Police in the North are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old man was shot in the Falls Road area of west Belfast last night.

Kenny Christmas message aimed at families with loved ones abroad

Enda Kenny has directed his Christmas message at families who are apart for Christmas.

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Raiders threaten staff, flee with money in Dublin robbery

Gardaí are investigating an armed robbery of a cash-in-transit van on Cork Street in Dublin before 8am today.

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It's the Friday before Christmas; alcohol consumption to double

Tonight - the Friday before Christmas - is the biggest drinking night of the year.

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Govt 'must not steer away from action on abortion': Campaign group

The Abortion Rights Campaign* has said the Government must take action in the abortion debate.

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Some people reading this 'may not be alive to ring in New Year': RSA

The Road Safety Authority has said it is concerned about the high level of road fatalities this year.

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Kenny asks Draghi to reconsider ECB's banking inquiry no-show

The Taoiseach has asked the head of the ECB to reconsider its stance on the banking inquiry.

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Lynch expects more care-home complaints after Áras Attracta revelations

The Minister for Primary and Social Care has said she expects more concerns to be raised about care homes and disability services following the Áras Attracta case.

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Terms of Garda malpractice inquiry to be revealed today

An official inquiry into allegations of Garda malpractice in Co Cavan between 2007 and 2010 will be unveiled today.

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Dunnes workers write giant Christmas card asking for better conditions

A group of Dunnes Stores workers will deliver a giant Christmas card to the company's head office later with a message on improving working conditions.

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