The Cabinet has agreed to a plan to ease water charges for some older people.
The Health Minister Leo Varadkar says the Government may have to look at providing specific services to those who normally get discretionary medical cards.
Traders in Strabane have heavily criticised a decision to give the green light to a major out-of-town retail development.
TDs running the Oireachtas banking inquiry have signed off on a blueprint for how it should be run.
A jury has been sent out to consider its verdicts in the sex abuse case against the brother of Eurovision Song Contest winner and former presidential candidate Dana Rosemary Scallon.
A man in his 20s has been killed in a road crash in Co Limerick.
A credit union in County Cork has been wound up by order of the High Court.
A British businessman has appeared in court charged with abusing two girls at various locations in counties Louth and Dublin.
A 33-year-old man has been extradited from the US to face charges in connection with alleged sexual offences of two girls in Co. Louth.
Gardaí say the man who helped them find the body of a murdered Roma teenager did so of his own free will and never asked for immunity.
Psychiatric Nurses at University College Hospital in Galway have warned the HSE they will undertake industrial action within the next fortnight, if new staff aren't hired.
Hungry deer should not be barred from protected native forests, botanists have declared.
The Cabinet will discuss the “overarching” approach to the next Budget this morning.
The head of the Jack and Jill Foundation says the new Health Minister was foolish to address plans to overhaul the medical card system, before an expert panel reports on the issue.
Dog owners who don't clean up after their pets might just be embarrassed into doing it, as a new system is installed in Co. Clare.
A protest to mark 15 days since the start of the Israeli assault on Gaza will take place in Dublin later today.
Fianna Fáil will select its candidate tonight for the forthcoming Roscommon / South Leitrim bye election.
As the warm weather continues, the Irish Coastguard is advising people to watch out for heavy sea fog in coastal areas.
A government report reveals it is unlikely to hit its targets for ending long-term homelessness by 2016.
The new Minister for Health has cast doubt over plans for Universal Health Insurance, saying he still needs to get to grips with his portfolio.
Two TDs, understood to be Independent Deputies Mick Wallace and Clare Daly, have been arrested after trying to access US military aircraft at Shannon Airport.
The fireman uncle of a teenager who tragically lost his life in a quad-bike accident was called out to attend the scene of his nephew's death today.
Former Junior Minister Ivor Callely is due to be sentenced today for making a false mobile phone expenses claim.
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has called on the Government to expel Israeli ambassador Boaz Modai from Ireland in protest at the ongoing crisis in Gaza.
Deputy Mick Wallace said that he does not know if he will be charged or not after being arrested today at Shannon Airport.
Eurovision Song Contest winner and former Irish presidential candidate Dana Rosemary Scallon covered up her brother's sexual abuse of two under-age girls for decades, a court has heard today.
Members of the IMPACT trade union in the Limerick group of hospitals will from today refuse to co-operate with their chief operations manager in a row over his salary.
An online security company has announced plans to take on 40 more staff in Co. Cork.