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  1. books
    Guess What the New Sally Rooney Book Is AboutFirst hint: It’s in Ireland.
  2. movie review
    Wolfwalkers Will Charm You. Wolfwalkers Will Save You.Prepare to be astonished by this animated film from Ireland.
  3. movie review
    We Should Probably Talk About Wild Mountain ThymeBecause WTF.
  4. politics
    Brexit and Biden Rekindle Hopes for a United IrelandWith Britain leaving Europe and an Irish American president-elect, nationalists say their dream of Irish reunification may finally be within reach.
  5. hauntings
    Specter of Matt Damon Haunts Quaint Irish TownHe’s stranded in the tiny seaside village of Dalkey during their coronavirus lockdown.
  6. international affairs
    What Sinn Féin’s Election Victory Means for IrelandThe nationalist party campaigned on domestic issues, but Brexit likely helped its cause — and Irish reunification is still on its agenda.
  7. the urbanist
    The Urbanist’s Guide to DublinBreakfast Baps, cliff walks, and zine shops.
  8. foreign interests
    It’s a Crucial Week for Brexit (Yes, Again)Parliament withheld support for Boris Johnson’s deal on Saturday, so now Brexit’s fate will come down to how MPs amend the terms of the withdrawal.
  9. kylie minogue
    The Irish Prime Minister Wrote a Gushing Fan Letter to Kylie MinogueHis office attempted to block the letter’s release twice.
  10. ireland
    Ireland Will Offer Abortions for Free, Official SaysHealth Minister Simon Harris says he doesn’t “want cost to be a barrier.”
  11. ireland abortion referendum
    Behind the Push to Name Ireland’s Abortion Legislation ‘Savita’s Law’“We have one last request, that the new law, that it is called ‘Savita’s law.’”
  12. women’s rights
    Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Legalize AbortionOne of the world’s most restrictive abortion bans is no more, following a landslide vote for repeal in Ireland.
  13. abortion rights
    Irish Exit Poll Projects Abortion Ban RepealBy a landslide.
  14. abortion rights
    Everything to Know About Ireland’s Historic Abortion ReferendumOn Friday, citizens will be voting at long last on whether to repeal their country’s ultrarestrictive abortion law.
  15. diplomacy
    Here’s Why Trump Had a Bunch of Leafy Greens in His PocketYes, it was intentional.
  16. sláinte
    What It’s Like Living in the Town Where Viagra Is Made“One whiff and you’re stiff.”
  17. Ex-Hurricane Ophelia Still Wallops IrelandThe most powerful storm to ever form this far northeast in the Atlantic is now a post-tropical storm that’s packing powerful wind gusts.
  18. extreme weather
    This Year’s Latest Major Hurricane, Ophelia, Is Headed for IrelandThe 2017 hurricane season just keeps getting crazier.
  19. bragging rights
    Sean Spicer Says He’s ‘One of the Most Popular Guys in Ireland’Spicey’s fame might be getting to his head.
  20. sex diaries
    The Long Island Woman Who Finds American Men BoringThis week’s sex diary.
  21. Online Abortion Services May Be Safe for Women in Certain Areas, Study SaysA study found that this may be a good option for women in countries with restrictive abortion laws.
  22. the chain gang
    Irish Burger Chain Says McDonald’s Is Hoarding Trademarks That Start With ‘Mc’Supermac’s contends that soon “any McGrath, McCarthy, or McDermott with a business idea” could get a cease-and-desist.
  23. world wide woman
    These Irish Politicians Have Strong Feelings About BeyoncéIrish politicians are more familiar with Bey’s catalog than supposed superfan Karlie Kloss.
  24. This Country Compensated a Woman Who Had to Travel to Get an AbortionShe had to travel to avoid Ireland’s strict anti-abortion laws.
  25. big tips
    Diner Tips Irish Server $750 So He Can Fly Home to See His Family“My initial reaction was shouting, ‘Holy s—!’”
