The Education Minister said no real jobs should be replaced by JobBridge internships.
The Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald, said she wants to see the Garda Ombudsman Commission get on with their job, and she still has confidence in GSOC.
The Tánaiste said restoring the Christmas bonus for welfare recipients is "for discussion".
US private equity giant, the Blackstone Group, is facing claims that it engaged in a "sophisticated conspiracy" to effectively oust the O'Flynn brothers from their business empire.
Officials at the referendum count in Glasgow are investigating 10 cases of suspected electoral fraud at polling stations.
Scotland will remain part of the UK after the independence referendum, pollster YouGov has predicted, as it forecast the ‘No’ campaign would win the crucial vote.
Polling in Scotland’s independence referendum has closed, leaving campaigners and onlookers across the world waiting to learn if the country will remain in the United Kingdom or not.
A former council leader has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged assault at a polling station.
Singer plays cupid in Dublin.
It almost seems like the gentle giant was politely asking for their help. Almost.
Many parents find themselves with slightly calmer mornings now that older kids are back at school.
A rat has been filmed running on the moving handrail of an escalator in Los Angeles.
You could say he was drunk as a skunk. GET IT?
Matt Smith has been cast to appear in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'.
Miley Cyrus could face a jail sentence after being spanked on stage with a Mexican flag.
Julian Fellowes admits it was a "great privilege" to have George Clooney star in a 'Downton Abbey' special.
Stephen Fry has hinted he may have recorded a cameo for 'American Dad!'
Ireland today: A fair amount of mist and low cloud today with showers affecting southern, central ...more weather
Everton 4 Wolfsburg 1
Everton made a successful return to European football with a 4-1 victory over Wolfsburg at Goodison Park.
Partizan Belgrade 0 Tottenham 0
Tottenham held firm in intimidating conditions to kick off the Europa League group stage with a hard-fought, goalless draw at Partizan Belgrade.
Salzburg 2 Celtic 2
Celtic twice surrendered the lead to draw 2-2 with Salzburg in their thrilling Europa League Group D opener in Austria.
Felix Magath has been replaced as manager of Sky Bet Championship strugglers Fulham.