The Government is being urged to provide medically supervised injecting centres for drug addicts to cut the number of deaths.
A pensioner has been killed in a road traffic accident in west Cork.
Irish troops deployed with the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights, Syria (UNDOF) have been involved in a number of missions to rescue UN colleagues under fire from rebel forces, a Defence Forces spokesperson has confirmed.
Talks at the Labour Relations Commission between unions and management at Iarnród Éireann have been adjourned until Monday.
Missing five-year-old Ashya King, who was taken by his parents from Southampton General Hospital without doctors’ consent, has been found in Spain, Hampshire Constabulary said.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has congratulated the Polish Prime Minister on his election as the next President of the European Council.
Vladimir Putin has been warned that he is “practically in a state of war with Europe” as EU leaders mull tougher sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.
A European arrest warrant has been issued for the parents of a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital in Britain against medical advice, police said.
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Andy Murray had another frustrating afternoon on the Louis Armstrong Stadium court but did enough to defeat Andrey Kuznetsov and reach the fourth round of the US Open.
Eamonn Fitzmaurice was delighted with his side after they advanced to the All-Ireland final with a three-point win over Mayo in the Gaelic Grounds.
One fella took five stewards to subdue him, while another youngster was taught a short, sharp lesson by a Garda.
Everton 3 Chelsea 6
Chelsea came out on top in a nine-goal thriller against Everton encapsulated in two frantic goalscoring spells in either half at Goodison Park.