Sat, 08 May 2021

Fear of Covid variants calls off Oktoberfest for 2nd year

MUNICH, Germany: Authorities in Germany have called off Oktoberfest for the second straight year, saying the festival, which attracts nearly ...

Ireland sees two largest banks closing

DUBLIN, Ireland: Banking in Ireland is changing rapidly as two of the largest companies make plans to exit the market.Just ...

Lithuania president voices support for Ukraine at Warsaw summit

WARSAW, Poland: A defiant Lithuanian president said earlier this week that his country would never accept Russia's 2014 annexation of ...

Irish carrier Ryanair transported 1 million passengers in April

DUBLIN, Ireland - May 5 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- Europe's largest budget airline Ryanair on Wednesday reported a monthly growth ...

New wood floor for 2,000-year-old Roman Colosseum

ROME, Italy: In an important step to renovate the Roman Colosseum, a new floor, is to be installed. The Colosseum ...

Europe to open borders in hopes of renewed summer tourism

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU is preparing to reopen its borders to tourism following their sealing their borders as part of ...

750 African migrants brought to Italy after rescue at sea

ROME, Italy: Some 750 African migrants were heading to Italian ports on Saturday after being taken from ships on the ...

US commander warns against China's nuclear capabilities

Washington [US], May 8 (ANI): US Strategic Command chief Admiral Charles Richard on Friday warned against the "expanding threat" as ...

Macron urges US and UK to stop blocking vaccine exports

President Emmanuel Macron has accused "Anglo-Saxon" countries of hindering global supplies of life-saving Covid-19 jabs.Macron also took aim at the ...

Biden believes meeting with Putin good step

Washington [US], May 8 (ANI): The White House on Friday (local time) said that US President Joe Biden believed that ...

Pfizer applies to administer COVID-19 vaccine to teens

Moscow [Russia], May 8 (ANI/Sputnik): US drugmaker Pfizer has applied to Switzerland's medicines regulator for the extension of the use ...

Biden Says He's 'Confident' About Meeting Putin In June

U.S. President Joe Biden has said that the time and place for his proposed summit with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir ...

Struggling Jets face Senators, look to playoffs

Having clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup playoffs and snapped a seven-game losing streak with the same victory, the ...

Speedster Rabz Maxwane poised to become Lions' PRO 16 trump card

Pacey winger Rabz Maxwane represents one of the Lions' potential trump cards when they commence their journey in the PRO ...

Raj govt orders over 28,600 oxygen concentrators

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], May 7 (ANI): Amid the shortage of oxygen across the country, the Rajasthan government on Friday said ...

EMA probing new side effect from AstraZeneca vaccine

Washington [US], May 7 (ANI/Sputnik): The European Medicine Agency (EMA) said on Friday that its committee on vaccine safety asked ...

Cowboys top Forbes list of most valuable sports franchises

The Dallas Cowboys top Forbes' annual list of the world's most valuable sports franchises at $5.7 billion, an increase of ...

EIB announces 250,000 euro donation amid COVID-19 surge

Brussels [Belgium], May 7 (ANI): Ahead of India-EU leadership virtual summit, the European Investment Bank (EIB) on Friday announced Euro ...

Indian Navy deploys team to run COVID care hosp in Gujarat

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): Indian Navy on Friday said that it has deployed a medical team of 170 ...

FC Cincinnati sign veteran G Kenneth Vermeer

FC Cincinnati announced the signing Friday of veteran goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer from the MLS waiver list. The 35-year-old Netherlands native ...

'Pak proves its relations with TLP is weightier than EU'

Amsterdam [Netherlands], May 7 (ANI): By rejecting the European Parliament resolution on rising cases of blashempy law abuse in Pakistan, ...

Varvara Gracheva storms into Saint-Malo semifinals

Russia's Varvara Gracheva upset No. 2 seed Rebecca Peterson of Sweden 6-4, 6-0 on Friday to reach the semifinals of ...

