Wallace got €120k in garda arrest claim
Independent TD took the action after being arrested for a public-order offence.
Dana's brother charged with child molestation in UK
Brother charged with three counts of child molestation.
Survival stories of Oklahoma
Residents reveal extreme lengths they went to survive tornado.
Creches are probed by gardai, HSE over claims children mishandled
Now AIB ready to let movers keep their trackers
Mothers with health cover having 'needless' caesareans
Taoiseach hits back at 'tax haven' claims in US Senate
Limits on powers of gardai to stop phone coverage
Businesses want water rates to be suspended in crisis
Flatley puts foot down over false report he wants a British passport
'LORD of the Dance' Michael Flatley insisted he is "proud to be Irish" as he rubbished claims he has applied for a British passport.
Bono's latest stadium gig – Eve's graduation
HE IS well used to rocking arenas around the globe, but Bono enjoyed a new experience when he saw his daughter graduate in a world-famous stadium.
Highest auction price of year as home in need of repair fetches €2.9m
A house in need of updating has been sold for €2.9m – or €400,000 over its guide price.
John Leech found dead at his home
Husband of former government adviser Monica Leech found dead at home.
Kenny faces €100,000 cut as RTE to cap presenters' pay
RTE reveals no star presenters will earn more than €500,000.
Lifeguards couldn't see boy in 'cloudy' pool
Boy had to be pointed out to lifeguards, an inquest heard.
Spending chief should step down during €250k probe, says TD
Committee investigating €250,000 kit-out of office.
FBI agent kills man 'connected to Boston bomber'
FBI agent kills man with alleged ties to Boston bombing suspect.
Student wins top art award with portrait of sister
Secondary school student joins the ranks of renowned artists.
The condom conundrum
Why Irish women are still getting accidentally pregnant
Are you right there, Michael?
The remarkable rollercoaster career of Minister Noonan
Why Mick Lally's spirit is always with us
Arrested Development returns
Can the new episodes capture the show's glory days?
'Why I love being the Beeb's summer super-sub'
The mother of all fashion statements
How bumps are becoming the latest accessory
Warning scenes of death and injury: Woolwich Shooting After Machete Attack
Credit: Woolwich finest
Cannibal victim describes life after horrific attack
The homeless victim of last year’s Miami cannibal attack is now “living happily” in hospital, where he is learning to play the guitar while continuing treatment for the shocking facial injuries he suffered. Credit: JacksonHealthSystem
Incredible Tilt Shift video shows Dublin as toy model
A new video by Dublin film students showing the city as if it were a toy model has gone viral. ‘Tilt-shift Dublin’ was created by Olivia Ricci, Stephen Duffy, Rafal Baran and Afshin Moosavi, a group of second year creative digital media students from Blanchardstown IT.
Friends get life for frenzied knife murder of man in bog
TWO men are beginning a life sentence behind bars for the brutal murder of a Brazilian man they stabbed 64 times and left to rot in a bog hole.
Overweight people with cancer have poorer rate of survival
OBESE cancer patients are more inclined to be diagnosed later and have poorer survival rates, according to a new study.
Montessori firm sitting on profits of €1.7m
THE Links Childcare business is sitting on profits of nearly €1.7m.
Binman cried out for help before being crushed in lorry
Thirteen blue flags lost after tougher tests on water quality
Fan of 'The Quiet Man' pays €300,000 for pub made famous by iconic film
Illegal Irish get chance to 'step out of shadows' in the US
Teacher leaders back new version of Croke Park deal
FG minister slams anti-abortion protesters as 'literally mad'
Robbie Keane to play against England after negotiations with LA Galaxy
Robbie Keane will be available to lead out the Republic of Ireland against England at Wembley next week after negotiations with LA Galaxy.
Man City set to appoint Pellegrini as he leaves Malaga
Manchester City's hopes of landing Manuel Pellegrini as their next manager appear to have increased following confirmation the Chilean is to leave Malaga.
Sergio offers grovelling apology: 'I feel sick about it and truly, truly sorry'
Sergio Garcia has escaped punishment for what could be construed as a racist remark about Tiger Woods after offering an unreserved apology for his "stupid and out of place" comments at the European Tour's annual awards ceremony.
Martinez: 'I'll decide my future within next 24 hours'
Dortmund blow as Gotze loses fitness battle for Champions League final
Tiger: ‘Garcia’s remarks are wrong and hurtful’
Rowntree expects O'Connell to help Warburton
'Count me out of World Cup'
Els: I wouldn’t have won last year’s Open with short putter
EU Summit: Ireland to share information in clampdown on tax fraud
RELAND will have to share information on taxable income in an EU-wide effort to clampdown on tax fraud and avoidance, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said today.
Central Bank: House prices will fall this year but improve by end 2015
A new report from the Central Bank says house prices will fall this year, but will have increased modestly by the end of 2015.
German-French plan to help eurozone unemployment
Germany and France are preparing to launch a drive to combat the problem of high youth unemployment in Europe.
