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Aer Lingus says it intends to operate all flights in and out of London Gatwick today, subject to airspace at the airport remaining open.
The Director for Public Prosecutions has lodged an appeal against the leniency of the jail sentence handed down to Kerry farmer Michael Ferris.
Taking time to relax and enjoy Christmas after a life-changing nine months is the plan for the determined young Cork man Jack O’Driscoll who said he feels lucky with how his life has turned out.
Today is the shortest day of the year and one of the most popular days to view the Winter Solstice at Newgrange.
After a drone caused chaos for tens of thousands of passengers at Gatwick Airport, we look at how the events have unfolded so far.
Businesses that import from or export to the EU “need to take certain steps” to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, Treasury Minister Mel Stride has said.
New Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy is said to have had a positive meeting with West Ham star Declan Rice.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had no hesitation in answering Manchester United’s call and would love to earn the permanent manager’s job.
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To help you along the journey that is 'Christmas with the family', we’ve popped together a list of Irish podcasts to binge on as you gear yourself up that obligatory family walk.
Ryan Reynolds has been pranked by his Hollywood chums. The actor, 42, posted a snap of himself wearing an ornate Christmas jumper, alongside Jake Gyllenhall and Hugh Jackman.
There’s no need to settle for less at the Christmas table, says Arlene Harris who asks three wise chefs for their top vegan recipes