It's a busy night for the emergency services.

Cork takeaway gutted by fire

A popular Italian takeaway in Cork has been gutted by fire this evening.

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Three Kildare men sentenced for sex abuse of teenage girl

A Bray Wanderers footballer was one of three young Kildare residents to have received suspended sentences for the sexual abuse of a teenage girl, a court has heard. ...

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Varadkar ‘disappointed’ as hospital consultants reject pay proposals

The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said patients are the real losers after doctors rejected a new proposal to end a pay dispute.

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Bail refused for man accused of stabbing Dublin star Cooper

Dublin GAA star Jonny Cooper was asleep and defenceless as he was repeatedly stabbed in the face and neck in a frenzied knife attack, a court has heard.

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Hospital consultants reject proposal to end pay dispute

Hospital consultants have overwhelmingly rejected a new proposal to end a pay dispute.

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National Public Health Emergency Team plans further Ebola response test

A major exercise is being planned to test the country's readiness in the event of an outbreak of Ebola.

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Unions urge water protests backing

Five trade unions which have led the campaign to stop water charges have urged all members to join scores of nationwide demonstrations tomorrow.

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Visitor restrictions to remain at University Hospital Galway over winter vomiting bug

Visiting restrictions will remain in place at University Hospital Galway throughout the weekend to help prevent the spread of the winter vomiting bug.

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Government pledge extra €1m to tackle Ebola

The Government has announced an extra €1m for tackling Ebola.

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Chaotic scenes as man is convicted of murder of Polish victim

There was uproar at the Central Criminal Court after a 40-year-old Co Clare man was convicted of murdering Piotr Nowakowski in Ennis last year.

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Soldier found not guilty of assaulting two gardaí

A young Dublin soldier has been found not guilty of assaulting two gardaí at an after party of his 21st in his Tallaght home last year.

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Belfast man assaulted by house intruders

A man has been assaulted during a burglary at his home in Belfast.

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Gardaí renew murder appeal on man shot dead in Dublin

Gardaí in Dublin have renewed their appeal for information about the murder of a 33-year-old man in the city centre last weekend.

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Waterford civic leaders unite to condemn recent demonstrations

Waterford’s political leaders, local authority chief and most senior Garda have combined in response to recent anti-Roma protests in the city.

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Prosecutors want longer sentence for Fiona Doyle's rapist father

The new Court of Appeal will hear an application from prosecutors that the sentence handed down to the father of well-known abuse victim Fiona Doyle was unduly lenient. ...

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Government to announce water charge 'decisions' within two weeks

Finance Minister Micheal Noonan says a number of decisions around water charges will be announced in the coming weeks.

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No jail for man who sparked Ebola fear on Aer Lingus flight

An Italian businessman who sparked Ebola fears on board an Aer Lingus flight has been spared a prison sentence after he told a judge he had made a charitable donation. ...

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Dublin gardaí appeal for witnesses to city centre murder

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for witnesses to the murder of a man in Dublin city centre last weekend.

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Gardaí find €100,000 worth of cannabis in car

Gardai discovered cannabis herb with a street value of around €100,000 when they searched a car in Limerick last night.

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Cork and Down lead the way in pub-food guide

Counties Cork and Down have both secured six listings in the 2015 Michelin ‘Eating Out In Pubs’ guide.

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Union leader says public will pay twice as much if water charges are dropped

The head of the country's largest trade unions is calling for a different approach to opposition to the water charge.

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Motorcyclist dies in Donegal road crash

Gardaí are investigating a road accident on the N13 at Lisfannon, Burt, Co Donegal at approximately 10.30pm last night.

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Motorists urged to drive carefully in wet conditions

Motorists are being urged to drive with care this morning due to slippery road conditions.

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Investigations launched after man dies in Louth workplace accident

Two separate investigations are underway after a man died following an industrial accident in Co. Louth yesterday.

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Government 'to propose €100 off water bill'

Every home in Ireland is reportedly due to get €100 off their water bill, according to new plans from the Government.

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Union criticises public transport fare increases

The National Bus and Rail union has criticised recent fare increases, saying that transport should be properly funded like any other public service.

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Hospital release for woman threatened at knife-point

A woman who was confronted at knife-point and bundled into her own car, which was then driven away at high speed before crashing in Roscommon, has been discharged ...

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Security alert over suspicious object in Lurgan

A security alert is under way after the discovery of a suspicious object in County Armagh.

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