Rogue builders asking workers to claim dole as wel
Officers suspect ex-garda hid body of pal under patio
Kenny to be quizzed over Shatter controversy
Trawler tragedy survivor reveals how he desperately grabbed hold of life-jacket
Live: Claim risk of suicide not fully argued in X Case
Employee claims Temple Bar Trust won't recognise redundancy deal
Karl Henry’s exclusive Independent Beach Body Plan – Starts right here
Fitness expert Karl Henry shares his exclusive four week fitness diet guide.
Moscow claims Eurovision vote theft
RUSSIA is investigating an alleged vote theft at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Al-Qa'ida killed my husband, not my hope
DANIEL Pearl held captive in Pakistan for more than a month.
Father avoids jail after assaulting school principal
Father who assaulted his son's principal avoids jail sentence.
Glanbia appoints Siobhan Talbot as first female boss
Siobhan Talbot new chief executive of Glanbia.
Tears for Pistorius brother cleared of homicide
Brother acquitted over death of a woman in car accident.
O'Gara's wife attacks former coach Kidney over treatment of star
Wife blasts former coach for 'mistreating' O'Gara.
Video: Speed fanatic reaches 263kmh on his mountain bike
French man sets new land speed record.
Nuclear plants in UK will have no health impact on Irish population – report
Eight proposed nuclear power plants assessed.
'What an idiot': thoughts of a skydiver who survived 13,000ft fall
Liam Dunne survived 13,000ft fall.
Tulisa confirms she has quit the X Factor
Tulisa quits the X Factor judging panel after two years.
Video: Woman reunited on live TV with dog missing after tornado
Positive story emerges on day of tragedy in Oklahoma.
Fears for future of J1 programme as sponsors hit with €500 levy
Future of J1 visa programme under threat.
Driver in fatal crash hit traffic-calming island
Father-of-one was the only occupant in the vehicle.
Wham! George Michael in shock after falling out of car on motorway
Claims singer fell from vehicle on M1 motorway.
The mother of all fashion statements
How bumps are becoming the latest accessory
How to avoid the pitfalls
Opts for three Ryder Cup wild card picks
Passport. Tickets. Money. Books
The holiday books top authors are packing
David Coleman Column
My son is driving my stress levels through the roof
The lasting legacy of brave Donal Walsh
How he really did help to save lives
Michael Lyster's Sunday courage
GAA veteran on his near brush with death
The Great Gatsby: Reviews Round-Up
So what do the critics say on the movie?
Do you go to the land Down Under?
The highs and lows of living in Australia
Diarmuid Gavin's Garden Designs
Tips on making the most of your garden, whatever the weather
Incredible: Tornado Survivor finds dog while giving TV interview
Oklahoma tornado survivor finds dog buried alive under rubble and her prayers are answered. Credit: hitnewsvideoful
Did the pope perform an exorcism?
The pope laid his hands on the head of a young man after celebrating Mass. The man heaved deeply a half-dozen times, convulsed and shook, and then slumped in his wheelchair as Francis prayed over him. Credit: LocosVideos
CCTV footage: Car crashes into swimming pool
A car was heading the wrong way and ends up in a swimming pool. Credit: ExtraWorldNews
Local groups will pay to fix their potholes in new scheme
CASH-STRAPPED communities have been asked by the Government to pay up to 50pc of the cost of fixing their potholes or carrying out the work themselves.
‘Illegal’ treasure trove hoard handed over to museum
A HOARD of almost 900 metal-detected objects dug up by a treasure hunter have been handed over to the National Museum of Ireland.
Suicide risk for men under 21 is four times higher
YOUNG men under 21 years of age are at four times the risk of suicide and many are experiencing bullying and humiliation in schools and colleges.
Second day of trawler tragedy inquest
School refuses to take back student who allegedly sold drugs
Killers executed loner in woods over guns seizure
[TICON-A VIDEO] Standing ovation for Kenny in Boston despite protests
Medic says abortion bill will send wrong message to suicidal
Robbers get five years or less in jail
Tony Pulis set to leave Stoke with Di Matteo lying in wait
Tony Pulis is set to leave Stoke City following a summit meeting with club chairman Peter Coates this morning.
