Voters in Support of Anti-Abortion Laws

A total of 66.4 percent of voters voted to scrap the present anti-abortion laws in Ireland in a Friday referendum, according to the final...
Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

Irish Airports recorded high number of passengers in 2017

The number of passengers handled by Irish airports in 2017 set an eight-year record high of 34.4 million people, according to the statistics released...
Afri passport

Surge in UK applications for Irish passports due to Brexit

There has been a rapid increase in Irish passport applications from people living in the United Kingdom in the aftermath of the leave result...

Africa Day 2017 events launched in Dublin

National flagship Event celebrating Ireland-Africa links set to attract 30,000 visitors in Farmleigh, Dublin on Sunday, 21st May ...

Irish property prices up nearly 11 percent in year to February

Irish residential property prices at a national level rose by 10.7 percent in the year to February, according to new official figures on Wednesday. ...
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Dublin Port records 4.2 percent growth in first quarter

The semi-state Dublin Port Company on Tuesday published trade statistics for the first quarter of 2017, showing continued strong growth of 4.2 percent after...

Brexit to reshape Ireland’s export strategy – Enda Kenny

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said on Wednesday Brexit will reshape the country's enterprise and export strategy for decades to come. "Brexit,...
The Yangshan port area in the Shanghai free trade zone. [Photo/Xinhua

Ireland launches new trade, investment strategy

Ireland on Wednesday launched its new trade and investment strategy, which sets ambitious targets for the country's exports, foreign direct investment, tourism and international...

NPP ‘Onaapo’ Celebrations Hits Dublin With The Centre Right Irish Government Party

THE Irish arm of the governing Ghanaian New Patriotic Party finally held their 2016 General Elections Victory Celebrations / Party over the weekend with...

Dublin rents rise by nearly 15 percent yearly

Rents here are now rising by almost 15 percent a year, the highest they've been since mid-2014, according to a report released on Tuesday. ...
Facebook

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

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. ...
education

Ireland aims to be best in Europe for education, training by 2026

Ireland on Monday published this year's action plan for education, aimed at making the country's education and training system the best in Europe within...

Irish police seize over 3 million euros worth of cannabis

Irish police said on Wednesday they have seized about 160 kg of cannabis herb with a street value of 3.2 million euros (3.45 million...
Ireland

Ireland launches action plan for jobs

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

Ireland confirms avian influenza H5N8

Ireland has confirmed avian influenza subtype H5N8 in a wild bird in the southeastern county of Wexford, the authorities said in a statement on...

Ireland launches grant scheme to help people get online

Under the Digital Skills for Citizens Grant Scheme, the government is inviting all community, voluntary and non-profit organizations to apply for grant assistance to...
cars

Ireland records growth of 216L in New license

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. ...
A sailor is taking part in the fire drill on the Chinese patrol vessel "Haixun 01" on April 8, 2016 in the South China Sea. [Photo/Xinhua]

Irish viewer says no one but talks can fix South China Ocean issue

The South China Sea issue can only be resolved through direct bilateral talks by the parties concerned, according to an Irish observer. ...

June 2 world news summary at 0030 GMT

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday set preliminary dumping margins on imports of certain iron mechanical transfer drive components from China and...

May 6 world news summary at 1530 GMT

DUBLIN -- The Dail Eireann,the lower house of Irish parliament, voted on Friday to seat Fine Gael (United Ireland Party) leader Enda Kenny as...
tourism

Ireland unveils new strategies to boost tourism from Spain, Italy

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...

Ireland records a fall in unemployment rate of 8.6 percent

This is down from 10.1 percent the same month last year, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) said. The unemployment rate in...
Microsoft

Microsoft gets to be biggest exporting organization in Ireland

The report, published by the Irish Exporters Association (IEA), in association with financial group Investec, showed that Microsoft, with over 1,200 employees in Ireland,...
Malaysian navy combat vessel

Navy vessel belonging to Ireland makes a return

After a nine-week deployment in the Mediterranean, the Irish Naval vessel LE Eithne returned on Friday to Haulbowline, the naval base and dockyard in...

By 2018, 85 percent of Ireland will have access to high-speed broadband

The Irish government said on Wednesday that 85 percent of the public will have access to high-speed broadband by 2018. The government on Wednesday...
Nepal

FM confirms that all Irish citizens have been found

Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan on Friday confirmed that all Irish citizens in Nepal have been accounted for since the deadly earthquake on Saturday...
Economy

Running business in Ireland becomes unbearable due to Euro weakness

The cost of doing business in Ireland is increasing due to a weak euro foreign exchange rate, according to a new report on Friday....
Mental Health

Modernising Mental Health Care Delivery in Ghana

The Mental Health Authority (MHA), had been urged to train local pastors, otherwise known as faith healers and herbalists, on mental health care delivery,...