Quantico Series Finale Recap: The (Bad) Luck O' the Irish

Warning: This post contains spoilers from Friday’s Quantico series finale.  The final mission of Quantico‘s three-season run is a doozy: Take out a seemingly uncatchable crime boss who’s personally responsible for the deaths of several members of the team’s loved ones. Are Alex & Co. successful in their last outing? Of course — but their […]

Meghan Markle: Will she wear these Irish fashion designers during Ireland visit?

Meghan and Prince Harry will be in the Republic of Ireland from Tuesday, July 10 to Wednesday, July 11. The trip to Dublin will be their first official trip as a married couple. In March, before they were married, the pair visited Belfast, Northern Ireland and Meghan wore a teal Kace skirt with flounce from Greta […]

US interference in Irish referendum? Concerns raised over ‘foreign’ pro-life groups

Irish transparency activists have raised concerns around foreign interference from US pro-life groups ahead of the upcoming abortion referendum on Friday. US anti-abortion activists, describing themselves as ‘journalists,’ have been campaigning across the historically Catholic country, calling on Irish citizens to vote ‘no’ to repealing the 8th amendment. If the referendum passes, it would pave […]

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power confirms takeover talks with fantasy sports company FanDuel after landmark US ruling

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for FanDuel Paddy Power Betfair confirms takeover talks with US fantasy sports startup FanDuel. Talks are ongoing and a deal is not guaranteed. The talks come after a landmark ruling from the US Supreme Court on Monday that opens the door for legalised sports betting in the US. LONDON — Irish bookmaker […]

How May’s Irish border dilemma could keep the UK in the single market

Reuters / Russell Cheyne Scotland’s Brexit minister Michael Russell believes the Irish border issue could see the UK remain in the EU single market. If May keeps Northern Ireland in the single market, “there are compelling reasons why that should be the case for Scotland and indeed for the rest of the UK,” he told […]

Irish government faces pushback on decision to expel Russian diplomat

Ireland’s government is facing pushback for its decision to follow the lead of the UK, the US and other European countries and expel a Russian diplomat from the country. Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney released a statement on Tuesday, confirming that Dublin would stand in “unqualified solidarity” with the UK, which has accused the Russian […]

Why a hard Brexit Irish border would reopen a ‘gaping wound’ and wreck the Irish peace process

Charles McQuillan / Getty Re-introducing a hard border in Ireland after Brexit would be like re-opening a “gaping wound,” a leading expert has warned. Prominent Northern Ireland academic Katy Hayward said a harder border with technology could destabilise Ireland’s highly sensitive peace process. Her warnings echo those from senior police chiefs who say that border […]

England vs Ireland REACTION: Jones speaks as Irish win Grand Slam on St Patrick's Day

GETTY Ireland have won the Grand Slam for the first time since 2009 The Irish, seeking their second Grand Slam in nine years but third in their entire history, demolished a lacklustre England outfit. Tries from Garry Ringrose, CJ Stander and Jacob Stockdale had Ireland on their way before the break. Two Elliot Daly tries […]

The Irish want Trump to come see the border with Northern Ireland

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images Leo Varadkar, the Irish Prime Minister, has said that President Donald J. Trump is welcome to visit Ireland. Alluding to Trump’s plans to build a wall between Mexico and the U.S.,  Varadkar suggested he show Trump the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. There have been no recent discussions […]

False St Patrick’s Day cliches that drive Irish people crazy

In honor of Ireland’s national holiday RT.com presents a comprehensive run-down of the bizarre St Patrick’s Day cliches from around the globe which irritate Irish people the most. Put that green beer down and read on. Calling it ‘St Patty’s Day’ Other than people mistakenly thinking that the Republic of Ireland is part of Britain, […]