Two cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Cork - one in UCC and one in a small primary school.
An arson attack on a family home in Longford town is being described as "attempted murder".
The father of four in his sixties was brought to safety by Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 117 but passed away later in hospital.
Gardaí said a premises in the Clondalkin area was searched yesterday as a result of an intelligence-led operation.
There are calls for increased Garda resources to clamp down on violent attacks and crime in Cork city.
The discovery of 39 bodies in a refrigerated lorry trailer in Grays has been described as a “very dark” day for the town.
The accident happened at Duncormick, Co Wexford at approximately 5.45pm this evening.
A post-mortem has been completed but results aren't being released for operational reasons.
A number of homes have been evacuated following a security alert in Co Tyrone.
Cork City Fire Brigade has released the first images this morning showing the extent of damage caused by last night’s huge blaze in a multi-storey car park in Douglas.
A unit of the fire service on its way from attending a road traffic accident spotted the blaze from the main Killorglin to Glencar road at around 4.30am on Friday morning.
Plans for more than 270 apartments on the site of the former Ursuline Convent in Blackrock on the southside of Cork city have been approved by An Bord Pleanála.
Gardaí believe that a man shot dead in north Dublin this afternoon is an Iranian national and suspected hitman for a major organised crime gang.
Gardaí in Killarney are investigating a suspected fire bomb attack on a family home in a housing estate in the early hours.
Degrading and inappropriate comments on social media are being blamed for the cancellation of a Drag Story Time event in Dublin.
A man in his 40s has been seriously injured after being stabbed in Dublin.
Units of the Cork City and County fire brigade have responded to a fire at a recycling plant in Glanmire this morning.
People living around Clontarf in Dublin are being asked to report suspicious behaviour following a recent spate of muggings.
A controversial wind farm proposal for turbines reaching 150 metres in height and 120-metre diameter blades in the heart of historic Sliabh Luachra area in Kerry has been granted permission by An Bord Pleanala.
People living in a number of apartments in Tallaght have been told they cannot use their balconies over fears they could collapse.
A €14m plan has been drawn up to ease traffic gridlock in one of Cork’s most congested suburbs.
A man who pulled two young boys from a Cork river on Saturday afternoon said adrenaline spurred his actions as he dived into the currents to save them.
A man's body has been found by police near Omagh.
A Kildare school reopens today after a shooting threat was found scrawled on a toilet wall.
Latest: The Garda Technical Bureau is examining the scene in Dublin where a woman was killed last night.
Latest: Two men who were sleeping rough are reported to have died last night.
A well known horse trainer in Tipperary has died following a kick in the head by a horse yesterday.
Update 7.33am: Two men who drowned on a weekend fishing trip have been named as friends originally from Lithuania.
Latest: Gardai were this evening continuing to appeal for witnesses after a serious assault on a woman in her 50’s in County Carlow.
Update 12.47pm: It is understood a taxi passenger who died in a crash in Dublin's north inner city early this morning was on his way home from work.
We pay huge rates and deserve far better infrastructure — that’s the demand from an organisation that represents businesses in one of the country’s busiest industrial estates.
LATEST: The community of Portadown, Co Armagh is said to be in shock following the murder of an elderly couple.
The family of the baby who died after being left unattended in a car for several hours are being comforted by relatives and neighbours as they attempted to come to terms with the tragedy.
A man is to appear in court charged with the murder of a 29-year-old mother who was found fatally injured at the bottom of her stairs last Sunday, writes Conor Kane of the Irish Examiner.
Update 1pm: The second woman killed in yesterday evening’s road accident has been named as Kathy McDonald.
Gardaí can see “no immediate end” to the killing spree by the Kinahan crime cartel, which yesterday carried out its sixth murder, all aimed at the rival Hutch gang.
A new year, but sadly, the same old story for homes and businesses threatened by flooding in parts of Cork.
Kerry County Council said it will provide assistance to the households cut off by a landslide overlooking Rossbeigh Strand in Kerry.
Tributes have been made made to a well-known Tipperary publican and farmer who was killed in a workplace accident last night.
Jane* has heard her children being called “monkeys” and has been told “to go back home”.
The community of Rathdowney, Co. Laois, is said to be in shock today after a crash claimed the lives of three people in the early hours of this morning.
The 15-year-old Killarney Junior Cert student and her family who have been forced to stay in their family car in recent weeks have been offered accommodation in a guesthouse for four nights.
Simon Coveney, the agriculture, food, and marine minister, is to seek Cabinet approval within weeks for a significant increase in funding for the remediation of Haulbowline Island and its toxic waste dump sites in Cork Harbour.
Gardaí say they are aware of an alleged incident in which a boy was force-fed twigs and forced to expose himself.
A body recovered from the water in Galway City yesterday is that of a missing student from Nenagh, Co Tipperary.
Two Gardaí have been reprimanded after they drove away from a man who collapsed with a heart attack in Donegal earlier this year.
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