A new Trinity College study has found that just 11% of nursing homes have dedicated dementia care units.
Tánaiste Joan Burton has played down reports that she will need extra staff to help pay the Water Conservation Grant to every home.
Members of the public were excluded from the Special Criminal Court today during evidence by members of the Garda National Surveillance Unit in the trial of eight Dublin men accused of IRA men membership in 2013.
The Taoiseach said he believes the trend of emigration from Ireland will finish by the end of 2016.
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A suicide bomber in Afghanistan has struck a funeral for the victims of an earlier Taliban attack, killing 16 people and wounding 39.
The European Union has introduced new measures to help member nations seize the travel documents of people suspected of trying to join terrorist organisations outside the EU.
A French man wanted in connection with deadly terrorist attacks in Paris has been extradited from Bulgaria to France, where he is facing charges of links to terrorism, judicial officials say.
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He is one funky president.
Father who joked that the pram signified the end of his “happy carefree life” has managed to sell it for £325.
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She described it as an “energetic release”. TMI Gwynnie. TMI.
Rita Ora said she’s “excited” about performing at the Oscars.
The sisters are reportedly in advanced talks with the high street retailer to sign a €2.6m contract which would see them configure the collection themselves and allow Topshop to be the line's exclusive stockist.
The Fifty Shades Of Grey movie is so top secret even the cast haven’t seen it.
Ireland today: A cold and windy day is in prospect. There will be sunny intervals and frequent ...more weather
Munster’s Felix Jones will captain the Irish Wolfhounds against the England Saxons in their game in Cork on Friday night.
Russia is to cut the budget for hosting the 2018 World Cup as part of plans to slash state expenditure as recession looms.
Andy Murray reached his fourth Australian Open final in the last six years by winning a bad-tempered semi-final clash with Tomas Berdych on Thursday.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is set for nine months out after undergoing surgery on a shoulder injury.