A major conference on farm safety is taking place in Kilkenny today with the aim of identifying dangerous behaviours and attitudes among Irish farmers.
Robbery, burglary and theft are still the country's most common crimes.
Gaza Action Ireland is renewing its call for the immediate expulsion of the Israeli ambassador.
Thirty people are due in court in Dublin later today charged in connection with Operation Tempest.
Authorities have evacuated hundreds of tourists from an area north of Iceland's largest glacier amid increased seismic activity around a volcano.
Islamic militant group Hamas said three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip.
Scientist Richard Dawkins has become embroiled in another Twitter row, claiming it would be “immoral” to carry on with a pregnancy if the mother knew the foetus had Down’s Syndrome.
Palestinian police say at least six people were killed when an Israeli airstrike hit a densely populated neighbourhood in the Gaza Strip.
Something went very, very wrong.
RTÉ journalist Sharon Ní Bheoláin became the latest celebrity to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge today.
With so many marathons taking place in autumn, this is peak training season for long distance runners.
Ok, so it might have been a typo but you can never be too sure in Ireland.
"Oh my god! Oh my god" She just won the Rose of Tralee!" He was a bit excited.
Dave Grohl's wife has given birth to their third child.
Meg Ryan has reportedly split from John Mellencamp.
Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez have split up.
A photographer sued Justin Bieber and one of his bodyguards for assault and infliction of emotional distress over an altercation on a Hawaiian beach last year.
Ireland today: An area of showery rain will move south-eastwards across Ireland through the ...more weather
Lewis Hamilton is hoping his luck has turned as he heads into the second half of a nip-and-tuck battle for this year’s Formula One world title.
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino has had a change of heart on the Europa League ahead of his managerial debut in continental competition.
Crystal Palace appear to have pressed pause on a move for Malky Mackay to take over at Selhurst Park with caretaker boss Keith Millen expected to be in charge for Saturday’s meeting with West Ham.
Celtic appear to have taken advantage of their European reprieve with a well-deserved 1-1 draw against Maribor in the first leg of their Champions League play-off in Slovenia.