Convictions for sex trafficking in Ireland have doubled over the last five years - new statistics from the Immigrant Council show 10 people were found guilty in 2014.
Two teenagers have been arrested after a taxi driver was threatened with a machete in an attempted hijacking in Belfast.
Tánaiste Joan Burton has warned that protecting Ireland's air links with Europe and the US is of vital importance if a deal to sell Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group (IAG) is to go through.
One in five of all non-property owners in Dublin plans to buy a home in the next 12 months, according to a new poll.
Supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president have fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities on the fourth anniversary of the country’s 2011 uprising, as clashes left 13 people dead and dozens injured.
US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have announced they have made progress on nuclear cooperation and climate change.
The bodies of six French skiers have been found a day after they were swept away by an avalanche in the French Alps.
Greeks are voting in an early general election that could alter the course of the country’s struggle with crippling debts, with a radical left party poised to win by promising to rewrite the terms of its international bailout.
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Luke Fitzgerald believes Europe’s big guns will fear facing Leinster in the Champions Cup knockout phase after Matt O’Connor’s side secured a home quarter-final clash with Bath.
Carles Gil helped fire Aston Villa into the FA Cup fifth round as they avoided an upset to beat Bournemouth 2-1.
Laois will host Dublin and Galway will take on Carlow in the Bord na Móna Walsh Cup semi-finals, after wins this afternoon.
Roscommon continued their excellent run of form this afternoon in Kiltoom as a flurry of fantastic goals helped to put Galway to the sword.