Dad’s tears for murdered wife and child
Ruthless killer of mother and child 'knew how to avoid CCTV'
Easier Budget on cards as Coalition fights over spoils
Squabbling within the Coalition over who should benefit has intensified
'There's no sentence long enough for this monster'
Jill's husband says killer was let off too many times by the justice system
Joan Burton's staff take most sick days
Health Minister urges drinkers to return to the pub
Aer Lingus vote threatens travel misery for 150,000
Mastermind behind drug trafficking gang who led life of luxury near K Club faces sentencing
Dunne won't say if wife Gayle will join list of creditors
Surge in injury claims sparks call for ban on advertising
Sean O'Brien misses out on Test against Wallabies on Saturday
Four Irish Lions Brian O'Driscoll, Jonny Sexton, Jamie Heaslip and Paul O'Connell have been named in Warren Gatland's starting XV
Seoige radio show axed in overhaul
PRESENTER Sile Seoige's radio show on Newstalk has been axed as part of a major overhaul of the station's weekend schedule.
TV3 star's house burgled while he was on holiday
THE home of TV3 star Alan Hughes was burgled while he was away on a holidays in Spain.
Slaughter of stray horses costs €12.5m in five years
Interactive map shows detailed breakdown countrywide
Journalism student infatuated with her tutor avoids criminal conviction
Roisin Burke gave an undertaking to the court
Homeowners on trackers 'should lose tax relief'
Those with good-value tracker mortgages should lose their tax relief, says IMF
Fluent O'Gara a little tense over French grammar
FORMER international rugby star brushing up on his language skills
Watchdog clears gardai of assault at student march
Watchdog recommends three officers face discipline for minor offences
Forget the G8, it's the K35 as Kennedy clan jets in for anniversary
First members of the Kennedy clan arrive in Dublin
Dad gets hospital date for Christmas 2021
Father tells of disbelief at receiving appointment for eight years' time
Singer’s dad rings music mag to complain about no star review
Father of Tom Odell rang NME to complain
Anglers catch glimpse of killer whales off Donegal
Fishermen got more than they bargained for when two orcas appeared beside them
Family of liposuction-death man question wife on validity of marriage
Marriage to South American wife questioned
Snail trail all way from the Pyrenees shows Irish may have French roots
Early Irish may have migrated from France
Victim of baseball bat assault vents anger as attacker gets TV trip to Paris
TV show depicted wayward youths being rehabilitated
Mother left stunned after catching 13-year-old son emailing drug dealer
ONE mother tells how she discovered her 13-year-old son emailing a drug dealer.
Lions' Team manager Andy Irvine announces team
Lions' Team manager Andy Irvine announces team at press conference.
Two on trial for Daniel McAnespie's murder
Two Dublin men accused of the murder of a 17-year-old who was in state care, have blamed each other for killing him.
Warning over Ireland's tax regime
The head of Tax has said Ireland must charge 12.5% on company profits and not 2%
Dad gets hospital date for Christmas 2021
A FATHER-OF-THREE who was given a consultant's appointment for Christmas Day in eight years' time has spoken of his disbelief at receiving the letter.
Pair deny garden shears murder of Daniel McAnespie
THE trial of two Dublin men accused of murdering teenager Daniel McAnespie, who was in the care of the State when he died three years ago, has heard that each accused blames the other for killing him.
Kenny and Reilly will meet TDs in abortion bill talks
TAOISEACH Enda Kenny and Health Minister James Reilly have promised to meet TDs and senators thinking of voting against the abortion bill one-one-one to try to assuage their concerns.
Doctor fights censure over girl's tongue tie operation
Burglar who broke into Shatter home was on bail at the time
Farmer finds missing man's decomposed body
Olympics chief hits out at Diageo in row over ban on drink ads
Musical dress hits the right note at fashion awards
Give just a little to help a lot, says Robinson
Sean O'Brien misses out on Test against Wallabies on Saturday
Four Irish Lions Brian O'Driscoll, Jonny Sexton, Jamie Heaslip and Paul O'Connell have been named in Warren Gatland's starting XV for Saturday's first test against the Wallabies but there are no Irish players among the replacements.
Rocky Elsom: 'The Lions have a pretty good habit of losing'
Has Wallaby coach Robbie Deans insulted the touring Lions by keeping all Australia's top players out of the firing line in the build-up to Saturday's first Test?
James O'Connor named at fly half for the Wallabies
Australia have picked James O'Connor at fly-half for Saturday's opening Test against the British and Irish Lions at Suncorp Stadium with Kurtley Beale included on the bench.
Deans ready to gamble on James O'Connor at fly-half for first Test
[TICON-A VIDEO] Callow defeat damages pride of Lions
[TICON-A VIDEO] Testing times ahead for Kearney and Lions
[TICON-A VIDEO] Rob Kearney's Lions Diary: Loss was a blow but this week all about first Test
[TICON-A VIDEO] Defeat has derailed bandwagon but now selection is clearer
[TICON-A VIDEO] Lions lose to Brumbies in first defeat of tour
G8 leaders are smart – but also casual
THERE was a lot of casual enforcement going on at the G8 in Fermanagh – look relaxed, don't wear a tie, and certainly don't object if you don't want to.
