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Ireland must draw up strict new gambling laws due to fears the sector is being used for money laundering, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith of the Irish Examiner.
Russia will destroy all of its chemical weapons by the end of next year - a year earlier than previously announced, officials say.
Paul O'Connell insists it is "brilliant scheduling" that Ireland must face the record-breaking All Blacks twice in three weeks.
Clare Daly has accused the judge who issued a bench warrant against her of “causing huge problems to the administration of justice”.
Jonathan Sexton believes his failure to land a crucial, late penalty against New Zealand in Dublin three years ago has helped make him a better place-kicker.
We have all had a hairy experience when it comes to getting to the office on time and there are a number of ways to approach the situation.
The deal with Independents means there will be no decision on the divisive abortion issue under the Taoiseach’s watch, writes Political Correspondent Fiachra Ó Cionnaith.
It was one of the funniest daytime TV moments of the week.
The Carphone Warehouse ’pro-choice’ adverts have raised some debate on social media with a number of people saying the campaign makes light of the reality of abortion.
It's almost November somehow, we're really not sure where the months are going at all.
Lenders have probably the room to cut mortgage costs by up to a quarter of a percentage point over the next three months but their scope for major cuts later next year is probably diminishing, a senior analyst has said.