The former chief executive of Irish Life & Permanent Denis Casey has been excused from the banking inquiry.
The Government has signalled independent monitoring of the IRA could help resolve the latest political crisis in the North.
Tánaiste Joan Burton has said she and Enda Kenny both agree that the Fennelly report needs to be published as soon as possible.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has challenged all five major parties in the North to begin new talks on the future of the peace process.
Swedish officials said they are optimistic about reaching an agreement with Ecuador on legal assistance which could pave the way to questioning WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London on outstanding accusations against him.
A mother feared to have been planning to travel to Syria with her four children has been detained in Turkey.
Pope Francis has declared he is allowing all priests in the church’s upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the “sin of abortion” if they repent with a “contrite heart.”
The first hurricane to pass over Cape Verde caused flooding, uprooted trees and tore off some roofs but caused no major damage or injuries, according to authorities in the West African islands.
“Christy, it’s always been you!”
All over the country, schoolchildren are heading back to school laden down with big new school bags filled with books, elasticated ties and scratchy jumpers driving the poor things mad.
News readers will actually read anything from the teleprompter, it seems.
We feel ya, kid.
The poll was posted following a discussion on the morning panel show about Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde's recent comments.
There’s a new look for Bob The Builder, as Lee takes over from Neil Morrissey to be the leading voice.
The best of what's on the telly box tonight.
See the latest image from the Dad’s Army movie.
Ireland today: A dry day for most parts with some sunshine. However, there will also be a good ...more weather
The umpires on Sunday would be wise to refer any marginal calls.
The defender has signed a two-year deal at Villa Park after spending just over 12 months with the Baggies.
Only five sleeps to go! It's gonna be epic.
Real Madrid have released a statement pretty much blaming Manchester United. We’re guessing De Gea isn’t too impressed…