Fosterers wanted to give a dog a home
Foster families are desperately needed for dogs and puppies who are struggling with kennel life, an animal charity has said.
Foster families are desperately needed for dogs and puppies who are struggling with kennel life, an animal charity has said.
Students exhibited their weird and wonderful science projects at the 10th SciFest at the Institute of Technology.
The Ombudsman for Children has expressed concern politicians may be trying to raise the age of digital consent from 13 to 16.
A leading Irish archbishop has said that young people are being increasingly pressured not to commit to marriage or children by society and are "surrounded by a contraceptive, anti-birth...
A survivor of rape has spoken about how she lost the ability to remain anonymous due to social media.
The HSE has apologised unreservedly and been ordered to pay more than €40,000 to the parents of a little girl who died as a result of an undiagnosed hole in the heart.
Little bakers and big bakers around the country are being asked to roll up their sleeves for a very good cause.
Irish passengers stranded in Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, were exchanging war stories.
Ireland's Celtic heritage and goddess Brigid were honoured at firey celebrations in Killorglin, Co Kerry.
Conor Stakelum has made history as the first Irishman to participate in the European Figure Skating Championships.
It's every Guinness drinker's dream come true - a festival dedicated to the black stuff and a...
Students of classical music are invited to enter Ireland's largest competition to help fund their studies.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has called on Catholic schools to "enter into relationships with schools of other patronage" for a "new pluralist Ireland".
Gas supplies in the west of Ireland should return on a phased basis over the weekend, energy chiefs have said.
ESB has rolled out a collection of photos and documents detailing the story of rural electrification to mark the semi-State's 90th anniversary.
A Dublin author has been shortlisted for the world's biggest literary prize for young writers.
Nine children from across the country were chosen from 1,000 entries to an art competition where they were asked to imagine a 'dream car'.
Half of the apartments that Peter McVerry Trust hopes to bring on-stream this year will be fitted out thanks to funds raised by Harvey Norman.
The parents of a "one-of-a-kind" toddler who died as a result of an undiagnosed hole in her heart have said they think their daughter would still be alive if specialised services were more widely available in Ireland.
The City Bin Company has become the latest waste company to charge households for green recycling.
A Cavan woman got the new year off to a great start with a €112,469 Lotto winning ticket bought by her thoughtful dad.
A chorus of voices heralded the arrival of the new Irish National Opera (INO) yesterday.
Irish artists and performers will be given a major boost when they become the focus of a cultural programme throughout the UK.
Self-professed 'toy man' Ryan Tubridy paid a special visit to patients at Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin.
Santa and his helpful elves transformed Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin, into a magical land yesterday.
Three young children and a woman in her 30s were hospitalised after a serious fire broke out in an apartment complex in Inchicore, Dublin last night.
It's 66 years since Mayo last won an All Ireland, so it's no wonder the excitement is building, with plans for the party to end all parties.
Pull out the winter duvet and stock up on fire logs. Temperatures are set to drop below zero in some parts of the country this weekend, even though it is only mid-September.
Playwright Tom Murphy has been bestowed with the honour of the Golden Torc and the title of 'Saoi' for his contribution to Irish literature.
One-in-eight insurance claims is 'suspicious', the Motor Insurers' Bureau of Ireland (Mibi) has found.
RTÉ presenter Joe Duffy has raised concerns for young people's mental health as they prepare to enter college.
An Irish activist is recreating her grandmother Hanna Sheehy Skeffington's 1917 journey across the US, where she helped spread the word about the battle for Ireland's independence.
There were thrills and spills at the annual international tattoo convention in Dublin over the weekend.
A hospital has apologised after a pensioner endured the trauma of "hearing the saw that cut the bone in his leg" during an amputation.
Irish scientists are behind new research that may have unlocked a cure for the common cold and flu.
Medical card holders will be able to get emergency contraception directly from their local community pharmacist from today.
The 'father of the Irish tricolour', revolutionary and soldier, Thomas Francis Meagher, has been honoured in a new stamp released by An Post.
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has ordered a full review of high-rise buildings across the country in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
The curtain has been raised at the Abbey Theatre for Emma Donoghue's 'Room'.
He's not dead yet. Despite splitting his head open in a nasty fall just a few weeks ago, pop legend Phil Collins proved he could still deliver at a packed Aviva Stadium last night.
Ireland has the fourth highest teen suicide rate in the EU/OECD region, according to new research from Unicef.
Young people aged 18 to 24 have the greatest opposition to changing Good Friday drinking laws, new research has found.
Former CIA director John Brennan has said that no country should feel immune from a terrorist attack or having terrorists use their country for "whatever purposes".
Costs to the State after investigations into a series of allegations of misconduct at the University of Limerick and the payment of confidential severance packages to former staff now amount to nearly €2m.
The notoriously late Guns n Roses frontman will be on stage at 7pm sharp, the heir of Slane Castle has pledged.
Tuneful tours of Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans beckon for our visitor on a luxury trip to the USA's Deep South.
This Dublin band will have their music showcased in the new Eastenders spin-off Redwater.
