More than 100,000 migrants entered Europe by sea in 2019

More than 100,000 migrants entered Europe by sea in 2019

The number of migrants and refugees that entered Europe by sea in 2019 marks the sixth year in a row that figures were at least 100,000.

MORE
Homeless charities: 'Drop in homelessness figures does not truly capture scale of crisis'

Homeless charities: 'Drop in homelessness figures does not truly capture scale of crisis'

The Simon Communities of Ireland have said that though there is a drop in family homelessness for the second month in a row, it is worrying that 2019 came to a close ...

MORE
Galway named one of best 'Foodie Destinations' in the world for 2020

Galway named one of best 'Foodie Destinations' in the world for 2020

Galway has been named one of the best 'Foodie Destinations' in the world for 2020.

MORE
Report: House prices fall for first time since 2013

Report: House prices fall for first time since 2013

House prices in Ireland are beginning to fall, according to the latest annual report by Daft.ie.

MORE
Stunning pictures show Newgrange ahead of the Winter Solstice

Stunning pictures show Newgrange ahead of the Winter Solstice

Stunning images captured by the National Monuments Service (NMS) show light filtering through Newgrange leading up to today's Winter Solstice.

MORE
Jamie Oliver's charity restaurant closes, with the loss of 100 jobs

Jamie Oliver's charity restaurant closes, with the loss of 100 jobs

A charity restaurant founded by celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, has closed its doors for good today.

MORE
Two Dublin childcare centres to close in January - Tusla

Two Dublin childcare centres to close in January - Tusla

Two centres in Dublin are set to close by January 10 and have been notified of Tusla's decision following "the conclusion of an extensive enforcement process".

MORE
The cheapest county in Ireland to buy a house- latest figures

The cheapest county in Ireland to buy a house- latest figures

Residential property prices increased 0.9% across the country in the year to October.

MORE
Electric Picnic tickets to go on sale Monday

Electric Picnic tickets to go on sale Monday

Tickets for next year's Electric Picnic will go on sale next Monday, December 12.

MORE
Gunman who killed 3, injuring more in Florida was military pilot from Saudi Arabia training in US

Gunman who killed 3, injuring more in Florida was military pilot from Saudi Arabia training in US

The gunman who killed three people, injuring many more at a naval base in Florida, US, was a military pilot from Saudi Arabia training in the US.

MORE
Romanian man and woman arrested at Dublin Airport in targeted cyber fraud operation

Romanian man and woman arrested at Dublin Airport in targeted cyber fraud operation

A Romanian man and woman have been arrested at Dublin airport following a joint intelligence operation.

MORE
Five arrested, 232 money mules identified in laundering investigation

Five arrested, 232 money mules identified in laundering investigation

The fifth European Money Mule Action (EMMA 5) took place between September and November of this year.

MORE
Saoirse Ronan's role in Little Women was the first she fought to lock downThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Saoirse Ronan's role in Little Women was the first she fought to lock down

Saoirse Ronan has revealed that her upcoming role as Jo March in Little Women was one that she fought for.

MORE
Johnny Depp's band announce European Tour datesThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Johnny Depp's band announce European Tour dates

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp and his band have released dates for their European Tour next year.

MORE
The Lieutenant of Inishmore run at the Gaiety extended due to demand

The Lieutenant of Inishmore run at the Gaiety extended due to demand

Following on from the success of Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan earlier this year, the Gaitey Theatre will present McDonagh's The Lieuenant of Inishmore ...

MORE
'Significant flooding risk': Tidal flood alert issued for Cork City as Storm Sebastian approaches

'Significant flooding risk': Tidal flood alert issued for Cork City as Storm Sebastian approaches

Cork City council have issued a tidal flood alert due to a period of very high astronomical Spring Tides.

MORE
Uber loses licence to operate in London

Uber loses licence to operate in London

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it will not grant Uber a new licence to operate.

MORE
Mauricio Pochettino sacked by Tottenham Hotspur

Mauricio Pochettino sacked by Tottenham Hotspur

Mauricio Pochettino has left Tottenham Hotspur.

