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Watch a fire service give an explosive lesson on how not to cook turkey

Turns out deep frying is not always the answer. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Christmas FM is back and here’s how you listen to it in your area

The FM frequencies of the station vary, depending on where you live. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Argos will broadcast kittens on its website to soothe stressed Black Friday shoppers

The specially created MewTube channel will run throughout the busy shopping day.

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4 surprising health benefits of drinking more than one cup of coffee every day

Buying takeaway lattes might not be great for your wallet, but there may be a silver lining to your coffee habit…

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Irish florists are leaving free bouquets around towns to make people smile

Florist hope the initiative will help promote and support independent florists in Ireland, who are in stiff competition with large supermarkets.

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The Late Late Toy Show trailer is here

How fun does that snowglobe look? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Top tip: Don’t fall asleep at the Opera

Watch from 0.07 for dramatic effect. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Dr Jane Goodall warns the window is closing to turn climate change around

The nature expert shares her fears for environmental future.

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Not even floods stop these lads from a trip to the local

It’s true what they say really, the Irish are fond of a sup of the good stuff in their local, writes Breda Graham. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This 'Two Face' cat is the most unusual feline to sweep the internet

There is nothing we love seeing more on the internet than cute animals.  This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The First Christmas as told by the animals who gathered in Bethlehem in new animation

As children who grew up in Ireland, we are all too familiar with the story of the First Christmas, writes Breda Graham. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Nothing to see here, just a seal being chased into the water by a fishmonger in Wicklow town

Twitter user Derek Byrne spotted one of the most unusual scenes today in Wicklow town, writes Breda Graham. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Let the staff of Portlaoise College put a smile on your face with this video promoting Mental Health Week

We have seen many positive promotions of mental health in the past, how it is okay not to be okay and how a problem shared is a problem halved, but the staff of Portlaoise College have gone and put out all the stops, writes Breda Graham.

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Until Love Conquers Fear: Trocaire’s Christmas appeal will move you

The international development and aid agency, Trocaire, have unveiled their Christmas appeal and it is a must watch. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Why traffic in Ireland comes to a standstill when it rains

Conor Faughnan from the AA has explained why the country always seems to come to a standstill when it rains. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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You can buy the famous Michael 'Tea' Higgins in Cork this weekend

Having shot to fame on TV3's Gogglebox Ireland last year, a tea cosy in the likeness of our President quickly became the must-have household item in Ireland.

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Breastfeeding beyond age two: What are the benefits?

Mothers who choose to nurse for longer are often criticised – but is this fair? We speak to some key supporters about ‘full-term’ breastfeeding.

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Cork shop can't keep up with demand for Barry's Tea gin

Gin has been becoming the tipple of choice for many Irish people in recent years, and one niche range is proving its popularity.

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These fake Pringles are horrifying and fascinating at once

We all know and love Pringles, but this knock-off version might be our new favourite thing. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Lego reveal Skellig Michael set to tie in with 'The Last Jedi'

An Irish landmark is set to be released as a Lego toy. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Dread growing old? Here’s how to age happily and see getting older in a whole new light

Embracing the ageing process can be a positive experience – if you choose to see it that way. Psychotherapist Thomas Moore talks to Liz Connor about the richness that can come with getting older.

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This police dog doing press-ups will make you want to go to the gym

K9 officer Nitro is ready for action!

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From tribal sleeves to finger inkings – here’s how tattoo trends have evolved through history

Getting inked has gone from an underground movement to completely mainstream. Lauren Taylor runs down the most popular looks from over the years.

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How to make Rick Stein’s chargrilled aubergine and feta rolls

Snack on these vibrant veggie rolls. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Dustin the Turkey officially pardoned for Thanksgiving by US ambassador

A dream came true for Dustin the Turkey in Dublin last night. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The oceanographer who found the Titanic is inspiring and spooking people in his Reddit AMA

Dr Robert Ballard answered questions on the Titanic, the ocean, and his creepiest story of deep sea exploration.

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This video makes it look like an American football player just disappeared into thin air

You might have to watch this over and over again. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Sad dog misses her mom, cries while on the phone to her

We can’t tell who’s more emotional; us or the dog. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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11-year-old calls out sexism in the Beano and the comic agrees and apologises

The letter to the Beano was shared on social media where it amassed a flurry of interest. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Scenes on the streets of Harare as Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s parliament erupted in cheers as the speaker announced the resignation of Mugabe. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Ireland's favourite TV characters have been revealed

Following a huge reaction from listeners, this is who Irish people like watching most of all on the small screen. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Could this one simple trick stop you from aching for days after a workout?

According to experts, there’s an easy way to prevent DOMS from occurring. Here’s how to do it at home.

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11 ways to say hello for World Hello Day

And what they’re useful for.

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Irish author has brilliant reaction after seeing ad for his book on a Dublin Bus

One of Ireland's most popular children's authors shared a video of his and his kids' reactions to seeing his latest book being promoted on the side of a Dublin Bus.

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This 89-year-old has crafted an awesome late career as a photographer

Kimiko Nishimoto only picked up a camera for the first time in her seventies.

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1,000 free doughnuts up for grabs in Cork this weekend

Cork doughnut lovers are in for a treat this weekend.

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Your hidden talent could nab you two Toy Show tickets

Want to make that childhood dream come true and attend the Late Late Toy Show?

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Kildare man blaggs way into movie awards ceremony, impresses director with impressions

A soccer fan who travelled to Cardiff for Ireland v Wales found himself mingling with the stars at a Welsh awards ceremony.

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How to boost your vitamin D during the winter months

The sun might be a distant memory but you don’t have to board a flight to keep your vitamin D levels ticking over.

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This couple’s proposal shot hid a heart-shaped surprise

“What are the odds of that?”

