Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela as ``a great light extinguished''.
Police officers came under fire from gunmen in Belfast tonight.
Gardaí are seeking the public's help in finding a 63-year-old-man missing in Limerick city.
The European Youth Entrepreneur of the Year has been awarded to Amy Keatinge from Tallaght.
The head of the government's budget advisory group has said that austerity will have to continue for another two years.
Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has said it is nonsense to suggest he blamed two of the most senior RUC officers killed by the IRA for their own deaths.
A woman in her forties - who was arrested yesterday in connection with the murder of a Dublin man in Limerick - has been released without charge.
The trial of a Dublin man accused of putting his fist through a Claude Monet painting at the National Gallery has ended with the jury in deadlock.
A court has heard how a security worker died after being stabbed over 100 times in Palmerstown.
Letters have been handed into the Taoiseach and the Justice Minister calling on them to look at new evidence in the Stardust disaster.
ESB and Irish Water staff who strike could be fined or jailed if their industrial action leads to supplies being cut off.
The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has warned that next year's Budget may need to be bigger than first expected.
A man at the centre of an armed siege in Dublin has died in hospital.
The health minister said that introducing plain packaging for cigarettes will not help the illegal tobacco trade.
The Dáil has voted to give its final approval to the Budget.
Nearly 3,000 homes in counties Donegal, Meath and Dublin are without power due to high winds and stormy conditions.
A former solicitor has been charged with seven counts of fraud amounting to €2.8m.
Gardaí in Lucan are searching for a 14-year-old boy who has been missing for four days.
Former billionaire Sean Quinn has admitted he made mistakes but says he is not ashamed of what happened to him and his family.
Ten closure orders and a prohibition order were served by the Food Safety Authority for breaches of food safety legislation last month.
A man is due before the Dublin District Court charged in relation to a €2.8m fraud case.
Met Éireann has issued a "status Orange" wind warning - with gusts of over 120 kilometres per hour recorded this morning.
A 43-year-old man has been arrested as part of a police investigation into a bomb attack on a police station in the North 15 years ago.
A man in his early 20s has been arrested following a robbery of an off licence in Greenhills in Dublin last night.
The Government has criticised plans from a Senator to make it illegal to go on strike under certain conditions.
The National Consumer Agency has advised shoppers buying vouchers or gift cards to use them quickly.
A woman in her forties is being detained by gardaí in Limerick in connection with the murder of 65-year-old Paddy Redmond in the city last month.
Ireland’s main heritage group is taking its challenge to plans for two new nuclear power plants in the west of England to the High Court today.