The Minister for Development, Trade, Promotion is travelling to Sierra Leone to assess the response to the Ebola outbreak
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is set to face criticism yet from his own backbenchers when Fine Gael members meet this evening.
One in five Irish Defence Forces staff are claiming Family Income Support to make ends meet, it has been claimed.
Almost of a quarter of sex offenders referred to One in Four for treatment last year was aged under 25.
Legislation has been drafted to decriminalise cannabis on Jamaica, where the drug has been pervasive, but prohibited for a century.
RAF Tornadoes successfully destroyed a heavy weapons post and vehicle with a mounted machinegun in support of Kurdish troops.
Hong Kong's embattled leader has attended a ceremony to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet pro-democracy demonstrators.
A patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States.
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Nine-year-old Namoki is leaving Bristol for Belfast, where zoo keepers are hoping she’ll be able to start a family of her own.
There’s a lovely show of autumn colour this year - all you have to do is stick on a pair of boots and ramble out to enjoy it.
Mammy Keogh really has a problem with Brian Cody’s new All Ireland Hurling champions.
The Trick or Treat for Temple Street campaign will raise money for a new Neurology unit.
Chris Martin hosted a cocktail party for his estranged wife Gwyneth Paltrow's 42nd birthday.
X Factor judge Cheryl Cole has been named the “most dangerous celebrity” online by a security firm measuring the amount of malicious websites linked to a star’s name. According to McAfee, a security technology company, 15% of the search results related to newlywed Cheryl – whose married name is now Cheryl Fernandez-Versini – contain links […]
Age ratings for raunchy pop videos shown online in the UK are to move a step closer this week as movie classification chiefs launch a pilot scheme.
EastEnders bosses have announced a live episode to mark the Walford soap’s 30th anniversary.
Ireland today: Overcast across much of Ireland at first with patchy rain and drizzle in places. ...more weather
Newcastle defender Mike Williamson insists the squad remain "100%" behind under-fire boss Alan Pardew despite lurching to another Premier League defeat on Monday night.
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps said he is “deeply sorry” after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes striker Daniel Sturridge is not fit enough to play for England in their upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers later this month.
Sporting Lisbon 0 Chelsea 1
Nemanja Matic’s first-half header was enough for Chelsea to record a first victory of Champions League Group G, but it should have been so much more comfortable than a 1-0 win at Sporting Lisbon.