Profile of hurley maker emerges victorious as judges blown away by standard of entries in video competition

Profile of hurley maker emerges victorious as judges blown away by standard of entries in video competition

A video project entitled “It's time Ireland recognised the artistic and cultural merit of hurley makers like Willie Bulfin” has earned Emil Trahan, a ...

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WATCH: Incredible footage of a close encounter with humpback whales in Kerry

WATCH: Incredible footage of a close encounter with humpback whales in Kerry

Incredible footage has surfaced of the moment a father and son came into contact with a group of humpback whales off the coast of Kerry.

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Paw Patrol: Garda carries injured dog to safety from Waterford cliffs

Paw Patrol: Garda carries injured dog to safety from Waterford cliffs

A Garda has been credited with saving the life of an injured dog found on a cliff walk.

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Flushed faces as tourists in Cork realise they paid for free parking through public toilet

Flushed faces as tourists in Cork realise they paid for free parking through public toilet

Confused tourists in a Cork town have been trying to pay for free parking in a novel fashion - through a public loo.

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Welsh town wins title for world’s steepest street

Welsh town wins title for world’s steepest street

Residents of Harlech in Wales had long claimed Ffordd Pen Llech was steeper than previous record holder, Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand.

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Partial lunar eclipse may be visible from Ireland tonight

Partial lunar eclipse may be visible from Ireland tonight

A partial lunar eclipse may be visible from Ireland this evening.

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Divers swim with ‘giant’ jellyfish off UK coast

Divers swim with ‘giant’ jellyfish off UK coast

The dive was part of an initiative to encourage people to experience the UK’s ocean wildlife.

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Broadway cast sings on New York streets after power outage halts show

Broadway cast sings on New York streets after power outage halts show

The blackout affected shows all across Broadway.

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Two Irishmen plan to cycle from Sydney to Dublin, across 28 countries, to raise money for sick childrenThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Two Irishmen plan to cycle from Sydney to Dublin, across 28 countries, to raise money for sick children

Two Irishmen will cycle across 28 countries and three continents to raise money for CMRF Crumlin and the Sydney Children's Hospitals Foundation.

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Fancy winning free flights from Cork Airport? Here's your chance

Fancy winning free flights from Cork Airport? Here's your chance

Cork Airport will be giving away free flights in Douglas Court shopping centre on August 2, as part of their 'Spin and Win' promotion.

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Police stop four children who drove car 600 miles down Australian coast

Police stop four children who drove car 600 miles down Australian coast

Officers said a written in the note was left in Rockhampton in Queensland.

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Dog dropped at shelter in cereal box finds new home

Dog dropped at shelter in cereal box finds new home

The puppy has been given the name Razz Berry.

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Thai farmers create splash with buffalo race

Thai farmers create splash with buffalo race

The race in Chonburi, about 37 miles south east of Bangkok, is held to express gratitude to the buffaloes for working for the farmers all year long.

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In Pictures: Paris on parade for Bastille Day celebrations

In Pictures: Paris on parade for Bastille Day celebrations

French President Emmanual Macron led the July 14 celebrations on the Champs Elysee.

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In Video: Maize maze pays tribute to Lion King

In Video: Maize maze pays tribute to Lion King

The York Maze has designed a path that includes a lion, a warthog and a meerkat.

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Point to prove? One in eight men think they could score against Serena Williams

Point to prove? One in eight men think they could score against Serena Williams

A YouGov survey prompted thousands of interactions on social media.

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Wandering turtle found in Rolls-Royce warehouse

Wandering turtle found in Rolls-Royce warehouse

RSPCA say discovery of reptile is a ‘turtle mystery’.

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Video: See amazing drone footage of the Lion King-themed York Maze

Video: See amazing drone footage of the Lion King-themed York Maze

It’s already been nicknamed ‘the crop circle of life’.

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‘Miracle kitten’ survives 30-mile journey lodged in frame of car

‘Miracle kitten’ survives 30-mile journey lodged in frame of car

Mechanic Scott Bourne, who managed to extract her, said she ‘should not have survived’ the journey.

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Watch: Dog chases bear away in David v Goliath battle

Watch: Dog chases bear away in David v Goliath battle

The black bear scarpered quickly after Riley slammed in to him.

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Tiny makes her way home after 11 months missing

Tiny makes her way home after 11 months missing

A Tipperary woman has been reunited with her stolen pup nearly a year after she was taken from outside her house.

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Watch: Dramatic video shows Coast Guard crew leap on to submarine in drugs bust

Watch: Dramatic video shows Coast Guard crew leap on to submarine in drugs bust

The US officials seized 16,000lb of cocaine in the operation.

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Meet the Irish 'supergran' aiming to do her first skydive at 83

Meet the Irish 'supergran' aiming to do her first skydive at 83

Age is just a number for Annette Callan whose grandchildren call her 'Supergran' and make her play in midfield with them at soccer.

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Sick dog treated like royalty by restaurant staff before being put down

Sick dog treated like royalty by restaurant staff before being put down

Wilson enjoyed the dream day before he died.

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Unwashed sweatshirt worn by Princess Diana at gym sold at auction for €47,000

Unwashed sweatshirt worn by Princess Diana at gym sold at auction for €47,000

The top was gifted to Diana’s personal trainer.

