A Dublin City Councillor wants communities to be able to close off their roads for play afternoons for children.
The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald is being asked to provide protection for a young Afghan man who was assaulted in Cloverhill prison in Dublin on Wednesday.
A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash in Mayo.
The PSNI is investigating the death of a man in his 50s in Belfast.
Walter Palmer may be in hiding from angry activists, but does he need to fear the Zimbabwean justice system too?
The scrubland on the edge of Calais hums during the day. Life in the sprawling migrant shanty town is hectic.
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has defeated a bid by dissenters in his left-wing Syriza party to push for an end to bailout talks and an exit from the euro.
Suspected Jewish extremists have set fire to two Palestinian homes in the West Bank, killing a child and critically injuring four people.
Jordan Elizabeth Shelton spills on why she loves her tufts of underarm fluff.
There's been a lot of reaction to the killing of Cecil the lion and the lads from the illustrious police force on the Isles of Scilly have given the best take on it.
Unexpected voice at Tesco checkout.
Turns out it can age you faster…
It’s a mixed bag of fun as Bestival gets under way.
Idris Elba stars in Beasts of No Nation - a powerful tale of child soldiers in Uganda from the director of True Detective
JK Rowling turns 50 today.
Game Of Thrones fans, brace yourselves: The fantasy saga’s end is perhaps just a few years away.
Ireland today: Rather cloudy and wet with rain already in western areas spreading eastwards ...more weather
West Ham had their recent poor disciplinary record laid bare again on Thursday as both defender James Collins and manager Slaven Bilic were sent off in a 2-2 draw with Astra Giurgiu.
Johnny Buckley is the only player to drop out of the Kerry team ahead of their All-Ireland quarter-final against Kildare.
Limerick 0-22 Clare 0-19 Ronan Lynch delivered a stunning performance with 0-13, as Limerick ended Clare's 14-game unbeaten run in the Bord Gais Energy Under 21 Hurling Championship in front of 14,311 spectators at Cusack Park, Ennis tonight.
Turnberry owner Donald Trump believes his course will provide the “greatest canvas” possible for the Open Championship, if the R&A want to use it.