Irish actors on the crisis the West End theatre industry faces

Irish actors on the crisis the West End theatre industry faces

Denise O’Donoghue checks in with several expats affected by the cancellation of shows in Britain

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Homeless teen found dead in abandoned car in Dublin

Homeless teen found dead in abandoned car in Dublin

The body of a homeless teenager was found inside a car in Dublin city earlier today.

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Three more Covid-19 deaths confirmed while six more cases reported

Three more Covid-19 deaths confirmed while six more cases reported

Three people with Covid-19 have died, according to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

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Garda didn't use Covid regulations in past week

Garda didn't use Covid regulations in past week

Gardaí have not had to use their new Covid regulations at all over the past seven days.

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Coronavirus: One death and 11 more cases confirmed in Ireland

Coronavirus: One death and 11 more cases confirmed in Ireland

There has been one new Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland today, officials have announced.

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Will Ferrell says he'd love to spend lockdown drinking whiskey in CorkThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Will Ferrell says he'd love to spend lockdown drinking whiskey in Cork

Hollywood actor Will Ferrell has revealed his dream lockdown destination is Co Cork.

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Ammunition and drugs seized after gardaí made aware of video on social media

Ammunition and drugs seized after gardaí made aware of video on social media

Four men have been arrested following a garda investigation into a recent video on social media of an incident in the Mulhuddart area in Dublin.

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Man arrested after security guard stabbed and Garda injured in Co Kildare

Man arrested after security guard stabbed and Garda injured in Co Kildare

A man has been arrested after a supermarket security guard was stabbed in Co Kildare and a Garda injured in a subsequent assault.

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Man, 40s, arrested following assault in Cork city park

Man, 40s, arrested following assault in Cork city park

Gardaí have arrested a man in relation to a robbery and assault in Cork city yesterday afternoon.

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Aoife Dooley: Why we all need to talk about adult autism

Aoife Dooley: Why we all need to talk about adult autism

An outspoken advocate for autism awareness, Aoife Dooley says it has been one of the reasons for her success and she would not want to change that part of herself, ...

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€6.9m Lotto jackpot won in south side of Cork city

€6.9m Lotto jackpot won in south side of Cork city

The winning ticket for Saturday's Lotto jackpot was sold in the south side of Cork city.

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Doggie daycare: Looking after your pooch during pandemic

Doggie daycare: Looking after your pooch during pandemic

Denise O'Donoghue's dog is lapping up the extra attention. But vet says owners need to stick to a routine.

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Five more coronavirus deaths and 46 additional cases confirmed

Five more coronavirus deaths and 46 additional cases confirmed

There have been another five deaths from coronavirus in Ireland in the past 24 hours.

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Road users urged to be cautious as lifting restrictions brings more traffic

Road users urged to be cautious as lifting restrictions brings more traffic

The number of people killed on the roads decreased by over a quarter during the lockdown compared to the same period last year.

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Coronavirus pandemic causes young adults to feel less satisfied with life - CSO

Coronavirus pandemic causes young adults to feel less satisfied with life - CSO

Fewer young adults have a high rate of life satisfaction compared to two years ago, according to the Central Statistics Office.

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High rents make Dublin most expensive city in Eurozone

High rents make Dublin most expensive city in Eurozone

Dublin has been ranked as the most expensive place to live in the Eurozone.

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'Dazed' baby owl rescued from main road in Offaly

'Dazed' baby owl rescued from main road in Offaly

A baby owl was rescued after falling from a nest onto a main road in Co Offaly.

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One person dies of Covid-19 while 77 more coronavirus cases confirmed in Ireland

One person dies of Covid-19 while 77 more coronavirus cases confirmed in Ireland

One more person with Covid-19 has died, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre confirmed today.

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Lynn Ruane says worker criticised her wearing a swimsuit while shopping in Lidl

Lynn Ruane says worker criticised her wearing a swimsuit while shopping in Lidl

A Senator has said she was criticised for her choice of clothing while shopping in a Lidl store.

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Virtual race to replace cancelled Cork City Marathon

Virtual race to replace cancelled Cork City Marathon

Despite the Cork City Marathon being cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions, would-be runners can now take part in a virtual race instead.

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Showband star Brendan Bowyer dies in Las Vegas

Showband star Brendan Bowyer dies in Las Vegas

Waterford-born showband singer Brendan Bowyer has died. He was 81. The death has also been announced of Cork actor Tony Scannell, who starred in The Bill.

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Edna O'Brien wins €15k award for novel about Boko Haram kidnappings

Edna O'Brien wins €15k award for novel about Boko Haram kidnappings

Co Clare author Edna O'Brien has been named as the winner of this year's Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year at Listowel Writers' Week.

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Planning submitted for 416 homes in Dublin with social distancing-friendly areas

Planning submitted for 416 homes in Dublin with social distancing-friendly areas

A planning application has been submitted for 416 homes, mostly build-to-rent units, for a derelict site on Dublin's South Circular Road.

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Joyous scenes and ceremonies recalled five years after Ireland voted yes to marriage equalityThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Joyous scenes and ceremonies recalled five years after Ireland voted yes to marriage equality

Today marks five years since the public voted in favour of same-sex marriage in the marriage equality referendum, becoming the first country in the world to do so ...

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Car belonging to man missing 18 years recovered from Co Fermanagh lake

Car belonging to man missing 18 years recovered from Co Fermanagh lake

Gardaí investigating the disappearance of a man from his home in Co Monaghan 18 years ago have reported a significant development after a car was recovered ...

