It has been reported that three gardaí have been stabbed as they tried to execute a warrant in Clogherhead in Co Louth.
The turnout in polling stations across the Shannonside region is reported to be at an average of 15% this lunchtime.
A woman whose baby was one of those who died at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise is praising the Health Minister.
There has been a crash between a Luas tram and a car on the inbound red line.
Voting has begun briskly as campaigners bid to make Ireland the first country in the world to introduce gay marriage by popular vote.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed banks have agreed to start lowering their variable mortgage interest rates from July.
Polling station staff are saying a "steady stream of voters" mean it is likely turn-out will be high as people vote in two referendums today.
A young man is reported to be fighting for his life after he was stabbed in the chest - and drove himself to hospital for treatment.
The Impact trade union has said talks on pay in the public sector have not yet addressed pay restoration.
There have been reports of large queues outside polling stations across the country.
The executives of the secondary teaching unions meet today to vote on an agreement reached over reform of the Junior Cert.
Irish soldiers who have been working in Ebola-stricken parts of Sierra Leone will return to Ireland today.
Dublin has been ranked the most expensive European destination for cheap alcohol.
A new report from the Children's Ombudsman said the Government is tolerating unacceptable levels of child poverty, standing over discrimination in schools and failing to protect children.
The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is expected to publish a report this afternoon which will say lenders have agreed to cut their variable rates for mortgages, or offer their customers new deals.
Polling is underway for the referendums on same sex marriage and the lowering the age at which citizens are eligible to be President.
Polling gets underway shortly for the Referendums on same sex marriage and the age of the President.
Staff at Dunnes Stores in Gorey in Wexford are stunned at the decision to close the store, the union Mandate has said.
Ireland have failed to make it to the Eurovision final this weekend.
A small protest which had blocked traffic on Dublin's O'Connell street this evening has come to a close peacefully.
A man arrested earlier today in connection with the murder of Michael Devoy has been released with out charge.
A six-year-old wonder boy from Co Limerick has become the country’s youngest member of Mensa.
It is reported Gardaí have arrested a man on suspicion of selling illegal drugs in the Dublin nightclub outside which Ana Hick collapsed last weekend.
The Mandate trade union has claimed that over 100 jobs are to go at Dunnes Stores in Gorey.
Molly Sterling has performed for Ireland in the Eurovision semi-final tonight.
A 23-year-old Australian man has been found guilty of a one-punch assault that killed Irishman Thomas Keaney in Perth.
Despite a strong performance, Molly Sterling has not been voted into this year's final of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Gardaí have confirmed a body found lying on a bed decomposing next to the body of con woman Julia Holmes, is that of her partner Thomas Ruttle.
A petition is being handed into Irish Water's head office this morning, asking the company to reveal how many people have paid their bills.