Only the gift shop tills are ringing out as locals steer clear of 'ghost town'
FOR a place hoping to get an economic boost from the G8, Enniskillen was like a ghost town.
G8: Deal on tax and money-laundering reached
Agreement has been reached by world leaders at the G8 summit on new action to tackle money-laundering and "shell companies" which are used to evade tax, Downing Street said today.
[TICON-A VIDEO] G8 Leaders: Countries should not allow companies shift profits across borders
[TICON-A VIDEO] G8: Leaders agree watered down deal on Syria
[TICON-A VIDEO] G8: Leaders hopeful for progress on tax rules
[TICON-A VIDEO] G8: Who's around the table?
[TICON-A VIDEO] Live Stream: G8 Summit Day 2
[TICON-A VIDEO] G8: Russia warns against setting preconditions for Syria settlement
LC Economics: Exam demanded students to think ‘outside their textbooks’
A lot of independent thinking and knowledge of a wide range of topical issues was required of students sitting the Leaving Certificate Economics Higher Level paper
LC Chemistry: Higher level paper gets good reaction
A lovely choice of questions that left students happy was the verdict of teachers on the Leaving Certificate Chemistry Higher Level exam.
Exam diary: Leaving Cert pupils of today are fully aware of the downsides of overworking
After physics, I sprung my unyielding study to its next victim: Spanish.
Biting probe leads to ban for former Cavan player
FORMER Cavan inter-county footballer Anthony Gaynor has been suspended for 20 weeks arising from an investigation into an incident in a club game in which it was alleged an opponent was bitten.
Sean O'Brien misses out on Test against Wallabies on Saturday
Brian O'Driscoll, Jonny Sexton, Jamie Heaslip and Paul O'Connell have been selected for Saturday's game against Australia.
Reds fans will forgive Suarez if he stays – Carragher
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has defended Luis Suarez by saying that any player would be interested in joining Real Madrid.
UK drops strong hint it will sell off Ulster Bank assets
THE British Government has strongly hinted it will sell off Ulster Bank assets as part of a review of its ownership of the troubled RBS group.
End of US stimulus plan sends Euro shares south
EUROPEAN shares fell this morning as confirmation that the US Federal Reserve would wind down economic stimulus measures, together with weak Chinese data, hit investor sentiment.
Forget part-time jobs – real unemployment rate is 24pc, says IMF
UNEMPLOYMENT would be over 24pc if "discouraged" workers and those forced to work part-time were taken into account, the International Monetary Fund has said.
Russian agency will keep going as funds probe under way
Science and languages vital education tools, says HP boss
Brendan Keenan: Obvious solution is no solution – household debt must still fall
€2m profit 'not too bad', says top publican
OECD official warns State to ensure corporate tax rate is transparent
Vodafone raises offer for German cable firm to €7.5bn
Who's that girl? R-Patz kisses mystery blonde in new Dior campaign
The newly single Twilight hunk proved he is very much back on the market in his new campaign with the luxury brand.
TOWIE's Mario reveals he attempted suicide earlier this year
The reality tv star opened up about his battle with depression and overcoming mental health issues before his split with ex-girlfriend Lucy Mecklenburgh.
Russell Brand divorced me by text, reveals Katy Perry
Pop star Katy Perry has revealed that Russell Brand told her he was divorcing her in a text message.
Rita's road to fame
The British singer on why her childhood keeps her grounded
FIRST LOOK: The moment Rihanna hits fan in the face with her microphone
Royal Ascot returns...and so has the Philip Treacy fascinator
Russell Brand 'destroys' US tv hosts in embarrassing interview
Did Kim Kardashian pull a Rooney?
Brazilians mock Pele’s appeal to end protests
Brazilian soccer great Pele has called on thousands of protestors demonstrating over poor quality public services and corruption to leave the streets and focus on football, an appeal that was quickly met with derision on social media.
Probe after find at mobster's home
The FBI has found possible human remains in a dig at the New York City house once occupied by a famous gangster.
Serena Williams caught in rape case controversy
TENNIS ace Serena Williams has been caught in controversy after saying a rape victim shouldn’t have been as drunk as she was during the incident.
16 killed in truck bomb attack on UN compound in Somalia
United States to meet Taliban to seek peace
Suicide bomber and gunmen attack UN office in Somali capital
Royal family affair: Artist demands DNA to prove she’s king’s daughter
11-stone dog enters animal charity's fit club
NHS hospital watchdog accused of cover up
David McWilliams: Chevys, CIA and cops: the day Michelle came to lunch
It was all a bit like waiting for Santa on Christmas Eve. As a boy, I remember nervously scanning the skies through the window for a sign, just a glimpse of the sleigh. My mother played along, ratcheting up the excitement by telling me she'd just heard on the radio that Santa had left Belfast and was flying towards Dublin. Nothing would get me into bed quicker – but in the exhilaration of it all, a young boy couldn't get a wink.
