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Israeli Embassy in Ireland all clear after scare over packageupdated: Tue Aug 21 2012 08:39:00

An Irish army bomb squad searched the Israeli Embassy in Dublin after a suspicious device was reported Tuesday, but declared the incident a false alarm, police said.

Dublin man accused of threatening U.S. universityupdated: Wed Aug 15 2012 18:22:00

U.S. authorities on Wednesday charged a 64-year-old resident of Dublin, Ireland, accusing him of e-mailing numerous bomb threats to the University of Pittsburgh earlier this year.

Former assistant to U2 bassist sentenced to 7 years for embezzling $3.45 millionupdated: Sat Jul 07 2012 21:10:00

The former personal assistant of Adam Clayton of the Irish rock band U2 was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for stealing 2.8 million euros (about $3.45 million) of Clayton's money.

SI.com: Steve Rushin: A guide to sports fightingupdated: Wed May 30 2012 11:52:00

The non-fight last week between the Rays and Red Sox was called a "bench-clearing brawl" in headlines and highlight reels, when in fact it was just 50 people milling about the infield, the two sides barely even interacting, in the grand tradition of freshman mixers and wedding receptions.

Andre 3000 set to shoot Jimi Hendrix biopicupdated: Tue May 08 2012 10:22:00

André 3000 is set to star in "All Is by My Side," the long-awaited Jimi Hendrix biopic, according to the Irish Film and Television Network.

Crowds gather for Saint Patrick's Day festivities updated: Sat Mar 17 2012 21:36:00

Thousands of revelers in shades of green jammed Manhattan streets to the tune of bagpipes Saturday for the 251st annual St. Patrick's Day parade.

Ireland's writers return home for inspirationupdated: Fri Mar 16 2012 12:39:00

As you drink a pint of Guinness or eat your corned beef and cabbage at the local Irish pub on St. Patrick's Day, consider the far-flung corners of Ireland where inspiration flourishes.

Ryanair CEO: Airports unnecessary 'international shopping centers'updated: Thu Mar 15 2012 14:05:00

The head of Dublin-based budget airline Ryanair says that airport operators are holding the aviation industry back -- and describes the average airport as an unnecessary "international shopping center."

Irish PM defends Davos commentsupdated: Tue Feb 28 2012 20:01:00

Ireland's PM says European leaders must be honest and work with colleagues to emerge from the financial crisis.

Ireland calls vote on European fiscal pactupdated: Tue Feb 28 2012 20:01:00

Dublin will hold a referendum on the eurozone fiscal pact, plunging Europe into months of uncertainty and potentially placing a question mark over Ireland's membership of the euro.

Tottenham thrash Shamrock but exit Europa League updated: Thu Dec 15 2011 17:06:00

Tottenham Hotspur secured an emphatic 4-0 win over Shamrock Rovers Thursday but still failed to make the last 32 of the Europa League.

Ireland mayor refuses to represent 'black Africans'updated: Tue Nov 22 2011 14:22:00

The mayor of a town in Ireland is under pressure to resign and faces a possible police investigation after saying he would no longer represent people of black African origin.

What can you learn from golf?updated: Thu Nov 17 2011 10:18:00

"You drive for show, but putt for dough." That's the often-repeated mantra of the late South African golfer Bobby Locke, who put his own words to good use in winning four British Open titles.

Could the Celtic Tiger rise again?updated: Thu Nov 10 2011 13:09:00

Ireland --- once Europe's 'Celtic Tiger' -- was last year felled by its black hole of a banking sector, and forced to tap Europe's bailout fund.

Europe's answer to Silicon Valleyupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 13:09:00

Can Dublin's "Silicon Docks" really offer the same business expertise to Internet companies as Silicon Valley?

Ambitious McIlroy quits Chubby's champion stableupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 17:10:00

Rory McIlroy is enjoying the best year of his fledgling golf career, but the U.S. Open champion is already making plans to spread his wings further.

Ryanair's 5 'cheapest' money-saving schemesupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 12:02:00

Any publicity is good publicity for Dublin-based budget airline Ryanair.

