The pope has summoned several Irish bishops to the Vatican to discuss a report documenting child abuse by Irish clergy members, the Vatican spokesman said Wednesday.
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports from Germany on moves to tighten security at European airports.
An aviation expert says an incident in which an explosive material was placed in an unsuspecting passenger's luggage as part of a botched sniffer dog drill highlights the need for greater international cooperation to improve security at airports.
The head of Slovakia's border police apologized for a security test snafu in which a police officer put a plastic explosive into the bag of an unsuspecting passenger who unwittingly carried it from Poprad, Slovakia, to Dublin, Ireland.
An Irish bishop resigned Wednesday following a government report into the sexual abuse of children by Catholic clergy -- the second to do so.
On Sunday, CNN.com broadcast a special live edition of The Clinic from Dublin, Ireland focusing on cancer.
Soccer star Thierry Henry became the villain of Dublin on Wednesday.
Irish voters are going to the polls again Friday -- to vote on a treaty they rejected just over a year ago.
Arthur Guinness may have had the help of some liquid courage before he signed a 9,000-year lease on a brewery in Dublin in 1759.
Investigators who completed their search of the California property belonging to kidnapping suspects Phillip and Nancy Garrido said initial findings do not connect the couple to the disappearances of two young girls.
The Script didn't follow the script.
They've opened for U2 and are supporting Paul McCartney on his current tour. Meet Irish rockers 'The Script!'
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta hosts The Clinic live on CNN.com at the Livestrong cancer summit in Dublin on August 23rd 2009.
While Ireland's famed "Celtic Tiger" economy is more of a sickly kitten these days, the country is still vibrant as can be for travelers. And Dublin offers the best (and many would say only) urban thrills in the Republic of Ireland. Here are a few of my favorite things to do in Ireland's capital:
Ireland's friendly, helpful locals get high marks from visitors. Add dazzling scenery, rich history and a few hearty pints of stout, and you have a perfect trip to Ireland, according to a handful of iReporters.
Smart budget travel isn't just about saving money -- it's about maximizing your experience. Let me stoke your travel dreams by sharing some of my favorite European experiences from 30 years of crisscrossing the Continent.
The Republic of Ireland's Minister for European Affairs was briefly held hostage during a robbery at a Marriott hotel south of Dublin, Irish police said.
Police are investigating how pork from 10 Irish farms became contaminated with dioxins, forcing Dublin to recall all pork products from pigs slaughtered in the Republic of Ireland.
At 7:30 Black Friday morning, 34th Street in Manhattan was already teeming with shoppers; nearly everyone on the street was carrying at least one bulging bag. And a good number of the bargain hunters were from other countries.
Ireland is seeing an unprecedented boom in Irish language education, but how does the nation's embrace of this old tradition square with its newfound multiculturalism?
When the House axed a proposed $700 billion bailout of financial institutions on Sept. 29th, many investors panicked. But traders on an online prediction market run by Intrade.com saw some hope, placing the odds of an October passage for the bailout at 80% the next morning. That hope has grown since the Senate passed the bill on Oct 1: With only hours to go before a vote, the site's pickers believe there's a 94% chance that the measure will pass.
So what did you do on your summer vacation?
Chief negotiators of a landmark treaty banning cluster bombs predicted Friday that the United States will never again use the weapons, a critical component of American air and artillery power
More than 100 countries attending a conference in Dublin, Ireland formally adopted a treaty Friday to ban cluster bombs -- a large, unreliable and inaccurate weapon that often affects civilians long after the end of armed conflict.
Representatives from more than one hundred governments meet to ban cluster bombs. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
They are some of the world's ugliest weapons -- large, unreliable and notoriously inaccurate, wreaking havoc long after the end of armed conflict.
There are more than 300 hotels in the Celtic capital, so where should you stay? Here, T+L takes a look at four properties making news.
A cottage in the English countryside or a flat in Paris, a deluxe Caribbean villa or a house with a pool in Orlando, San Diego, Canada, Colorado, New York City or San Francisco. Take your pick for summer vacation. Price is no concern. It won't cost you a penny -- Really.
When Brian Kerr's contract as Republic of Ireland manager was not renewed in October 2005, the FA chief executive John Delaney promised a "world-class replacement." What they got in January '06 was the country's most-capped player, Steve Staunton, who at the time was coaching the reserves of English lower-league side Walsall.
Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge went dark on Saturday night to raise awareness of climate change.
A man takes a dip in a river in Chicago which was dyed green for the holiday weekend.
They stole your hearts at the Oscars and now they're going to earn your cash. The singing duo from Once are winning in more ways than one
Jonathan Rhys Meyers was crowned in Dublin on Sunday night, as was his Showtime series about the young King Henry VIII, The Tudors, as part of the Irish Film and Television Awards.
Heartthrob Jonathan Rhys Meyers was arrested Sunday afternoon at the Dublin, Ireland, airport, facing charges of public drunkenness and breach of the peace as he tried to get on a plane to England.
July 13, 2007
You would hide your head in shame too if you were the only player in the tournament without an endorsement logo. -- Michael, Baltimore
Pedestrians all over the world are moving faster than a decade ago, according to scientists who have conducted a study into the pace at which people walk.
