Ireland

Sinn Fein becomes Ireland's second-largest parliamentary party

Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's Fine Gael party took only 35 of the 160 seats - a result likely to topple him from office.

Sinn Fein becomes Ireland's second-largest parliamentary party

Europe

Ireland: Sinn Fein wins popular vote, set for historic gains

Left-wing party surges in election, after campaign that focused on providing more social housing and better healthcare.

Ireland: Sinn Fein wins popular vote, set for historic gains

Europe

Ireland general election: Sinn Fein surges ahead

Early counting suggests left-wing party making big gains as voters heed message of health and housing.

Europe

Counting begins in Ireland election after exit poll predicts tie

Exit poll predicts three main parties tied on 22 percent with official results expected to be announced on Monday.

Counting begins in Ireland election after exit poll predicts tie

Europe

Three-way tie in Ireland's general election: Exit poll

Identical share of vote projected for PM's Fine Gael party, centre-right rivals Fianna Fail and left-wing Sinn Fein.

Three-way tie in Ireland's general election: Exit poll

Inside Story

Will Ireland's snap general election redefine Irish politics?

Opinion polls predict a political shake-up in Ireland as voters shift away from the two main parties towards Sinn Fein.

Europe

Ireland votes in 'three-horse race' to form next government

Historically dominated by Fine Gael and Fianna Fail, three-way race led by Sinn Fein is new dynamic for Ireland.

Ireland votes in 'three-horse race' to form next government

Europe

Ireland election: Polls predict change to political landscape

The Irish PM was applauded for his handling of Brexit but voters care more about healthcare and housing.

Europe

Ireland election threatens to sink Leo Varadkar

The Irish prime minister was applauded for his handling of Brexit, but voters care more about their health and housing.

What to watch for in Ireland's election

Europe

Ireland election: Waiting to see doctor tops voter concerns

As Ireland gears up for a snap general election this weekend, addressing inequality and complexity of the country's healthcare system has emerged as the number one priority for voters.

Europe

Ireland: Home shortage at centre of election debate

A record number of babies are now born into homelessness.

AJ Impact

EU power sector emissions drop as coal collapses across Europe

The year 2019 saw record decline in CO2 emitted from electricity generation as renewable sources rose to a new high.

EU power sector emissions drop as coal collapses across Europe

Brexit

Northern Ireland faces cross-border trade challenges after Brexit

Northern Ireland will remain part of UK customs territory, but it will also continue to align with EU on specific trade regulations.

AJ IMPACT

Barnier: Brexit will be exercise in 'damage limitation'

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator said 'frictionless trade' between Great Britain and Northern Ireland was impossible.

Barnier: Brexit will be exercise in 'damage limitation'

United Kingdom

Northern Ireland parties to revive power-sharing government

Agreement brokered by UK and Ireland is set to end the Northern Ireland Assembly's longest suspension in 13 years.

Northern Ireland parties to revive power-sharing government