Abortion rights activists proclaimed victory for social justice Saturday as exit polls and early results indicated Ireland had voted overwhelmingly to repeal a 1983 constitutional ban on abortions.
By Gregory Katz and Renata Brito, Associated Press
In historically religious Ireland, the voting booths are in churches. But this is not the same country once dominated by Catholicism. A new constitutional amendment up for vote on Friday would allow Parliament to legalize unrestricted abortion during the first…
By Nick Schifrin
Irish citizens will head to the polls Friday for a nationwide referendum that could repeal a constitutional ban on abortion.
By Emily Cameron, Jesselyn Cook, GlobalBeat
On this edition for Sunday, April 8, dozens are dead and hundreds injured following a suspected poison gas attack in Syria, and President Trump appeals to his base with attacks on immigrants. Also, 20 years after the Good Friday Agreement…
By PBS NewsHour
Nearly 20 years ago this week, the Good Friday Agreement brought an end to almost three decades of violence between Catholic and Protestant factions in Northern Ireland, known as the ‘Troubles,’ that killed 3,500 people. But for many, it has…
By Ken Thomas and Tom LoBianco, Associated Press
Pence told troops: "We'll get this thing figured out in Washington."…
By Larisa Epatko
Limerick has double the suicide rate than the rest of Ireland. Here's how the community is fighting back.
By PBS NewsHour
The International Monetary Fund and other international financial bodies have warned that leaving the European Union could have negative consequences for Britain's economy. As Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to formally withdraw the United Kingdom from the EU, Britain's closest…
By News Desk
Two girls seen in The Temple Bar in Dublin on Thursday, March 16, 2017. This year, the city's St. Patrick's Festival takes place from March 16-19, and brings together 3,000 artists, musicians, dancers, poets and performers.
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