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As temperatures soar this week doors and windows will be open to let some fresh air in, but how do we stop ants from taking over our homes?
Cork's Fota Island Resort is the perfect escape from everyday life as the island transports you to a cove of luxury and adventure.
Gardai have sealed off a street in Drogheda after a suspicious device was found this afternoon.
An Irish teenager who is battling terminal cancer has been given a date for his potentially life-saving treatment in the US.
The Garda Ombudsman (GSOC) has issued a statement saying that Mark Hennessy, the man who abducted and killed Jastine Valdez, was shot...
Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a seriously injured man was discovered in Dublin on Saturday.
Break out the sun cream and get the barbecue at the ready because the bank holiday weekend looks like it will be a hot one.
A man has been rushed to hospital after an explosion at a house in Co Dublin this morning.
Fire up the BBQs this Bank Holiday weekend as Ireland is set to enjoy some summer sunshine at last.
A sub-contractor working on an Irish school affected by the Carillion collapse claims that he is still owed thousands of euro for work done on the school.
A MAN who was tortured by former Sinn Féin Councillor Jonathan Dowdall has said he thought...
The Referendum Commission experienced technical problems this morning as the group launched its public information campaign.
A men's clothing store has been praised after honouring a 23-year-old voucher.
Some 10,000 holidaymakers face having their summer ferry sailing plans cancelled as the delivery of a new vessel has been delayed.
In just five weeks' time, voters across Ireland will take to the polls to vote on repealing the Eighth Amendment.
Cervical cancer victim, Emma Mhic Mhathúna, promised that her death would not be in vain as hundreds gathered at a silent vigil to show solidarity with her and all the victims of the cervical cancer scandal in Tralee on Monday evening.
An inspirational Belfast man has raised thousands of euro for a young boy with autism, after he heard he was struggling to receive adequate supports in his hometown of Limerick.
The mother of a three-year-old girl who passed away suddenly after a shock illness has said that her heart will "always remain broken".
Two Cork women have revealed their secret to a long lasting friendship after spending 73 years by each other's side.
In less than three weeks, voters across Ireland will take to the polls to vote on repealing the Eighth Amendment.
Three young brothers from Co Donegal are causing a storm in the US after being made official cast members at the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando.
A Judge has been criticised after he claimed that there is a “culture of savagery” that breaks out at Traveller funerals.
A Donegal postman who is famous for correctly predicting the weather has said that Ireland is in store for a good summer.
A man accused of murdering his wife on a cruise ship has been released from jail, according to local reports.
The father of a baby who died shortly after his birth has said he and his wife were "taken aback and very upset" by the verdict reached by the Medical Council yesterday.
A body has been found in the search for Liga Skromane who has been missing in India for one month.
The family of a terminally ill teenager have been "overwhelmed" by the support of the public after they succeeded in raising funds for life-saving treatment in the US, saying "it is like Italia '90".
A YOUNG Irish pharmacist has refuted claims that being young and pro-life is "taboo" saying that it is "just out of touch".
A YOUNG house hunter claims her vendor is deliberately delaying the sale process of her dream home because she refuses to buy the old furniture with it.
The distraught sister of an Irishwoman who has been missing in India for the past month fears she has been "taken".
Labour Party senator Aodhan O'Riordain has apologised for a tweet he sent in the aftermath of the Belfast rape trial.
Met Eireann has downgraded a national weather warning but heavy rain is still expected in some areas this evening.
Students at Dublin City University (DCU) are staging a 'sleep-out' outside student accommodation tonight to protest the 27pc rise in accommodation fees for the next academic year.
An inspiring young teenager is helping some of Ireland's sickest children by bringing 'Bundles of Fun' into Crumlin hospital.
Emergency accommodation has been extended for former residents of the Metro Hotel in Ballymun following a large fire last month.
The Russian Ambassador to Ireland has described a decision to expel a diplomat as "totally unwarranted, uncalled for, senseless and regrettable".
Katie Ascough, who was impeached as president of UCD's Students Union last year after removing abortion information from student pamphlets, has said "it is not easy to be pro-life and young".
