5,000 pensioners are in line for a tax refund after a mistake by Revenue.
Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan has insisted she will push on with controversial junior cert reforms despite strong opposition from unions.
A 27-year-old man has died in a collision in Co Longford.
An emergency motion on the sale of Aer Lingus to be debated at the Labour party national conference tomorrow calls for comprehensive plans for the promotion of Cork and Shannon Airports.
A series of car bombs today ripped through a crowded marketplace and a Shiite militia’s checkpoint, killing 19 people in separate attacks north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
India’s finance minister has announced his government’s new budget, promising a slew of measures that attempt to balance welfare spending with high economic growth and infrastructure development while vowing to keep a tight control on fiscal deficit.
The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can stay in Massachusetts, a US appeal court has ruled.
Wild giant pandas in China are doing well. The latest census by China’s State Forestry Administration shows the panda population has grown by 268 to a total of 1,864 since the last survey ending in 2003.
With the death today of Leonard Nimoy, science fiction, has lost one of its original icons.
And hopefully, you’ll soon forget about the outfit that has caused more debate than poverty and world peace.
One little girl is speaking to all our inner bookworms today.
They're really going to miss you.
These February 29 celebrities are a lot younger than you might think, sort of.
Broadway musical Finding Neverland has found a new producer to join its ranks - Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston.
Julia Stiles plays a working single mother who leads a secret double life as a high-class prostitute in new show Blue.
Martin Clunes has said he doesn’t like period dramas and doesn’t want to play a detective.
Ireland today: Early sunny intervals will disappear to leave a largely cloudy day with rain ...more weather
A motion relating to concussion has been referred to the GAA’s Scientific and Welfare concussion, after a strong debate at GAA Congress in Cavan this morning.
GAA Congress delegates have this morning decided not to implement a Black Card for Hurling, but the one-on-one penalty has been adopted.
George North has hailed Wales’ “brilliant” medical staff as he prepares for a world record-breaking Test match return three weeks after dominating images that shocked the sport.
Stuart Lancaster insists England’s Cardiff heroics provide the blueprint for their assault on Ireland in Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations title showdown at the Aviva Stadium.