The Deputy Sinn Fein leader, Mary Lou McDonald, says it was inevitable that other responses developed in the absence of a "bona fide" police service in the North.
Five Research Centres are being set up across the country, with combined Government and industry funding of €245m.
The average price of a three-bed, semi-detached house rose by almost 22% over the past 12 months, according to national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance.
The number of people seeking asylum in Ireland jumped 40% between January and August.
An Australian couple have released a heart-rending statement describing their "ongoing hell" and "unfathomable pain" over the deaths of their three children in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine.
Police in England are investigating whether an alleged victim of prolific sex offender Jimmy Savile has made a fraudulent compensation claim.
Australia’s Parliament House lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened.
Japan’s trade and justice ministers have resigned after accusations that they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s conservative administration.
He appeared out of nowhere, walked in and carried the elderly man to safety.
Reaction has been...mixed.
We bring you some insider knowledge on the world-famous Jazz Festival.
He has since been arrested.
It is the time of year for it!
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has told how much she is enjoying being married.
Sinead Kennedy said "I do" over the weekend.
The Vamps, Ed Sheeran and Lorna Fitzgerald were among the celebrity winners at the Radio One Teen Awards.
We loved her as the Oxo mum, but she was so much more than that.
Ireland today: Rather cloudy today with outbreaks of rain or drizzle, especially in western ...more weather
The Leinster-Munster rivalry is alive and well, as Cian Healy discovered when he sent this tweet after Munster’s last-gasp win over Sale in the European Champions Cup on Saturday.
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has revealed he would like to return to the Premier League should he leave the Spanish giants before he retires.
Andy Murray knows there can be no let up in his quest to secure a place at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals as he heads to Valencia on the back of a hard-earned victory over David Ferrer in the final of the Erste Open in Vienna.
Swansea boss Garry Monk could find himself in trouble with the Football Association after launching an angry tirade against Victor Moses and referee Michael Oliver following yesterday’s 2-1 loss at Stoke.