"The surgeon came in with a nurse and Mam, Dad and I stood together. They started talking medical gibberish and were listing his endless injuries that I won’t mention as it is quite upsetting to hear. As they spoke I stood waiting for the line that they always said in ER on Sunday nights, 'But we managed to save him.' And I waited. Until eventually the surgeon said the line that I can hear...
A MOTHER has said she fears her five-year-old son with autism will be forced into home-schooling as she can't find a school for him to attend in September.
THE former president of UCD's students' union said she believes social media is putting pressure on young voters, saying; "It is not easy to be pro-life and young".
Minister for Sport Shane Ross has denied that he had any intervention after a fee-paying school in his constituency was awarded a €150,000 sports grant.
A rural pub owner has been left "absolutely shocked" after a burglar left 15 beer taps running after breaking into the premises.
Tougher legislation which would clamp down on learner drivers has been delayed in the Dáil today.
Gardai are investigating after valuable equipment was stolen from two mountain rescue cars.
Mystery continues to surround the disappearance of missing woman Tina Satchwell as today marks the one year anniversary since she vanished from her home.
A woman feared for her life while she was being sexually assaulted by a stranger during a three-hour ordeal on a bus.
A woman claims she feared for her life after she was sexually assaulted by a stranger for more than three hours on a national bus service.
Gardai are investigating after an elderly woman was robbed in her home in Kilkenny last night.
Gardaí investigating the death of Joanne Lee have arrested a man in connection with her murder.
A man has been arrested in connection with the assault of a teenage girl in Co Donegal last October.
Gardai have arrested 11 people after the discovery of an illegal commercial cigarette factory in Co Meath.
Broadcaster Niall Boylan has been praised on social media for sharing his "courageous" and "extraordinary" story of his experience at a Mother and Baby Home.
Australian police are appealing for information on nine tourists, believed to be from Ireland, who are suspected of being behind a series of scams and thefts.
ONE in every three rape offences in Ireland resulted in the offender receiving a partially suspended sentence, Independent.ie has learned.
Students at an Irish Montessori school are packing their bags for the US after they reached the final of the First Lego League robotics world championships.
A relative of a woman who was sexually assaulted by airline boss Anthony Lyons said that the victim was sure she was going to die during the attack.
THE public safety notice for people around the country to stay indoors has been withdrawn this morning as blizzard conditions associated with Storm Emma have now passed.
Some 30 rough sleepers in Dublin refused to sleep in emergency shelters last night as snow storms and freezing temperatures hit.
ALL schools and colleges in Leinster and Munster are to remain closed on Thursday and Friday, the Department of Education has confirmed.
School buses will not run in five areas affected by a Status Red weather alert Bus Éireann have confirmed.
Contingency plans are being put in place for some emergency services over the next 48 hours, and the Defence Forces will be called in to deal with the most severe incidents.
School buses will not run in the event of a Status Red warning Bus Éireann has confirmed.
Gardai are investigating after a man's body was discovered in a house in Co Donegal.
As rent prices continue to rise, renters across the country are scrambling for a place to call their own.
The mother of a seven-year-old boy who is self-harming said she fears she will have to bury her son if he doesn't get professional help.
A Cork school that was destroyed during 'Hurricane Ophelia' last October is set to begin €550,000 restorations.
One in 12 drivers admit using their phone while driving, according to a new study.
A three-year-old girl remains in a serious condition this morning after a suspected assault at a house in Dublin yesterday.
Irish taxpayers spent almost €250,000 on overseas and domestic trips for TDs and Senators in 2017.
A woman (40s) has been arrested after a three-year-old girl was rushed to hospital this afternoon.
Irish taxpayers spent over €15,000 on a trip to Egypt for eight TDs to negotiate the release of Irishman Ibrahim Halawa.
A man has shared his disbelief after the exhaust pipe was cut from his car twice outside a Dublin hospital.
A national housing charity has called for NCT-style inspections on rented properties to prevent overcrowding in the rental market.
A mother has described the harrowing moment she tried to save her young children after a fire engulfed their apartment complex saying: "I thought my child was going to be burned to ashes."
A mother-of-three has described the harrowing moment she tried to save her young children after a fire engulfed their apartment complex saying: "I thought my child was going to be burned to ashes."
