Gardaí in Cork have questioned two Polish men, following the seizure of €10,000 worth of drugs during a search of a house in Ballincollig yesterday.
Two men in their 50s have died in a farming accident in Co Donegal.
The HSE is overspending its budget by almost €1.6m every day.
The country's largest trade union SIPTU has backed protests against water charges, and said it would begin talks with other unions about peaceful demonstrations against the charges.
John Cantlie features in the new IS video, in which he talks about a recent failed military attack.
A four and a half month-old baby looked “like something from Auschwitz” when she was found dead at her home by paramedics, a British High Court judge has been told.
US forecasters have warned of the threat of floods after a massive seven feet of snow fell in the Buffalo area of western New York state, killing at least 12 people.
A San Francisco window cleaner has survived after falling 11 storeys from a rooftop on to a moving car.
Three years ago, Australian actor Damon Gameau gave up all sugars but has now decided to go in completely the opposite direction.
It’s Friday - the day our lovely readers share their Good News with us to be in with winning a prize.
A group of nine and ten-year -olds were asked what they didn't like about being a boy and what they said is heartbreaking.
Ruby Holt has spent most of her life on a farm in Tennessee and had never been to the beach.
ScarJo (don’t tell her we called her that) turns 30 today. We wonder if she’ll be taking another trip to Disneyland?
Kendra Wilkinson’s second trial in as many days didn’t go completely to plan.
Could Jake and Edwina be forming an unlikely romance? Or is there someone else after his heart…
So here we are, at the end of all things, and what a cracker of a way to end one of the greatest movie sagas ever created.
Ireland today: Isolated showers in Ulster will move north-eastwards during the early morning ...more weather
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has defended his decision to let Danny Welbeck join Arsenal in the summer because he never saw the England striker as anything more than a reserve player.
World number one Rory McIlroy was unable to find the fast start he was looking for in the early stages of round three of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai today.
Connacht 43 Zebre 3
Connacht hit their stride in the final quarter as they ran out 43-3 bonus-point winners over second-from-bottom Zebre at the Sportsground.
Ulster 25 Ospreys 16
Ulster climbed to second place in the Guinness Pro12 table as they halted leaders Ospreys’ 100% start to the campaign.