After uncovering an illegal deal, the European Union ruled that Apple pay over $14.5 billion in back taxes to Ireland. The EU’s antitrust regulator found that the country and the tech giant had made an agreement that allowed Apple to…
The company went on to say that the European Commission is trying to “rewrite Apple’s history in Europe, ignore Ireland’s tax laws and upend the international tax system in the process.”…
By Larisa Epatko
This week, the Irish prime minister visited the White House, Russia made a surprising move and puppies ruled the Internet (again). Take our 5-minute world quiz on this and more.
Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize gay marriage by popular vote on Saturday in a landmark victory for the gay-rights movement.
The Irish went to the polls to Friday to vote on a referendum to legalize gay marriage, marking a key change in the country’s attitudes. Homosexuality in the Catholic country was only decriminalized in the early 1990s, and many still…
By Colleen Shalby
On Friday, Ireland will vote whether or not to legalize same-sex marriage. If Ireland votes “yes,” it would be the 20th country to legalize gay marriage completely, and the first to do so by a national popular vote.
In Northern Ireland, in a city notorious for its Protestant-Catholic tensions, a beautifully intricate structure has been drawing large crowds.
By Justin Scuiletti
Three 16-year-old high school girls hailing from Ireland claimed the top prize for Google's 2014 Science Fair with a project that aims to solve the food crisis -- with the help of bacteria.
By News Desk
Photo by Flickr user Julie Danielle Ireland is asking its own citizens to move away, the Financial Times reports. In a controversial effort to reduce its unemployment and welfare costs, the Irish government is sending letters to about…
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