The decision to charge a teenager with false imprisonment of then Tanaiste Joan Burton during the Jobstown protest was not in accordance with Irish or European human rights laws, the boy's lawyers have argued writes Tom Tuite.
An Irish person has become the first in the world to take part in a new drug trial for patients with the blood cancer 'multiple myeloma'.
The vast majority of members in the Garda Representative Association have said they are willing to take industrial action over pay.
Ibrahim Halawa, the Irishman who faces his 15th rescheduled trial with 493 other people on October 3 has written a letter on the year that would have included his graduation day.
Fianna Fáil have "grave concerns" over government plans to provide special tax rates to highly skilled Irish workers living abroad.
Cyber stalking and revenge porn could carry jail sentences of up to seven years under tough new laws.
Luring expats home with tax savings is as "aerodynamic as a brick", according to well-known financial advisor Eddie Hobbs.
Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions has been fined £5 million after admitting health and safety breaches over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.
Some people found it all a bit heartbreaking.
At least 14 people were killed and nine others injured when a crowded bus slipped off a mountain in Nepal, a government official said.
A mosque and an international congress centre were attacked in two explosions in the city of Dresden, but nobody was injured, German police said.
Need a tissue Donald?
The Democrat and Republican rivals squared off for 90 minutes at Hofstra University in New York, and it was screened to tens of millions of US viewers.
Colombia's government and rebel leaders have signed a historic peace agreement to end 50 years of war that has killed more than 220,000 people.
Up to one in four hospital inpatients may have to use a catheter – long-term use of this medical device is associated with frequent complications.
We’ve moved on from chickens and now the burning question is: Why did the deer cross the road?
Friends, you can’t beat having them around.
School girl is told she has failed drug test even though she knew she was clean.
Donald Trump has claimed that he was given a defective microphone in during the first presidential debate last night, and wondered was it "on purpose".
Mac had a lucky escape after having just a bottle of water, and his hat, to hand as he tried to shoo the animal away from his vehicle.
Previous recipients include Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Derek Jacobi, Dame Judi Dench, Sir Kenneth Branagh and Lynn Redgrave.
Adele is hot on their heels to clean up at the ceremony.
The actress was one of the many stars in attendance at the service.
Terry died earlier this year, and now fans and showbiz friends have gathered for a service of thanksgiving in London.
The music channel has come up with the best way of announcing an awards shortlist.
There were many kinds words to be said by Sir Terry Wogan’s litany of famous fans.
The Girl On The Train star reckons sense of humour is key.
The radio presenter shared the advice given to him by Sir Terry back in the 1990s.
German data protection authorities have ordered Facebook to delete data - including phone numbers - the social media giant has received from its subsidiary WhatsApp.
Something to ease your stress levels perhaps.
Ireland today: Once any early patches of drizzle or light rain clear from eastern areas ...more weather
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie signed an ‘ironclad’ prenup before tying the knot, it has been revealed.
Skerries has been named as Ireland's tidiest town for 2016.
The, ahem, cheeky prank was already an offence in the state of Victoria, but it’s now punishable under a specific law.
Kate McWilliams, 26, began flying aged 13. Just 5% of commercial pilots are female and easyJet wants to double the proportion of female new entrants.
Crimecall returns to our screens tonight, and now we’ve finally been given a glimpse at the show’s new presenter.
The average price of a three bed semi has risen to €200,000 for the first time since the property crash.
Gardaí are seeking the public's help in finding a missing woman in County Kerry.
Two men have been arrested in Cork this afternoon after a car, which was being pursued by gardaí, crashed outside the Pairc Ui Rinn GAA stadium as fans were arriving for a county championship double-header.
Every point or half-point you can deliver is a vindication of your presence, every defeat a damning indictment
James will stand when the Star-Spangled Banner is played before Cleveland Cavaliers games.
"It is clear that the TUE (therapeutic use exemption) system is open to abuse."
The Liverpool manager joined Anfield favourite Jamie Carragher.
There is no excuse for Rowe’s shot to not have counted as a score.
"To see Rory showing that fighting spirit and battling the way in which he did was wonderful."
Allardyce was filmed on a hidden camera saying: "It's not a problem."
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