Ireland

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks Sunday at a press conference at Wynn's Hotel in Dublin.
The poll marks the first time Sinn Féin has topped ruling party Fine Gael in the Red C survey's history.
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Given what I fear the Tory government now has in store for Scotland, that...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Irish schools students during the Global School Strike for Climate Action march from St. Stephen's Green to Leinster House, demanding an immediate action on climate change
Lawmakers were told they must "work on our behalf to ensure that we—and you—...

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This week in Dublin, three former executives of the now-defunct Anglo Irish Bank went on trial for illegal practices that eventually crashed the economy, leading to an 85 billion euro bailout by the government - aka still-angry taxpayers. Years in the making, the complex trial has drawn over 300 jury volunteers who've been warned they can't serve if they're too peeved to be "fair," even though the banksters weren't. Particularly damning are tape recordings of the executives laughingly...