Householders in nine counties are being given the chance to take part in an initiative aimed at cutting down on junk mail.
A landmark legal challenge to relax the North's strict abortion laws has been successful.
A lack of sites for development is the biggest barrier to the construction of social housing, according to the Irish Council for Social Housing.
A former Labour councillor who left the party over its General Election plans will now run in the election for Fine Gael.
Turkey’s prime minister has said his country will not apologise to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria that crossed through Turkish airspace.
A Vatican judge has granted more time for the defence to prepare for a trial over the leak of confidential documents.
Damages for so-called “sexting” have been awarded by a UK court for the first time, in a case involving the ex-vice-principal of Diana, Princess of Wales’s former school.
World leaders have gathered for a critical climate conference in Le Bourget, outside Paris, today.
From animals which are far from Rudolph to politics-themed decorations, how about being a tad different with your tree this year?
It's pretty epic.
If your grandad did this to get you round at Christmas, we’re not sure you’d forgive him.
He makes someone think they’re watching their best friend get murdered.
The Lungs singer will take to the Hyde Park stage alongside Kendrick Lamar and Jamie xx on July 2.
The challenge was so “horrific” it turned Kieron into a potty-mouth as he faced the trial Lady C had refused to consider.
The British actors reveal their thoughts on the Hollywood pay gap.
The pair’s friendship on the ITV show could soon turn into a budding romance… but it won’t be smooth sailing.
Ireland today: A wet day with heavy and persistent rain affecting many regions. The rain could ...more weather
LATEST UPDATE: Gardaí at Pearse St station have confirmed that singer Sinead O'Connor has been located "safe and sound" and is receiving medical assistance.
A Mississippi waitress was shot and killed by a customer after she asked him not to smoke.
Sinead O’Connor has announced that she is quitting the music industry.
Bob Geldof has described the painful moment he had to tell his children that their mother, Paula Yates, had died.
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after falling from scaffolding in Dublin city centre this afternoon.
The Corrs have opened up on the reason they called it quits with Sharon admitting the foursome had to “get their lives on track”.
Met Éireann says we should be prepared for severe winds around the country overnight.
Thousands of homes have been left without power as Storm Clodagh crosses the country.
Liverpool’s rise under Jurgen Klopp has seen them move to within six points of Premier League leaders Manchester City but forward Jordon Ibe insists they are not looking at anyone else but themselves.
The Redskins received a standing ovation after holding on to beat the Giants 20-14 and move joint top of the NFC East.
As expected, the Airtricity League star has made a move to Championship side Brighton.
Many stars, all with the same message for the world: “Je suis Paris”.