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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

18 Jul 2018

Ryanair says biggest-ever strike to ground 600 flights next week

DUBLIN Ryanair is to cancel more than 12 percent of its flights for two days next week in its biggest-ever strike as cabin crew escalate a staff revolt that began among disaffected pilots last year.

18 Jul 2018

Kurt Cobain's daughter says time for U.S. to get over mental health taboo

DUBLIN Kurt Cobain's daughter said on Tuesday the United States should overcome its taboo about mental health and addiction almost a quarter of century after her rock star father took his own life. | Video

13 Jun 2018

Bank of Ireland to boost lending, address lagging UK business

DUBLIN Bank of Ireland plans to increase the size of its loan book and invest in front-end technology as part of efforts to improve profitability and efficiency, CEO Francesca McDonagh said on Wednesday.

12 Jun 2018

U.S.-bound flight diverted to Ireland after security scare

NEW YORK/DUBLIN A United Airlines flight from Rome to Chicago was diverted to Ireland's Shannon Airport on Monday after a message perceived as a potential security concern was discovered on board, Irish police and airline officials said.

06 Jun 2018

Former Anglo Irish Bank CEO found guilty of defrauding depositors, investors

DUBLIN The former chief executive of the failed Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, was found guilty on Wednesday of conspiring to defraud depositors and investors during a banking crisis that crippled Ireland's economy a decade ago.

03 Jun 2018

Home mortgage debt outstanding legacy of Ireland's financial crisis

DUBLIN Jason and Orlaigh O'Connor secured a half-million-euro mortgage 11 years ago to buy the family home from Orlaigh's ageing parents, even though Jason had to work overtime to meet the repayments and Orlaigh had no regular income.

26 May 2018

Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: exit polls

DUBLIN The people of Ireland are set to liberalize some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, two exit polls from a referendum showed on Friday, as voters demanded change in what two decades ago was one of Europe's most socially conservative countries. | Video

24 May 2018

Campaigners make final pitches on eve of Ireland's abortion referendum

DUBLIN The rival sides in Ireland's decades-old battle over abortion made their final pitches to voters on Thursday, the eve of a referendum on liberalising one of the world's strictest bans on terminations. | Video

09 May 2018

Anti-abortion activists cry foul as Google pulls all referendum ads

DUBLIN Google announced plans on Wednesday to suspend advertisements related to Ireland's May 25 abortion referendum, sparking an angry response from anti-abortion activists who said the move would hurt them most.

09 May 2018

Anti-abortion activists cry foul as Google pulls all referendum ads

DUBLIN Google announced plans on Wednesday to suspend advertisements related to Ireland's May 25 abortion referendum, sparking an angry response from anti-abortion activists who said the move would hurt them most.

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