A 69-year-old man has died in a house fire in Co Sligo.
A funding agreement has been reached which will ensure the Childline service stays open 24 hours a day.
The Peter McVerry Trust has said 260 emergency homeless beds - opened today - will only last for six months as people become homeless over time.
Two men arrested as part of the investigation into the abduction and murder of Jean McConville have been released unconditionally.
A power failure has affected a major holiday airport as travellers move off for the Christmas holidays.
Police Scotland declared a major incident and confirmed there were a “number of fatalities”.
A phone app featuring a character called Nicholas Fromage kicking immigrants off the White Cliffs of Dover has been criticised by Ukip leader Nigel Farage.
Crisis averted! But not until after an animal rescue officer was called in to investigate.
It's unclear how the seal ended up in the field which is about 17 miles from the sea
All proceeds from the auction will go to the Cork Simon Community.
(It was a firefighter in a costume but ssssh...)
Probably just wanted a bag of chips.
People are paying tribute after the rock and blues legend Joe Cocker has passed away.
Adele sent a hand-written note to Elton John to apologise for missing his wedding.
'Downton Abbey' may be made into a film.
The world seems to agree: no matter how tasteless this new film, censoring freedom of speech with cyber threats is probably worse.
Ireland today: It looks set to be an unsettled day for much of Ireland with plenty of cloud ...more weather
England and Northampton hooker Dylan Hartley’s latest Rugby Football Union disciplinary hearing will take place in London on Tuesday.
Karl Oyston has apologised for branding a Blackpool fan “a r****d”.
Aston Villa have appealed Gabby Agbonlahor’s red card against Manchester United.
Muhammad Ali’s condition has “vastly improved” since being admitted to hospital on Saturday with a mild case of pneumonia and his doctors are hopeful that he will soon be sent home.