Richard Dunne axed by Villa, Given and Ireland may follow
Paul Lambert has started the next phase of his rebuilding job at Aston Villa by releasing defender Richard Dunne.
Gatland and Schmidt fail to agree on O'Brien fitness
Lions head coach Warren Gatland and his Leinster counterpart Joe Schmidt are on a collision course over Sean O'Brien's knee that could threaten his participation in the three-Test series against Australia next month.
Multi-million euro boost for Munster after Bank of Ireland secured as new sponsor
Paul McGinley opts for three Ryder Cup wild card picks
New Bale deal at Spurs to include £50million buy-out clause
Man United top TV revenue table
Roma condemn racist chanting from supporters
McGuinness living the dream at Donegal and Celtic
Apple's Tim Cook gives evidence as questions raised over Irish tax rates
IRELAND said on Tuesday it was not to blame for Apple Inc's low global tax payments and had no special rate deal with the company after the U.S. Senate said it paid little or no tax on tens of billions of dollars in profits stashed in Irish subsidiaries.
Glanbia appoints Siobhan Talbot as first female boss
FOOD company Glanbia is to appoint Siobhan Talbot as its new chief executive.
Rogue builders asking workers to claim dole as well – report
ROGUE construction companies are encouraging workers to claim jobseekers allowance to top up tax-free cash payments ‘kept off the books,” the Construction Industry Federation ( CIF ) claimed today.
Euro shares surge pauses amid fears of US pullback on stimulus
Royalty ups Elan bid to $6.4bn after buying spree
Vodafone Ireland margins improve reversing general trend
IT firm iGate sacks boss Phaneesh Murthy over undisclosed relationship
Struggling clothes division drags Marks & Spencer to lowest profit since 2009
Actavis to buy contraceptive maker Warner Chilcott in $5bn stock deal
Brad Pitt penned heartfelt letter to Angelina before surgery
Brad Pitt stayed up "all night" writing Angelina Jolie a letter before her double mastectomy
Michael Douglas says Catherine Zeta Jones 'raring to go' after treatment
Catherine Zeta-Jones is “raring to go” after being treated for bipolar II disorder.
Jay-Z denies that Beyoncé is pregnant
Jay-Z has dismissed rumours that his wife Beyoncé Knowles is pregnant
Obama promises aid as 24 feared dead in tornado-hit Oklahoma
PRESIDENT Barack Obama promised today to make available all necessary U.S. government resources to Oklahoma to help in the rescue and recovery effort in the aftermath of a devastating tornado.
Syria claims it destroyed Israeli vehicle on its territory
SYRIA said its troops destroyed an Israeli vehicle that crossed into its territory from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday and warned that any attempt to violate its sovereignty would meet "immediate and firm retaliation".
Court orders Rios Montt retrial
Guatemala's top court has overturned the genocide conviction of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt and ordered a retrial.
Iranians face new Internet curbs before presidential election
Israel claims iconic Gaza photo 'a fake'
Jeremy Paxman reveals he has heard senior Tories calling activists 'swivel-eyed loons'
Sharp rise in number of Afghan women put in prison for "moral crimes"
Chinese businessman pays record price for Belgian racing pigeon
Dad charged with murder of his children
Kim Bielenberg: Mixed feelings as critics bite Apple over tax
HOW should we in Ireland react as we watch Google, Apple and other multi-nationals being clobbered over their rampant avoidance of tax?
Conor Gearty: Michael Collins was civil warrior cast in the mould of George Washington
THE Irish War of Independence was, I would say, a civil war and Michael Collins led the Irish side. Does it therefore follow that he cannot have been a terrorist? The first answer is a confident 'yes'; Collins was a civil warrior, a freedom fighter, more a George Washington than an Osama bin Laden.
Miriam Donohoe: Champs to chumps – let's face music and forsake this painfest
Cringe. The annual Eurovision Song Contest post-mortem is under way, and it is even more depressing this year given our dismal performance in Malmo on Saturday night. Oh the pain of coming 'Paddy last'.
