Billionaire Denis O'Brien paid off Irish government official
Esat Digifone won a mobile phone license after hundreds of thousands of dollars were paid to minister Michael Lowry, tribunal finds.
Irish suicide deaths skyrocket
Suicide rate rises 25%, increase attributed to economic downturn.
Barack Obama to visit Ireland — birthpace of his ancestors (VIDEO)
Enda Kenny, Ireland's new Prime Minister, talks golf with Obama, whose great grandfather hails from Moneygall, population 298.
St. Patrick's Day parades canceled as authorities fear unrest
Authorities in Russia, China have banned some St. Patrick's Day celebrations.
Ireland beats England in cricket — and pigs fly
Historically the Irish have shunned cricket, the game played by their former rulers. Now that might change.
Ireland elects center-right government
Irish voters overwhelmingly reject Fianna Fail government, blaming it for financial collapse.
Ireland: Could election sound death knell for Irish language?
Leading candidate Enda Kenny has proposed ending compulsory Gaelic.
Irish election: Rise of the independents
A revolution in Ireland's politics includes US-style presidential debates.
Ireland: 6 killed as Belfast flight crashes on runway
Irish mourn the country's deadliest aviation accident in 40 years.
Irish pubs close in droves
Many blame Ireland's low supermarket prices for alcohol for the demise of the local pub.
Ireland's furious voters
Irish politics have changed irrevocably as a February election approaches.
France amends anti-smoking law to save its "heritage"
Citing "cultural heritage" concerns, French lawmakers have approved new exceptions to a draconian anti-smoking law.
Ireland PM Cowen survives challenge; will Fianna Fail?
The embattled Irish leader wins a confidence vote despite banker scandal.
Mickey Harte's daughter killed in Mauritius, 3 men to be charged
Three men are to be charged for the murder of Michaela McAreavey, the daughter of Tyrone Gaelic football manager Mickey Harte. McAreavey was on a honeymoon in Mauritius.
Ireland prepares to welcome Queen Elizabeth II
It will be the first visit to the Irish Republic by a reigning British monarch since 1911.
Is Europe back? Maybe, with China's help.
The eurozone gets some good economic news. Finally.
Opinion: Eurozone crisis will bring down governments
Leaders of Ireland, Portugal, Spain and Italy will be clinging to power in 2011.
Europe's Copts on high alert after church bombing
Faraway fears after Egypt attack kills 23 worshipers.
Snow-bound Ireland faces water shortage
Rapid freezing and warming cracks antiquated Irish pipes.
Top 10 stories of 2010
From WikiLeaks and the Afghanistan War to volcanos and earthquakes, 2010 had them all.
Many travelers in Europe cancel Christmas
Heathrow closes its doors; travelers demand answers; Madonna and entourage get red carpet treatment.
Ireland discovers snow tires
Coldest December leaves Irish drivers slipping and sliding.
Will abortion ruling slow Irish exodus?
European Court of Human Rights ruling will force Ireland to reconsider its abortion laws.
The euro crisis, explained
History of European integration explains why single currency is in current troubled state.
Book review: Northern Ireland’s peacetime collusion
A novel brings a new understanding to Northern Ireland's violence.
The Irish receive their sentence
Cuts span the minimum wage to top government salaries; corporations spared a tax hike.
Irish angry with their own over bailout
Ireland's government, bankers take heat over IMF and EU loans.
Portugal on the brink of needing a bailout
Europe's debt contagion could spread from Ireland to Portugal — and then Spain.
Britain can't escape the euro crisis
Analysis: Despite opting out of monetary union, the British help bailout the Irish.
Ireland: locked in calamity
Financial austerity measures will radically restructure Irish life.
Irish government asks, "Bailout? What bailout?"
Ireland reacts with horror and humor to the prospect of aid from old arch-enemy Britain.