The former boss of the Irish Nationwide Building Society has told the Banking Inquiry he took steps to downsize the institution in 2007.
An extradition hearing is due to take place today for a fugitive sex-offender arrested at Dublin Airport on Monday night.
The Fennelly Commission has "debunked" the Opposition's claim that the Taoiseach sought to sack the Garda Commissioner, Leo Varadkar has said.
A man is due in court this morning after gardaí seized €80,000 worth of cannabis in Carlow town.
Georgie Hall died despite her parents taking her to hospital within a few hours of first noticing symptoms.
Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois after an officer was fatally shot while pursuing a group of men.
There are reports that eight people have died in a fire in Paris.
Around 3,000 migrants are stranded outside Budapest's main railway station after police blocked off the entrance.
Top fashion names re-imagined pieces of clothing from former homeless people, which have now been put up for auction for charity.
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Helen, who is also set to appear on Strictly Come Dancing, parted ways with Oliver Boot “some time ago”.
Cindy Crawford has insisted the leaked photograph of her was digitally altered to make her body look worse.
Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz star in The Lobster - a film shot in Ireland which is about people who turn into animals without a love in their life...
Max Beesley appears in the trailer for the new series of Homeland.
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The summer transfer window has closed, but not before several high-profile Barclays Premier League stars made an escape to Europe.
After such a close, frantic contest, surely the team that best addresses the issues from the first match will emerge as the winners.
Manager Louis van Gaal will attempt to reintegrate the goalkeeper back into the first-team squad.