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Free flu vaccines introduced for at-risk groups

Free flu vaccines introduced for at-risk groups

The influenza vaccine is to be offered to children and HSE-defined at-risk groups without charge.

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Lotto player in Co Donegal wins €90k

Lotto player in Co Donegal wins €90k

Lotto players in Co. Donegal are being asked to check their National Lottery accounts and emails this morning as one lucky online player won €90,260 on last ...

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West End and Broadway stars offer week of free workshops for young Irish actors

West End and Broadway stars offer week of free workshops for young Irish actors

An impressive line-up of West End and Broadway stars have joined fores to offer a unique training experience for young would-be actors and singers in Ireland.

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Appeal for Native Americans affected by Covid-19 sees surge in Irish support

Appeal for Native Americans affected by Covid-19 sees surge in Irish support

The Choctaw Nation provided $170 of relief aid to Ireland in 1847 - the equivalent of €4,600 today - not long after they suffered through the Trail of Tears.

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Most people expect to still be paying mortgage in their 60s

Most people expect to still be paying mortgage in their 60s

A survey has revealed most homeowners believe they will still be paying a mortgage when they turn 60.

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Two kayakers drifting out to sea rescued near Dalkey Island

Two kayakers drifting out to sea rescued near Dalkey Island

A volunteer lifeboat came to the aid of two people who got into difficulty on a kayak this morning in Dublin.

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Home truths: Irish creatives help domestic abuse victims with charity prints

Home truths: Irish creatives help domestic abuse victims with charity prints

Creatives against Covid-19 is a group of artists collaborating to create works they can sell to support women and children living in abusive situations, writes Denise ...

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Some drivers travelling at 'motorway speeds' in 50km zones

Some drivers travelling at 'motorway speeds' in 50km zones

Gardaí and the Road Safety Authority are urging drivers to slow down as they express their concern at increased speeds on quieter roads.

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'We simply couldn’t leave now': Irish couple choose to fight Covid-19 in Kenya

'We simply couldn’t leave now': Irish couple choose to fight Covid-19 in Kenya

A couple from Ireland has chosen to remain in Kenya to support communities there in the fight against Covid-19.

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Supermarket owner criticises customers who verbally abused staff over Covid-19 measures

Supermarket owner criticises customers who verbally abused staff over Covid-19 measures

The owner of a supermarket in west Cork has criticised some customers who have abused shop staff about their Covid-19 measures.

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Rose of Tralee organisers cancel 2020 festival

Rose of Tralee organisers cancel 2020 festival

The Rose of Tralee has cancelled its festivities for the first time in its 61-year history.

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Photo from Cork nursing home sparks letter to 'hero' who saved child from drowning

Photo from Cork nursing home sparks letter to 'hero' who saved child from drowning

A woman reading the 'Irish Examiner' was inspired to write a touching letter to a nursing home resident in Co Cork after she saw a photo of the man who once saved ...

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Some motor insurers to offer refunds to drivers

Some motor insurers to offer refunds to drivers

Motor insurers have committed to offering refunds or discounts on premiums to their customers.

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Maximum of three single people to a room in direct provision centres to prevent Covid-19 spread

Maximum of three single people to a room in direct provision centres to prevent Covid-19 spread

The Department of Justice confirmed no more than three single people will share a room in a direct provision centre from now on.

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Fertility treatments resume for oncology patients at Rotunda IVF

Fertility treatments resume for oncology patients at Rotunda IVF

Fertility preservation for oncology patients has resumed at the Rotunda IVF.

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Mary Lou McDonald to 'give insight' into Covid-19 experience on Late Late Show

Mary Lou McDonald to 'give insight' into Covid-19 experience on Late Late Show

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald will be among the guests on this week's Late Late Show.

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Over €1m donated to Feed The Heroes fund

Over €1m donated to Feed The Heroes fund

More than €1m has been donated to a fund that provides food to frontline workers.

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Westlife concerts in Cork postponed to summer 2021

Westlife concerts in Cork postponed to summer 2021

Westlife's planned concerts in Cork this August have been postponed to summer 2021.

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25 quotes to mark 25 years of Father Ted

25 quotes to mark 25 years of Father Ted

It is 25 years today since the first episode of Father Ted aired on Channel Four.

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IT experts offer service to help elderly people get online while cocooning

IT experts offer service to help elderly people get online while cocooning

A team of IT experts has introduced a service that promises to remotely solve technology issues for home workers or people in isolation.

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Gardaí call for name suggestions for new horse in mounted unit

Gardaí call for name suggestions for new horse in mounted unit

The Garda Mounted Unit is calling on the public to name its newest member - and Horsey McHorseface is already a contender.

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Roscommon man raises €13k for essentials for frontline ICU staff

Roscommon man raises €13k for essentials for frontline ICU staff

A man in Co Roscommon has raised thousands of euro to buy essentials for frontline staff in intensive care units (ICUs) around the country.

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Co Kerry player scoops €9.8m Lotto jackpot

Co Kerry player scoops €9.8m Lotto jackpot

A lucky ticketholder in Co Kerry woke up €9.8m richer today following last night's Lotto draw.

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ICA members to make scrubs for frontline workers

ICA members to make scrubs for frontline workers

Members of the Irish Countrywomen's Association (ICA) are being called upon to make scrubs for frontline workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Residents' delight as Easter treats and PPE delivered to Cork nursing home

Residents' delight as Easter treats and PPE delivered to Cork nursing home

Residents at a nursing home in Co Cork received some much-appreciated Easter treats from a local pharmaceutical company.

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