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Debt-hit Ireland unveils budget cuts
Government outlines cutbacks to welfare and other departments as part of PM pledge to restore "economic sovereignty".
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 03:53 GMT
Ireland's opposition wins majority
Fine Gael party leads the vote, ending the 80-year dominance of Fianna Fail in an election focused on economic woes.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2011 11:34 GMT
Defeat looms for Irish ruling party
Exit poll suggests opposition Fine Gael will likely head coalition government as voters desert incumbents over bailout.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2011 22:09 GMT
Irish ruling party 'set for defeat'
Opposition Fine Gael likely to lead next government as unpopular financial bailout takes its political toll.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2011 11:01 GMT
Turnout high as Irish polls close
Ruling Fianna Fail party expected to be punished for euro zone nation's unpopular financial bailout.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2011 05:50 GMT
Ireland parties reach election deal
Elections likely to be held in late February following agreement to fast-track austerity legislation.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2011 21:08 GMT
Ireland's Greens quit government
Junior partner in Ireland's coalition government quits, potentially sparking earlier elections.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2011 17:17 GMT
Irish PM resigns as party leader
Brian Cowen steps down as head of Fianna Fail party after week of political crises, but remains prime minister.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2011 18:49 GMT
Irish PM sets March election date
Brian Cowen was forced to call for election on March 11 after coalition partners refused to back a cabinet reshuffle.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2011 14:55 GMT
Irish PM survives confidence vote
Brian Cowen survives challenge to his leadership over an EU-IMF bailout ahead of parliamentary elections in March.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2011 01:05 GMT
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
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