- Experts to review use of fluoride in water
An international group of consultants is to be appointed by the Government to examine the use of fluoride in the public water supply.
- FG cuts ties to Frank Flannery to limit damage
Ties between Fine Gael and its long-serving strategist, Frank Flannery, have been cut amid concerns that the controversy over his involvement with the Rehab Group threatened to damage Taoiseach Enda Kenny and his party.
- ‘My killer son couldn’t get any more evil’
In his first public comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza said what his son did couldn't "get any more evil" and he now wishes his son had never been born.
- Youngest British soldier of First World War fought at Somme aged just 12
The youngest Briton to fight in the First World War was just 12 years old — but Sidney Lewis' identity remained a secret for almost a century until the chance discovery of faded documents revealed his extraordinary story.
- Kelly ‘should talk to bank’
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has called on UCD economics professor, Morgan Kelly, to contact the Central Bank over his claims that SME debt could sink the economy.
- ‘Dr Doom’ needs to back up his views with hard evidence
In 2008 economist Nouriel Roubini earned widespread ridicule for claiming that the embryonic problems in the US subprime sector would mutate into an existential financial crisis that would cost the banking system over $1 trillion (€721bn).
- Our teens not so sweet on OTT birthday parties
Series like 'My Super Sweet 16' make good TV, but they don't sway Irish kids' birthday expectations, says Áilín Quinlan
- Waste not, want not, is an appetising policy for St Patrick's Fest
Over 5,000 free curries will be dished out in Cork to highlight how much food is still wasted, writes Joe McNamee
- Fan gets ball in the face while filming Sexton kick
Footage shows rugby ball landing smack into fan's camera.
- Sickened and saddened by Davy’s slurs
I want to give a bit of advice here to Davy Fitzgerald, if he'll take it.
- Magical McGrath the ace for clinical Clare
Tipperary 0-20 Clare 4-15 A comprehensive win for All-Ireland champions Clare in this Allianz Hurling League round three game at chilly Semple Stadium yesterday, a far more decisive result than the final seven-point margin would suggest.
- Cork win but fail to drive home the point
Cork 1-24 Offaly 1-18 In bare terms, it was two points gained for Cork at Páirc Uí Rinn, but it will go down as a missed opportunity to strike a points-difference blow.
- Ireland can visit Paris with spring in their step
The first trophy presentation of the 2014 Six Nations Championship took place at Twickenham yesterday when England captain Chris Robshaw accepted the Triple Crown on behalf of his side.
- No place for Bowe in fully fit Ireland squad
It's all good news on the injury front in the Irish rugby camp today, but Ulster's Tommy Bowe will take no part in Saturday's clash in Paris.
- Ayre: Redeveloped stadium and Champions League football will raise Reds
Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre is confident a return to the Champions League and a redeveloped Anfield will put the club back among Europe's richest sides.
- Cork survive ’five minutes of madness’
Cork 2-18 Derry 3-14 A tale not of two halves, but of two styles?
- Ozil provides Bavarian boost for Gunners
Arsenal 4 Everton 1 Mesut Ozil, with the jeers of Germany fans still ringing in his ears and memories of a lamentable penalty miss against Bayern still fresh in the memory, will nevertheless arrive in Munich today with confidence on the rise and tipped by his manager Arsene Wenger to prove his critics wrong.
- Szczesny and Gibbs out for Gunners
Arsenal will be without suspended goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny and defender Kieran Gibbs due to a calf injury for Wednesday night's Champions League last-16 second-leg clash away to Bayern Munich.
- 14-year-old's ingenious poem bowls Twitter over
A cleverly constructed poem written by a 14-year-old American student has garnered near-universal acclaim on social media after being uploaded by the author's brother.
- ‘Horrific’ messages found on late teen’s phone
A mother who suspects her teenage son's death by suicide is linked to cyberbullying told the coroner that she has found "horrific" and "threatening" messages on his phone.
- Touring family of foxes get up close and personal at school
A family of foxes is on tour around schools in the South-East.
- Revenue set sights on babysitting tax
First it was bin tax, then water tax and, now, even babysitting money is targeted for tax.
- Our top 10 tips for saving water at home
The roll-out of water meters around the country is putting the focus on the looming charges, due next year. John Hearne offers tips for saving both water and money
- Fishing authorities say super trawler banned from Australia can fish in Irish waters
Fishing authorities have moved to ease fears over the presence of the world's second largest trawler in Irish waters — the same vessel which has been banned by Australia from fishing in its waters.
- Pope admits stealing dead confessor's rosary beads from casket
Pope Francis confessed that he stole the rosary cross of his late confessor from his casket and wears it to this day in a fabric pouch under his cassock.
- Cork's most famous fishmonger invited to visit Queen
Cork's famous fishmonger Pat O'Connell has been invited to Buckingham Palace.
- Cork film industry left reeling
Cork Film Centre faces an uncertain future after losing its Arts Council funding, reports Colette Sheridan
- Warning over wind turbine syndrome
One of the most senior doctors in the Department of Health has warned the Department of the Environment that people at risk of the controversial wind turbine syndrome should be treated "appropriately and sensitively as these symptoms can be debilitating".