A man who groomed and manipulated a child so that he could sexually abuse and rape her over a decade has been jailed for ten years.
A security alert is underway in Portadown in Co Armagh after a suspicious object was found at the Corbracky Road area earlier.
The Army bomb disposal team was called out to deal with a suspect device at a public park in Cork city earlier.
The Environment Minister Alan Kelly has admitted that any future government could avoid a plebiscite on Irish Water.
A teaching union has warned industrial action cannot be ruled out over proposed cuts to the education budget in the North.
All findings of corruption made by the planning tribunal against former assistant Dublin City and County Manager George Redmond have been quashed.
Up to 120,000 ecstasy tablets have been seized by Customs Officers and Gardaí today in Dublin.
A man has been arrested after an attempted robbery at a Post Office in Dublin.
ALONE have handed the keys of five newly renovated houses to six elderly people in time for Christmas.
A deal on welfare reform which would help unlock the North's political impasse over public spending has been agreed by the parties in Belfast, Stormont sources said.
A Commission of Investigation is to be carried out into garda malpractice in the Cavan Monaghan division.
A 1997 phone call reveals a senior garda working on the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder believed all they had was "very weak circumstantial evidence" against Ian Bailey.
The Tánaiste Joan Burton says society needs to ask itself if it is right that people have to go through a lawyer to get medical treatment.
The HSE hopes to roll out free GP care for the under sixes by the second quarter of next year.
Martin McGuinness has said there has been a “step change” in the North's political talks.
A cyclist has been killed in a road accident in Co Tipperary.
The HSE says it will need exceptional focus to break even next year, even though it got an extra €625m in funding for the health budget.
A case involving a former Donegal Mayor who claimed expenses from two state agencies for travel on the same day has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
The head of a body representing people with intellectual disabilities and their families has said the HSE must ensure quality of life is provided for residents in care homes.
Police in the North are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old man was shot in the Falls Road area of west Belfast last night.
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.
A 26-year-old Donegal man who pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight men has been sentenced to four years in prison with the last two suspended.
It has emerged that a clinically brain dead woman is being kept on life support, against her parents' wishes, because she is pregnant.
Gardaí have said they are not looking for a third party in their investigation into the deaths of two people in Co. Clare last night.
The Water Services Bill has passed all stages in the Dáil tonight after the Government exercised their power to cut short the debate.
The Dáil has passed laws to ban smoking in cars where children are present.
Gardaí in Dublin are seeking the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of 52-year-old Seoirse Mac Gabhann.
New Zealand Police have apologised for assuming a man whose kayak was strapped sideways to his car was Irish.