  26. marketing fails
    Sprite Releases ‘Brutally Refreshing’ Ads That End Up Just Being MisogynisticSome of the winning lines include “She’s seen more ceilings than Michelangelo” and “A 2 at 10 is a 10 at 2!”
  27. shmashmortion
    Ireland’s Abortion Ban Is Cruel, Inhuman, and Discriminatory, Says U.N.A United Nations panel says the ban violated an Irish woman’s human rights.
  28. Surprise!
    Kid Scores Bag of Crystal Meth As His Kinder Egg SurpriseThis definitely wasn’t the Breaking Bad–themed edition.
  29. Rape Victims May Finally Be Able to Access Abortions in Northern IrelandA high-court judge ruled that Northern Ireland’s ban on abortion, even in cases of rape, incest, or fatal fetal abnormalities, violates the European Convention on Human Rights.
  30. same-sex marriage
    Ireland Celebrates First Same-Sex Marriages“It really is so nice to have the full marriage, and I’m every bit as emotional.” 
  31. Discrimination
    A Restaurant Allegedly Booted a Gay Couple on Their Anniversary forCustomers reportedly complained that their hand-holding was “disgusting.”
  32. freak accidents
    30-Foot-Tall Inflatable Minion Gets Loose, Rampages Irish HighwayGusts of wind freed an inflated Minion from its earthbound clutches.
  33. the national circus
    What Does Ireland’s Same-Sex-Marriage Vote Mean for the U.S.?The Irish vote recast the country’s relationship with the Catholic Church. Will America be able to do the same with the religious right?
  34. love wins
    Celebs Cheer for Ireland After Gay-Marriage VoteMiley Cyrus put it best: “F*ck yeah Ireland!”
  35. awesome things
    Ireland Votes to Legalize Same-Sex MarriageBy an overwhelming majority, Irish voters have made their country the first in history to achieve marriage equality through popular mandate.
  36. Beef
    European Beef Is Back in America After a 16-Year BanIreland will be the continent’s first exporter since the outbreak of mad cow disease.
  37. Kim Was Really Bored in IrelandLilts and mountain biking did not charm her.
  38. wedded bliss
    Everything You Need to Know About the Place Kimye Are HoneymooningA local explains Cork.
  39. hodor!
    Photo: Game of Thrones’ Hodor Is Also an Irish D.J.His remix of the Game of Thrones intro is on its way, we bet. We hope.
  40. Unsafe at Any Speed
    Approval of Irish Village’s ‘Tipsy Driving’ Plan Drives SomePubs are endangered. So let’s let ‘em bend the rules a little?
  41. terrible
    Woman’s Death Sparks Abortion Debate in IrelandOfficials confirm that Savita Halappanavar died because she was refused an abortion. 
  42. presidential firsts
    Bill Clinton Could Be President Again, Just Not in AmericaBienvenue, Monsieur le Président!
  43. mortgage mess
    If You Owe More on Your House Than It’s Worth (and Live in Ireland), You May Be in LuckGovernment there plans to pay off some mortgage debt … should we do the same?
  44. obama
    Icelandic Volcanoes Hate President ObamaThey’re changing his travel plans for the second year in a row.
  45. obama
    World’s Most Indestructible Limo Halted in Its Tracks by Driveway Ramp [Updated]President Obama had some car trouble in Ireland.
  46. obama
    Irish Village of Moneygall Welcomes Hometown Hero, Barack ObamaThe town is in a tizzy for visit by a great-great-great grandson of one of its residents.
  47. terrorble
    Bomb Discovered in Ireland in Anticipation of Queen Elizabeth’s VisitBut that didn’t stop her!
  48. Beer Me
    Irish Scientists Make Guinness GreenerSubstituting microscopic plant fibers for nitrogen-laden plastic widgets is not only more environmentally sound, it’s also more cost effective.
  49. fianna fail fail
    Irish Prime Minister Stepping Down As Leader of His Political PartyFollowing a $114 billion bailout.
  50. clickables
    Watch a Large, Drunk Puppet Stumble Around IrelandHis name is Arthur.
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