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News Ireland: Northern Ireland business wary of ‘smart border’ after Brexit

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/d60e93aa-0ce1-11e8-8eb7-42f857ea9f09
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

In the control room of a noisy Northern Ireland sawmill 15 miles from the border, Brian Murphy looks at 3D images of logs as they grind through the cutting machines. His company, Balcas, brings half of the wood it mills into construction timber and fencing ...

News Ireland: Ireland Faces Shifting Currents in Its Ties to EU

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/ireland-faces-shifting-currents-in-its-ties-to-eu-1519088813
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Ireland may be the most pro-European country in the European Union. Some 87% of Irish citizens think EU membership is good for the country, according to a poll last year, and only 12% think Ireland should follow the U.K. out of the EU. The most recent ...

News Ireland: Irish PM calls for urgent restoration of Northern Ireland government

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nireland-politics/irish-pm-calls-for-urgent-restoration-of-northern-ireland-government-idUSKCN1G321Z
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland’s Prime Minister called for the urgent restoration of Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government on Monday after talks to end a year-long political stalemate broke down yet again last week. Both the British and Irish ...

News Ireland: Ireland's economy in a post-Brexit world - Counting the Cost

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/video/irelands-economy-in-a-post-brexit-world-counting-the-cost/vi-BBJjyJ6
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Ciaran Cannon, the Irish minister of state at the Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade, discusses borders, peace and trade.

News Ireland: Wales trio get all-clear for Ireland Six Nations clash

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/wales-trio-clear-ireland-six-nations-clash-165042050.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Leigh Halfpenny, Dan Biggar and Taulupe Faletau have all returned to training for Wales ahead of their Six Nations clash against Ireland on Saturday. Victory for Wales would end Ireland's Grand Slam hopes and keep alive ...

News Ireland: Spain set for ECB post after Ireland withdraws candidate

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-spain-set-for-ecb-post-after-ireland-withdraws-candidate-2018-2
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — Ireland is withdrawing its candidate for European Central Bank vice president, making it almost certain that Spain's finance minister will get the job. Referring to Irish central bank governor Philip Lane, Irish Finance Minister Paschal ...

News Ireland: Feathers fly as chicken shortage shuts KFCs across Britain, Ireland

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-kfc-chicken-shortage-uk-20180219-story.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Fast-food chain KFC has been forced to close most of its 900 outlets in Britain and Ireland because of a shortage of chicken. The company is blaming "teething problems" with its new delivery partner, DHL. KFC says those branches that are open are operating ...

News Ireland: Wales set to welcome back Biggar, Faletau, Halfpenny for Ireland Six Nations clash

News channel or source: http://www.espn.com/rugby/story/_/id/22501846/wales-set-welcome-back-biggar-faletau-halfpenny-ireland-six-nations-clash
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Dan Biggar, Taulupe Faletau and Leigh Halfpenny have been declared fit for Wales' Six Nations clash with Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. Editor's Picks Gatland at 100: Golden Welsh period that almost never was Warren Gatland had second thoughts as he ...

News Ireland: Northern Ireland to host Israel at Windsor Park in September

News channel or source: http://www.skysports.com/football/news/12019/11257678/northern-ireland-to-host-israel-at-windsor-park-in-september
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Northern Ireland and Israel will meet at Windsor Park on September 11. The match will come three days after a UEFA Nations League game against Bosnia-Herzegovina at the national stadium. Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neil said: "When we are looking ...

News Ireland: Ireland Withdraws Candidate for ECB Job, Will Support Spaniard

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/19/business/19reuters-eu-eurogroup-ireland.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

BRUSSELS — Ireland's finance minister said on Monday he would withdraw the candidacy of Irish central bank governor Philip Lane from the race for the position of European Central Bank vice president and support Spain's Luis de Guindos for the job.