A teenage girl has gone missing from her home in Co Kildare.

Boy, 13, dies in Co Louth

A 13-year-old boy has died in Co Louth.

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Flanagan defends abstention in UN vote

Ireland’s refusal to support a United Nations inquiry into allegations of war crimes in Gaza is a dereliction of the state’s proud humanitarian history, it has been ...

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Search and rescue operation launched for missing teenager

A search and rescue operation is underway in Co. Louth.

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Judge jails Dublin man who wanted to scare female workmate as part of 'rape fantasy'

A Dublin man who posted a picture of a dismembered doll to a former workmate as part of his "rape fantasy" has been jailed for three years.

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UN report attacks Ireland's abortion rules

A United Nations human rights watchdog has called on Ireland to revise its strict rules on abortion.

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Govt claims 85% delivery rate on its Action Plan for Jobs

The Government is reporting an 85% delivery rate on its Action Plan For Jobs in the second quarter of the year.

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Cost of Court Service sees dramatic fall

The Chief Justice Susan Denham has highlighted the impact of stark budget cuts to the courts system.

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Dublin murder accused admitted to Central Mental Hospital

A woman accused of murdering her boyfriend in south Dublin has been taken to the Central Mental Hospital.

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UNHRC: Practitioners of symphysiotomies 'should be punished'

The UN Human Rights Committee says the Government should carry out a "prompt, independent and thorough investigation" into symphysiotomy, and says those that carried ...

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Students have eight more days to apply for college grants

Students hoping to receive grant funding for the next academic year are being urged to submit their applications before August 1.

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Micheál Martin 'not ruling in' being Kenny's third Tánaiste

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said he is not ruling in being Enda Kenny's third Tánaiste.

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Beef products had only beef, but 'lamb' kebabs showed other meats in FSAI tests

A study of 52 beef products tested by the Food Safety Authority has found no traces of horsemeat.

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Kerry tops staycation list

Kerry is the favourite destination for Irish people holidaying at home, with Galway and Cork in second and third place.

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Dublin house prices rising seven times faster than in rest of country

House prices in Dublin are now rising at more than seven times the rate of the rest of the country.

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Dana brother abuse trial: Jury considers verdicts

A jury is continuing to consider its verdicts in the sex abuse case against the brother of Eurovision Song Contest winner and former presidential candidate Dana ...

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Passenger treated after Cork-Birmingham flight declares medical emergency

An Aer Lingus regional flight from Cork to Birmingham declared a medical emergency before landing at Birmingham Airport this morning.

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East coast to have one of year's hottest days today

Ireland's east coast will enjoy highs of up to 27C today, making it one of the hottest days of the year.

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FF Senator slams Govt's 'shameful' abstention in UN vote on Gaza offensive

A Fianna Fáil Senator has said she is shocked and disgusted by the Government's decision to abstain in a UN Human Rights Council vote on whether to investigate Israel's ...

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Next Budget must include €2bn in cuts, says watchdog

The head of the Government's budget watchdog has again insisted that the Government should cut a full €2bn in the next Budget.

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Carlow has country's highest rate of lung cancer; Dublin best for breastfeeding and weight - report

Co Carlow has the highest rate of deaths from lung cancer according to a data-mining report in the Irish Examiner.

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Senior civil servant Watt: Make it easier to sack underperforming public servants

A senior civil servant has said it should be easier to sack public servants who are not performing well enough.

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One in 40 living in Dublin is a dollar millionaire

One in forty people living in Dublin is a millionaire - in dollar terms.

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