The Department of Social Welfare is giving those who owe money 14 days to repay money owed.
Motorists in county Laois are being warned of a road closure in place following a multi-vehicle crash.
Gardaí are launching a nationwide blitz against people using mobile phones while driving tomorrow.
The Education Minister said the reform of the Junior Cycle has to happen, despite second level teacher objections.
The official death toll in the South Korea ferry disaster reached 150 today as the grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged vessel continued.
Jurors in the trial of veteran celebrity agent Max Clifford are set to begin a fifth day of deliberations today.
A Rio de Janeiro slum has erupted in violence following the killing of a popular local figure, with residents starting fires and hurling home-made explosives and bottles in the city’s main tourist zone.
The UN’s top humanitarian official in South Sudan says he saw “piles and piles” of bodies after rebels belonging to one ethnic group slaughtered members of other groups in a remote town.
This pensioner in the Czech Republic is very lucky to be alive.
Ah, Ireland. Where we have strong tradition of painting our sheep to show our support for a GAA team, in a form of roaming mobile hill advertising.
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.
The way to a man's heart is through his stomach, right?
A life-sized cardboard policeman, placed in a shop to deter potential shoplifters, was stolen from police in Humberside, UK.
EastEnders' Natalie Cassidy will get a lesbian storyline again - despite previously quitting the soap over a similar plot.
Drew Barrymore has given birth to her second child today.
Heather Graham has slammed "sexist" Hollywood.
Justin Bieber is seeking a delay in his trial, currently scheduled to begin next month, on charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving with an expired licence.
Ireland today: Cloudy across Ulster for much of the day with spells of rain, some heavy. Sunny ...more weather
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is considering surrendering the Premier League title to Liverpool by fielding a weakened team at Anfield on Sunday to prioritise the Champions League semi-final second leg with Atletico Madrid.
Tipperary midfielder Kieran Bergin is revelling in his new found role with the county’s hurlers after a near decade-long stint in the United States watching his teammates in bars.
The GAA will today launch a new campaign to help tackle the stigma surrounding talking about mental health.
John Higgins labelled himself nothing more than “a journeyman” after a second successive first-round exit at the Dafabet World Championship.