The Teachers Union of Ireland has called off planned strike action later this month.
By Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, Political Reporter Almost one in five adults in Ireland tuned in to watch the first leaders debate of the General Election campaign, which saw all four of the contenders decline to say whether they won or lost the live TV battle.
The Tánaiste said today that she doesn't think there was any winner in last night's leaders debate.
Part of the Stradbally Road in Athy, Co Kildare is closed this afternoon due to a fire.
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said today that any threat made to journalists is an attack on us all.
The Ceann Comharlie will not be seeking reappointment, it was confirmed today.
Two teenagers have been shot at a high school in Arizona, but there is no more danger to the rest of the campus, police said.
The condition often follows an episode of acute stress such as a bereavement, accident or divorce.
Facebook has lost a crucial legal battle in France as a court ruled the social network can be sued over its decision to remove the account of a user who posted a photo of a famous 19th-century nude painting.
Rolf Harris is to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault.
The comet is 138 million miles from Earth, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.
The World Health Organisation has set out a rough timescale for developing a vaccine to combat the Zika virus infecting thousands in south America.
A baby orangutan which constantly wrapped her arms around her body because she missed her mother has been rescued by a British animal charity in Borneo.
A new bug has been discovered that could brick your iPhone for good.
According to a Ghostbusters prediction from 1989, the world will end on Valentine’s Day this year.
A baby sloth is growing up with a zookeeper and a cuddly teddy bear for parents after its mother could no longer care for it.
Turns out all it takes to beat Adele is a performance at the Super Bowl.
Love/Hate actor Laurence Kinlan has admitted he loves working on stage instead of screen as it allows him to spend more time with his kids.
Taylor’s representatives say she “cautioned him about releasing a song with such a strong misogynistic message.”
Michael Fassbender has revealed he knew little about Steve Jobs before he filmed the biopic.
The multiplayer shooter will get its first full sequel next year.
Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and a number of generic pharmaceuticals firms have been fined £45m in the UK for anti-competitive practices.
The London market rebounded this morning from sharp falls yesterday that left it at three-and-a-half year lows.
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A man in his 60s has died after the flight on which he was travelling diverted to Shannon Airport this morning.
A group of friends have collected the latest Irish EuroMillions jackpot share of more than €66m.
The leaders of the country's major parties have accused Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams of directing IRA violence in the past and seeking to endanger jurors today as they waged their first head-to-head debate before the February 26 election.
An investigation has been launched into an assault near a Dublin Dart station.
Gardaí in Galway say they have found the body of Margaret Berry.
Gardaí are investigating a number of sexual assaults in Shankill, Co Dublin, since December.
A number of reporters attached to Independent News and Media have been told by Gardaí that their safety is at risk from organised criminals.
Lionel Messi has been named La Liga player of the month for the first time – here are four other occasions he should have won the award.
Munster head coach Anthony Foley has named his starting XV for this Sunday's PRO12 clash with Ospreys and made four changes to the side that defeated Zebre.
The young football fan was a mascot for Swansea at a Premier League game, but it was an opposing player who really captured Tomos’s attention.
The 25-year-old has not scored for 11 matches, a run stretching back to Boxing Day, and has just seven goals for the whole season.