'The tip of the iceberg' - report shows 23 birds of prey illegally shot or poisoned last year

More than 20 birds of prey were illegally shot or poisoned in the country last year, new figures show.

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Dundalk gardai investigating attack on girl, 12, by two other girls

Gardai in Dundalk are appealing for witnesses to an alleged assault on a 12-year-old girl in the town by two other girls.

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Michael McGrath says thousands could be missing out on carer tax credit

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has said thousands of families may be missing out on tax relief of up to €1,500 per year because ...

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Astronaut in space drama said he joked with crewmate after touchdown

Nick Hague said he would rather be in space but was glad to be alive after the Soyuz malfunction.

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Armenia’s premier steps down in bid to force early election

Nikol Pashinian took office in May after weeks of protest.

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Boy, 10, 'confesses' to throwing log that killed eight-year-old

An eight-year-old boy in Berlin has been fatally injured by a log thrown from an apartment block, and prosecutors say that a 10-year-old is a suspect.

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O’Sullivan defends criticism of English Open

The 42-year-old is the defending champion.

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Mark O'Connor apologises to Geelong for lining out in Kerry SFC quarter-final

Mark O’Connor has apologised to his Geelong employers for lining out for Dingle in last month’s Kerry SFC quarter-final win over Austin Stacks.

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Jose Mourinho’s disciplinary record

The Portuguese has been charged by the Football Association again.

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US investment banks enjoy third-quarter profit boost

Goldman Sachs has reported an 18% rise in third-quarter net income to 2.52bn US dollars (€1.94bn).

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Italian football league secures freezing order against Irish-based media company

An agent of Italy's top football league has secured a High Court freezing order preventing an Irish-based media firm from reducing its assets below a value of €18m. ...

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Bellway cautions over Brexit threat after posting profits hike

Housebuilder Bellway has shrugged off easing property prices and surging costs to post a hike in profits, but cautioned over a Brexit risk to the peak selling season. ...

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Rebecca Humphries in celebratory mode after Seann Walsh split

She posted an image of Beyonce.

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As Zendaya bags a major new fashion role – everything you need to know about the rising star

The Greatest Showman actor is quickly becoming one of the most exciting people to walk the red carpet.

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Pippa Middleton welcomes baby boy

The baby weighed 8lb and 9oz with mother and child both ‘doing well’.

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Child welfare cases ‘inefficient and adversarial’

The often adversarial nature of cases involving child welfare and protection takes up much social worker time, threatens the principle of securing the best outcomes ...

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Climate change: 1.5C is worth striving for – but is it feasible?

When the Paris Agreement in December 2015 called for the IPCC to put together a “Special Report” on Global Warming of 1.5°C, scientists knew very ...

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WRC cases: Trying to solve problems in the workplace easier said than done

More people are taking work disputes to the Workplace Relations Committee but the complexities of the system can be hard to grasp for the parties involved, writes ...

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