Operations at the crash site of Rescue 116 off the Mayo Coast have wound down for the night.

15-year-old missing from Kildare

Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 15-year-old Jasmine Scally, missing from her home in Naas, Co Kildare.

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Senior civil servant to take hold of Stormont purse strings for the first time

Control of devolved spending at Stormont will be handed to a senior civil servant for the first time on Wednesday.

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Triona Priestly's mother remembers her daughter's final moments with Ed Sheeran ahead of third anniversary

This weekend marks the third anniversary of Irish teenager Triona Priestly, who had her dying wish granted to her when she received a phone call from singer songwriter ...

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SimSimi: 'My daughter's friend told her there was stuff being written about her... really nasty things'

Parents of young children are being urged to be extra vigilant over their kids' use of the hugely popular app 'SimSimi'.

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Car linked to alleged tiger kidnapper spotted by gardaí near scene of crime, court hears

A car linked to an alleged tiger kidnapper was spotted by gardaí near the scene of the crime shortly beforehand, a trial has heard.

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Ian Bailey's lawyers accuse judge of ruling out evidence they claim was admissible

Ian Bailey's lawyers have accused the judge in his failed civil action of ruling out evidence they claim was perfectly admissible.

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Joanne O'Riordan calls on public to support disability march outside Leinster House

A number of well-known Irish faces have lent their support to a call for Ireland to ratify the UN Convention for People with Disabilities.

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Ministers urged to protect funding for PSNI after collapse of Stormont talks

Funding for police in the North must be protected following the collapse of talks at Stormont, UK ministers have been warned.

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New fund could build 23k new homes by 2021

The Government is hoping a new fund they have announced could see an extra 23k homes built by 2021.

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Sentencing delayed in dangerous driving causing death case

The sentencing of a young man whose dangerous driving caused the death of his best friend has been delayed because gardaí do not have a full record of his previous ...

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Newlywed Limerick couple and lucky Cork man won big in the Lotto last weekend

Two Lotto players from Tipperary and Cork won an incredible €736,354 between them in Lotto Plus and Lotto Match 5+ Bonus prizes.

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Two hospitalised after stabbing incident at Mountjoy linked to gangland feud

Two Mountjoy prisoners have been taken to hospital following a stabbing incident.

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Police investigating alleged sexual assault in Belfast

Police in the North are appealing for information in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a woman in Belfast.

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Search for missing Coast Guard crew members continues today in challenging diving conditions

Two weeks after Rescue 116 came down off the County Mayo coast, a major operation is continuing to try and locate two crew members who are still missing.

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Direct rule will be reintroduced in Northern Ireland if talks fail, MPs told

Latest: The Northern Ireland secretary has not ruled out stopping the salaries of assembly members if the current political deadlock is not broken.

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TDs meeting to discuss future of water charges

A group of TDs examining the future of water charges in Ireland will meet to consider its final report today.

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PSNI investigate reports of human waste found in Coca Cola delivery at factory

Police in the North are investigating reports of human waste being found in a shipment delivered to a Coca Cola factory in County Antrim.

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Dog owner fined €2,500 for causing unnecessary suffering to her five pets

A Tipperary owner of five dogs has been rapped on the knuckles at Cashel District Court for causing unnecessary suffering to dogs.

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Smartphone app for youths causes concern among parents

There is concern about a smartphone app that is proving hugely popular among young people in Ireland.

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42-year-old man released after being questioned in connection with death of Nicola Collins

Latest: The man detained in connection with the death of Nicola Collins has been released by Gardaí.

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Fans in court over pre-match showdown

Eight people face charges over an incident that saw stones and bottles thrown, writes Liam Heylin.

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Cabinet to discuss Garda breath test controversy this morning

The cabinet is expected to discuss the Garda breath test controversy when it meets this morning.

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Latest: Commission to examine ways of reforming scandal-hit Gardaí

Latest: The Irish government is planning a "Patten-like commission" to overhaul its scandal-ridden police force, Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has confirmed.

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Fraudsters target international students looking for accommodation

Ireland has the worst record in Europe for fraudsters trying to con international students with accommodation scams, EU-funded research shows, writes Niall Murray. ...