Independent.ie is currently hiring
IMF urges UK to spend more to fund investment
Burger King returns to using 100pc Irish beef after scandal
[TICON-A VIDEO] Aer Arann creates 50 jobs in major expansion of its services
Brokers optimistic on Total Produce prospects
FTSE edges down in early trading as investors await clues from US
Madonna sends bodyguard to chaperone daughter's date
It is claimed singer is finding it difficult to accept that her 16-year-old Lourdes is growing up
Contract to enter Justin Bieber’s home warns of ‘catastrophic injuries’
Contract leaked online.
Is Kate Middleton considering a hypno-birth?
Duchess said to want to give birth in an inflatable pool using hypno birth techniques
Soldier 'beheaded' in London terror attack
"You will never be safe" says man behind barbaric beheading of soldier
'I wasn't religious before, I am now': Tornado victims reveal survival stories
Tornado survivors thanked God, sturdy closets and luck in explaining how they lived through the colossal twister that devastated an Oklahoma town and killed 24 people, an astonishingly low toll given the extent of destruction.
Costa Concordia shipwreck captain to face manslaughter trial
THE captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which capsized off Italy's west coast last year killing 32 people, will face trial for manslaughter.
Angela Merkel named most powerful woman in the world for third year running
Up in smoke: LA votes to limit marijuana shops
Most expensive coffee in the world – silver pot expected to sell for $6m at auction
"Jon Venables is a danger to the public" - James Bolger's mum makes emotional plea to keep son's killer behind bars
[TICON-A VIDEO] Pope performs exorcism in St Peter's Square
Turkey shuts Syria border crossing after deadly bombings
Siobhan Talbot: 'I don't believe in gender quotas – people should get jobs on merit alone'
I DON'T have too much time for talk of crashing through glass ceilings. But I do recognise that, with my appointment as head of global food group Glanbia, I may be seen as something of a flag-bearer for women in business.
David McWilliams: The May miracle that injects €44.6m into creaking economy
Help! Sunday communion
Darragh McManus: The Doors' musical legacy is an immortal one
MUSIC legend Ray Manzarek was 74 when he died of cancer this week. He had reached a good age – the first incarnation of his band The Doors ended a whole 42 years ago. But such is the nature of fame and rock mythology that it still comes as a shock to realise: this man was old.
Liz O’Donnell: It's tough being a woman TD in a Dail chamber run by the boys
Stephen Kinsella: Time for joined-up thinking to help councils
Stephen Kinsella: Austerity, Apple and America: what we all learned this week
Aisling O'Connor: It's game over for Beckham on pitch but fashion career is just taking off
Ian O'Doherty: Neutral? I don't care. I'm invading you anyway.
Kim Bielenberg: Mixed feelings as critics bite Apple over tax
Twink defends Linda Martin after Eurovision ‘drag queen’ jibe
Ke$ha slammed by parent group after drinking own urine on TV show
[TICON-A VIDEO] Arrested Development returns
Jonathan Rhys Meyers rumoured to be lined up for Star Wars VII
Eurovision organisers reject accusations of vote rigging
Ready to get Jiggy with it? Will Smith set to return to the studio
Launch of Arrested Development season 4
John Byrne talks to cast members at the London launch of Arrested Development season 4
The X Factor: Sharon Osbourne confirmed to return
X Factor bosses have confirmed Sharon Osbourne will return to The X Factor judging panel to replace Tulisa. She'll join Gary, Louis and Nicole.
Michael Douglas holds back tears in Cannes
What could be Steven Soderbergh's last film, Behind The Candelabra, starred at the Cannes Film Festival with the film's star Michael Douglas struggling to hold back the tears on an emoitonal day.Douglas was diagnosed with life-threatening throat cancer in 2010, and was later cleared in 2011, and declared his role as the lead, Liberace, as "a beautiful gift".
Living with Google Glass: what are they actually like to wear?
Teenagers 'burdened' by Facebook turning to Twitter - study
GIF inventor says it should be pronounced 'jif'
[TICON-A VIDEO] Microsoft touts Xbox One as future of entertainment
The Last of Us: Hands-on preview
Yahoo! revamps flickr photo-sharing site
Highest auction price of year as home in need of repair fetches €2.9m
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
Single men 'most likely' to get a flight upgrade
A poll of airline staff has suggested that single men in their thirties have the best chance of getting a free upgrade on a flight
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
Mother & Babies
Children of women with low levels of iodine have lower IQs and reading abilities
Women who are pregnant or planning to have children should ensure they consume the right amount of iodine or risk their child having a low IQ, according to researchers.
Would you dress your kids in second-hand clothes?
Is your baby too good for hand-me-downs?
The mother of all fashion statements
You can still show off your individual style while pregnant... no matter what size your bump is
How unfit for office do you have to be in this country?
One way or another Mick....They are out to destroy you. Booth you and your friends have dared to question Ireland'sfinest, They are above the law and answerable to themse...
How well they can smile
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.