Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said that he does not want to cut the government's subvention to Irish Rail any further.
Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt has made a fresh bid for early release from prison, just minutes after his first application was struck out.
The High Court is due to hear a bail application for a man accused of taking part in a violent brawl at the Smithfield horse fair in Dublin over three years ago.
More than 2,400 complaints of elder abuse were received by health chiefs last year – a 30% increase in six years.
Police will be given temporary powers to seize passports at UK borders of Britons they suspect are travelling abroad to fight with terror groups, David Cameron has announced.
Aid has begun to flow to a small northern Shiite town in Iraq, a day after security forces backed by Iran-allied Shiite militias and US airstrikes broke a two-month siege by Sunni militants.
A Spanish judge has ordered the detention for 72 hours of a British couple who took their critically ill five-year-old son abroad against doctors’ advice.
Russia’s foreign minister has urged those holding a new round of talks on easing Ukraine’s crisis to push for a ceasefire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists.
It's nail-biting stuff as the black shadow comes closer and closer.
"I don't like Donegal!" We understand, kid but at least you have cake.
Is your little one starting pre-school? Knowing what to expect is key.
Ok so the first skydiver on Saturday missed but this guy nailed it.
He was posing for pictures in Supermacs and all.
Kylie and Kendall take the plunge.
Lindsay Lohan has settled her car crash case.
Your spoiler-free guide to what's on telly tonight.
'Captain America 3' will be "different and exciting", according to film directors Joe and Anthony Russo.
Ireland today: A largely cloudy but mostly dry day across Ireland with nothing more than the ...more weather
Arsenal are in talks to sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck, it is understood.
Tottenham have announced the signing of Benjamin Stambouli from Montpellier.
Republic of Ireland veteran Shay Given is convinced starlet Jack Grealish is ready to play senior international football now.
Harry Redknapp has launched a £10m bid to hijack Sunderland’s long-term pursuit of Liverpool striker Fabio Borini.