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6 things to think about when choosing the right Christmas tree for your home

As Christmas trees arrive in garden centres, expert David Mitchell offers advice to those who only have a small space for a real tree. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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How to install a hidden wall safe

A discreet safe to keep valuables protected isn’t just something for the rich and famous to consider. Richard Burr reveals how to fit one. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This drink-drive near miss will make you shudder

A very lucky group of people.

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Here are the Black Friday deals already available in Ireland

Thanksgiving takes place this week in the US, which means Black Friday is almost upon us once more.

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Tired doggo just wants to sleep but his bed is too small

Just look at how smug the smaller dog is in the much bigger bed. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Even angels can fall as one Victoria’s Secret model proved last night

Victoria’s Secret Angel Ming Xi took an unfortunate tumble while strutting her stuff down the catwalk at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai, China last night. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch Georgia Dome implode in just 15 seconds after 25 years of use

It is being replaced by the Mercedes-Benz Stadium next door. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Japanese TV show Slippery Stairs is going to be your new favourite thing

A solid way to kill nine-minutes if you ask us. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This man’s campaign against a bin left on his street is a passive aggressive 21st-century epic

Steve Hofstetter was told to call the police, but had other ideas. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Pinky and the Brain read Silence of the Lambs and there go your happy childhood memories

"One is a genius the other’s insane." This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Leo has a ’Mr Taoiseach’ mug on his desk - in case he ever forgets

During a meeting today as part of #KidsTakeOver, people spotted an amusing item on Leo Varadkar’s desk. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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These cops are making people’s Thanksgiving by handing out turkeys instead of tickets

A wonderful act of kindness in the holiday season.

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WATCH: A powerful message from a Louth teenager talking about the racism she receives daily

This abuse includes being called “Gorilla” and a “Monkey” on daily basis, as well as being told to “go back to your country”. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Fight frazzle and fatigue with the best wellbeing apps to download this winter

Take the stress out of mindfulness and meditation with our update on the apps you need to download now

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This is the quickest change of mood you’ll ever see

From laughing to frowning in record time. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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According to these Irish kids, here’s the best thing about being a child in 2017

Let’s just say there are a few interesting responses. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Give your brain a workout with our Sunday quiz

How well will you do?

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This agile wrestling referee is the funniest human on the Internet right now

It’s okay to re-watch this a dozen times. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Bikinis, bugs and Bushtucker trials: I’m A Celebrity’s best moments

From faints to falls, rats to bikinis, it’s all happened in the jungle over the years.

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15 of the weirdest things hotel staff have actually been asked

You won’t believe some of these requests staff at Travelodges have had.

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US Navy apologises for one of its warplanes drawing a penis in the sky

While a local resident called the rogue skywriting spectacle “pretty funny”.

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WATCH: American kids try Tayto sandwiches and are pleasantly surprised

"There's an amusement park named after that? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A-list photographer Rankin selects his favourite street snaps from a beautiful new book

This Is Britain features images taken by members of the public.

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UK Arts Minister hopes buyer can help keep Salvador Dali’s Mae West Lips sofa in the country

The sofa has been described as the most famous object in the history of Surrealism.

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Two new snow gritters secured the best names after a Twitter World Cup contest full of puns

And there’s no Gritty McGritface either. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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These brilliant animations give hilarious new meaning to classic movie lines

Nick Murray Willis’s past work has won an E4 competition, adorned music videos and his latest piece tackles film in a rather novel way.

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Watch the incredible moment a meteor strike lights up the night sky in Lapland

Perhaps Father Christmas was going for a test drive…

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Ever wondered how a mirror is made? These videos will give you the answer

Artisanal craftsman David Smith is sharing his knowledge on Instagram where his account is attracting thousands of followers.

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Quiz: Which paradise island should you move to immediately?

Because we’re dreaming of white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters.

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Colin Farrell educates Americans on the fact that Ireland has supermarkets

“You don’t have a supermarket there?” This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Forget the Christmas adverts - it’s all about Tom Fletcher's new festive hit

The song one of 14 tracks on his CD The Christmasaurus, The Musical Edition. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A woman made this amazing online game to stop people touching her afro hair

The game only lasts sixty seconds but Momo Pixel is hoping to change the social narrative around this issue forever. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This dog’s incredible transformation will give you hope that there is good in the world

Troy was completely emaciated when he was seized by the RSPCA, but he’s now made a full recovery.

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Cork City has been lovingly recreated in this video game

A Cork resident has lovingly recreated the city in a video game - and it looks amazing. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Japanese rail firm apologises because train departs 20 seconds ... early

A Japanese rail firm has issued a public apology after an intercity service left 20 seconds early. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Which of these Arsenal stars came out on top against The Cube?

Will new signing Lacazette surprise everyone, or does Arsenal old boy Ramsey have what it takes?

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Quiz: Can you match the beer to the country that it’s from?

This isn’t just about how much travelling you’ve done, but how much drinking too.

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Blue ticks fall as Tommy Robinson and others lose verified status on Twitter

The social media site acted following criticism of the number of far-right figures who are verified on the platform. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch: Marco Rubio has the last laugh as Donald Trump suffers an awkward water moment

The President was speaking about his five-nation trip to Asia. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Expletive-laden anti-Trump message on a pick-up triggers free speech debate in Texas

Sheriff Troy Nehls claimed his force had received “numerous calls regarding the offensive display”.

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2017, the year of the Christmas GAA jersey

County Bondi won’t know what hit it.

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Photos of the new baby Rhino born in Dublin Zoo will just make you happy

The newest member of the herd now joins Sam, Reni, Chaka, Zanta, Nyala, Ashanti and Zuko!

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The queue for Galway’s ‘Christmas Day’ is insane

Did anyone else just age 10 years?

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