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.
Ireland is poised for a major shift toward more conservative government at the polls today, spurred by a financial crisis that has left it with enormous debt, a housing bust, and high unemployment.
Britain's former prime minister is poised to be the first-ever president of the European Union – a notion that's causing some unease on the continent.
Faced with rising costs and growing fears of hackers, Ireland has decided to join a growing movement in Europe to return to old school voting practices.
Amid an inquiry of his personal finances, the prime minister announced Wednesday that he would step down May 6.