The Clonakilty Favour Exchange is drawing attention in financially beleaguered Ireland. Here, the age-old motto "time is money" has been inverted, and money is now time.
Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said a strong early turnout in Ireland's abortion referendum would favor change in what used to be one of Europe's most socially conservative countries. Gavan Reilly reports from Dublin.
Ireland is set to hold an abortion referendum on May 25. The devoutly Catholic country has some of the EU's strictest laws on the procedure. How is abortion currently regulated in Ireland?
British MPs rejected a plan to strengthen parliament's power to intervene if no divorce deal is reached with Brussels. A rebellion by pro-EU MPs was averted after they were promised a "meaningful vote" on the outcome.
Billions are expected to flow into Ireland's coffers through September as the tech giant shells out for 10 years of tax breaks that have been ruled illegal. Yet, Ireland and Apple continue to dispute the EU's orders.
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