Sinn Féin's Gerry Adams says this election represents the first time that people have a real alternative.
The Labour party say they'll invest a further €35m to tackle long term homelessness if re-elected.
Fianna Fáil’s giveaway manifesto, which was launched today, was aimed at offering an alternative, according to party leader Micheal Martin.
The bomb squad has made safe a device found outside a house in Co. Monaghan this evening.
Revenue officers have seized nearly 23,000 cigarettes after stopping and searching a car in County Tipperary.
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Two retired social workers responsible for a sadistic “regime of terror” at a children’s home during the 1980s have been handed lengthy jail terms.
A man who tripped up a suspected drug dealer running from police has been revealed as a soldier, who said his military training kicked in when he saw the chase.
So apparently our ancestry from hundreds of thousands of years ago can influence several health-related traits.
A teacher in Saudi Arabia has opened fire on colleagues, killing at least six people and wounding two, state television reported.
A brutal fight between rival factions has killed 52 inmates and injured 12 at a prison in northern Mexico, the state governor said.
And it looked like he had the hump.
A calamity of sorts occurred at the 2016 Republican New Hampshire Debate aired live on ABC as several candidates ended up waiting backstage after the introductions had been made.
His dream came true – and it has to be the cutest thing we’ve seen in a while.
Klaus from Germany sent us this photo of a note he found tied to a balloon in a neighbours garden.
Channel 4 has said this year’s events on The Jump have been designed to be “no more difficult than in previous years”.
Kanye West’s star-studded listening party event in New York featured celebrities including supermodel Naomi Campbell and the Kardashians.
Digital channel Drama conducted a survey to find British stars with the best bodies and the country’s ultimate silver foxes.
Barry Kirk, also known as Captain Beany, claims to have spent £10,000 turning his council flat into an ode to baked beans.
A new feature has been quietly added to Google’s email service.
It seemed to make him very popular in Taipei.
Protections put in place to deal with the failure of a major bank are “not there yet”, a deputy governor at the Bank of England has said.
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A man in his 60s has died after the flight on which he was travelling diverted to Shannon Airport this morning.
An investigation has been launched into an assault near a Dublin Dart station.
Gardaí are investigating a number of sexual assaults in Shankill, Co Dublin, since December.
Gardaí in Galway say they have found the body of Margaret Berry.
A group of friends have collected the latest Irish EuroMillions jackpot share of more than €66m.
A woman has been hospitalised following a roadside robbery in Co Wexford.
A number of reporters attached to Independent News and Media have been told by Gardaí that their safety is at risk from organised criminals.
Don’t worry fans of Bruce Springsteen, the Boss has just announced a second Dublin date.
Connacht have regained the top-spot in the Guinness Pro12.
Dustin Brown’s done it again…
The Kerry Senior Hurling Team to play Laois in the Allianz Hurling League Round 1 at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise on Sunday next at 2pm, contains 9 of the side that defeated Derry in the Christy Ring Final last June.
“We’ve only had one chance to see France under their new management, but some of the new individuals they’ve thrown in have impressed.“