MORE
Williams ruled out of clash against Denmark

Williams ruled out of clash against Denmark

Blackburn Rovers defender Derrick Williams has been ruled out of Monday's European Championship qualifier against Denmark.

MORE
MSF calls for closure of 'completely inhumane' refugee camp in Bosnia

MSF calls for closure of 'completely inhumane' refugee camp in Bosnia

Human rights group Medicin Sans Frontiers have documented hundreds of unregistered migrants in the Una Sana Canton at the Bosnia/ Croatia border.

MORE
Nine-year-old child prodigy to graduate university after studying less than one year

Nine-year-old child prodigy to graduate university after studying less than one year

A nine-year-old child prodigy from Belguim is set to become the youngest person to graduate from university.

MORE
Netflix and Nickelodeon form multi-year deal, one day after Disney+ launch

Netflix and Nickelodeon form multi-year deal, one day after Disney+ launch

Netflix and Nickelodeon have formed a new, multi-year output deal to produce original animated feature films and television series.

MORE
Iggy Pop's first Irish performance in 12 years will be headlining All Together Now 2020This story is enriched with multi-media content

Iggy Pop's first Irish performance in 12 years will be headlining All Together Now 2020

All Together Now have announced Iggy Pop will be headlining the festival's third year for his first Irish performance in 12 years.

MORE
Gardaí investigating seven recent attacks on sex workers

Gardaí investigating seven recent attacks on sex workers

Gardaí are investigating a number of recent attacks on sex workers.

MORE
Motorists urged to take 'extreme caution' as snow falls across the country

Motorists urged to take 'extreme caution' as snow falls across the country

Motorists are being urged to exercise extreme caution in Leinster and Munster as snow and sleet falls across Ireland this evening.

MORE
Justice Minister: 'Direct Provision is a guarantee of safety... there is no restriction on freedom'

Justice Minister: 'Direct Provision is a guarantee of safety... there is no restriction on freedom'

The Justice Minister has issued a statement on direct provision services and supports for international protection applicants.

MORE
Gardaí appeal for witnesses following discovery of man's body, 60s, in Kerry

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following discovery of man's body, 60s, in Kerry

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of a body of a man in his 60s, at Tuosist, Kenmare, Co Kerry on October 24.

MORE
Dublin Fire Brigade called to incidents of cars being set alight as 144 fires recorded

Dublin Fire Brigade called to incidents of cars being set alight as 144 fires recorded

The Dublin Fire Brigade is responding to reports of two derelict houses set alight this evening in Cherry Orchard and Tallaght.

MORE
Plans to accommodate asylum seekers in Achill postponed due to protests

Plans to accommodate asylum seekers in Achill postponed due to protests

The Department of Justice has postponed plans to accommodate asylum-seekers in Achill, Mayo.

MORE
Walking on Cars to headline New Year's Eve concert in Dublin

Walking on Cars to headline New Year's Eve concert in Dublin

Kerry band Walking on Cars have been announced as the headline act of this year's Countdown Concert at Custom House in Dublin.

MORE
IFTA announce Cork's Gar O'Brien as new Head of Film and Television

IFTA announce Cork's Gar O'Brien as new Head of Film and Television

Mr O'Brien, who hails from Clonakilty, will take over from IFTA manager Deirdre Hopkins who moved to London to take up her new position as BAFTA's Head of Film.

MORE
Major search continues for missing Cork fisherman

Major search continues for missing Cork fisherman

Latest: A major search operation is underway in west Cork for a fisherman who failed to return home last night.

MORE
#Budget2020: Culture minister announces details of €354m funding; Arts Council funding highest in ten years

#Budget2020: Culture minister announces details of €354m funding; Arts Council funding highest in ten years

Culture Minister Josepha Madigan has announced details of €354 million funding allocated in Budget 2020.

