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Pope begs forgiveness for ‘state of shame’ inflicted on Ireland

Years of sexual abuse scandals have shattered the credibility of the Church which four decades ago dominated Irish society.

In Ireland Pope begs forgiveness for ‘betrayal’ of Church abuse

Francis says he will seek a greater commitment to eliminating this 'scourge'.

Pope faces calls for action over abuse ‘shame’ in Ireland

The pope later held an hour and a half meeting with victims of abuse at the hands of clergy or in Church-run institutions.

Pope says church shamed by ‘repugnant’ Irish abuse

Francis asked that Ireland would not forget "the powerful strains of the Christian message" that have sustained it in the past, and can continue to do so in the future.

Litany of Catholic abuse scandals in Ireland

As Pope Francis prepares to meet some victims during a visit to Ireland this weekend, his first as pontiff, here are the most prominent abuse cases to come to light.

Afghanistan thrash Ireland to seal T20 series

Ireland faltered with the bat as they were bowled out for just 79 in response to Afghanistan's 160 for eight.

Pope to meet sexual abuse victims during Ireland trip

The trip would remain focused on the family but that the pope would have many opportunities to talk about sexual abuse while in Ireland.

Irish strikes see Ryanair slashing Dublin-based fleet by 20%

The airline said on Wednesday it will cut its Irish fleet by a fifth to 24 aircraft, blaming pilot walkouts for hurting bookings, air fares and consumer confidence in Irish flight schedules.

Ireland says UK Brexit plan a significant move in talks

Ireland is a key EU player in the Brexit talks as the border between it and Northern Ireland will be Britain's only land frontier with the EU and its status is proving a thorny issue.

Ireland to hold referendum on women’s role in the home

Article 41.2 of Ireland's constitution appears to dissuade Irish women from full-time employment.

India stroll to series win over Ireland

It was the joint second highest winning margin in a Twenty 20 international and set India up nicely for tougher games against England.

Bring on England, says Kohli after Ireland rout

India completed the formality of a 2-0 win in Ireland on Friday with their biggest ever T20 victory, by 143 runs.

Could Ireland really refuse to build a border after Brexit?

Speaking privately, one senior European official suggested the Irish should take a more measured approach or risk embarrassment if talks collapsed.

UK, Ireland agree to convene joint Northern Irish consultative body

The Irish government has been seeking a greater voice in the running of Northern Ireland amid a political deadlock.

Ireland to allow asylum-seekers to work for first time

The Irish Supreme Court had previously ruled that regulations placed upon asylum-seekers were unconstitutional.

Backed by EU, frustrated Irish warn UK time running out on...

The border between Northern Ireland and Ireland is the most contentious issue in Brexit talks.

Australia upset with Ireland’s ‘blocking’ of fullback Folau

Australia is considering lodging a complaint with match officials against what they consider Ireland's illegal blocking tactics on fullback Israel Folau, according to Wallabies attack coach Stephen Larkham.

Schmidt talks up Scannell’s place over Cronin in Irish pack

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said that Niall Scannell is likely to be selected for Ireland against Australia instead of Sean Cronin.

McDonald’s taps paper straws in UK to trim down plastic waste

The move by McDonald’s comes as plastic waste has come under fire globally, particularly for contributing to ocean pollution and harming birds and sea mammals.

Kurt Cobain’s personal items to go on show in Ireland

Cobain, who had Irish ancestry, died in 1994 at the age of 27 from a self-inflicted gunshot.

Pocock shines as Australia beat Ireland in Brisbane

The openside flanker, who sat out the 2017 season on a sabbatical, scored Australia's second try in the 72nd minute and was a constant menace at the breakdown as the Irish fell to a first defeat in 13 tests.

Northern Ireland police demand extra resources for post-Brexit

Authorities from Ireland and Northern Ireland alike fear a return to a hard border.

New child adoption scandal engulfs Ireland

The Irish government admitted that the birth certificates of 126 children adopted in Ireland between 1946 and 1969 were doctored to show their new families as their biological parents.

Fekir helps France to comfortable win over Ireland

It was a very comfortable victory for Didier Deschamps' side in the first of three friendly matches before they head to Russia.