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TikTok's big EU move: $500m data centre to be set up in Ireland

New hub to be functioning by 2022 and will house European user details, in effort to allay fears over data protection.

TikTok's big EU move: $500m data centre to be set up in Ireland

Europe

Northern Ireland's 'political giant' John Hume dies at 83

Hume was seen as the principal architect behind the peace agreement ending sectarian violence in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland's 'political giant' John Hume dies at 83

Ireland

Ireland's Muslims flock to sporting grounds to celebrate Eid

Croke Park, a historic venue in Dublin, opened its doors to hundreds of Muslims this Eid al-Adha.

Ireland's Muslims flock to sporting grounds to celebrate Eid

Europe

Ireland's baby mass grave scandal remains a mystery

The mass grave discovered at the mother and baby home in Taum may just be one of many such scandals.

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European court scraps EU order to Apple to pay $15bn in taxes

The ruling is a significant blow for the European Commission's campaign to stymie profit-shifting by multinationals.

European court scraps EU order to Apple to pay $15bn in taxes

Football

Jack Charlton, former England World Cup winner, dies at 85

Football great also led Ireland to first major finals at 1988 European Championship and 1990 World Cup quarter-finals.

Jack Charlton, former England World Cup winner, dies at 85

People & Power

Ireland's Mother and Baby Scandal

We investigate disturbing allegations about the fate of thousands of babies born to unmarried mothers in Ireland.

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Post-Brexit: Exports to NI from UK will need new customs papers

Companies will have to file import declarations and safety and security declarations in advance, Bloomberg reports.

Post-Brexit: Exports to NI from UK will need new customs papers

Ireland

Fianna Fail's Micheal Martin named Ireland's new prime minister

Veteran politician promises to tackle deep recession with 'urgency and ambition' amid the coronavirus crisis.

Fianna Fail's Micheal Martin named Ireland's new prime minister

United Nations

Mexico, India, Ireland, Norway elected to UNSC; Africa seat open

Neither Kenya nor Djibouti gain required two-thirds majority for UN Security Council term; new round of voting needed.

Mexico, India, Ireland, Norway elected to UNSC; Africa seat open

Ireland

3 Irish parties strike coalition deal with rotating PM

The agreement, which was blasted by election leader Sinn Fein, will need to be ratified by the three parties' members.

Ireland: Fine Gael, Fianna Fail and Greens strike coalition deal

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Irish Twitter and Facebook privacy probe reaches next phase

European Union regulators have submitted preliminary decisions, but they remain secret.

Irish Twitter and Facebook privacy probe reaches next phase

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UK on EU trade deal: No need for new customs system

British authorities have until the end of 2020 to negotiate an agreement with the EU or start 2021 without a trade pact.

Britain sets out post-Brexit border plans with Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Small groups allowed to meet in Northern Ireland

Groups of up to six can get together outdoors, as long as they keep their distance.

Small groups allowed to meet in Northern Ireland

Coronavirus pandemic

In Pictures: Irish drive-in cinema's last screening amid pandemic

Before Ireland ordered people to stay indoors, drive-in cinema became a popular choice of entertainment for many.

In Pictures: Irish drive-in cinema's last screening amid pandemic