Over 3 lakh Remdesivir vials received as foreign aid

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): As many as 2933 oxygen concentrators, 2429 oxygen cylinders, 13 oxygen generation plants, 2951 ...

Did Soviet cosmonauts believe in God

Religion was a taboo back in the day, but it, nonetheless, proved hard to eradicate."I went up to space, but ...

Patty Tavatanakit takes 3-shot lead in Thailand

Patty Tavatanakit shot her second consecutive 64 to take a three-shot lead after 36 holes Friday at the Honda LPGA ...

Azerbaijan begins controversial renovation of Armenian church

Azerbaijan has begun reconstructing a cathedral in Shusha to what they say is its "original" form, claiming that it had ...

Fire Destroys Historic Tatar Village In Siberia

KARAKUL, Russia -- A wildfire has ravaged a 16th century Tatar village in Siberia that authorities had planned to turn ...

The link between fertility and longevity - new research

Fertility has declined in most industrialised countries. While the causes are largely unknown, a number of factors may contribute to ...

Middle Eastern monarchies: how do Arab ruling families hold on to power?

When the Jordanian royal family gathered on April 11 to celebrate 100 years since the kingdom's foundation, it was a ...

Member Of Russian Pussy Riot Detained In Moscow

MOSCOW -- Police in Moscow have detained Veronika Nikulshina, a member of the Pussy Riot protest group, without explanation.Nikulshina wrote ...

Germany airlifts second part of oxygen plant to India

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): A shipment carrying the second part of Oxygen generating plant from Germany landed in ...

India authorises 5G trials without Huawei, ZTE

India has authorised trials of super-fast 5G wireless technology, giving access to international companies with the notable absence of Chinese ...

Microsoft pledges to store European cloud data in EU

Microsoft pledged to process and store all European cloud-based client data in the European Union amid unease in the region ...

Cuba's push for coronavirus vaccine sovereignty

This is a transcript of episode 14 of The Conversation Weekly podcast 'Cuba's race for a coronavirus vaccine + making ...

Why imported veg is still more sustainable than local meat

A former colleague who was a researcher and promoter of local food systems once argued that local meat markets connect ...

With Ambassador Picks, Biden Faces Donor vs. Diversity Test

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is facing a fresh challenge to his oft-repeated commitment to diversity in his administration: assembling ...

Net1 trims loss, share price rockets

The payment solutions provider Net1 UEPS Technologies is still not back in the black, but reported a smaller loss in ...

COVID-19: 53 ventilators arrive in India from Denmark

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): A shipment carrying 53 ventilators from Denmark landed here in India on Friday to ...

Indian sailors' training in Europe cleared by MOC

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): Sailors Nethra Kumanan (Laser Radial) and Vishnu Saravanan (Laser Standard), as well as KC ...

'Switzerland will look into COVID-19 vaccines issue'

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): Swiss authorities will look into the issue of a temporary waiver of intellectual property ...

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Irish Sun.

More Information
10
Mostly Cloudy in Dublin

Europe

Section
Irish medical chief urges public to remain on guard throughout summer

DUBLIN, Ireland: As Covid infections continue to recede in Ireland, it is time to begin "planning our summer," chief medical ...

Fear of Covid variants calls off Oktoberfest for 2nd year

MUNICH, Germany: Authorities in Germany have called off Oktoberfest for the second straight year, saying the festival, which attracts nearly ...

Ireland sees two largest banks closing

DUBLIN, Ireland: Banking in Ireland is changing rapidly as two of the largest companies make plans to exit the market.Just ...

Lithuania president voices support for Ukraine at Warsaw summit

WARSAW, Poland: A defiant Lithuanian president said earlier this week that his country would never accept Russia's 2014 annexation of ...

Irish carrier Ryanair transported 1 million passengers in April

DUBLIN, Ireland - May 5 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- Europe's largest budget airline Ryanair on Wednesday reported a monthly growth ...

New wood floor for 2,000-year-old Roman Colosseum

ROME, Italy: In an important step to renovate the Roman Colosseum, a new floor, is to be installed. The Colosseum ...

Featured story

Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

Read More