Gay senator leads race for Ireland presidentupdated: Wed Sep 28 2011 08:51:00

Former IRA local commander-turned-politician Martin McGuinness will have to defeat an openly gay senator and a popular Labour party politician, among others, if he is to become president of the Republic of Ireland, it emerged Wednesday as the election ballot was finalized.

People.com: Gérard Depardieu Apologizes for Public Peeingupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 14:30:00

"He has prostate problems," says a pal. "This is not the way he usually behaves"

People.com: Gérard Depardieu Relieves Himself in Plane Cabin: Reportupdated: Wed Aug 17 2011 14:49:00

The renowned French actor doesn't take no for an answer when told he couldn't use the toilet

Gay candidate for president of Ireland withdraws over scandalupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 04:11:00

The man tipped to become the first openly gay president of Ireland dramatically withdrew from the race Tuesday.

2012 Olympic torch relay confined to Britain's bordersupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 08:48:00

The torch relay for the 2012 London Olympics will be confined to the United Kingdom and possibly Ireland, it was confirmed when the route was announced on Wednesday.

Money Magazine: Make your vacation dollars go fartherupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 06:03:00

Airfare and lodging prices are set to rise by double digits in the next year. Get the most for your money.

What NOT to do in Dublinupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 10:43:00

Matador Network's Eva Sandoval lays out the city's most avoidable attractions...and what you should do instead.

Former Irish minister dies of cancerupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 08:55:00

The former Irish finance minister Brian Lenihan has died in Dublin, aged 52.

Obama receives rock star reception in Irelandupdated: Tue May 24 2011 03:23:00

Thousands of jubilant Irishmen and women gave U.S. President Barack Obama a virtual hero's welcome Monday, embracing him as one of their own in a visit that included a campaign-style speech in downtown Dublin and a stop at the president's ancestral home.

Obama explores his Irish rootsupdated: Tue May 24 2011 03:23:00

President Barack Obama visits his great-great-great grandfather's village of Moneygall. CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney reports.

Gerry Adams: Queen's Ireland regret not enoughupdated: Thu May 19 2011 12:34:00

Queen Elizabeth II's expression of sympathy for those who suffered during the long, bloody conflict between Ireland and England does not go far enough, the head of the Irish republican Sinn Fein party said Thursday.

Queen's trip closes chapter for Irishupdated: Thu May 19 2011 12:34:00

TV3 journalist Vincent Browne says Queen Elizabeth's visit closes the rapprochement between Ireland and Britain.

Queen Elizabeth visits site of British massacreupdated: Wed May 18 2011 13:21:00

Queen Elizabeth II visited Croke Park stadium in Dublin Wednesday on the second day of her landmark tour of Ireland.

Queen visits British massacre siteupdated: Wed May 18 2011 13:21:00

Queen Elizabeth II visits Croke Park, a symbol of Irish independence. CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney reports.

People.com: The Queen Goes Green in Irelandupdated: Wed May 18 2011 09:30:00

Queen Elizabeth will spend four days on her historic visit to the country

Ireland battens down ahead of queen's visitupdated: Tue May 17 2011 05:45:00

The biggest security operation ever seen in Ireland is being put in place ahead of Queen Elizabeth's visit next week.

Police arrest man suspected of making death threats against Obamaupdated: Fri May 13 2011 07:38:00

Irish police have arrested a man on suspicion of making threats to kill U.S. President Barack Obama when he visits Ireland later this month, a police spokesman said Friday.

Braga and Porto through to Europa League finalupdated: Thu May 05 2011 17:36:00

Braga will face Portuguese rivals Porto in the Europa League final in Dublin on May 18, after beating Benfica 1-0 to scrape through on the away goals rule.

Surgeons' 'bottle-to-scalpel' time affects errorsupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 16:34:00

If you're going under the knife, you might want to ask your surgeon what she had to drink the night before.

