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Banks are likely to be allowed to continue to pay zero tax on billion euro profits following a Department of Finance review of exemptions for lenders and other corporations.
An agreement has been reached between Ryanair and Irish-based pilots after a 22-hour negotiating session.
Pope Francis could be set to experience some of that classic Irish weather this weekend as he arrives on our shores for the World Meeting of Families.
A man flagged by French authorities as a suspected radical has killed his mother and sister and seriously injured another woman in a knife attack that was quickly claimed by Islamic State.
Small daily struggles make LGBT people feel like they have to hide.
Should criminal law be used more often to police serious incidents of violence during a game at whatever level of sport it occurs?
James McClean reported to have been involved in tunnel bust-up during Stoke loss.
... SOME DISTRACTION
Little Freya is surprised with a puppy and her reaction is just too pure.
Dele Alli has taken his tricky goal celebration up a notch – by twisting his flexible fingers into a pair of glasses.
Una Healy has shown off a brand new look weeks after splitting from husband Ben Foden.