The Housing Minister Paudie Coffey says the private rental sector needs to contribute to the housing crisis.
It has been reported that some prisoners have climbed onto the roof of the Cloverhill remand prison.
A Dublin man has been jailed for life for murdering his uncle.
Irish author Anne Enright is in contention for the Man Booker Prize.
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras says he does not want early elections but rebels within his radical left Syriza party could force his hand.
The French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve has accused Eurotunnel of not doing enough in light of the “worsening situation” in Calais.
The Afghan government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead.
We’ve picked the Nasa spaceman’s best pics from above.
“I’m doing a service to those who can’t meet them. There are lots of people in wheelchairs who can’t do all this travelling to meet their heroes.”
A young American boy has made history by becoming the youngest person ever to receive a ’double-hand transplant’.
Following debates around Tesco’s decision to stop stocking some sugary drinks, we look at other products we once considered to be healthy.
A Ryanair flight was forced to do a U-turn just 20 minutes after departure after the crew realised that the luggage from a previous flight had not been removed from the plane.
The former Cosby Show star said she felt the pressure to stay slim from the age of seven.
Peter Dickson, who provides voice-overs for The X Factor, has quit – but we have some replacements in mind.
Jesse disagreed with the How I Met Your Mother star that he did not sign up to be followed by paparazzi when he became an actor.
EastEnders viewers will see a darker side to Claudette Hubbard.
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"I know how close it feels and I know that I just need a couple shots here and there and it turns the tide."
Michel Platini has formally announced he will run for the FIFA presidency, saying he wants to restore dignity to the world governing body.
Brian Cuthbert has announced this morning that he is leaving his position as Cork football boss with immediate effect.