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Hard Knot Hallelujah! Heavy metal knitting world title held in Finland

Hard Knot Hallelujah! Heavy metal knitting world title held in Finland

Headbangers moshed it out out for glory in a needle match while creating delicate woollen garments.

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Zoo Miami sanctuary welcomes births of six animals from endangered species

Zoo Miami sanctuary welcomes births of six animals from endangered species

An addax, Arabian oryx, two Grevy’s zebra and two giant elands were born last week.

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WATCH: Angry bagel shop man tackled to ground after rant about women rejecting him and his height

WATCH: Angry bagel shop man tackled to ground after rant about women rejecting him and his height

An angry man dubbed by the internet as 'angry bagel shop man' has gone viral.

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Ancient bird with toe longer than its leg found fossilised in amber

Ancient bird with toe longer than its leg found fossilised in amber

The tiny-winged creature had an unusually large digit on each foot, which scientists suggest was used to hook grubs out of tree trunks.

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Man orders Uber to take injured bird to shelter after drinking too much to drive

Man orders Uber to take injured bird to shelter after drinking too much to drive

Tim Crowley said the bird fell from the sky while he was outside with friends in Utah.

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‘Was he singing the YMCA?’ – Police release bizarre ‘Village People’ e-fit

‘Was he singing the YMCA?’ – Police release bizarre ‘Village People’ e-fit

The image has also been likened to Sky Sports presenter Chris Kamara and pop singer Lionel Richie.

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Baby boost for endangered orca population

Baby boost for endangered orca population

The calf, seen off the coast of San Juan Island in the US’s Pacific Northwest, takes the number of endangered southern resident killer whales to 76.

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WATCH: Drivers abandon cars to collect $100 bills as armored truck's doors fly open on highway

WATCH: Drivers abandon cars to collect $100 bills as armored truck's doors fly open on highway

Bad day at the office? At least you weren't driving the armoured truck whose doors flew open, sending thousands of crisp dollar bills billowing down a US highway.

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Stunning Siberian lake popular with Russian Instagrammers turns out to be a chemical waste dump

Stunning Siberian lake popular with Russian Instagrammers turns out to be a chemical waste dump

Selfie-takers have been warned that on no account should they touch the water.

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What does it feel like to be the world’s youngest astronaut?

What does it feel like to be the world’s youngest astronaut?

Luke Rix-Standing catches up with Alyssa Carson, the teenager most likely to walk on Mars.

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This Brendan Grace anecdote is the perfect tribute to the comedian

This Brendan Grace anecdote is the perfect tribute to the comedian

He's had his fun, and that's all that matters.

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Driver faces prickly situation after crashing into cactus

Driver faces prickly situation after crashing into cactus

Police detained the driver for further investigation after observing signs and symptoms of impairment.

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Baby Archie makes first public appearance with mum Meghan Markle

Baby Archie makes first public appearance with mum Meghan Markle

The match will help raise funds for charities supported by the royals.

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Limo and Harley owned by Elvis Presley up for auction

Limo and Harley owned by Elvis Presley up for auction

The singer drove the 1973 Lincoln Continental stretch many times around Memphis, the auction house said.

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Watch: 'Panic' as thousands of bees swarm Limerick city

Watch: 'Panic' as thousands of bees swarm Limerick city

Thousands of buzzing bees swarmed Limerick city centre yesterday causing “panic” on the streets.

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What is a ‘dumbphone’ and why are parents buying them for their kids?

What is a ‘dumbphone’ and why are parents buying them for their kids?

Yes, you can still buy a Nokia 3310 in 2019.

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Dáil bars remain closed as hunt for rat continues

Dáil bars remain closed as hunt for rat continues

The rodent was seen in both the members and visitors bar yesterday.

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Snake found in McDonald’s branch in England

Snake found in McDonald’s branch in England

There was a surprising find for staff at the fast food restaurant on Saturday night.

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University holds graduation ceremony on Alton Towers rollercoaster

University holds graduation ceremony on Alton Towers rollercoaster

The ceremony for Staffordshire University’s attraction and resort management foundation students took place on the Oblivion ride.

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Woman accused of throwing snake at driver, stealing car and then crashing it

Woman accused of throwing snake at driver, stealing car and then crashing it

The incident occurred in South Carolina on Friday.

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Alligator spotted living in popular park in middle of Chicago

Alligator spotted living in popular park in middle of Chicago

Nobody knows how it got there.

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Watch: Roddy Doyle reads from the Barrytown trilogy at reveal of new mural

Watch: Roddy Doyle reads from the Barrytown trilogy at reveal of new mural

Writer Roddy Doyle read excerpts from his famous Barrytown trilogy today to launch a new mural in Dublin.

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The first Cork Podcast Festival event has been announced and it's a big one

The first Cork Podcast Festival event has been announced and it's a big one

The duo behind the popular 'West Cork' podcast will be live in Cork as part of the first podcast festival in the city.

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This quaint Donegal cottage has a huge surprise in its garden

This quaint Donegal cottage has a huge surprise in its garden

A traditional Donegal cottage has been put up for sale with one very unique selling point...

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Social media users amazed to discover man in nodding meme is Robert Redford

Social media users amazed to discover man in nodding meme is Robert Redford

Many had thought the guy in the meme was Hangover star Zach Galifianakis.

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