New Irish law recognizes existence of transgender people
The Gender Recognition Bill makes Ireland only the third European nation to allow transgender people over 18 to change their legal gender without intervention.
Even terrorists get older. Then what happens? (VIDEO)
Northern Ireland's retired militants grapple with a brutal past.
How Irish anger turned into decades of revolt
A timeline of the Irish nationalist movement
Booze and anguish haunt Northern Ireland's retired terrorists. Some regret not putting ballots first
The Troubles are over. But for thousands of former fighters, even survival comes at a price.
What Northern Ireland teaches us about today's war on terror
Former Irish fighters say governments make terror worse by repeating old mistakes.
This man used to hunt Belfast Catholics with a .357 Magnum. Here’s his story
Retired and free from prison, a former assassin reflects on war and redemption.
Ireland expected to allow gay marriage after historic vote
Ireland appeared to have voted to allow gay marriage Saturday in a historic referendum which would see the historically Catholic country become the world's first to make the change
Ireland votes in historic referendum on gay marriage
Allowing gay couples to wed would be a seismic change in a country where homosexuality was only decriminalized in 1993.
Prince Charles to meet IRA leader in a historic first
More than 30 years after his great-uncle was killed by an IRA bomb, Charles was set to meet Gerry Adams.
This video will make you wish you could vote for gay marriage in Ireland
It could be the first country to pass gay marriage by a vote.
Greece: What next?
Tsipras or Merkel will have to give ground if Greece is to stay in the euro zone.
These countries are for freedom of speech in France but not at home
It's a bit of the 'pot calling the kettle black,' wouldn't you say?
Europe looks left
While attention is focused on the rise of the radical right, a new generation of leftists is also making waves.
Sex abuse scandal puts Irish politics in the spotlight
Sinn Fein has been on a path to dominating the political scene. Now the party’s tight discipline is coming under question.
Divided cities learn lessons from one another's struggles
This year’s Forum for Cities in Transition fosters a growing tradition of communication among societies seeking to heal from long term conflict.
This Irish cottage may really be haunted by violent fairies
How else to explain a series of mysterious deaths that has villagers talking about ghosts and the benefits of demolition?
Is the American right wing influencing Ireland’s vote on same-sex marriage?
The whole world is watching as the Irish prepare to head to the polls next spring.
England, Northern Ireland brace for more health worker strikes
Demonstrations continue as the government refuses to budge on protesters’ demand for 1 percent wage hike.
The Irish village that’s built a cottage industry as Obama’s ancestral home
Three years after his vaunted visit here, the tiny hamlet even boasts a presidential gas station.
Here are the world's cat countries and the world's dog countries
Which is more popular — cats or dogs — in your country?
Whoa, this road safety commercial from Northern Ireland is horrifying and crazy
What the hell did I just watch?
Ireland will finally investigate the evils perpetrated by its notorious 'mother and baby homes'
It's time 'that a light be shone on these dark periods.'
On Location Video: Northern Ireland trades The Troubles for Game of Thrones
Northern Ireland is now in the grip of a new story of politics and violence. Kingsroad, the Dothraki plains, Castle Black and Winterfell are all just a short drive apart here.
Ireland launches investigation into Catholic homes for unwed mothers after reports of mass baby graves
Up to 800 babies reportedly died at one home over 35 years.
The bodies of nearly 800 babies have been found buried at a former home for unwed mothers in Ireland
The babies died from neglect, malnutrition, and disease. They were buried together in an unmarked mass grave.
Australia is apparently raising a generation of overweight couch potatoes
The sports-loving nation scored a D- on an international physical activity report card.
Police arrest Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams over one of N. Ireland's most controversial murders
Sinn Fein deputy leader Mary-Lou McDonald said the decision to make the arrest weeks before elections across Ireland was influenced by demands from political rivals.
Irish priest sings Leonard Cohen better than Leonard Cohen
Father Ray Kelly gave Chris and Leah O'Kane a wedding to remember.
Ireland's new goat-sheep hybrid is as adorable as you'd expect (VIDEO)
What's brown, woolly and runs fast as hell? This fuzzy Irish geep.
How Brits actually sound versus how Hollywood thinks they sound
Dear America: We don't all speak like Dick Van Dyke. In fact, none of us speak like Dick Van Dyke. Love, the Brits.
Global porn preferences? Surprisingly patriotic, says PornHub's data blog
See the world's deleted browser history, one chart at a time.