- 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