Tens of thousands of people face the “monstrous” predicament of having to pay bills for water which is contaminated, Enda Kenny has been warned.
The government has officially called the by-elections to fill two empty seats in the Dáil.
The former Justice Minister Alan Shatter has called on the head of the Garda Ombudsman Simon O'Brien to resign.
Tributes have been paid to the top archeologist who helped bring closure to the anguished families of the North’s Disappeared.
Alex Salmond has hailed the “people power” of the pro-independence movement as the “greatest campaign in Scottish history”.
Shelling in rebel-held parts of east Ukraine killed at least 12 civilians as a top leader of pro-Russian rebels rejected Ukrainian legislation meant to end the unrest by granting self-rule to large swathes of the east.
The arrest of a Russian telecoms and oil tycoon has sent shockwaves through the country’s business community, with some fearing a return to the dark days of a decade ago, when the Kremlin asserted its power by imprisoning the country’s then-richest man and expropriating his companies.
Scottish independence is “an economic trapdoor from which we might never escape”, according to former UK prime minister Gordon Brown.
Zero green screen!
In fairness, it seems like he was acting the maggot.
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?
Take a break from your hard day's work and watch this sunshine-filled birds-eye view of the West Cork coast.
The Fota Wildlife Park in Cork has a new red panda baby, and they're looking for name suggestions from members of the public - with a prize for the best one.
Disgraced PR guru Max Clifford has launched an appeal against his eight-year prison sentence for a string of indecent assaults on four women.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver's divorce is set to be finalised in December.
'I Know What You Did Last Summer' is going to remade.
"My heart is in Donegal"
Ireland today: Mist, fog and low cloud will generally thin and break to give sunny spells across ...more weather
Former Manchester City defender Jerome Boateng struck a superb late winner as Bayern Munich finally beat Joe Hart to secure a 1-0 win in their Champions League opener.
Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw by Schalke in Group G tonight as Jose Mourinho's men were unable to carry their peerless Premier League performances into the Champions League.
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has extended his contract at the club until June 2018.
Irish sailor Annalise Murphy has qualified for the 2016 Olympics after competing in Santander in the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships.