British and unionist Northern Irish officials expressed dismay over the collapse of an IRA bombing trial in London over a letter informing the suspect he was not to be tried.
After decades of population loss to cities, rural areas in Spain – and across Europe – have been gaining allure as havens from the ongoing recession.
The Central Bank of Ireland will not withdraw a 10 euro coin that it minted to commemorate Irish novelist James Joyce, even though the coin misquotes a line from his masterpiece 'Ulysses.'
On this date in 1998, republicans and unionists put an end to the 'Troubles' that had ravaged the region for decades. But a permanent peace remains a more remote prize.