The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) of the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs to work together on issues where wildlife offences and animal welfare offences overlap.
It would be “completely unnecessary” to demolish the historic Vernon Mount House despite the damage done to it by a recent fire, according to the co-owner of the site, writes Kelly O’Brien.
SIPTU Health Division members working in support grades are to ballot for strike action, the union has announced today.
A young father from Co Offaly has been jailed for eight years for his part in the killing of 47-year-old Christy Daly two years ago.
More than 1,000 jobs will be created in Longford after a new holiday village was granted full planning permission.
An Irish teenager has died following a swimming accident in Germany.
The so-called 'Islamic State' group has claimed responsibility for a twin bombing has struck a crowd in a predominantly Kurdish town in northern Syria, killing 44 people and wounding dozens more.
It is hoped the new findings will help drug development.
A major road has been closed after the crash.
Turkey has issued warrants for the detention of 47 former executives and senior journalists of the Zaman newspaper, allegedly associated with a US-based Muslim cleric accused over the failed coup, according to the state-run news agency.
Geneva police have increased a deployment at the city's airport and are conducting a sweep of identity papers and other checks after receiving unspecified information in connection with an investigation in France.
A four-year-old boy has died in a fire in Wales.
A 44-year-old woman who has been on hunger strike for nearly 16 years in protest at alleged brutality by India's military has said she will end her fast and run in state elections.
A have-a-go hero has insisted he could have done more to stop a Tube attack by an Islamic State-inspired knifeman, who will be sentenced today.
"Ice ice baby, he’s my nice nice baby. He bought me ice ice baby, now I’m his wifey baby"
On your marks…
Tip: Photobombing weddings isn't cute if you're an adult.
We’re wondering why nobody at McDonald’s has thought to do this before.
Football fan Will was delighted with the win.
Are you young at heart or an old soul?
You know their faces – probably from a lot of previous reality shows.
She confessed she had feelings for her pal while he was on Big Brother.
We have a look at what we know about the new Blair Witch movie so far.
It’s just as good as your friend says it is.
Patrick Kielty will be hosting the TV show.
Ellie Goulding shared a story with her friend Lorde to make her feel a bit better about being given the cold shoulder.
The foul-mouthed Father Christmas will be spreading his unique form of festive cheer once again.
Rita will soon release her second album – and she is so excited to share it with fans.
Air France, which faces a cabin crew strike at the height of the summer holiday season, is warning of pressure on its finances amid concerns about France as a tourist destination following deadly attacks.
Tim Cook says the iPhone maker will continue to work with developers on the platform.
The Central Bank has cut its growth forecasts in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Ireland today: Largely dry during the morning but plenty of cloud and local mist and just ...more weather
A man has been found dead at Navan Retail Park in Co Meath this morning.
Ten people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car outside the United Nations Mine Action Service offices in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, a police official said.
Update - 10am, July 27, 2016: Kevin Barry has been found safe and well.
When militants loyal to Islamic State seek to inflict pain on Europe, France is their preferred target, a grim reality borne out yet again with today's killing of a Catholic priest.
A doctor found guilty of professional misconduct has said his treatment during a public inquiry “will be fully paid for at an extremely bloody price for the people involved worldwide,” the High Court heard.
A pilot scheme designed to keep people out of the hands of money lenders is set to go nationwide.
The shopper hit back with kindness.
The Reds boss ordered Sakho to return to the club's Melwood training ground to continue his rehabilitation from his injury.
Evra is pretty happy!
Klopp has been putting his players through some tough sessions in America but he is still expecting maximum effort.
Could semi-professionalism in the GAA ever be a runner in the future?
It doesn’t look like there will be a ‘Vardy Party’ atmosphere in the blue half of Manchester this season.
Lamela looked pretty sheepish afterwards.
Tommy Lyons of the Irish Examiner gave us his tips for all today’s races.