The community in County Cavan is today struggling to come to terms with the death of the Hawe family in an apparent murder-suicide.
A resident in a HSE-run disability centre in Cork made 15 complaints of physical abuse in less than a month which were not correctly followed up writes Conall Ó'Fátharta.
An investigation is underway following the outbreak of a fire at the Oberstown Children's Detention Campus in Dublin yesterday and last night.
Update 9.50am: Drivers at Dublin Bus are set to go on six days strike in September.
There's still time for students to find accommodation for the coming academic year.
The Dubliner killed in a case of mistaken identity in Spain will be laid to rest today.
A pensioner who sparked a 40-hour siege in England has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and possession of a firearm.
A Labour councillor in England has been reported to police over a "hate incident" when he allegedly called a transgender Tory rival "he" during a council debate.
A suspected suicide bomber today crashed a car through the entrance of the Chinese Embassy in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, detonating a bomb that killed the attacker and wounded three embassy employees.
And more than 1,000 people were treated by ambulance crews, mostly for alcohol-related issues.
Forget the Hemsley sisters, there’s now the Houndsley brothers (and yes, they’re dogs).
Over 6,500 refugees have been rescued off the Libyan coast, in one of the biggest operations of its kind.
On what could be her last day as Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff mounted a forceful defence of her time leading Latin America's most populous nation.
A British man who was critically injured as he tried to save a fellow backpacker as she was stabbed in a knife attack in Australia has died, police said.
It’s so sad.
It’s seriously cute.
The sandstone formation, also known as Ayers Rock, looks spectacular from the air.
Our country can be a busy and loud place sometimes - but this video will inspire you to stop and enjoy the little moments.
Who needs to jet off when you have all of this on your doorstep?
This will melt your heart. Unless you’re a Real Madrid fan.
Michael Conlan is the first guest to appear on the Late Late Show this Friday.
The former X Factor judge and N-Dubz star will release her new single on Friday.
The Smile singer said she is “absolutely fine”.
The Shake It Off singer appeared in court on Monday in Nashville, Tennessee – where she posed for selfies with fellow jurors.
The actress has become a mum for the second time.
The actor said it can be tricky to shake off darker roles.
The pair both star in a new Christopher Nolan film.
The heartthrob dropped Eleanor Tomlinson, who plays Demelza, into the sea during the accident.
Apple has been ordered to pay back €13bn over its tax deal with the Republic of Ireland.
An Apple windfall awaits us, so why won’t we shake the tree? Caroline O’Doherty looks at the tax sweetener that’s turned sour.
Ireland today: A rather grey start with some mist and low cloud around. This will then ...more weather
8.15pm: A family of five found dead in their countryside home in Cavan were most likely victims of a murder-suicide, investigators believe.
Hurricane Gaston, which is sweeping across the Atlantic, is now being classed as one that's 'major' by forecasters.
BTW the tray tables aren’t cleaned very often.
A Meath man has claimed €500,000 after winning the Lotto plus 1 prize from June 4.
Update: 9.30pm: A fire has broken out on the roof of the state's only youth detention centre.
Celebrations for Gary and Paul O’Donovan are continuing long into the night in Skibbereen.
The country's newest Educate Together Secondary School opens its doors in South County Dublin today with just 28 pupils.
Keegan and Connolly clashed in the All-Ireland semi-final drawn encounter last year resulting in the St Vincent’s man being dismissed by referee Joe McQuillan.
"The whole game is going to be very difficult but the minute that the whistle goes, the first thing I will be thinking of is scoring a goal."
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online.
Which manager is looking doomed already? And who will be the league’s top scorer?
Hendrick trained with the Ireland squad today but will fly-out tomorrow for a medical.
Lens claims he's set for a loan move to Turkey.
It was "an easy decision" for Big Sam.