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“Game of Thrones” Helps Rescue Farm With Uncommon Animals in Ireland

While “Game of Thrones” may be about rulers of dragons, this man takes care of much smaller animals – and he is only able...

Ireland is Creating the Largest Grove of Redwoods Outside of California

In an effort to preserve the woodland titans, the Birr Castle Gardens in Ireland will plant the largest patch of redwoods outside of California.
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Will Ireland Plant A Million Trees in One Day?

Beginning at noon on Friday, the Irish people will pick up shovels and seedlings to embark on an initiative which aims to plant a...
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Once Unthinkable, British Queen Will Meet Former IRA Commander in No. Ireland

The Irish Republican Army-linked Sinn Fein party says one of its leaders, Martin McGuinness, will meet Queen Elizabeth II next week, a once-unthinkable symbol...
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Camera Drones Enlisted in Fight Against Badger Cruelty in Ireland

In the UK, the world's second oldest animal welfare organization said it was shocked by the scale of organized badger persecution it has uncovered...
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Northern Ireland People Are the Happiest in the UK

It may come as a surprise to some, but people in Northern Ireland are the happiest in the UK, new data from the Office...
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Starlings Mesmerize Boaters on Ireland’s Shannon River

Girls canoeing in Ireland behold an astonishing sight as thousands of starlings swoop and pulse, whooshing through the sky as above Irish waters. It's...
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Ireland GDP Jump is Bright Spot in Euro Zone

Ireland’s economic rebound continued in the second quarter with some of the strongest growth in Europe. Gross Domestic Product jumped 1.6 percent in the...
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Obama Explores His Irish Roots on Visit to Ancestral Ireland

President Obama and the first lady are in Ireland today meeting with leaders and visiting famous sites. Perhaps most excited about the trip are...
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Queen Elizabeth to Make First-ever State Visit to Ireland

Queen Elizabeth II will visit to the Republic of Ireland later this year—the first ruling British monarch to visit the country in a century....
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British PM Apologizes for N.Ireland’s Bloody Sunday

Prime Minister David Cameron apologized on Tuesday for the 1972 killings by British troops of 13 Catholic protesters on Northern Ireland's Bloody Sunday after...
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A Saint Patrick’s Day Message from Ireland: Thank you, America

As a rule, Irishmen only cry at football games. But on a recent walk around New York City, I ended up publicly emoting,...
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A Saint Patrick’s Day Message from Ireland: Thank you, America

As a rule, Irishmen only cry at football games. But on a recent walk around New York City, I ended up publicly emoting,...
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Historic Northern Ireland Deal Reached

Building on peace efforts over the last 10 years, Northern Ireland's arch foes have finally agreed to a power-sharing executive governing body for the...

Ireland’s Sinn Fein Votes to Support Policing

"Sinn Fein members have voted to support policing in Northern Ireland for the first time in the party's history, a 'landmark decision' which opens...

Easter Peace Accord Signed in Northern Ireland!

(Good Friday, April 10, 1998) The two-year-old peace talks in Northern Ireland finally produced a settlement this afternoon after an imposed deadline forced a...
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All-Party Peace Talks on Northern Ireland

After nearly 30 years of violence between Protestants and Catholics, a July cease-fire remains in place and Britain's new leader Tony Blair has coaxed...

Good News in History, October 16

95 years ago today, the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio was founded by brothers Roy and Walt Disney. Its name was soon changed to The...

Good News in History, October 13

175 years ago today, Henry Jones and 11 others founded B'nai B'rith in New York City—the oldest Jewish service organization in the world. The new...

This Entire Town Became Autism-Friendly After Every Business Agreed to Apply Four Specific Measures

The community of Clonakilty has become the first ever town in Ireland that has been certified as autism-friendly.