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James Brokenshire to reveal plans to resolve Stormont impasse

The UK government will later outline details of how it intends to foster an agreement to save powersharing at Stormont.

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Latest: Striking Bus Éireann workers supported by union's €40m fund

Latest: It was revealed today that Unite has amassed a €40 million strike fund to support members during industrial disputes.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal Dublin crash

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to a crash in which a female cyclist died after being struck by a lorry in Dublin.

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Ian Bailey's appeal of failed civil action against Gardaí and the State to take place

Ian Bailey’s appeal of his failed civil action against the Gardai and the State over claims they tried to frame him for murder is due to get underway today.

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Woman dies after being hit by lorry while riding her bike in Dublin

A woman has died after she was struck by a lorry while riding her bicycle in Dublin today.

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Gardaí release CCTV footage of Dublin assault last year in effort to trace four men

Gardaí are appealing for the help in identifying four men who were allegedly involved in an assault in Dublin city centre.

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Pilot dies after light aircraft crashes in Waterford

Latest: The pilot of a light aircraft which crashed in County Waterford this afternoon has died.

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Collapse of Stormont powersharing arrangements: How budgets are being affected

Cuts could threaten scores of jobs.

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Mother destroyed evidence after daughter said she was raped by mother's fiancé, court hears

A Meath mother destroyed evidence after her daughter told her she had been raped by the woman's fiancé, a court has heard.

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Murder accused denies he told former partner he would 'get her'

A murder accused denied he told his former partner that he would "get her" during a phone call just hours before she died, his trial has heard.

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Court hears garda interviews in case of men accused of nailing man's foot to kitchen floor

The Special Criminal Court trial of a man accused of assaulting and falsely imprisoning another man has been listening to evidence of garda interviews conducted ...

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Irish Wildlife Trust highlight 15 'illegal' wild fires over the weekend, eight in conservation areas

The first dry spell of spring over the weekend brought 15 wild fires across Ireland, according to the Irish Wildlife Trust.

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Murder accused was banging on widow's door the day she was killed, court told

A witness has told the trial of a man accused of murdering a widow in Kilkenny that she saw him banging on her door the day she was killed.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to hit-and-run and shooting incident in Dublin

Gardaí have appealed for information about a shooting in Dublin last night.

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Fianna Fáil calls on HSE head to clarify what he knew about 'Grace' reports

Fianna Fáil are calling on the head of the HSE to clarify what he knew about the 'Grace' reports.

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Inquest reveals tragedy of man's accidental death while preparing for mother's funeral

A 44-year-old man died after he was thrown in the air while attempting to erect a street lamp to cater for mourners at his mother's wake.

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Former SF Councillor and father admit falsely imprisoning and threatening to kill man

A former Sinn Féin Councillor and his father have pleaded guilty at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin to falsely imprisoning and threatening to kill another man. ...

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Latest: 'Short window of opportunity' for powersharing in North, says Brokenshire

LATEST: Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire has said a "short window of opportunity" exists to restore a powersharing executive in the North.

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LATEST: Poll shows majority have no confidence in Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan

LATEST: A poll has shown that nearly two-thirds of respondents have no confidence in Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan to lead the force.

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March in Macroom to raise awareness for plight of Ava Barry

Hundreds of people attended a march in Macroom to highlight the plight of seven-year-old Ava Barry who has Dravet syndrome and whose family are campaigning for her ...

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Garda Commissioner to meet Tánaiste and Justice Minister

It has emerged the Garda Commissioner is meeting the Tánaiste and Justice Minister as the crisis over breath tests continues.

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Weather report: Here's what you can expect for the days ahead

Another day of blue, cloudless, sunny skies as the good weather continues into the week, but make the most of it while you can, as it is not meant to last much longer. ...

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Sinn Féin set to publish motion of no confidence in Garda Commissioner

A government TD says they have to find out who was responsible for huge data mistakes within An Garda Siochana.

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Fire Brigade tackle blaze in Wicklow

A fire at Bray in county Wicklow has sent a plume of smoke across south County Dublin this morning.

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Latest: Woman found dead in Cork apartment named locally; murder investigation launched

LATEST: Gardaí investigating the murder of 38-year-old Nicola Collins are appealing for witnesses.

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