Two Laois brothers have had their convictions for raping a woman in a hotel bedroom quashed after a prosecution witness claimed on appeal that he had lied at their trial.
Three British men have been remanded in continuing custody in connection with the seizure of €80m worth of cocaine aboard a yacht off the Irish coast last month.
Revenue has seized €600,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port.
The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness has said the penalty points system is still being abused despite a series of overhauls.
This guy is tweeting exactly the stuff we would want someone to tweet from the International Space Station.
About 80 people are now being monitored for symptoms of Ebola in Texas, health officials said, after a man was diagnosed with the disease in Dallas.
A dossier of online abuse directed at the parents of Madeleine McCann is being examined by police.
Hong Kong police have warned of serious consequences if pro-democracy protesters try to occupy government buildings, as they have threatened to do if the territory’s leader does not resign by today.
Winemaker promises "a little bit of Graham Norton in every sip".
New research found that some sharks like to ‘remain inconspicuous’.
There’s a lovely show of autumn colour this year - all you have to do is stick on a pair of boots and ramble out to enjoy it.
It manages to be hilarious and romantic all at the same time.
"This is why soccer will never take off in the United States," he says, giving up.
It’s a struggle being a muggle.
We take a look at the acts hoping for a place in Simon Cowell’s X Factor Overs top three.
There were Jägerbombs and all sorts.
Sherlock relocates to the Second World War as Cumberbatch swaps one genius for another.
Ireland today: Early fog and mist patches will clear. It will then be a fine morning for most ...more weather
Arsenal vice-captain Per Mertesacker has warned Chelsea the Gunners are ready to “try new things” when they head to the Barclays Premier League leaders on Sunday boosted by their European success.
World number one Rory McIlroy was struggling to reproduce his Ryder Cup form on the opening day of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Thursday.
Brendan Rodgers admits he is not interested in thinking about Daniel Sturridge’s return for England until he is fit enough to play for his club.
Sean O’Brien faces a “nightmare” six months sidelined with shoulder trouble that threatens to wipe out his Six Nations campaign with Ireland.