The Coalition has been given a massive pre-budget boost with tax revenues running nearly a billion euro more than expected.
A teenage girl with serious behavioural problems is to be moved to an adolescent psychiatric unit this evening.
A driver in the US, who was impaled on a guardrail as she was texting while driving, has appealed to other drivers to pay heed.
Workers at waste disposal company, Greyhound Recycling and Recovery, have voted overwhelmingly in favour of accepting an invitation to attend talks at the Labour Relations Commission.
Revenue Officers have seized more than €38,000 worth of tobacco and cigarettes in Dublin.
Two fishermen have been rescued after their boat lost power off the coast of Cork this morning.
The Justice Minister, Frances Fitzgerald, has demanded a report into claims some female asylum seekers here are selling themselves for sex.
The Government is being told it must impose real and specific solutions or the number of family homes being repossessed will rise dramatically.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said Irish troops serving on a peacekeeping mission in the Golan Heights must not be dragged into the civil war in Syria.
An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire just outside Belfast that claimed the life of a 91-year-old man.
A new report launched today is calling for tougher sentences for hate crimes.
The Government says it expects more English language colleges to close after it announced plans to tackle what it says is the continued abuse of student immigration by a number of providers.
Ireland may not replace its 133-person rapid response force in the Golan Heights.
Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan says she is determined that reform will happen at junior cycle level in Ireland's secondary schools.
Some 16.5% of the country’s household mortgages are behind with repayments, the latest Central Bank figures show.
Football pundit John Giles and Brother Kevin Crowley of the Capuchin Day Centre are set to receive the Freedom of the City of Dublin.
A woman in her 70s has died following a traffic accident in Co Roscommon in which four cars and a truck were involved.
Workers at Dublin waste management firm Greyhound are voting on proposals that could see them entering formal talks with management at the Labour Relations Commission.
English language schools are coming under the spotlight today.
Former servicemen and women of the Defence Forces will be remembered during a special ceremony in Co Kildare later.
It may be almost September but warmer weather is set to return, forecasters say.
Emergency services have been called to the scene of a reported pile-up on the M50 in Dublin.
Thousands of low income, working families have been refused the back-to-school clothing and footwear allowance because they fall outside the payment's income threshold.
A man is in hospital after an assault in Dublin city last night.
The M50 has re-opened after a major pile-up this evening.
Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding an explosion at a house in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.
A musician who died along with his partner as he tried to save him from drowning has been remembered as a talented and treasured colleague.
It has been confirmed that the Ice Bucket Challenge is the most popular social media craze this year, surpassing No Make-Up Seflies.