Gardaí are investigating after a bomb was found outside a house in Tallaght yesterday.
PSNI detectives in Lurgan, Co Armagh, are investigating reports that a shotgun was found close to a playground yesterday.
Teachers' pay, class sizes, funding and school patronage are among the issues being discussed at the INTO annual congress, which gets under way today.
In the North, a man arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a former dissident republican leader has been released without charge.
Vice president Joe Biden hopes to demonstrate the US commitment to Ukraine by meeting with its leaders as they deal with their confrontation with Russia.
The Boston Marathon is due to be held amid unprecedented security, one year after a pair of home-made pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.
About 100 firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at a building used for storing chemicals on the edge of Leeds city centre.
The death of a two-year-old girl is being treated as suspicious, police have said.
A TV broadcaster in Mexico has become an internet hit with his composure under stress from an earthquake that hit the capital yesterday.
Residents in Clontarf, Dublin, woke up this morning to discover they'd been invaded - again - by a horde of vikings, 1,000 years after the last Battle of Clontarf.
The real beauty of running is its simplicity. It is a sport that requires no fancy gadgetry, no high tech training aids and which is so straightforward in terms of technique that almost anyone can have a go.
A man has been seen walking the streets of Wexford town carrying the cross today.
Michael Le Vell has checked out of rehab.
Kirsten Dunst isn't worried about making money.
Nadine Coyle has named her baby daughter Anaíya.
Avengers director Joss Whedon is releasing a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution.
Ireland today: Outbreaks of rain in the south-west and north-east corners, although these will ...more weather
Tim Howard thinks Everton fans were wrong to mock David Moyes on his return to Goodison Park on Sunday.
Beleaguered Manchester United manager David Moyes has challenged his players to restore some pride by winning their four remaining matches.
David Moyes raged at his Manchester United players on Sunday night, accusing them of “rank and rotten defending” during his woefully unsuccessful return to Goodison Park.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers intends to keep every one of his players grounded as the club closes in on a first championship in more than 20 years following the 3-2 win at relegation-threatened Norwich on Easter Sunday.