It is Fianna Fáil’s seat to lose in the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton have welcomed the Yes vote in the marriage equality referendum, saying it is a vote for the future.
Fianna Fáil by-election candidate Bobby Aylward has been placed a significant 7.2% ahead of his nearest rival in the first official count for the empty seat in Carlow-Kilkenny this evening.
A woman has been airlifted to hospital in Cork after suffering head and back injuries in a fall on Ireland's highest mountain this afternoon.
Greece is ready to accept a “viable and long-lasting” deal with lenders but not on “humiliating terms”, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told his ruling Syriza party.
Iraqi forces have started a counter offensive to try to get back control of the city of Ramadi.
Cos, they’ve got the killer moves.
More than 40 people have been killed in what authorities said was a fierce battle between suspected drug gang gunmen and government forces on a ranch in western Mexico – the deadliest such confrontation in recent memory.
Or at least in Australia.
The box contained votes from the Rahara area.
Fair play Des!
"It's so difficult to explain, because of its daftness."
And the hosts Austria got nothing. Awkward.
But at least Nigella did us proud.
The music lover has explained why no one should be put off going to a festival.
The soap star says she loves having a secret storyline to get her teeth into.
Ireland today: A dry and bright start for most with sunny spells. However, cloud will increase ...more weather
Clare have advanced to meet Cork in the Munster football championship semi-final after this hard-fought victory over Limerick at Cusack Park, Ennis.
The German midfielder has high hopes for the summer transfer window, admitting he’ll be available to snap up at the end of the season.
Munster gave Paul O'Connell a rousing curtain call as they booked their place in next week's Guinness Pro12 after surviving an almighty scare form Ospreys in a pulsating semi-final at Thomond Park.
Gleneagles overcame trouble in running to complete a Classic double in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.