Revenue officers in Rosslare Europort have seized smuggled cigarettes hidden in a number of hot tubs.
In Dublin the Red Luas line is not running between Red Cow and the city centre due a technical fault on a tram.
Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald is launching a new strategy today targeting repeat offenders.
Just over one in four child protection cases involves families where at least one parent is an immigrant.
Damages for so-called “sexting” have been awarded by a UK court for the first time, in a case involving the ex-vice-principal of Diana, Princess of Wales’s former school.
World leaders have gathered for a critical climate conference in Le Bourget, outside Paris, today.
A study has found that humans and birds have separately evolved the same system for talking and singing.
Beijing is experiencing its worst air pollution this year, with monitoring sites throughout the city reporting extremely hazardous levels of pollutants.
TV presenter Lorraine Kelly shocked viewers with a comment she made to Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan as he presented her with a birthday present.
It's pretty epic.
If your grandad did this to get you round at Christmas, we’re not sure you’d forgive him.
He makes someone think they’re watching their best friend get murdered.
Sir Tom Jones’s sudden departure from the show has left a void yet to be filled, Will.i.am said.
Jack Garratt, Neneh Cherry’s daughter Mabel and Pulp’s former backing singer NAO are amongst those tipped for stardom in 2016.
Michelle Dockery is planning to go backpacking now 'Downton Abbey' is over.
Bet she was “desperate” for the help in the lead up to Christmas…
Ireland today: A wet day with heavy and persistent rain affecting many regions. The rain could ...more weather
LATEST UPDATE: Gardaí at Pearse St station have confirmed that singer Sinead O'Connor has been located "safe and sound" and is receiving medical assistance.
A Mississippi waitress was shot and killed by a customer after she asked him not to smoke.
Sinead O’Connor has announced that she is quitting the music industry.
Bob Geldof has described the painful moment he had to tell his children that their mother, Paula Yates, had died.
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after falling from scaffolding in Dublin city centre this afternoon.
The Corrs have opened up on the reason they called it quits with Sharon admitting the foursome had to “get their lives on track”.
Met Éireann says we should be prepared for severe winds around the country overnight.
Thousands of homes have been left without power as Storm Clodagh crosses the country.
Many stars, all with the same message for the world: “Je suis Paris”.
First Lieutenant could now head for the Paddy Power Handicap Chase at Leopardstown’s Christmas meeting following his fine effort in the Hennessy Gold Cup on Saturday.
Because there’s more to life than Jamie Vardy.
A public memorial service to remember New Zealand rugby great Jonah Lomu took place at Eden Park stadium in Auckland today.