Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.
A man has described how he is the last person sleeping in a homeless campsite, after two friends who slept in tents beside him died of drugs overdoses.
A Fine Gael minister says he believes there should not be refunds for those who paid water charges. Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar also says those who did not pay should be pursued.
The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin says he does not anticipate Bertie Ahern rejoining the party. The former Taoiseach has been invited by his local branch to come back into the fold.
Denis O'Brien claims he and his family received death threats after details of his banking affairs with the IBRC were revealed in the Dáil last year.
The pilot of a chartered plane carrying a Brazilian football team which crashed in the Andes told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel before the plane came down, according to a leaked recording.
British women could be receiving a controversial "three-parent baby" treatment on the NHS in the UK as early as next spring.
Colombia's Congress has unanimously approved a peace deal with FARC guerrillas aimed at ending more than a half-century of civil war.
Former football coach Barry Bennell’s home in England has been boarded up a day after he was charged with child sex offences.
Conor McGregor, the superstar of the UFC, looks to finally be doing what he has warned he would do for some time – move into boxing.
The FAI has reached an agreement with the Football Association of Wales for 3,500 tickets for the match between Republic of Ireland and Wales on October 9, 2017 - the final game of Ireland’s World Cup qualifying campaign.
Former Cork All-Ireland winner and newly-appointed Limerick coach has produced results to prove that professional Australian footballers are leaner, fitter and stronger than their Irish counterparts.
Joe Hart admits he is xpecting to be made available for transfer again by Manchester City when his loan spell at Torino finishes.
Those concerned by a Donald Trump presidency should take comfort in the knowledge that the way a person governs is often starkly at odds with the way he campaigns, argues Scott Fitzsimmons.
Ryanair has launched a package holiday service. The Dublin-based airline said holidaymakers have been overcharged "for years" and claimed Ryanair Holidays will "transform" the travel industry.
Ireland is to get more than €370m from the EU for research and innovation. Higher Education Institutes will receive €198m, companies €104m, and SMEs will get €74m.
Disney’s films can have a strong cultural impact, so it’s important that Moana continues the trend for smart, dynamic heroines, writes Declan Burke.
We know, we know - we were surprised too when we heard that the world doesn’t stop when the RTÉ Late Late Toy Show is on. But if adorable kids and Tubs making an eejit of himself is not your thing then here is what Graham Norton has to offer.
You may have noticed an influx in acting classes appearing online, with a famous face, promising to turn you into the next Robert De Niro.
The moment an NHS doctor was moved to tears by a thank-you note from a 10-year-old patient has been captured on video.
A massive 200 people collaborated at Limerick Institute of Technology to pull off one of the biggest mannequin challenges we have ever seen.
GAMING: The Pokemon are still out there, lurking in every corner of your world. Wherever will they pop up next?
MOVIES/TV: James Gunn seems to be a victim of his own success.
TECH: Youtube continues to run ahead of the field with support for 4K, after announcing last month that they will be able to support 4K HDR video on the platform, they have just announced that 4K streaming will now be available also.
Goalkeeper Oscarine Masuluke scored a stunning goal in added time last night to rescue a point for his side Baroka FC. They were trailing Orlando Pirates by a goal as the game in Johannesburg entered the 95th minute.
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