Shane Coleman: Shatter would be first to stick the boot in if it were on the other foot
Mary Kenny: Our neutrality in WWII put women 20 years behind on emancipation
Charlie Weston: Rate 'trap' denies us a functioning housing market
[TICON-A VIDEO] Brendan O'Connor: He took what life he had and made it matter
Eugene McGee: Focus on youth starting to pay off for resurgent Cavan
Colm McCarthy: Retirement age must rise by eight or 10 years
[TICON-A VIDEO] The Doors founder Ray Manzarek dies aged 74
[TICON-A VIDEO] Dan Brown lifts the lid on his bestseller secrets
Over one million people tune in to watch Ryan Dolan at Eurovision final
[TICON-A VIDEO] Taylor Swift scoops eight awards at Billboard Music Awards
Germany nationalises Justin Bieber's monkey Mally after the pop star fails to claim him
'Dream come true' as Ruairi's sci-fi film gets Cannes honour
The Hangover Part III premiere in Los Angeles
Stars of The Hangover Part III gather on the red carpet to close out the popular film franchise at the premiere in Los Angeles.
Wayne and Coleen welcome new son
Mrs Rooney gave birth to Klay Anthony Rooney at 2.11am. Just hours later she tweeted the good news to her one million Twitter followers, saying: "At 2.11am our Beautiful Son... Klay Anthony Rooney entered the world. He weighed 7lb 11 1/2 oz. We're all so happy and doing well. X"
Britain's Got Talent 2013: Maarty Broekman interview
Britain's Got Talent contestant Maarty Broekman has a message for Simon Cowell and reveals who his favourite royal is in this hilarious interview.
The next Xbox: What to expect from the '720'
Yahoo! revamps flickr photo-sharing site
Tumblr's David Karp: Home-schooled, Yahoo! billion-dollar visionary
Former Google exec says he has 100,000 emails exposing 'immoral' tax avoidance
New Xbox more than a game console for Microsoft
It's time to hang out on Google +
Mortgage lending plunges by 66pc in first quarter
Homeowners can move and keep their tracker mortgages
Customers taking out more cash to beat charges
Make me richer: good deals this week
Revealed: the top performing funds in the world – and the real dogs
Young won't pay for pension but still expect nice retirement
10 best Chic Retreats
Lulu Townsend selects her favourite guesthouse hideaways
Copenhagen: Great Dane
Its inventive cuisine, buzzing port and design flair has made Copenhagen one of Europe's hottest city breaks
Malmo: Kitsch capital of Europe
Thomas Breathnach joins the fans descending on this year's Eurovision host city
Mother & Babies
The mother of all fashion statements
You can still show off your individual style while pregnant... no matter what size your bump is
Edith Bowman slams designer child clothes
DJ Edith Bowman has hit out at the trend for "ridiculous" designer clothes for children.
David Coleman Column: My daughter still wets her bed – and she is nine
She wets the bed about three or four times a week
He probably will get re-elected with an even larger mandate than before, this is Ireland.
Please provide evidence for your assertion. I'm afraid I don't have your 'faith'.
I don't know whether I'm going to laugh or cry. absolutly priceless!
Calcium, osteoporosis and Coeliac Disease
People with coeliac disease have a higher risk of developing the bone disease osteoporosis
John Rocha talks eyes
John Rocha, known for his signature muted tones, has brought in a vibrant palette for his debut foray in to eyewear
Be fab at 50 ‘Shouts’ Lulu with new Aurora Collection
Lulu unveils a collection of glasses created specifically for stylish women aged 50 plus
Should’ve gone to Specsavers …New Hawkeye will give refs a clear view
‘Should’ve gone to Specsavers’, will be a phrase aimed less often at referees, now that the new Hawkeye points detection technology is going live at Croke Park.
A splash of colour as … John Rocha and Specsavers join forces
Bright crimson, blush pink and indigo blue are the keynotes in one of the biggest fashion stories of this year. Designer John Rocha has launched his first ever eyewear collection, teaming up with Specsavers.
Managing cross contamination on a gluten-free diet
One of the problems with managing a gluten free diet is making sure that you don’t accidentally pick up gluten.