Anne Enright has been named as the Inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction.
Talks between teachers' unions and the Department of Education in a bid to resolve the row over the Junior Cert have adjourned until Monday.
Proposed reductions in the manning levels and changed rostering arrangements of retained firefighter crews across the country are being slammed by the The Irish Fire and Emergency Service Association.
More wintry showers are on the way this evening.
The robot is an extension of the surgeon’s arms – it’s not doing anything independently.
Security services are reporting that up to 13 people have been killed and several others injured in an attack by suspected Islamist militants in Sinai Province.
They too assume that smaller numbers are on the of the left and bigger numbers on the right, say scientists.
The European Union has decided to extend a first set of sanctions against Russian and pro-Russian separatist officials which were due to expire in March by six months because of the continued fighting in eastern Ukraine.
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Storm Juno failed to live up to the ominous prediction of 'worst blizzard ever', but it did manage to bring out the goodness in some people in Boston.
A dramatic video has been released of firefighters rescuing three unconscious children from a fiery apartment in California.
Feeling miserable about today’s chilly climate? These #SnowyCelebrity tweets are bound to make you chuckle.
Danny Dyer was worried he had offended Mary Berry by licking her ear during a drunken acceptance speech at an awards ceremony.
The band rocked the socks off their fans at the landmark London venue tonight – including magician Dynamo.
See the glam looks from the judges as they head North for filming.
The racy series returned for its second episode this evening and it’s even more wild than the first.
Ireland today: A cold and windy day is in prospect. There will be sunny intervals and frequent ...more weather
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is contesting the Football Association’s charge for violent conduct – a move which has the full support of the club.
The Football Association has formally nominated Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein as a candidate to stand against Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency.
Rory McIlroy confessed the conditions were almost too easy as he joined a host of players in cashing in on a low-scoring first day of the Dubai Desert Classic.
The BBC’s Match of the Day has retained the rights to Premier League highlights for three more years after a successful bid of £204m.