A former ministerial advisor says he expects school patronage to become a political issue ahead of the General Election.
Three men are due in court charged in connection with a drugs seizure in Longford earlier this week.
Petrol bombs have been thrown at a flat in north Belfast.
People who use the health and social care services are to be given a unique identity number.
The Southern Owl Nebula shows what our sun will one day turn into.
US drones and aircraft have begun arriving at a Turkish air base near Syria, and an “effective” fight against Islamic State (IS) militants will soon begin, Turkey’s foreign minister said.
“Mummy, what’s an elephant?” “Big animals with long noses and flappy ears that used to live in Africa”. A sad future indeed.
Dissident artist Ai Weiwei has said that Chinese authorities returned his passport with almost no strings attached and promised him he can return to China.
Some of the reactions are priceless.
PLAY WITH ME.
Fair enough, really.
The world-renowned rider hit the waves of Tahiti to bring us yet another breathtaking performance, proving anything is possible.
The star of Luther and The Wire has become the first man to pose alone on the magazine’s front cover.
The baking builder shares his memories of last year’s competition.
Simon Cowell says there was “something off” about the X Factor last year and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini wasn’t on form.
The former Harry Potter star admitted she still has doubts over her acting abilities.
Ireland today: It will be a cloudy and unsettled day with outbreaks of rain, some of which ...more weather
This evening's meeting at Sligo has been abandoned with an 8am inspection planned for Thursday to determine prospects for that card.
Schmidt has kept his training squad as wide as possible but ex-Leinster star Corrigan believes Ireland’s head coach has his final selection all-but settled in his mind.
A new code of conduct will see touchline staff who abuse officials first given a verbal warning before being sent to the stand in the event of a repeat offence.
On the one-year anniversary of Ireland's historic win over New Zealand at the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup in France, we reflect on 10 key moments since in Irish women's sport.