Germany suffer shock defeat at home to Australiaupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 17:40:00

Australia shocked Germany 2-1 in their friendly international in Moenchengladbach on Tuesday, a result that saw the Socceroos gain some revenge for their 4-0 defeat by the Germans in South Africa 2010.

Dublin defeat dampens England's Six Nations joyupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 08:07:00

England clinched rugby's Six Nations title for the first time since 2003 on Saturday despite crashing to a 24-8 defeat to Ireland in the final round in Dublin.

Quirky St. Patrick's Day destinationsupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 09:55:00

Drinking green beer at your local pub is one way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Watching Irish belly dancers strut their stuff or walking across the world's largest shamrock is quite another.

2010: Celebrating St. Patrick's Dayupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 09:55:00

Check out highlights of 2010 St. Patrick's Day celebrations.

Irish parties agree to form coalitionupdated: Sun Mar 06 2011 16:05:00

The two largest parties after Ireland's recent general election said Sunday they have agreed to form a coalition government.

Ireland awaits election resultupdated: Sun Feb 27 2011 16:08:00

Ballots are being counted after Ireland's elections, with the country's ruling party expected to be voted out of office.

O'Gara inspires Ireland to Murrayfield win over Scotsupdated: Sun Feb 27 2011 15:06:00

Ireland kept alive their Six Nations championship hopes with a narrow 21-18 win over Scotland at Murrayfield Sunday.

France beat three-try Irish to retain grand slam double hopesupdated: Sun Feb 13 2011 12:58:00

France kept alive their hopes of defending their Six Nations grand slam title with a 25-22 win over Ireland in Dublin Sunday.

Six dead in Ireland plane crashupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 14:03:00

Six people were killed and six were injured when a small plane crashed at Cork Airport in southern Ireland on Thursday, local officials said.

Holders France win Six Nations opener; Ireland deny Italy in Romeupdated: Sat Feb 05 2011 17:04:00

Reigning champions France got their 2011 Six Nations campaign off to a winning start with a 34-21 victory over Scotland on Saturday.

South African rugby stars have drug bans overturnedupdated: Fri Jan 28 2011 17:39:00

South African rugby union stars Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson are free to play again after their bans for testing positive for a prohibited stimulant were scrapped.

Irish police arrest 5 suspected IRA dissidents, release 1updated: Thu Jan 13 2011 16:59:00

Police in the Republic of Ireland released one man but were continuing to question four suspected IRA dissidents after the discovery of what officers described as "a bomb-making factory," they said Thursday.

10 trips for every type of travelerupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 22:12:00

While it's true that most travel destinations aren't like haute couture -- "in" one year and "out" the next -- there are some points on the map particularly worth visiting in 2011.

Northern Ireland water crisis down to a trickleupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 07:58:00

Just 158 homes and businesses in Northern Ireland were without water Tuesday, indicating the crisis that has plagued the province since Christmas may be nearing an end.

Northern Ireland struggles with water problemsupdated: Mon Jan 03 2011 13:54:00

Several hundred households in Northern Ireland are still without water, and thousands of homes face restrictions, more than a week after shortages began, Northern Ireland Water said Monday.

Northern Ireland water supply is 'precarious'updated: Fri Dec 31 2010 12:24:00

Northern Ireland's water supply is in a "precarious position" after several major water pipes burst, allowing 10 million liters of water to drain from Belfast reservoirs each day, the Northern Ireland Water interim chairman said Friday.

Top politicians condemn N. Ireland water crisisupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 19:50:00

Someone must be held responsible for a "shambolic" response to a water crisis that has left thousands without running water, one of Northern Ireland's top politicians said Thursday.

Airports slowly clearing backlogupdated: Fri Dec 24 2010 10:31:00

European travelers in Europe get an early Christmas gift as more passengers are moving. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.

Winter hits Paris airport with double whammyupdated: Fri Dec 24 2010 10:31:00

Part of Paris Charles de Gaulle airport was evacuated Friday due to the accumulation of snow on the roof, and hundreds of flights were canceled because of a shortage of de-icing fluid, authorities said.

