The Irish Prison Service says it is "extremely disappointed" that a planned work stoppage went ahead at Cloverhill Prison in Dublin today.
Inmates at Cloverhill prison will remain locked in their cells for an extra hour after lunch because of a row over staffing levels.
An Bord Pleanála is to reconsider applications for two wind farm developments in Co Roscommon.
Two men have appeared in court charged in connection with the death of a Latvian man in Carlow earlier this week.
The president of Ukraine has asked the US to give his soldiers lethal military equipment in its battle against Russian-backed separatists.
More than 700 more Ebola cases emerged in West Africa in one week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, showing that the outbreak is accelerating.
Thailand’s military ruler has apologised for suggesting that foreign visitors to its world-famous beaches might be unsafe wearing bikinis as the family of a British tourist who was brutally murdered at a Thai resort arrived in the country.
Islamic State (IS) fighters backed by tanks have captured 16 Kurdish villages over the past 24 hours in northern Syria near the Turkish border, prompting civilians to flee their homes amid fears of retribution by the extremists sweeping through the area, activists said.
It almost seems like the gentle giant was politely asking for their help. Almost.
A rat has been filmed running on the moving handrail of an escalator in Los Angeles.
Winter is on its way, with days that are slow to brighten and dusk falling earlier, so it’s time to get out the box sets and the duvet and put the runners in storage until Spring, right?
You could say he was drunk as a skunk. GET IT?
Tensions rise between Daniel O'Donnell and Daithi Ó Sé in advance of this weekend's All Ireland final.
The star’s partner got down on one knee while on a romantic trip to Paris.
Talk about a bridesmaidzilla.
Liam Neeson is writing a movie script with Bono.
Ireland today: A warm and rather humid day. There will be a risk of heavy shower and thunderstorms ...more weather
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has given his backing to misfiring midfielder Philippe Coutinho after the Brazilian’s disappointing start to the season.
Midfielder Fernandinho is convinced Manchester City can be competitive in the Champions League despite their opening loss at Bayern Munich.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down as manager of Cardiff, the Sky Bet Championship club have confirmed.
Leinster and Connacht have both named strong sides for their PRO12 clash in Galway on Friday night.