Euro zone wonders which economy will be the next to fail
Spain has competition from Italy, Belgium for "next domino" status.
Thousands face flight delays as Grimsvotn ash cloud spreads
The erupting Grimsvotn volcano, which has caused flight cancellations in the UK and a change in travel plans for US President Barack Obama, is sparking fears of a repeat shutdown of European airspace.
Ireland gives Obama a delirious welcome
The US president came. He spoke in Dublin. And he chugged a Guinness in Moneygall.
Moneygall: Obama begins Europe trip with stop at ancestral Irish village
For Obama's arrival, the town of 300 has pulled out all the paint, flags and fiddlers it could muster.
Queen Elizabeth's visit heals Irish rifts
Historic trip by the English queen includes stops at war memorial, Croke Park stadium, Trinity College.
Ireland prepares to welcome Obama, Queen Elizabeth
The upcoming visits of the US president and British queen mean tightened security in the Irish Republic.
George Mitchell, US Mideast envoy, to quit
Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell is resigning as the Obama administration's Mideast envoy.
Northern Ireland confirms its support of power-sharing government
Peaceful vote notable for its focus on the economy as DUP and Sinn Fein hold onto reins of power.
Northern Europeans decry ongoing support for shaky southern Europe economies
Anti-EU parties gain ground as Portugal negotiates a $113 billion bailout.
Opinion: Will Spain inevitably follow Portugal, Ireland and Greece?
Germany's tonic for the troubled euro zone economies could backfire.
Deja Vu for the EU
Ireland follows Greece in asking for a bailout; fears spread about finances of Portugal, Spain. Forgetting Waterloo, France and Britain agree to military merger. EU fails to excite Obama. British lawmaker can’t resist referring to Nazis.
Report blames Irish crisis on incompetent bankers and financial regulators
Property boom held Ireland in thrall and led to risky lending practices.
Cop's death unites Northern Ireland
Funeral for Ronan Kerr brings protestants to a Catholic mass.
Ireland sours on the European Union
After France and Germany stonewall Prime Minister Enda Kenny, Irish question their European loyalty.
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.