Northern Ireland

Irish poet Seamus Heaney, center, displays his Nobel literature prize medal, surrounded by his family, from left: his son Michael, daughter Catherine, his wife Marie and son Christopher, after receiving it from the Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf at the Concert Hall in Stockholm, Sweden on Dec. 10, 1995. (AP Photo/Eric Roxfelt, File)

‘Don’t be afraid': Final words from Seamus Heaney

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland mourned the loss of its Nobel laureate poet, Seamus Heaney, with equal measures of poetry and pain Monday in a funeral full of grace notes and a final message from the […]

09/02/2013

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The ins and outs of G-8 summit promises

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — Group of Eight summit participants are powerful people: the leaders of the U.S., Russia, Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Canada and Japan, plus top officials from the European Union. But they […]

06/18/2013

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EU, US to launch trade talks next month

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — Talks on a sweeping trade deal between the European Union and the United States are to get underway in Washington next month, President Barack Obama and top European Union officials […]

06/17/2013

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Obama: Northern Ireland peace will be tested

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — President Barack Obama declared peace in Northern Ireland a “blueprint” for those living amid conflict around the world, while acknowledging that the calm between Catholics and Protestants will face further […]

06/17/2013

Jack Russell terrier being scanned for a microchip, image from Blue Cross Lewknor Rehoming Centre. (AP Photo)

All dogs in England to get microchips by 2016

LONDON (AP) — Dog owners who refuse to fit Fido with a microchip may someday find themselves fetching a hefty fine, the British government said Wednesday.

02/06/2013

‘Horseburger’ firm blames 170 tons of Polish meat

DUBLIN (AP) — The Irish meat company at the center of Europe’s “horseburger” scandal on Tuesday blamed the contamination of its hamburger patties on the purchase last year of 170 tons of meat imported from Poland.

02/05/2013

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