CNNMoney: Make a seasonal job stickupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 15:38:00

Holding on to a seasonal job past New Year's Eve is almost as difficult as keeping all your resolutions.

People.com: Which Actress Is Looking (Very) Manly on New Movie Set?updated: Thu Dec 16 2010 09:08:00

The clean-cut man is actually a movie star with a lead role in a TV show - but who is it?

Debt-stricken Ireland unveils 2011 budgetupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 04:04:00

Debt-stricken Ireland unveiled a tough new budget Tuesday, changing the income tax system, raising taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel, and reducing benefits for parents.

Backers, bikers say D.C. commute program has legsupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 16:27:00

Commuters in the U.S. capital can get to work by bus, subway and now -- more conveniently -- by bicycle.

Bike-sharing helps D.C. commutersupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 16:27:00

A bike-sharing program in the U.S. capital offers commuters convenience and a way to beat pesky traffic.

Protesters march through Dublin over Irish austerity planupdated: Sat Nov 27 2010 12:07:00

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated on the streets of Dublin, Ireland, on Saturday against the government's austerity plan.

Swedish PM on Irelandupdated: Sat Nov 27 2010 12:07:00

CNN's Max Foster talks with Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt about Ireland's austerity measures.

Ireland's austerity planupdated: Thu Nov 25 2010 01:15:00

CNN's Jim Boulden reports from Dublin where higher taxes are on the table in a bold austerity plan to help save the nation's economy.

Irish PM: No decision on elections until budget, bailout finalizedupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 09:34:00

Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen on Monday said he will delay any decision on whether to go ahead with national elections until the 2011 budget is passed and negotiations on the details of an international bailout package are finalized.

Irish debt disaster a lesson missedupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 08:52:00

The Irish nation stands on the precipice. The former tiger-economy has endured a deep recession following the deflation of a massive and ultimately unsustainable credit-fueled property bubble.

CNNMoney: Irish debt talks send Treasuries lowerupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 17:06:00

U.S. Treasury prices declined Thursday, as investors digested fresh signals out of Ireland that it may be close to a debt bailout deal.

Ireland denies needing bailout amid market fearsupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 18:12:00

Ireland is not on the verge of defaulting on debts, its Ministry of Finance insisted Monday, amid international fears that Ireland's financial troubles threaten the stability of the European currency the euro.

Concern grows as Dublin spurns helpupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 05:53:00

Irish officials insisted on Sunday that they did not need fiscal assistance from the European Union, even as pressure mounted on Dublin to accept aid and present plans to restructure its banking system.

Ireland haunted by 'ghost estates'updated: Mon Nov 15 2010 05:53:00

Ireland's economic downturn has seen unfinished housing developments litter the country. Carol Jordan reports.

Ireland clockwise: A 10-day road trip on the left side of the roadupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 14:10:00

Livestock have the best views in Ireland.

Japan's ANA to launch low-cost carrierupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 08:40:00

CNN's Andrew Stevens talks to Victor Chu of First Eastern Investment about plans to help ANA launch a low-cost carrier.

Blair cancels book launch party over protest fearsupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 07:46:00

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair canceled a launch party for his new book in London Wednesday because of planned protests, his spokesman said.

Blair cancels London book signing over protest concernsupdated: Mon Sep 06 2010 12:13:00

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has canceled a central London book-signing event for his new autobiography over concerns of the "inevitable hassle" that will be caused by protesters, his office said in a statement Monday.

Airline CEO: Nix co-pilot, save moneyupdated: Mon Sep 06 2010 10:47:00

He's already suggested installing coin-operated lavatories and selling standing room on flights, so it may not be surprising that the latest idea from the colorful CEO of Ryanair is once again pushing air travelers' buttons.

Arrests made at Blair booksigning in Dublinupdated: Sat Sep 04 2010 07:49:00

Police made a "small number" of arrests in Dublin where former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was due to sign copies of his autobiography Saturday, a spokesman for Ireland's national police service said.