Bette Browne: How First Lady plans to follow the Senate trail blazed by Hillary Clinton
MICHELLE Obama dazzled Dublin with her grace and charm, and almost outshone her husband in Belfast with her eloquence, sounding every inch the professional politician. And that is exactly what could be on the cards for her.
Paul Gilligan: We should be outraged at the neglect of our mentally-ill young
IN Ireland one in 10 children and adolescents experience a mental health difficulty severe enough to require specialist treatment. On average, this is three teenagers in every secondary school class. Perhaps your teenager is one of these but, if not, you certainly know a relative or family member who is dealing with such issues because no family or community is unaffected by mental health difficulties in adolescence.
Charlie Weston: Central Bank plan will benefit all sides
Nigella needs love and sympathy, not lectures on ending a marriage
John Downing: Lucky General Kenny may find himself out of step with G8 chiefs on key issue of tax
Karen Coleman: Sadly, this summit will be like previous ones – a stalemate of vested interests
[TICON-A VIDEO] Matt English: Ten years on, our nation's Olympian feat remains special
David McKittrick: Enthusiastic audiences lap up Obama vision of a shared future
Tributes pour in to 'genius' James Gandolfini who died aged 51
Anger Management? Charlie Sheen fires Selma Blair as his onscreen therapist with expletive-filled text
Lucky radio listener bags for €4,000 for ninja turtle knowledge
It had stumped listeners for weeks but Spin 103.8's 'Big Question' was finally discovered earning a Dublin woman a cool €4,000.
BGT finalist Gabz Gardiner to rush release of first single
Britain's Got Talent finalist Gabz Gardiner is to rush release the song she performed on the talent show after dazzling programme boss Simon Cowell.
Ex-Corrie star tweets on break-in
Former Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan, is recovering after a break-in at her home which left her "very shaken" but unharmed.
James Gandolfini and Saoirse Ronan star in 'Violet and Daisy'
James Gandolfini and Saoirse Ronan star in 'Violet and Daisy'. Credit: hollywoodstreams
'Tony Soprano' actor James Gandolfini dies
'Tony Soprano' actor James Gandolfini has died aged 51 from a suspected heart attack while on holiday in Rome.
Helen Mirren praises Hitchcock at Shanghai Film Festival
British actress Helen Mirren talks about her film Hitchcock at the Shanghai International Film Festival.
Software guru John McAfee outdoes Charlie Sheen in sweary new video rant with semi-naked models
[TICON-A VIDEO] Viral video straps colt .45 handgun to a home-use drone
World’s largest TV goes on sale in Europe
[TICON-A VIDEO] Jay-Z gives away a million copies of new album to owners of Samsung phones
[TICON-A VIDEO] Video: Czech engineers create successful flying bicycle
Telefonica denies AT&T interest in buying up O2
Court changes will drive up cost of motor insurance, warns expert
Some grocery prices have risen 20 times faster than inflation
[TICON-A VIDEO] Coalition's €6bn gamble with pension fund
Rivals set to follow as Bank of Ireland hits customers with raft of new fees
Collapse in saving by people under 50
Now you only need a 10pc deposit to get a mortgage
Mother & Babies
Pamela Flood reveals she is expecting her second baby at 42
Already mum to a toddler, Pamela Flood has said becoming an older mum is back in fashion.
'We can't risk more children' reveals celebrity chef Neven
CELEBRITY chef Neven Maguire and wife Amelda won't risk having another baby for the sake of their 15-month-old twins.
I caught my 13-year-old emailing a drug dealer
When her son began to go off the rails, one mum resorted to shock tactics
Too much red meat can increase chances of developing diabetes
'I wanted to look the same to my kids during my cancer fight'
Blood test can detect HPV antibodies years before throat cancer develops
Breast cancer patients may have to pay for aftercare, say doctors
Staff who smoke cost firms €3,100 more
Fat fathers more likely to have overweight children
Why on earth should prices go up in off-licenses? They've already reduced off-license closing hours for no particular reason. Nanny state.
The greatest show that was ever made for TV - thank you James for all the fond memories of your wonderful performances. RIP James Gandolfini, the strong silent type
What a load of spin. They are cutting essential services to (for example) Special Needs care...and they are fighting over who gets to give what away in the budget? Get re...
Spice up your specs …. With Melanie C
Specsavers has launched the search for Ireland’s Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2013
Do you have Ireland’s most unbreakable friendship?
Specsavers has launched the search for the most unbreakable childhood friendship
Fun in the sun can damage your eyes
The sunshine and light evenings inspire us to get outside and make the most of the finer weather
Introducing the new Commission Free* Sterling and US Dollar Cards from An Post
The new, secure way to buy Sterling and US Dollars from the Post Office
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.