The sentencing case of a 26-year-old Donegal man, who has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight men, is continuing in Letterkenny.
The High Court is due to hear a case next Tuesday in relation to the clinically dead woman who is on life support for the sake of her baby.
The Dáil has passed laws to ban smoking in cars where children are present.
Two suspected dissident republicans have appeared in court in Northern Ireland charged with terrorism offences.
Ireland will face more problems with an overheating economy unless expectations surrounding the next election are restrained, a banking expert said.
Minister Richard Bruton says more than 27,500 jobs have been created this year.
The Tánaiste Joan Burton says she understands the parents of a clinically dead woman, who is being kept on life support because she is 17 weeks pregnant, will probably take court proceedings next week.
The Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan has announced that €450m will spent on school building next year.
The High Court has awarded a €13.5m lump sum to an eight-year-old Co Cork boy brain damaged at birth.
Ian Bailey's High Court action has heard he is still "a person of interest" in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation.
There has been a 41% increase in the number of people accessing the Simon Community’s services in the past two years.
Planning permissions to build new homes have risen by more than 52% in a year.
The Department of Finance did not have enough trained economists at the time of the crash, according to one expert giving evidence at the Banking Inquiry this morning.
The deputy leader of the Labour Party, Alan Kelly, says he does not believe the current Government will examine the issue of the 8th Amendment to the Constitution.
A man is in a critical condition in hospital after an assault in Portrush, Co. Antrim.
Irish MEPs have all signed a joint letter demanding that the ECB President Mario Draghi appear before the Banking Inquiry.
After the recent cancellation of Stena Line's Dún Laoghaire to Holyhead service over the Christmas period, it is now thought that the ferry operator could be considering completely pulling out of the harbour.
Cancer survival rates have improved significantly in the last 20 years.
A motorcyclist has died after a road accident in Co Tipperary.
A group of 30 children from the Chernobyl region of Belarus will be arriving at Dublin Airport this morning for a two-week Christmas holiday.
New Zealand Police have apologised for assuming a man whose kayak was strapped sideways to his car was Irish.
It has emerged that a clinically brain dead woman is being kept on life support, against her parents' wishes, because she is pregnant.
Gardaí in Clare are treating the discovery of two bodies in Kildysart as suspicious.
Seventeen nurses from Wexford General Hospital got an early Christmas present when they picked up their €2.8m winnings at the National Lottery HQ in Dublin today.
The Water Services Bill has passed all stages in the Dáil tonight after the Government exercised their power to cut short the debate.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that the sentence handed down to Patrick O’Brien for raping his daughter Fiona Doyle was unduly lenient.
A well-known Irish dancing teacher, ordered to pay €400,000 to a student he sexually abused, fraudulently transferred property to his wife, the High Court has found.
Gardaí have formally identified the two people whose bodies were taken from the River Lee on Sunday night.