THE BACKGROUND Carbon dioxide makes up nearly 80% of all greenhouse gases. More than a quarter of that CO2 comes from electrical power plants. That's why replacing plants that run on fossil fuels l...
The background: Carbon dioxide makes up nearly 80 percent of all greenhouse gases. More than a quarter of that CO2 comes from electrical power plants. That's why replacing plants that run on fossil fuels like coal, oil, and natural gas with renewable power sources, even nukes, has emerged as a major plank in the campaign against global warming.
Bono -- the Irish rock star, anti-poverty campaigner, and philanthropist -- has been awarded an honorary British knighthood, the British Embassy in Dublin said on Saturday.
"For us it's tradition when your child is born to appoint godparents who are the guardians." --Veronica (and Damien) Rowney, Dublin
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A hotel in Northern Ireland is waiting to hear from Guinness World Records whether a cocktail on its drinks list is the world's most expensive beverage.
Market Power Baby! Friday was a bit of a bloodbath yes, but now we are in earnings season and done with all this interest rate hooey!
Poisonous venom from snakes, lizards, and snails is about the last thing you'd think of using as medicine. But it's what a growing number of pharmaceutical firms are basing new drugs on. "Just beca...
It's either a great time (record profits, soaring share prices) or a terrible time (Capitol Hill's scrutiny, the public's ire) to be a Big Oil chief executive.
Kansas City came of age during America's westward expansion and rose to prominence as a meatpacking center. But today in this leafy Midwestern city, which straddles both Kansas and Missouri, you'll find some of the world's finest jazz and barbecue, stunning art deco and Mediterranean-inspired architecture, and more than 200 ornate fountains. And that's just the beginning.
The weeklong hunger strike by 41 Afghan asylum-seekers holed up in Dublin's St. Patrick's Cathedral ended peacefully Saturday evening, a journalist at the scene said.
Around 250 passengers and crew were stranded on ferries in the River Mersey in northern England after a huge unexploded bomb was spotted, the UK coastguard said.
Robots are already a part of our lives, and in the future, will fill our homes and world. We want to know what you think about the future of robotics in our world.
British authorities diverted a passenger plane to a Scottish airport on Wednesday after a bomb alert onboard.
A general strike in France on Tuesday is causing major disruption for commuters, and for people flying to and from the country.
On Sept. 27, hundreds of America's top cotton growers gathered in the convention center in Visalia, Calif., in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. They'd come for the annual meeting of Calcot, one...
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NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - You figure the standoff between Democrats and Republicans over Social Security reform has to end eventually. You even have an opinion as to how things will turn out.
Hong Kong for the taxes and food, Paris for the café culture and Dublin for the compact social scene -- a growing number of executives are making a conscious choice about where they want to base their lives.
The Irish Republican Army has warned the British and Irish governments not to underestimate the current crisis in Northern Ireland's peace process.
Watch "The Terminal" with Tom Hanks and what is memorable about this movie? More to the point, what is not memorable? For some it is the airport interior.
A flight headed from Frankfurt to the United States with nearly 400 people on board has made an unscheduled landing in Dublin because of a security warning over a suspected device, airline officials said.
Officials joined thousands of celebrants across Europe Saturday to mark the historic expansion of the European Union to embrace 10 mostly ex-communist nations.
When he tried out for the movie, Dick Massey had never heard of "The Commitments," the Roddy Doyle novel on which the 1991 film was based.
Ireland is demanding clean air inside its businesses with a new anti-smoking law that went into effect Monday morning. CNN's Diana Muriel, who is in Dublin, spoke to anchor Monita Rajpal about the ban.
When my father graduated from high school in the 1960s, he spent a summer hitchhiking through Europe, holding out a U.S. flag and his thumb and working his way around the Continent. Given that hitc...
It isn't easy becoming a great place to do business, but once a city cracks the list, chances are it will stay there. Of this year's 15 best international cities, nine also ranked last year; the re...
An Hour: Old meets new at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham, 353-1-612-9900). On a sylvan hill, the former Royal Hospital, built in 1684 and modeled after Le...
Striding through the streets of Dublin these days is an entirely new species of Irishman and Irishwoman: educated, optimistic, and affluent--unaffected by the twin demons of poverty and despair tha...
Disney's new cruise ships--The Magic and The Wonder--are already showing up in package deals. The Travel Co. (800-777-0707) has cut 21% from regular rates, making an all-inclusive, seven-day voyage...
Expirations expiring. Following the lead of Northwest Airlines, Delta and United are extending their deadlines for expiring miles. Delta miles due to expire at the end of 1998 will now be good thro...
I was lost on Mount Brandon in Ireland after tailing three energetic Amazons to the peak. Picking my way along the spine of the summit, I eventually met up with a banker in hiking boots, which righ...
DUBLIN -- A policeman is considering a sex-discrimination action against the Irish police force for refusing him entry to their ranks on grounds of height. Dublin-born Paul Keenan became a constabl...
THE crowning jewel of Europe's economic integration will be a unified European capital market, where companies large and small can scoop up equity money anywhere in Europe, and investors from Dubli...
THE COMPANY'S NAME evokes images of tiny blue people on a kiddie cartoon show. The boss, a genial Irishman with a taste for fine wines and racehorses, spends most of his time in Dublin. The main li...