DAA seeks injunction to avert St Patrick's weekend airport strikes
Industrial action planned at Dublin and Cork airports next week
Industrial action planned at Dublin and Cork airports next week
Hollywood actor and charity advocate Sean Penn is in Dublin today as the guest of honour at the Front Line Defenders Awards.
Vandals smashed windows and forced emergency stop
"I have got a mandate that is not fulfilled yet," says Taoiseach
Russians play down chances of military conflict
GAA star Sean Hackett convicted of manslaughter
Parishioners left with burns and blisters
Ex tells trial relationship ended when he cheated on her with Reeva Steenkamp
1D star reportedly had to change his number after being bombarded with dirty texts
Brian O’Driscoll will play his final home game for Ireland tomorrow and will be wearing special boots to mark the occasion
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Home hunters are digging for alternative solutions in Dublin's decayed flatland warrens
A decade before Solomon Northup, '12 Years a Slave', an Irish aristocrat was freeing slaves in Jamaica.
A reclusive Japanese American man thought to be the father of Bitcoin emerged from his Southern California home and denied any involvement with the digital currency.
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Award-winning journalist Orla Tinsley is joining the Independent.ie team.
The 54-year-old was convicted on Monday of five charges relating to HK$720m (£55m) passing through his bank accounts between 2001 and 2007.
The Taoiseach is hosting a major conference of Fine Gael's grouping in Brussels, the European People's Party, in Dublin's National Convention Centre.
Three children have been rescued from a car after their mother drove into the sea in Florida.
PLANS to erect thousands of wind turbines across the midlands to export power to the UK have been shelved, the Irish Independent has learnt.
A THOUSAND student nurses demanded to know whether their work was worth less than the minimum wage in a protest on pay.
THE COUNTRY'S long hot summer has been blamed for the religious anomaly which left parishioners with burns and blisters from holy ash.
Manchester United manager David Moyes has written a letter to the club's fans admitting he didn't expect such a difficult start to his reign at Old Trafford - and has vowed to put it right.
Paul O'Connell has admitted that Brian O'Driscoll's imminent retirement prompted him to re-think his own decision to continue playing until after next year's World Cup.
Ex-Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is "still in the wake up phase" and his medical situation is unchanged more than two months after his skiing accident, his agent says.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has said that Racing Metro have helped in getting Jonathan Sexton back to fitness.
Number eight Ben Morgan will start in place of the injured Billy Vunipola in the only change to the England team to face Wales in their eagerly awaited Six Nations clash at Twickenham on Sunday.
Every point counts. In 2007, with 82 minutes and 45 seconds on the clock, Italian full-back Roland de Marigny squirmed free of Jerry Flannery's grasp and bounced towards the line. It looked like he might not make it. But he did.
The Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has sought an injunction to prevent trade union Siptu from holding industrial action at Dublin and Cork airports next week.
BANKS have been allowed to trample on the rights of consumers, a damning new report finds.
Ryanair will find out today if it's been successful in overturning an order by the UK's Competition Commission to sell most of its near-30pc stake in Aer Lingus.
Niall Horan reportedly had to change his number after being bombarded with dirty texts.
It looks like Jamie Heaslip celebrated a delayed Valentine's Day with girlfriend Sheena O'Buachalla, as they attended an intimate gig together last night.
Harry Styles has been romantically linked to Kills frontwoman over a decade his senior.
Rosanna Davison planning big fat Ritz-Carlton party after €100k Ibiza wedding
Seriously, could Oprah get any better?
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President Vladimir Putin rebuffed a warning from US President Barack Obama over Moscow's military intervention in Crimea, saying today that Russia could not ignore calls for help from Russian speakers in Ukraine.
A former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius has told his murder trial that their relationship ended when he cheated on her with Reeva Steenkamp, the woman he shot dead last year.
Pope Francis has confessed to stealing the rosary cross of his late confessor and wearing it under his cassock to this day.
THIS is where pop sensation Beyonce will be sleeping during her six-day stay in Dublin, all for a mere €14,000.
Leonardo DiCaprio has bagged six MTV Movie Awards nominations.
The actress has been working hard since leaving rehab in August last year after a 90-day court ordered stay.
The gloves are off between 2fm's new signing Nicky Byrne and his biggest radio rival Ray D'Arcy.
X Factor winner Sam Bailey has admitted she is expecting a third child - and says she felt she let her record company down.
Rita Ora has reportedly turned down £1 million to join the X Factor UK panel.
Why the Kerry town for a long weekend with his other half was an unforgettable few days for Barry Egan.
Abu Dhabi is formed from 200 tightly-packed islands and its wide boulevards, lined with skyscrapers, resemble Manhattan more than the Middle East.
Thomas Breathnach dons his tour operator uniform and gets the inside track from those who've upped sticks for slopes (and beaches) new in Soll and Lanzarote
Former Liberty X star Michelle Heaton has hit back at a Twitter follower who criticised her for not breastfeeding her newborn son.
If you’re stuck for something to do with the kids this weekend and it’s too early to start painting flags and shamrocks in anticipation of St Patrick’s Day, Bull Island has the perfect solution.
Hollywood actress Thandie Newton has given birth to a baby boy they've named Booker Jombe Parker.
yes i agree but this country is beyond a joke at this stage, its like these scum are being protected by the judges
Suspended sentences are not a free ride. They offend again during the period of suspension, the offence against the elderly man is reignited and they go inside...
I couldn't agree more. Suspended sentence for frightening an old man from his home. That is a form of scumbag terrorism and that judge should be ashamed of himself.
Entries to the Specsavers Children’s Writing Competition in association with the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards were received in their thousands; however it was the writing talents of Paddy Roache (9) and Claudia Bang (13) that caught the judges’ eyes when deciding on the 2014 winners.
Everyone’s favourite stylist Gok Wan recently brought a smile to the face of new mum Pamela Newman.
Specsavers has launched a new magazine for children.
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