Maradona's Argentina replacement to be made after October meetingupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 14:31:00

The Argentine Football Association will not replace outgoing coach Diego Maradona before October, it announced on Wednesday.

Need therapy? Consult your phoneupdated: Wed Jun 02 2010 09:55:00

Mobile therapy apps are on the way. Just imagine -- you might not have to pay $200 an hour to talk about your problems. You can just pop out your iPhone and a virtual therapist can offer you some perspective.

People.com: Jonathan Rhys Meyers Returns to Rehabupdated: Wed May 19 2010 08:08:00

The Tudors star will again receive treatment for his addiction to alcohol

Volcanic ash prompts UK, Dutch, Irish airport closuresupdated: Sun May 16 2010 22:43:00

London's two major airports were closed Monday as a cloud of ash from a volcano in Iceland moved east into England, British air authorities said.

Volcanic ash prompts airspace closures over Irelandupdated: Sat May 15 2010 23:05:00

Airports in Ireland prepared to close overnight Saturday as a drifting ash cloud from an erupting volcano in Iceland prompted the United Kingdom's air traffic authority to close airspace over parts of Northern Ireland.

Ireland reopens airports after brief shutdownupdated: Fri May 07 2010 08:15:00

Irish authorities reopened all airports Friday after shutting them for several hours because of ash from an Icelandic volcano.

Life in the land of ice & ashupdated: Fri May 07 2010 08:15:00

CNN's Gary Tuchman reports from Iceland on how the volcano's eruption of ash is affecting the people nearby.

Volcanic ash grounds UK, Irish flights for 2nd dayupdated: Wed May 05 2010 06:04:00

Ash from an Icelandic volcano shut down airports in the United Kingdom and Ireland for a second day Wednesday, causing disruptions to hundreds of passengers.

Web links strangers helping travelersupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 20:14:00

Joey Cummins' uncle, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, became very ill while his parents were on a cruise that sailed from Barcelona, Spain.

People.com: Whitney Houston Sails out of U.K. After Volcano-Related Delayupdated: Mon Apr 19 2010 17:31:00

The singer boards a ferry to travel from England to Ireland after a flight cancelation

Airline considers fee for lavatory useupdated: Wed Apr 07 2010 15:21:00

Fresh on the heels of one budget airline announcing that it will ask passengers to pay extra to bring carry-on bags on board, another is considering charging them for using the lavatory.

Irish bishop resigns amid abuse scandalupdated: Thu Mar 25 2010 08:36:00

An Irish bishop resigned amid a Catholic church sex abuse scandal, apologizing in a statement Wednesday for any abuse that occurred in his diocese.

Pope: 'I am truly sorry'updated: Wed Mar 24 2010 11:10:00

CNN's Diana Magnay reports from Vatican City as the pope releases an apology letter for the church abuse scandal.

Opinion: The horror of covering sexual abuseupdated: Wed Mar 24 2010 11:10:00

After working as a journalist for 17 years in London, I have returned to Ireland where I find a very different country to the one I left.

Ireland's surprise defeat hands Six Nations title to Franceupdated: Sat Mar 20 2010 17:58:00

France have won the Six Nations rugby title for the first time since 2007 following defending champions Ireland's shock home defeat to Scotland on Saturday.

England drop Wilkinson for Six Nations finale against Franceupdated: Wed Mar 17 2010 14:17:00

Jonny Wilkinson's international rugby career could be coming to a close after the former World Cup hero was dropped by England for Saturday's Six Nations finale against title hopefuls France.

Ryanair boosted by fall in lossesupdated: Mon Feb 01 2010 06:09:00

Ryanair has raised its full-year profit guidance after reporting a much smaller loss than expected for its third quarter.

FSB: How to get capital for your first businessupdated: Mon Feb 11 2008 12:46:00

Dear FSB: I am a green card holder and have tackled the retail and restaurant business in India. I have experience with management of parties and events, including conferences. At present I am living in Madison with my son, but I want to create an independent business and take advantage of my 34 years of experience in this business. What finances are available to help me?

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