A Dublin teen’s heroic act has gone viral on social media; Michael Noonan has been accused of ignoring letters from the Northern Ireland finance committeeRenua leader Lucinda Creighton says she thinks a legal action by Denis O'Brien against a Dáil Committee is "unwise". These are some of the latest and most read news stories on


Barnacles clue to MH370 plane mystery

Barnacles encrusted on plane debris that washed up on the French island of Reunion might unravel the mystery of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared last year with 239 passengers and crew.


Russian banks turn away clients as recession bites

JSC Alfa Bank, the Russian private bank founded by billionaire Mikhail Fridman, is scaling back lending for all but the most affluent clients after a growing share of customers fell behind on payments this year.


Bless the child: The impact of a parent dying from addictionÁilín Quinlan

Fashion & Beauty

Trend of the week: Novelty t-shirtsBy Annmarie O’Connor

Food & Drink

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Diet & Fitness

These explosive jumping exercises will improve knee function and fitness

Home & Interiors

Choice is yours at August weekend auctions and art fairs


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Arts, Books, Films & TV

VIDEO: Dancing gorillas make Mitchelstown groove at IndiependenceJoe Leogue


Nature’s gems in old quarryDick Warner