Arts Minister Heather Humphreys said today that she only allowed the new Star Wars film to be shot on Sceilig Mhichíl after getting producers to scale down the environmental impact on the island.
The HSE is to be brought before the Public Accounts Committee to explain how a Hepatitis C lobby Group allegedly misspent public money.
Tánaiste Joan Burton says Sinn Féin must explain their handling of the Mairia Cahill case.
Supermarket chain Tesco has created 104 new jobs with the opening of its newest store in Cork this morning.
Swedish authorities have called off their week-long search for a submarine in the Stockholm archipelago.
Brain cancer patient Ashya King is set to undergo his last dose of proton therapy after his condition improved, the clinic treating him has said.
The gunman who shot dead a soldier in the Canadian capital was not under surveillance or on a list of around 90 individuals deemed to be a “high risk”, police have admitted.
Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are to hold a spot referendum on whether to stay on the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps.
… and she looked very pleased, too!
It’s all part of a fundraising campaign for an operation to help Sophie walk unaided.
And for the rest of the country too…
Huge chunks of it, all directed by 'The Chief'.
With your truck.
Tulisa Contostavlos doesn’t fancy going Down Under for I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
Lindsay Lohan spilled the beans about her time behind bars when she was interviewed by Jonathan Ross.
Anne Hathaway almost developed hypothermia when she was making Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic Interstellar.
Duchess of Cambridge makes her third public appearance in two days.
Ireland today: Eastern and western areas are expected to be largely dry and there will be spells ...more weather
Serbia have been awarded a 3-0 victory over Albania following their postponed Euro 2016 qualifier but they have also been deducted three points and ordered to play their next two games behind closed doors for their part in the furore.
Former Newcastle midfielder Lee Bowyer has put his infamous on-field clash with team-mate Kieron Dyer down to a "moment of madness".
Cork City go to Oriel Park tonight knowing a draw is enough to claim the SSE Airtricity League title and their fans are supporting them by showing their colours on #GreenFriday.
Erik Lamela’s rabona goal in the Europa League is being hailed as a Goal of the Season contender already, but it turns out the 22-year-old has done it before - as a teenager in Argentina.