Update: Clare fire service issues wildfire warning amid high-temperature status for six counties

The fire service in County Clare has asked for people to refrain from burning anything outdoors during the ongoing spell of hot weather.

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Meath GAA investigating alleged incident between Andy McEntee and local journalist

A local paper is calling on an inter-county GAA manager to apologise after comments allegedly made after last weekend's Leinster senior football final.

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Popular west Cork destination named as Ireland's Best Kept Town

The west Cork hotspot was announced as the winner today while also being named as winner in the Best Kept Small Town category.

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'If I make a mistake, it becomes tragic': Fears Indian magician drowned attempting Houdini-style trick

An Indian magician is feared to have died after a trick went wrong.

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Dundalk's Sean Gannon claims May's Player of the Month award

"The competition is always very high, so I’m just delighted to win one."

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CCTV footage of dangerous incidents released as Luas operator launches safety appeal

Luas operator Transdev has launched a new safety appeal to road users asking them to remember that only seconds could change their life.

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Status yellow rainfall warning in place for 11 counties

The warning came into effect at 7am and will be in place until 6am tomorrow.

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9,000 patients on trolleys in month of May

9,015 patients were left waiting for a hospital bed in the month of May.

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'He minded me': Lavinia Kerwick pays tribute as Gerry Ryan is heard again on 2FM

Rape survivor Lavinia Kerwick is one of the people to pay tribute to Ryan as the show went out on air.

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Here's what the weather will be like for the Bank Holiday weekend

Anyone hoping for sunshine on the Bank Holiday weekend will be disappointed as there is plenty of rain predicted by Met Éireann.

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Taoiseach holds 'good' meeting with Jeremy Corbyn on the North and Brexit

Mr Corbyn was in Áras an Uachtaráin with meet President Higgins before heading to Government buildings.

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Status Yellow rainfall warning for three counties

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for three counties.

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Status Yellow rainfall warning in place for five counties

There is a status yellow rainfall warning currently in place for five counties.

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93% of adults in Ireland go on holiday at least once a year, survey finds

70% of respondents are planning to go on a summer holiday this season.

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57% of Irish office workers feel technology makes four-day working week more likely

The survey also found that 43% of Irish workers expect all or part of their roles to be automated within the next five years.

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Almost 3m trips to Ireland in first four months 2019

The Central Statistics Office have said the total number of trips to Ireland has increased in the first four months of 2019.

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Irish Distillers appoint first new cooper in 40 years

Killian O’Mahony, who comes from a long line of craftsmen, successfully completed his apprenticeship under Master Cooper Ger Buckley.

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Carlow has the highest rate of divorce in Ireland

Carlow has been at the number one spot since 2015, with Dublin occupying the spot from 2010 to 2014.

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Report shows one in five Irish adults classed as hazardous drinkers

21% of Irish adults are classified as hazardous drinkers, according to the 2019 Drinkaware Index.

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Here are the most borrowed books from Irish libraries in 2018

All 20 of the most borrowed books were titles aimed at children with the Harry Potter series still proving hugely popular.

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9-year-old Irish magician wows Ellen with impressive card trick

A young Irish magician wowed an audience in the US with his impressive tricks.

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Thoroughbred racehorse was found almost starved to death on Cork farm

The thoroughbred, named War Celeste, was found on a farm last year alongside 10 other horses.

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Temperatures to hit 21 degrees this week but showers look set to return

There will be a real feel of summer this week as the mercury begins to climb, according to Met Éireann.

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John Caulfield parts ways with Cork City

The 54-year-old was appointed as manager in 2013 and claimed the title in 2017.

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Storm Hannah 'could well pack a punch' with 'power outages likely'

Storm Hannah is expected to bring with it gusts of up to 130km/h when it hits on Friday.

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McDonald and Foster 'ready' for restored Assembly following challenge at Lyra McKee funeral

Fr Magill challenged the politicians in attendance to use the tragic death of Ms McKee to "be the catalyst needed for parties to start talking".

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'Too many bluffers at this club': Roy Keane says Man United players will throw Solskjaer 'under the bus'

Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane has hit out at the players at his old club, saying there are "too many bluffers" at Old Trafford.

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'Our hearts and prayers are with Seán' 12 months on from life-changing attack

Liverpool FC has said their heart is with Sean Cox on the first anniversary of the attack that changed his life.

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One violation in Sport Ireland's 2018 anti-doping review

Sport Ireland has released their anti-doping review for 2018, revealing that 1,112 tests were carried out last year.

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Liverpool's Salah champions women’s equality as he is named in TIME 100

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has been named as one of TIME magazines 100 most influential people.

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Ulster confirm Marty Moore's season is over after ankle ligament injury

The northern province confirmed that Moore will miss the rest of the season and will see a specialist later in the week.

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Nigel Owens calls for respect in rugby homophobia controversy

A Rugby World Cup final referee has called for respect in the wake of the homophobia issues that have hit the sport.

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People shouldn't be in it for a 'bigger fancier blazer': Kerr makes passionate call for FAI revamp

Brian Kerr has called for people in the FAI to be there for the right reasons and not for "a bigger fancier blazer".

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Joe Schmidt preferred candidate for French job before clubs referendum result

Joe Schmidt was French Rugby President Bernard Laporte's first choice to be appointed as the new head coach of Les Bleus.

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'It did affect me massively': Ireland's Derrick Williams on racial abuse from club fan

Ireland's Derrick Williams has spoken out about being on the end of online racist abuse from one of his club's own supporters.

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Henshaw and Toner return from injury for Leinster

Sean O'Brien starts at openside flanker and will captain the side.

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'If Israel Folau doesn’t want to be involved in a sport that’s inclusive then he should go find another sport'

A former teammate of Israel Folau has said it is time for the player "to be moved on".

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Tipp's Aisling McCarthy re-signs with AFL side for another year

Aisling McCarthy has signed on with the Western Bulldogs for a second season in the AFL Women's league

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Watch: Shane Lowry hits hole-in-one at Masters Par 3

Shane Lowery got his Masters Tournament off to a flying start with a hole-in-one at the Par 3 tournament on Wednesday.

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Kenny: Toulon Tournament 'a huge opportunity' for Ireland U21s

Ireland U21 boss Stephen Kenny has declared the Toulon Tournament as "a huge opportunity" for his team.

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'You will be most welcome to Kerry': Healy Rae jumps to Delaney's defence

Kerry TD Michael Healy Rae has heaped praise on John Delaney, saying the only thing the former FAI CEO is guilty of is "trying to help an association in the best ...

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Munster winger Ronan O’Mahony forced to retire on medical grounds

The winger broke his leg and dislocated his ankle in a 2017 game against Treviso and has been advised to retire from professional rugby.

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Fitzmaurice wants to make 'strong stand' after Kerry school player hit with racist chants

Éamonn Fitzmaurice said the parents of a boy who suffered alleged racist chants in a football match were "quite unsettled" by it and that his school wants ...

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FAI 'should be very, very embarrassed' over Sport Ireland withholding funding

"I think they should be very, very embarrassed tonight that they've been sanctioned by Sport Ireland in this way."

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Ulster's Will Addison out for the season following back surgery

Ulster confirmed that Addison had recently undergone back surgery and it "is hoped that he will return to full fitness for pre-season."

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Campaigner calls for jail for football racists as another player highlights abuse

A number of racism-related incidents have plagued English football in the last number of months.

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Irishwoman Bonner picks up Giants' goal of the year award in Australia

Donegal's Yvonne Bonner has rounded out her first season down under by winning her club's goal of the year award.

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Uri Geller says he can help Mayo end All-Ireland 'curse'

Illusionist Uri Geller has offered to help Mayo end their 'curse' and win the All-Ireland football title.

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John Delaney says new FAI position created in response to 'impossible' workload

Former FAI CEO John Delaney has said that his new position in the governing body was created due to the impossible workload.

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