The Education Minister said no real jobs should be replaced by JobBridge internships.
The Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald, said she wants to see the Garda Ombudsman Commission get on with their job, and she still has confidence in GSOC.
The Irish Prison Service says it is "extremely disappointed" that a planned work stoppage went ahead at Cloverhill Prison in Dublin today.
A survey of Irish adults suggests an enormous 1.1million took part in the ice bucket challenge craze in recent months – 32% of the population aged 15 and over.
Islamic militants have released a propaganda video apparently featuring a British hostage.
France has agreed to provide air support requested by Iraq in its fight against Islamic State (IS) fighters who have captured swathes of the country.
A newlywed couple who lured a stranger to his death through a Craigslist ad have been sentenced to life without parole by a judge who said they must be permanently removed from society.
The president of Ukraine has asked the US to give his soldiers lethal military equipment in its battle against Russian-backed separatists.
Singer plays cupid in Dublin.
It almost seems like the gentle giant was politely asking for their help. Almost.
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?
A rat has been filmed running on the moving handrail of an escalator in Los Angeles.
You could say he was drunk as a skunk. GET IT?
Stephen Fry has hinted he may have recorded a cameo for 'American Dad!'
The star’s partner got down on one knee while on a romantic trip to Paris.
Talk about a bridesmaidzilla.
Ireland today: A warm and rather humid day. There will be a risk of heavy shower and thunderstorms ...more weather
Felix Magath has been replaced as manager of Sky Bet Championship strugglers Fulham.
Alan Hutton insists Roy Keane’s “volcanic” personality has been key to Aston Villa’s impressive start.
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.