Minister for Health Leo Varadkar is to consult with the country's Chief Medical Officer before considering lifting the ban on gay men donating blood.
A row has emerged over the cost of the transfer of Michaella McCollum to a jail in the North.
The decision to either pay a bill or heat their home is an increasing challenge being faced by more and more people in Ireland as the weather worsens, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) stated today.
Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin says the issue of the cancellation of a Dáil debate on a Commission of Investigation is not about confidence in the Ceann Comhairle.
MPs are debating if such a treatment should be allowed, but the Church of England medical ethics adviser has warned against it.
African leaders have appointed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as the new chairman of the 54-nation African Union.
Two pilots soaring over the Pacific Ocean have made history by first matching, then surpassing the 5,209-mile official world distance record for human flight in a gas balloon.
Boris Johnson has labelled religious extremists lured by organisations such as Islamic State (IS) obsessed with pornography.
A former candidate for New York governor who became widely famous online for declaring his rent is "too damn high" is facing eviction for - you guessed it - rent problems.
A chance encounter between a 13-year-old boy and the Humans of New York photographer has changed one Brooklyn school for the better.
This timelapse around Inishowen in Donegal shows the heavy mountain snow.
The Australian was slammed for referring to Colleen McCullough as 'fat and plain' in the opening paragraph of her obituary.
Fans can get a glimpse into Christian Grey’s Escala penthouse in the upcoming Fifty Shades Of Grey film.
Ellen DeGeneres has posted another selfie full of famous friends.
Blythe Danner has said Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are still “great friends”.
Emmerdale producer Kate Oates has hinted that Debbie Dingle and Ross Barton could rekindle their romance.
Ireland today: A cold and breezy day with sunny spells and scattered showers, especially in ...more weather
Novak Djokovic will face Andy Murray in the final of the Australian Open for the third time in five years after edging another five-set encounter with defending champion Stan Wawrinka.
*Or at least be able to sound like one.
Diego Costa has been banned for three matches after the Chelsea striker was found guilty of violent conduct.
We love a howler of a miss here at breakingnews.ie - and this one from the Sunday League in England is a beauty.