President sends message of sympathy over Westminster attack
Michael D Higgins has sent a sympathy message over the Westminster terror attack.
Michael D Higgins has sent a sympathy message over the Westminster terror attack.
Ireland is in a unique position to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, according to Irish Rugby Football Union's chief executive Philip Browne.
The inspections regime put in place to closely monitor Iran's nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the US and other nations contribute more money, the head of the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said.
Cyprus's president has said he and the UN secretary-general share the view that progress on efforts to reunify the ethnically divided island is unlikely before next month's referendum in Turkey on expanding presidential powers.
Defending champion Jason Day was in tears after withdrawing from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in order to be with his mother as she undergoes treatment for lung cancer.
A minute's applause will be held prior to Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifier with Norway in Belfast this weekend as a tribute to Derry City skipper Ryan McBride.
Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan has pleaded with jailed Irishman Ibrahim Halawa to come off hunger strike.
Hugo Lloris says his Tottenham future depends on Mauricio Pochettino but admits he could still be tempted away by one of Europe's top clubs.
Ilkay Gundogan hopes to be back in training with Manchester City at the start of pre-season this summer.
Ryan McLaughlin once prioritised playing for Liverpool over his country, but the full-back admits resurrecting his international career motivated his Anfield exit.
Joe Ledley could miss Wales' World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland if his pregnant wife Ruby goes into labour before the Dublin clash.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged coalition partners to step up efforts to defeat Islamic State militants.
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator has warned there will be "serious consequences for everyone" if Britain and the EU fail to clinch a deal within the two years of talks.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hailed Ronnie Moran as the "perfect role model" following the death of the club's former captain and coach.
Arsene Wenger has revealed contract negotiations with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil have been put on hold until the summer.
A lawyer hired by the family of a Russian whistleblower who died in jail has been seriously injured in a fall from his Moscow apartment.
Ukraine's security service has banned Russia's contestant from this year's Eurovision song contest because she performed in Crimea.
South Korean salvage workers have begun the process of raising a large ferry that sank in 2014, killing more than 300 people.
Kevin O'Brien produced a brave and outstanding all-round performance to carry Ireland to a series-levelling three-wicket win over Afghanistan in the fourth one-day international at Greater Noida.
The head of the eurozone's finance ministers is facing pressure to resign after comments about debt-ridden nations that have sought outside help to emerge from financial crisis.
Mr Liverpool. There could not have been a more apt title for Ronnie Moran's recently-released biography.
RTE is to cut up to 300 jobs.
Two students have died and more than 20 others were injured in a stampede during a morning toilet break at an elementary school in central China.
The wreckage of an Irish Coast Guard helicopter which struck an island and crashed into the Atlantic has been found.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed he is still motivated by his falling out with Pep Guardiola at Barcelona.
Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin, it has been revealed.
Liverpool stars past and present united in tribute to the club's former player and coach Ronnie Moran following his death at the age of 83.
US aircraft have carried Syrian Kurdish fighters and allied forces behind Islamic State lines to spearhead an assault on a strategic town belonging to the extremist group.
Former Liverpool captain, coach and caretaker manager Ronnie Moran will be remembered as a "legendary figure" akin to the great Bill Shankly and Bob Paisley, according to ex-Reds defender Jamie Carragher.
An endangered wild elephant has died in Cambodia after a power pole fell and electrocuted it, a park ranger said.
Stephen Ward has challenged the Republic of Ireland to pile pressure on Wales when the sides meet on Friday night with three precious World Cup qualifying points at stake.
Belgium's King Philippe has urged citizens to "be tender" to each other after the "deadly madness" that led three bombers to kill 32 people at Brussels airport and subway a year ago.
Chuck Barris, the madcap producer of US TV's The Gong Show and The Dating Game, has died at 87.
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An earthquake that hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali has caused panic among residents and tourists.
Communications of Donald Trump's transition officials - possibly including the incoming president himself - may have been scooped up in legal surveillance but then improperly distributed throughout the intelligence community, the chairman of the House intelligence committee has said.
A new missile launch by North Korea appears to have ended in failure, South Korea has said, three days after Pyongyang claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development programme.
A pilot who passed out in a cockpit before a scheduled flight in Canada has pleaded guilty to being impaired while in control of an aircraft.
Manchester United will play Manchester City as part of the 2017 International Champions Cup in the United States, while also taking on Real Madrid and Barcelona, it was announced on Tuesday.
Jake Livermore admits an England recall was a "distant dream" during his darkest days and wants to give something back to others in troubled times.
Gary Cahill says England face Germany without fear, even if the world champions are the team they aspire to become.
The US military expects another North Korean missile launch in the next few days, American defence officials said.
An investigation into parliamentary jobs arranged by French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has been extended to new suspicions of fraud and forgery.
Poland's government has accused European Council president Donald Tusk of betraying national interests and bowing to Moscow in the investigation of the 2010 plane crash in Russia that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others.
US President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that updates Nasa's mission to add exploration of Mars.
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has emphasised his loyalty to Arsene Wenger amid "flattering" transfer links to former club Barcelona and Manchester City.
US Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has said "no man is above the law" when pressed on whether Donald Trump could reinstitute torture as an interrogation method.
Republic of Ireland midfielder James McClean has paid tribute to Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister Martin McGuinness following his death at the age of 66.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has turned the tables on Donald Trump by taking to social media to criticise the president's approval ratings.
Brazil's president has said a scandal over expired meat is an "economic embarrassment" as Hong Kong joined several other countries in suspending some meat imports from the South American nation.
Roy Keane raised a smile when he offered a schoolgirl footballer a little advice on her future career.
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