MORE
RTÉ Concert Orchestra to perform songs of Leonard Cohen next MarchThis story is enriched with multi-media content

RTÉ Concert Orchestra to perform songs of Leonard Cohen next March

The RTÉ Concert Orchestra has announced it will bring the songs of Leonard Cohen to Dublin's Bord Gáis Energy Theatre next March.

MORE
Why aren't people buying electric cars in Ireland?

Why aren't people buying electric cars in Ireland?

Despite growing availability, falling prices and more charging points than before, electric vehicles continue to be outsold by petrol/ diesel cars at a rate of 6 ...

MORE
The full list of IMRO Radio Award winners

The full list of IMRO Radio Award winners

The IMRO Radio Awards took place last night at the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny.

MORE
Did you see something strange in the sky last night? This is what it was

Did you see something strange in the sky last night? This is what it was

Did you see something odd in the skies last night? Something that made you question the existence- or non-existence- of extraterrestrial beings, perhaps?

MORE
Man, 20s, dies in crash in Kilkenny; Woman, 30s, seriously injured

Man, 20s, dies in crash in Kilkenny; Woman, 30s, seriously injured

A man in his 20s has died following a crash in Knockwilliam, Ballyhale in Kilkenny this morning.

MORE
Kerry International Film Festival lifts curtain on programme ahead of its 20th yearThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Kerry International Film Festival lifts curtain on programme ahead of its 20th year

The Kerry International Film Festival (KIFF) has lifted the curtain of its 2019 programme as it celebrates 20 years of film.

MORE
WATCH: Author Bonnie Greer on Brexit: 'Ireland owes the UK nothing'

WATCH: Author Bonnie Greer on Brexit: 'Ireland owes the UK nothing'

American author and journalist, Bonnie Greer, has insisted that the United States are in full support of Ireland.

MORE
David Gray adds two Irish dates for White Ladder Anniversary TourThis story is enriched with multi-media content

David Gray adds two Irish dates for White Ladder Anniversary Tour

Singer songwriter David Gray has included two Irish dates on his White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour next year.

MORE
388 patients waiting for hospital beds this morning

388 patients waiting for hospital beds this morning

There are 388 people waiting for hospital beds across the country this morning, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

MORE
Former UCD president calls Brexit a 'national crisis' regards higher education

Former UCD president calls Brexit a 'national crisis' regards higher education

The former president of University College Dublin has called for immediate action to address a 'national crisis' ahead of Brexit.

MORE
Kerryman Bernard Looney to take over as chief executive of British Petroleum

Kerryman Bernard Looney to take over as chief executive of British Petroleum

British Petroleum has announced that Irishman Bernard Looney is to take over as chief executive following Bob Dudley's decision to step down from the role after ...

MORE
Residential property prices have risen 85% since 2013; Dublin by 94%

Residential property prices have risen 85% since 2013; Dublin by 94%

Property prices in Ireland has increased by 84.7% since early 2013 according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

MORE
WATCH: Kids whose cartwheeling video went viral selected to be full-time gymnasts

WATCH: Kids whose cartwheeling video went viral selected to be full-time gymnasts

The internet can be a really terrible place, but sometimes good things can come out of it.

MORE
Sport Ireland to invest €3 million in women's sport

Sport Ireland to invest €3 million in women's sport

Sport Ireland has announced a multi-year investment of more than €3 million in National Governing Bodies of Sport through the re-launch of the Women in Sport ...

MORE
CSO figures show decrease in number of people on Live Register

CSO figures show decrease in number of people on Live Register

The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) has shown a decrease of 1,500 people on the Live Register for the month of August.

MORE
No-deal Brexit could see 10,000 jobs go in Irish tourism industry

No-deal Brexit could see 10,000 jobs go in Irish tourism industry

Approximately 10,000 jobs could be lost in Ireland's tourism industry in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to the Chair of the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland. ...

MORE
Brexit has cost 1 in 10 Irish exporters more than €100k so far

Brexit has cost 1 in 10 Irish exporters more than €100k so far

An Enterprise Ireland survey has found that Brexit has cost one in ten Irish exporters more than €100,000 to date.

MORE