Republic of Ireland

Deadly Storm Ophelia Isn't Finished Yet As Disruption Continues Into Second Day

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK

Storm Ophelia is expected to cause further disruption after three people died in hurricane-force winds and hundreds of thousands were left without pow...

Theresa May Had 7 Article 50 Goals - And She's Failed All Of Them

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has failed to stick to any of the seven targets she set her Government in her letter to Brussels triggering Article 50. Six months on fro...

Perplexed Britons Take To The Streets As Skies Go Dark Thanks To Storm Ophelia

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK

Perplexed Britons have taken to the streets (and social media) after the sun turned red and seemed to disappear from the sky as a result of Hurricane ...

'Danger To Life' Warning Issued As Hurricane Ophelia Approaches British Isles

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK

The Met Office has warned falling trees and debris could pose a risk to life when Hurricane Ophelia makes landfall over the British Isles in the comin...

'Unhelpful, Unrealistic And No Detail': David Davis's Irish Border Plans Savaged

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis is unwilling to tackle the “very real” impact Brexit will have on the Irish border, a leading business group has warned in a scathing ...

UK Must Listen To Views Of Irish PM On Brexit, Campaigners Say

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Politics

The government must sit up and take notice of the Irish prime minister’s wish for the UK to stay in the single market after Brexit, campaigners say....

Meet The Anti-Gay Marriage Party That Could Be About To Prop Up The Tories

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK

You may know nothing about them, but the Democratic Unionist Party and the DUP policies might be about to take on a pivotal role in British politics. ...

As A Christian, I Stand In Solidarity With Stephen Fry - Blasphemy Laws Are Wrong, Dangerous And Should Be Repealed

Benedict Rogers | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

Precisely because some of my own friends have been killed or jailed under unjust blasphemy laws, I take very seriously Voltaire's principle - I disagree with what he said, but I will defend to the death his right to say it.

CCTV Shows Brit Backpacker Danielle McLaughlin Being Followed Before Murder

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

Chilling CCTV footage has captured the final known movements of a British backpacker found brutally murdered in India. The video shows 28-year-old Dan...

Why Belgium and Republic of Ireland Fans Are What the Euros Is All About

Laura Woods | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Sport
Laura Woods

When the extent of violence you have witnessed is an Irishman trying to impale Red Devils with their own inflatable tridents and you've spent the day dancing with people you have never met while singing the OG lyrics of Gala "Freed From Desire," where Will Grigg isn't on fire and no one's defence is terrified yet you start to realise these fans transcend the game of football for the better....

Outrage in Ireland at Mental Health Debate Attendance

Ciara Kelleher | Posted 29.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Kelleher

In the last couple of years, Ireland has had to deal with many difficulties. A lot of it began with the Recession in 2008. In 2016, the country has j...

Young Mother’s Family Wiped Out In Pier Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK

A mother attending a hen weekend out of town lost almost her entire family after their car slipped from a pier in Co Donegal. Louise James’ husband,...

The Euros Should Still Be Sweet Sixteen So That the Irish That Deserve It Could Celebrate

Matthew Smith | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

Congratulations to the Republic of Ireland, on their qualification for Euro 2016. It will be good to have the Irish at a major tournament again. I ha...

A Nation Once Again?

Grainne Gillis | Posted 05.11.2016 | UK Politics
Grainne Gillis

Last year I did some ADR on a little film called 'Brooklyn'. The book, by Colm Toibín, is one I've had a sort of tenuous relationship with - a couple...

Dublin on a Budget: Make Your Euro Go Further

Polly Allen | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Polly Allen

Many tourists wrongly assume Dublin is beyond their budget, but I don't agree. I've just returned from a break in the 'fair city', giddy on its atmosphere but not facing the sharp shock of a hefty bill. Here's how I did it.

Ireland's Abortion Laws Treat Women Like 'Child-Bearing Vessels'

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK

Amnesty International urged Ireland to ease its abortion ban on Tuesday in a damning report that said Europe's most restrictive laws on terminations e...

US Politician Calls Ireland's Gay Marriage Voters 'Snakes'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK

An American politician likened Ireland’s pro-gay marriage voters to “snakes” on Friday, whilst calling for St. Patrick to return and drive the "...

That Time a Homeless Guy's Death Was Noticed By An Entire Nation

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Politics
Scott De Buitléir

Jonathan Currie died on the streets, less than fifty feet away from Leinster House, the seat of Irish government. Whether or not he has become the catalyst so desperately needed in Ireland to tackle the taboo-like topic of homelessness in Ireland remains to be seen.

He's Done This Before: O'Shea's Big-Game Goals

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Sport

Search "John O'Shea shot" on YouTube and the top results will bring up what is one of the most wayward attempts at goal recorded on film. O'Shea's eff...

Hope For Family Of IRA Victim Buried In A Bog

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

A brother of a man abducted, murdered and secretly buried by the IRA has said he hopes the discovery of a body on a remote bog in the Irish Republic w...

He's Back: Ronaldo Returns As Portugal Thrash Ireland 5-1

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo returned to the Portugal side for their 5-1 thrashing of the Republic of Ireland just six days before their World Cup opener against...

Ireland Should Rejoin The Commonwealth, Says MP

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK

The Republic of Ireland should rejoin the Commonwealth "to celebrate peace" in the wake of Martin McGuinness' state dinner with the Queen, an MP has s...

Irish Can Learn From British Gratitude

Christopher Jackson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Christopher Jackson

Britons lionise their Second World War veterans more than other veterans because they fought for what Britain and what the world is today, including its neighbour, Ireland. We, the Irish, live in a better world because of them, and it's about time that we acknowledged this as so.

Is This a Tipping Point in the Abortion Debate in Northern Ireland?

Genevieve Edwards | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK
Genevieve Edwards

Confidentiality is incredibly important in this area of healthcare. The law governing abortion is extremely tight in Northern Ireland, and very few women meet the legal requirements for termination which is why many women have to travel to other parts of the UK.

Good Cop And Bad Cop? O'Neill And Keane Form Ireland's New Managerial Team

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Sport

Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane have been appointed as the Republic of Ireland's new management team. The Football Association of Ireland confirmed th...