Young Ireland rugby player Iain Henderson hopes he has secured a place in his country's World Cup squad.Read the full story ›
Wales edged out reigning RBS 6 Nations champions Ireland as both countries continued their World Cup countdown with a full-on contest.Read the full story ›
A teenager has touched the hearts of thousands with his story of how he saved a man who was about to take his own life.Read the full story ›
The inflatable Minion fell onto oncoming traffic in Dublin on Monday, causing widespread disruption.Read the full story ›
Marks and Spencer is facing a backlash after making an elderly couple pay for an extra teabag when they complained their tea was too weak.Read the full story ›
The Irish government has joined the Foreign Office in warning travellers against visiting Tunisia.
Following consultations and consideration of the security situation in Tunisia, Irish citizens are being advised to avoid non-essential travel to Tunisia in light of increased security concerns.
We are encouraging any Irish visitors to Tunisia to review whether their presence in Tunisia is essential and, where it is not, we are advising them to leave by commercial means.
Any Irish citizens in Tunisia who are not yet registered with the Department but who plan to remain in Tunisia are advised to register without delay.
Strict guidelines for buildings are drawn up in California after a balcony riddled with severe dry rot collapsed, killing six students.Read the full story ›
The bodies of four of the five Irish students who died when a balcony collapsed at a party in California last week are being returned to Dublin today. The fifth will be returned soon after a joint funeral for and her American cousin.
Eimear Walsh, Olivia Burke, Ashley Donohoe, Lorcan Miller, Niccolai Schuster, and Eoghan Culligan were all killed while celebrating a 21st birthday party in Berkeley.
Their families issued a statement of thanks to all those who supported them in the last week in the US and Ireland.
"As we leave Berkeley and return home to Ireland with our beloved sons and daughters, Eimear, Eoghan, Lorcan and Niccolai, we would like to thank everyone in America and Ireland for their sympathy and support, which has been a tremendous comfort to us at this tragic time," they said.
Hundreds of Irish students and friends and relatives of those killed or injured in a balcony collapse in the US have held an emotional candlelit vigil.
Investigators of the Berkeley balcony collapse say support beams were not properly sealed to protect from water damage during construction.Read the full story ›