Ireland will win successive Six Nations titles unless England beat France by 26 points after the Irish hammered Scotland 40-10Read the full story ›
Ireland has passed an emergency drug law to close legal loophole which meant it was legal to possess drugs such as ecstasy.
The Irish parliament's passed an emergency law after other drugs in the same class including ketamine and crystal meth became legal on Tuesday after a court challenge. The new legislation was officially be signed into law this afternoon, and comes into force at midnight
Johnny Sexton has been passed fit for Ireland's pivotal RBS 6 Nations clash against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.
Assistant coach Richie Murphy confirmed that Ireland's lynchpin fly-half trained fully on Tuesday, after recovering from hamstring trouble.
Murphy said Ireland now have "a full deck to pick from" with Jamie Heaslip, Sean O'Brien and Jared Payne all cleared to face Wales this weekend.
A would-be crook has become a global laughingstock after footage emerged of him knocking himself out while trying to smash a car window.Read the full story ›
More than 100 puppies have been seized by Irish police during an attempt to smuggle them out of the country.Read the full story ›
An estimated 15,000 homes and businesses are without power in Ireland due to extremely strong wind overnight, ESB Networks has advised.
The affected customers are mostly in Donegal, Cork, Killarney, Galway/Athlone, Tullow and Wexford.
The company advised that further damage and blackouts are likely, and said that conditions are too unsafe for technicians to be deployed at present.
Republic of Ireland international Stephanie Roche is an unlikely contender to win Fifa's Puskas Award for goal of the yearRead the full story ›
Dubliners have been counting down to the New Year with a procession of light through the Irish capital.
The Irish Rugby Football Union have appointed Helen O'Reilly as the first ever female in their National Referee PanelRead the full story ›
An all-Ireland bid to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup will be unveiled today.
Political leaders from the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish government will join senior officials from the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) to outline their ambition to jointly host the sport's showpiece event.
Both administrations have been engaged in a preliminary assessment exercise over the last 10 months to weigh up the feasibility of submitting an official bid.
The all-Ireland bid is expected to be given the go-ahead at an event in Armagh this morning.