- Three arrested after teenage gang attacks passenger on train to Newbridge
Three teenagers have been arrested after an alleged assault on a train yesterday evening.
- Porbeagle shark washes up in Kerry
A 6ft shark from the Great White family has washed up on a Kerry beach. The female porbeagle shark was discovered by local photographer Bernard Fitzgerald at the weekend as he was walking on the Aughacasla beach in Castlegregory.
- Boston "guardian angel" to fund little Alisha's life-saving cancer treatment
"What can we say. There are no words. She is a guardian angel for our little Alisha. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
- Irwin ‘stabbed hundreds of times by stingray’
The cameraman who witnessed the death of Australian "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin has revealed a stingray stabbed at him "hundreds of times" and his final words were "I'm dying."
- A 'disgrace': Bogus alert stretches Limerick rescue resources thin
The PRO of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue has slammed the actions of a person who allegedly phoned in a bogus alert that, a woman had jumped into the River Shannon earlier tonight.
- Science subjects get Leaving Cert lift from astronaut Chris Hadfield
Astronaut Chris Hadfield's ability to make his adventures in space accessible to a wider audience has been credited by a minister for a large increase in the number of Leaving Certificate students choosing physics and other science subjects.
- 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.
- Day 1: Your guide to the highlights of the opening day at Cheltenham
The Cheltenham festival kicks off today at Prestbury Park in the English Cotswolds with a feast of national hunt racing to saviour.
- "I'm dying": Crocodile Hunter Irwin's last words revealed
The cameraman with Steve Irwin at the time of his death has described how a stingray's jagged barb pierced the Crocodile Hunter's chest "like hot butter".
- Spoilers: Affair rumbled in Corrie next week
Someone is set for heartbreak in 'Coronation Street' next week.
- Warrior, survivor, advocate, charmer — Christine Buckley was a hero among heroes
In the early '90s, her lone voice exposed a dark period in history, writes Conall Ó Fátharta
- Garden gets to heart of Cork food festival
Construction work has started on a giant food village, complete with its own market garden, mini dairy and micro-brewery, for what organisers predict will be the country's largest outdoor food festival.
- QUIRKY WORLD ... Big cat terrorises family
USA: A rampaging, 22lb Oregon house cat with a "history of violence" attacked a baby and trapped a family and their dog in a bedroom at their Portland home before being captured by police, authorities said.
- Pistorius ‘fired gun through car sunroof’
Athlete Oscar Pistorius was passionate about guns, a friend testified, telling the court how the Paralympian had fired a gun through a sunroof and again inside a crowded restaurant.
- Lenihan warned against bank mergers
Former Irish Nationwide chairman Michael Walsh wrote to the late minister for finance, Brian Lenihan, warning him against bank mergers as the financial crisis escalated, according to a letter obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.
- ECB to examine euro bank capital shortfalls in €3.72tn asset review
The European Central Bank says it will look for capital shortfalls in euro-area banks by examining more than €3.72tn in assets in on-site checks.
- Cork is harbouring ambitious plans for the future
€200m in investments and up to 4,000 marine-centred jobs and new tourism attractions are in Cork Harbour's pipeline, reports Tommy Barker.
- A raft of ideas to capitalise on the ‘blue economy’
As a Harbour resident and a boating enthusiast, the Marine Minister Simon Coveney is well-placed to oversee the progress in plans being made for his maritime backdoor, he tells Tommy Barker
- ‘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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- Forgive ‘mistakes’ of abuser priests, urges Church group
Priests who abused children should be forgiven for past "mistakes" and allowed return to ministries where they have authority over minors, a Catholic Church group has claimed.
- Cork's most famous fishmonger invited to visit Queen
Cork's famous fishmonger Pat O'Connell has been invited to Buckingham Palace.
- Senior doctor defends wind turbine syndrome conclusions
One of the most senior doctors in the Department of Health, Colette Bonner, has responded to assertions from the wind lobby that her review on the health effects of turbines was "extremely limited and incomplete".
- Sickened and saddened by Davy’s slurs
I want to give a bit of advice here to Davy Fitzgerald, if he'll take it.