Ireland

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The Drunken Matchmaking Festival That's Like an IRL Tinder

In the Irish village of Lisdoonvarna, thousands of single people gather every year to get drunk, dance and match-made by an elderly man named Willie.

10.10.19

No, Leavers, Ireland Isn't Using Brexit to Take Northern Ireland

Even though Brexiteers who don't understand Irish politics keep saying so.

8.15.19

Workers Seize the Shipyard That Built the Titanic, Plan to Make Renewable Energy There

The closure of the last shipyard in Belfast would end centuries of ship building in the city. A group of workers are demanding the UK nationalise the yards.

8.1.19

Why Irish Women Are Still Crossing Borders for Abortions

Abortion activists explain how Brexit's political mess is making the lives of women seeking an abortion even harder.

5.24.19

One Year on from Ireland's Abortion Referendum, Things Aren't Moving Fast Enough

The Irish public may have overwhelmingly voted to legalize abortion, but implementing it is proving trickier than expected.

5.7.19

Home Coming: Waterford

An intimate tour of one writer's hometown, one perfect day at a time.

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3.26.19

Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Sexual Assault: Report

The New York Times says the MMA star was arrested in January and remains under investigation. McGregor announced his retirement earlier today.

3.22.19

Understanding the 'New IRA', Who Sent Explosives Around the UK

The dissident group recently took responsibility for the four packages found around the country, and another – as-yet un-located – parcel.

3.14.19

How Militant Irish Republican Slogans went Viral

Republican slogans like "Up the RA" and "Brits out" are still unacceptable to say in the Irish mainstream – so why do they pop up so frequently online?

2.14.19

No, Brexit Isn't Making Irish People Hate Brits

We have plenty of better reasons to distrust the British state.

1.17.19

Irish Burger Chain Beats McDonald's in Trademark Dispute Over Who Owns "Mac"

The ruling paves the way for Supermac’s to expand into Europe and the UK.

1.16.19

Hear a New Song from The Cranberries' Final Album with Dolores O’Riordan

"All Over Now" is the first single from 'The End,' due out on April 26.

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