Sinn Féin's deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has criticised a blog post which described Máiria Cahill's relationship with her alleged abuser as a "year-long sexual liaison".
A Garda investigation is underway into the alleged misuse of public money by a lobby group for Hepatitis C patients.
A construction worker has been jailed for 18 months for threatening to kill his wife and for attacking his neighbours with a metal bar.
A leading Irish racehorse trainer has been fined €6,000 for possession of steroids and other banned substances at his stables.
A mother who is using social media to have her son’s ashes scattered all over the world has sent him on his greatest journey yet – to space.
Here is the full text of a statement issued to the Associated Press (AP) by the parents of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man authorities say killed a soldier at Ottawa’s National War Memorial, then stormed the Canadian parliament before being shot dead.
One person has been killed and 11 injured in an explosion after a gas pipe was damaged during construction work in a west German city, authorities said.
Oscar Pistorius’ agent is seeking a meeting with the double-amputee athlete in prison in the next few days to discuss his running future.
This feel-good clip is well worth a watch.
Americans. They’re all fast-food eating, gun-toting maniacs, am I right?
And for the rest of the country too…
Luckily, no one was injured in the three-car collision.
Now if only we had an ice dispenser.
Mirand is ending – but will she be tripping off into the sunset with Gary?
Miranda Hart has announced the two Christmas specials she is doing will mark the end of her eponymous BBC sitcom.
Hairy Biker Dave Myers left the Countdown team with a conundrum of their own when he came up with an unusual choice of word in tomorrow’s episode of the long-running quiz.
One Direction have filmed a new video with Hollywood star Danny DeVito – and a monkey.
Ireland today: Plenty of cloud around today with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, these mainly ...more weather
George Groves has been added to the bumper undercard of the Nathan Cleverly-Tony Bellew rematch in Liverpool next month as he bids to strengthen his claims for another world title shot.
Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes is to train with Manchester United, the club have announced.
With the SSE Airtricity League set to be decided at Oriel Park on Friday some Cork City fans used all their ingenuity to secure themselves tickets for the game.
With shirts as enticing as these, it’s amazing he managed to keep his Liverpool kit on as long as he did.