A Union Disputes Committee in a statement released through the ESB group of unions says all their power will be turned off at 8am on Monday week if a solution is not found to the pension dispute.
A military gun was used to spray police vehicles with bullets in the North, a senior officer said.
The Lord Mayor of Dublin has said a book of condolence for Nelson Mandela will be open at the Mansion House from 2pm this afternoon.
The Central Bank has expressed concerns about Ireland's financial status as the country prepares to exit the bailout in just over a week's time.
The Criminal Assets Bureau claims a legal action by drug trafficker John Gilligan to get back his show jumping arena in Co Kildare is an abuse of process.
The High Court has refused to set aside property developer Sean Dunne’s bankruptcy in Ireland.
Sinn Féin TD Padraig MacLochlainn says he was "stitched up" on a recent appearance on Tonight with Vincent Browne on TV3.
Former president Mary Robinson has said the world feels like it has lost a family member in the death of Nelson Mandela.
A man is due to appear in court in Westmeath this morning charged in connection with a drugs and gun seizure.
A woman who spearheaded a landmark workers’ strike at Dunnes Stores over South African apartheid in the 1980s has described Nelson Mandela as an inspiration.
The Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte has said any strike by staff at ESB would be "out of proportion" with the scale of the pension dispute at the company.
Gardaí in Dublin have said that a missing teenager has been located safe and well.
Gardaí in Dublin are appealing for the public's help in two separate cases of missing teenagers.
The High Court is to rule today on an action by property developer Sean Dunne who wants his bankruptcy in Ireland overturned.
Management and unions at the ESB will begin talks at the Labour Relations Commission later in an effort to avert strike action and power outages in the run-up to Christmas.
Members of the SIPTU trade union will meet with management at Pfizer later today after the company announced earlier this week that it is seeking 150 redundancies at their plant in Newbridge in Co Kildare.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela as ``a great light extinguished''.
Police officers came under fire from gunmen in Belfast tonight.
Gardaí are seeking the public's help in finding a 63-year-old-man missing in Limerick city.
The European Youth Entrepreneur of the Year has been awarded to Amy Keatinge from Tallaght.
A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital after an armed siege outside a house.
The Road Safety Authority is urging motorists to take extra care on the roads with high winds predicted overnight.
The Irish National Seismic Network (INSN) has said that an earthquake measuring 2.6 magnitude occurred off the coast of Cork today.
Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has claimed two RUC officers murdered in an IRA ambush following a tip-off from a terrorist mole in An Garda Síochána "disregarded their own safety".
A new film from the ISPCC aims to raise awareness for their 116 000 Missing Children's Hotline. It's a tough, but necessary watch.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is seeking 150 redundancies at its manufacturing plant in Newbridge, Co Kildare.
A teenager has gone missing from his home in Dublin.
An unemployed hairdresser who drove her car with her children in it while she she was under the influence of alcohol claimed she was terrified of her ex-partner and had to leave the house.