World Apr 10

EXPLAINER: What is behind the latest unrest in N Ireland?

The chaotic scenes have stirred memories of decades of Catholic-Protestant conflict, known as “The Troubles.” A 1998 peace deal ended large-scale violence but did not resolve Northern Ireland’s deep-rooted tensions. A look at the background to the new violence:…

World Feb 08

Irish voters frustrated by economy choose next leader

Irish voters are choosing their next prime minister in an election where frustration with economic austerity and a housing crisis have fueled the rise of Sinn Fein — still shunned by the political establishment because of its links to the…

Sep 03

Pence aide defends stay at Trump property in Ireland

Pence's chief of staff said the decision to stay at Trump International Golf Links in Doonbeg was made at Trump's "suggestion" and that Pence and his entourage will not be staying for free, but that Pence's office followed official protocol…