The husband of a missing woman said he believes she received "a helping hand" in her disappearance.
A brother and a sister in their 80s were rushed to hospital in the early hours of this morning after a fire broke out at their home.
Irish female politicians have criticised the lack of maternity leave entitlements for politicians here.
Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said that his views on abortion are not "a party political issue" and denied that there was conflict within his party.
Tayto Park has confirmed that 30 animals passed away at their zoo in 2016, but ensured that animals were cared for "deeply".
A mother says her heart has been "broken into a million pieces" in the wake of her 15-year-old son's sudden death after suffering flu-like symptoms.
The mother of a 15-year-old boy who passed away suddenly said that her son was "larger than life" and "loved by everyone".
Gardai are investigating after a 27-year-old man was found with serious head injuries in Co Kerry.
The mother of a 23-year-old woman who died after developing a blood clot claims that not enough women are aware of the dangers of taking the contraceptive pill.
A rural school that has no pupils is still officially opened, according to the Department of Education.
Haitians across the world reacted with outrage to reports that US President Donald Trump questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "sh*thole countries" in Africa.
Ireland's most expensive school is set to open in Dublin this September, with fees of up to €24,000 per year.
Thousands of students across Ireland have lined the halls of the RDS as budding scientists showcase their projects at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2018.
Gardai are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a woman's body in a house in Co Donegal.
A driver claims he could have been killed after a "metal bullet" smashed through his windscreen on the M50.
A shop owner is being sued by a burglar after he injured himself while robbing a premises in Co Cavan.
An investigation is underway after a bus driver was arrested for testing positive for alcohol at a garda checkpoint.
A pensioner who worked 19 twelve-hour shifts in a row said that the overtime has “taken its toll” on his health.
A man whose home was damaged in an arson attack claims that without the intervention of one of the arsonists, his whole family would have died in the attack.
The number of people who lost their lives on Irish roads in 2017 declined 15pc, new figures show, as Ireland recorded its lowest ever number of fatalities on Irish roads.
People travelling for New Year's Eve celebrations today are being warned to be vigilant of debris and spot flooding after nationwide storm warnings from Met Eireann came into effect last night.
An Irish woman who is fighting for her life is desperately trying to raise funds for a life-saving surgery abroad.
At 15-years-old, Mameye was abandoned by her husband and left cradling a stillborn baby that she laboured with for three days.
Motorists have been urged to take care on roads across the country today as weather warnings for snow, ice and strong winds remain in place.
The young, educated and empowered women of Ethiopia have vowed to make a change to their country’s culture of sexual harassment, rape and domestic violence.
AN IRISH priest who helps some of Ethiopia's most vulnerable children says they are often seen as a "curse".
An Irish priest who helps some of Ethiopia's most vulnerable children says they are often seen as a curse.
A popular councillor and father-of-three who was left fighting for his life after he collapsed at home has praised his young sons for saving his life.
Ireland’s only children's hospice is helping terminally ill children fulfill their Christmas wish this year of spending time with their families during this festive season.
A woman who passed away in a house fire earlier this year "should be counting down the days to her wedding", her devastated friend has said.
Gardai are investigating after two women were held at gunpoint after withdrawing cash from a bank.
Gardai have arrested two men after a 'significant' amount of drugs were discovered in north Dublin.
A rural cottage, that was described as a work in progress, has sold at an auction today for €32,000.
Australian police have appealed for information to help find an Irishman who disappeared just two weeks after arriving in the country.
Police are appealing for information after an Irish tourist went missing in Australia.
Three people have been injured after a bus was involved in a collision with a farm vehicle near Rathcoole in Co Dublin.
Emergency services are at the scene of an incident where a school child was struck by a vehicle this morning.
Motorists and pedestrians are being urged to exercise extreme caution on roads and footpaths today as bitterly cold temperatures overnight will leave much of the country covered in ice.
There has been cancellations to flights, bus and rail services as the plummeting temperatures and significant snowfall has caused chaos for commuters.
Sky News host Adam Boulton has responded to remarks made about his controversial interview with Simon Coveney saying "you Irish need to get over yourselves".