The CEO of Irish Rail is on holiday ahead of a nationwide strike starting on Sunday, it has emerged.
Farmers' children are three times more likely to go to college than others - according to a Higher Education Authority (HEA) report due out later today.
A man in his 40s was shot dead in Dublin last night, Gardaí said.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is calling for a strategic plan to alleviate overcrowding and staff shortages at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
A 111-year-old retired educator from Japan who enjoys poetry has been recognised as the world’s oldest living man.
Palestinian militants have launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with air strikes after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the month-long Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier.
Residents of Ferguson were urged to stay home after dark, after days of clashes with police following the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old.
The White House said it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State group militants.
The staff are taking very good care of Oscar but would like to find his owners.
A little too much, perhaps.
With so many marathons taking place in autumn, this is peak training season for long distance runners.
With bottled water. Only the best for Tubs.
Mark Bustos lives by the mantra 'be awesome to somebody'. He's pretty awesome himself.
Gary Busey claims he was visited by Patrick Swayze's ghost last week.
Today would have been Phil Lynott's 65th birthday.
Cindy Crawford has withdrawn her children from school.
Harry Styles turned down the chance to play Cara Delevigne's love interest in a movie.
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Thibaut Courtois wants Petr Cech to stay at Stamford Bridge – but has no intention of giving back his place in the Chelsea goal.
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hit out at the sending off of midfielder Aaron Ramsey as his side battled to a goalless draw with Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium.
Former Cork selector Ger Cunningham, who left Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s backroom team at the end of last season, has been named the new manager of UCC’s Fitzgibbon Cup team.
Leicester have signed New Zealand World Cup winner Brad Thorn.