Anne Enright has been named as the Inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction.
Talks between teachers' unions and the Department of Education in a bid to resolve the row over the Junior Cert have adjourned until Monday.
Proposed reductions in the manning levels and changed rostering arrangements of retained firefighter crews across the country are being slammed by the The Irish Fire and Emergency Service Association.
Guns, antiques, paintings and cash have been seized by gardaí in a series of co-ordinated raids against organised crime gangs.
They too assume that smaller numbers are on the of the left and bigger numbers on the right, say scientists.
The European Union has decided to extend a first set of sanctions against Russian and pro-Russian separatist officials which were due to expire in March by six months because of the continued fighting in eastern Ukraine.
Youths angry at the Nigerian government’s failure to fight Islamic extremists threw stones at President Goodluck Jonathan’s convoy in the eastern town of Jalingo, breaking windscreens and windows on several vehicles.
Tough negotiations are underway in Brussels with the new Greek government over fears that they would destroy the delicate EU unity against Russia’s actions in Ukraine.
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Storm Juno failed to live up to the ominous prediction of 'worst blizzard ever', but it did manage to bring out the goodness in some people in Boston.
A dramatic video has been released of firefighters rescuing three unconscious children from a fiery apartment in California.
Feeling miserable about today’s chilly climate? These #SnowyCelebrity tweets are bound to make you chuckle.
But there’s really no need to rub it in.
Lucy Fallon has been cast as Corrie’s Bethany Platt after Katie Redford was dropped for lying about her age.
‘That’s hot’, ‘fear the brow’ and ‘Jeah’ have already been taken.
How do you accommodate high heels in the snow? You don’t.
Ireland today: A cold and windy day is in prospect. There will be sunny intervals and frequent ...more weather
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is contesting the Football Association’s charge for violent conduct – a move which has the full support of the club.
The Football Association has formally nominated Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein as a candidate to stand against Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency.
Rory McIlroy confessed the conditions were almost too easy as he joined a host of players in cashing in on a low-scoring first day of the Dubai Desert Classic.
The BBC’s Match of the Day has retained the rights to Premier League highlights for three more years after a successful bid of £204m.