11 minutes agoA man who carried out a violent and unprovoked attack on a random stranger has avoided jail today.
33 minutes agoA forensic psychiatrist has said that a man accused of murder knew what he was doing was wrong when he killed a student, whom he said was the devil.
46 minutes agoThe sale of the harvesting rights for the country’s state-owned forests has been abandoned.
56 minutes agoA fire-fighter has said that the new foam system they used to fight a blaze that killed two of his colleagues was not as good as water.
1 hour, 6 minutes agoA court has heard two men being tried for the murder of 17-year-old Daniel McAnaspie each claimed to have witnessed the other man carrying out the stabbing.
2 hours, 10 minutes ago » latestTalks have begun to provide precautionary facilities should Ireland fail to exit the bailout plan later this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said today.
2 hours, 23 minutes agoThree fishermen have been rescued after their boat sank off the Donegal coast.
2 hours, 27 minutes ago » latestNama is to provide £15m (€18m) to finish two office blocks in Belfast, it was revealed today.
2 hours, 35 minutes ago » latestJustice Minister Alan Shatter said today that the practice of slopping out at Mountjoy Prison in Dublin will be phased out by the end of the year.
3 hours, 26 minutes agoA court has heard how a garden shears found during the murder investigation of Daniel McAnaspie was the most likely weapon used to kill him.
3 hours, 38 minutes agoA member of the Government has accused the Taoiseach of being anti-democratic, anti-politics and of populist nonsense over reforming politics, including planning to abolish the Seanad.
3 hours, 47 minutes agoGardai in Kerry have also confirmed that both were stabbed to death.
4 hours, 12 minutes ago » latestAbout 10 Fine Gael TDs and Senators will vote against the new abortion legislation, a member of the party has claimed.
4 hours, 53 minutes agoA court has heard how a muddy footprint in the kitchen of the Justice Minister’s home helped catch his burglar.
5 hours, 18 minutes ago » latestThe threat from dissident republicans remains severe, Justice Minister Alan Shatter said today.
6 hours, 39 minutes agoThe Justice Minister Alan Shatter is renewing his promise to resume garda recruitment, but he admits there is no timeframe for the process.
6 hours, 33 minutes ago » latestThe country’s largest teaching union has accused the Government of enforcing savage cuts on pupils with special needs.
6 hours, 49 minutes agoThe Minister for Health James Reilly says threats to burn him and his family out of their home have gone much further than they should have.
8 hours, 11 minutes agoTeachers are extremely worried about reports of more cuts to special needs support, according to a leading union spokesperson.
8 hours, 51 minutes agoJill Meagher's uncle says a certain justice has been done for his niece after the man convicted of the rape and murder of the Irish journalist was sentenced to at least 35 years in prison in Australia.
9 hours, 25 minutes agoGardaí are continuing to question two men in relation to the seziure of drugs in Co Galway.
9 hours, 51 minutes ago » latestInvestigations are continuing this morning into the double murder of a mother and daughter in Kerry.
9 hours, 55 minutes agoThe Central Criminal Court will begin hearing evidence today in the trial of murdered teenager Daniel McAnaspie.
10 hours, 41 minutes agoThe Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has defended Ireland's tax policy ahead of an international digital conference in the capital today.
10 hours, 58 minutes ago » latestA serial sex offender has been sentenced to life in prison for the rape and murder of an Irish woman that outraged Australia’s second-largest city.
18 hours, 32 minutes agoThe Chairman of the Board of a South Dublin Primary school has resigned over distributing pro-life leaflets to young pupils.
20 hours, 25 minutes agoIreland is not accepting as many refugees as its European counterparts.
20 hours, 31 minutes agoTwo men have been arrested in Galway after a major drugs seizure in the county.
1 day, 15 minutes agoA student whose body was found in a barrel on a Clare farm was the victim of a violent and sustained assault and died of severe, extensive trauma to his head, a court has heard.
1 day, 20 minutes agoA 47 year-old Polish man has been charged with the murder of Bogdan Michalkiawicz in Letterkenny in Donegal last month.
1 day, 21 minutes agoA garda has been acquitted of harassing a garage owner and his father after a dispute over crash repairs that had been carried out on the officer’s car.
1 day, 1 hour, 40 minutes ago » latestThe US first family had a grand day out in Dublin and Wicklow.
1 day, 2 hours, 10 minutes ago » latestThe Taoiseach has had to defend Ireland's tax policy at the G8 summit in Fermanagh.
1 day, 3 hours, 25 minutes agoA homeless addict has been sentenced to three years after he had sex with a school girl having met her for the first time that day while she was wearing her uniform.
1 day, 4 hours, 25 minutes agoGardai have formally upgraded their investigation into the deaths of a mother and daughter in Killorglin, Co. Kerry to murder.
1 day, 4 hours, 54 minutes agoA Bray fireman who pulled the second of two deceased colleagues out of a burning building said he still thinks about him opening his eyes.
1 day, 5 hours, 2 minutes agoA jury has begun its deliberations in the trial of a Dublin-based Garda accused of insurance fraud and harassment.
1 day, 5 hours, 5 minutes agoA man is due in court in Donegal shortly charged in relation to the murder of Polish national Bogdan Michalkiawicz in Letterkenny last month.
1 day, 5 hours, 43 minutes agoThe State will not seek a retrial in the case of a Louth man who had one of his two convictions for IRA membership quashed by the Court of Criminal Appeal last year.
1 day, 6 hours, 2 minutes agoUS first lady Michelle Obama and her daughters have enjoyed a private guided tour of the Wicklow Mountains National Park as their whistlestop tour of Ireland draws to a close.