Syrian rebels backed by al-qaida have seized a border crossing in a region where 130 Irish troops will be deployed next month.
There has been a 23% increase in the number of young doctors leaving Ireland.
Bank of Ireland has said it is aware of reports that many customers are yet to have their salaries transferred into their accounts this morning.
The government is being called on to push ahead with legislation to protect up to 10,000 vulnerable mortgage holders, whose loans have been sold off to unregulated third parties.
Pro-Russian rebels have reportedly entered a strategically important town on Ukraine's south-east coast.
French President Francois Hollande has ruled out an international partnership with Syria’s leader to fight against the Islamic State group, saying any alliance with Bashar Assad would play into the militants’ hands.
Rotherham’s former director of children’s services has issued an apology to children abused in the town and said she wished staff “could have done more” to help them.
A fire broke out after an explosion at a BP refinery in Indiana, which rattled nearby homes.
The adorable Pomeranian has earned himself a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records
This is waaaay too close for comfort.
No matter how old you are, nobody - except, perhaps some frazzled mums and dads – really looks forward to the end of the holidays.
Are you getting sick of them yet? This one's pretty cool anyway.
He’s a confident man.
A 'Looney Tunes' movie starring Steve Carell is in the works.
Sarah-Jane Crawford has revealed that Caroline Flack will appear on this year's 'Strictly Come Dancing'.
Charlie Hunnam will play King Arthur.
Ed Sheeran insists he thinks Miley Cyrus is "fantastic" even though she called him an "a**hole."
Ireland today: An increasingly windy day across much of Ireland.more weather
Kieran McGeeney has been handed a five-year term as Armagh’s new senior football manager.
World governing body FIFA has been urged to stop young children from heading footballs and faces an accusation of leaving players vulnerable to brain injuries caused by concussion.
Michel Platini has ruled out standing against Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency and will instead run for re-election as UEFA president.
Hull have turned to Palermo forward Abel Hernandez to plug the gap left by Shane Long’s move to Southampton.