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  • Ireland unites for funeral of ex-premier Reynolds

    DUBLIN (AP) — Generations of Irish leaders united Monday at the Dublin funeral of Ireland's peacemaking former prime minister, Albert Reynolds, in a ceremony leavened with wit, raw emotions and barnstorming performances from Eurovision stars. Reynolds, 81, died Thursday after a long battle with...

  • Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81

    DUBLIN (AP) — Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 81. His eldest son, Philip, said he died around...

  • No2 Irish bank profitable for 1st time since 2008

    DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's second-largest bank, Allied Irish Banks, has returned to profit for the first time since a 2008 property crash pushed the nation to the brink of bankruptcy. Finance Minister Michael Noonan said Wednesday's first-half results exceeded expectations and made it more likely...



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