A private school that was saved from threatened closure is to offer a series of scholarships funded by donations from past pupils.
Humming can improve lung function and improve your health in the long run.
Thousands of people are dying from heart attacks and strokes due to fears over non-existent side effects of statins, researchers warn.
All creatures great and small are welcome with their owners at Pets in the City in Dublin later this month.
Students are increasingly concerned about the need for balance in their digital lives.
There was rí rá agus ruaile buaile on the Ha'penny Bridge as the World Irish Dancing Championship contestants helped raise awareness for the RNLI's fundraising campaign.
The 'clean eating' diet fad is a "ticking timebomb" that could leave young people with severely weak bones and cost the Irish taxpayer millions of euro to treat, the Osteoporosis Society has warned.
This 'sleeper' of a painting was estimated to sell at around €800 but racked up a €120,000 sale price at an auction in Dublin.
A 26-year-old woman from Rwanda who featured on the Trócaire box 13 years ago visited a school in Dublin to thank pupils for their support.
The new-look Jameson Distillery Bow Street has reopened in Smithfield following an €11m investment.
Former Goal CEO Barry Andrews is to take up a new position as the director general of the Institute of International and European Affairs.
Ed Sheeran's 'Galway Girl' has been revealed as Niamh Dunne - a fiddle player from Limerick.
The cultural links between Ireland and the UK were marked in a special ceremony in London yesterday.
A blogger from Kerry has created a cartoon image to reflect the abuse and racism that she experiences on a daily basis.
The Charleton Tribunal of Inquiry into alleged mistreatment of Garda whistleblowers opens this morning for the first of the public hearings.
Strike action at Tesco has been suspended as both sides agreed to enter talks.
Consuming flavonoid-rich foods such as wild blueberries can have a significant positive effect on young people's mood, a university study has identified.
There was plenty of pressing the flesh at the opening night of the latest Gaiety production.
The Peruvian Irish Community met with President Michael D Higgins to mark the Irish centenary and 195 years of Peruvian independence.
Irish Oscar hopeful Ruth Negga has made the cover of ‘Vanity Fair’ magazine’s Hollywood issue.
A new group dedicated to the role of women in farming held its first meeting last night.
The giant of the peace process in Northern Ireland John Hume turns 80 today.
Irish actress Caitriona Balfe is to be honoured with an Oscar Wilde Award at a glittering LA ceremony to recognise the Irish in entertainment.
A newborn lamb who was put in the oven to keep him warm, has died less than 24hours after he was born.
A newborn lamb was brought back from near-death by sheep farmer Suzanna Crampton after she placed him in an oven.
A former Irish diplomat has said an 'Irexit' from the EU needs to be considered if Brussels fails to offer satisfactory terms in any Brexit deal.
Footage has emerged of a brutal knife attack on a young man which resulted in him almost losing an eye.
A surgeon rushing to University Hospital Limerick to "save someone's life" was fined €200 for careless driving at Kilmallock Court.
A former Dublin model who was paralysed due to a brain tumour is now strong enough to stand and train with weights as she is determined to leave her wheelchair behind.
The traditional Christmas Eve busking on Grafton Street had to finish early this evening due to overcrowding fears.
A giant acorn structure has been selected as the winning project for a 1916-themed sculpture at the Phoenix Park.
Supermarkets are bracing for a last minute food shop dash on ‘Frenzied Friday’ this week.
The key to Oscar Wilde's prison cell has been sold for an incredible £15,000 (€17,890) at Sotheby's auction.
Ireland is continuing to grow in popularity with tourists as the number of people visiting here has jumped by 10pc.
The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said that Ireland will take at least 1,100 asylum seekers by next September.
Tánaiste and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has led tributes to Judge Michael Reilly, who died over the weekend.
Former editor and owner of The Westmeath Examiner Nicholas Nally has passed away.
Traveller men live an average of 15 years fewer than those in the settled community, new research has discovered.
President Michael D Higgins has drawn similarities between the Vietnamese and Irish histories and cultural traditions in a state visit to the socialist country.
Ireland's rugby team flew out to Chicago yesterday ahead of their clash with New Zealand.
Special Olympics Ireland is calling on businesses and organisations to sponsor an athlete in the lead-up to the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017.
Economist David McWilliams is back on our screens with a new economics show 'Agenda' on TV3.
Tens of thousands of people in Haiti have been affected by the devastating Hurricane Matthew.
An Irish blood cancer patient has become the first in the world to take part in a new drug trial.
Under-pressure Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) boss Pat Hickey will not resume his role as chief of the organisation if he returns to Ireland, according to the OCI acting president Willie O'Brien.
The former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland, Pat Hickey, has said the alleged ticket-touting scandal has been a "life-changing experience" and that he has been "humbled" by the support from thousands of people in Ireland.
A BULLISH Pat Hickey has broken his silence in Rio de Janeiro to insist he will fight all the charges laid against him by the Brazilian authorities.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has reported a 6pc reduction in the number of people waiting on trolleys within the year.
The Irish navy helped rescue an incredible 617 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea yesterday.
The Roses have continued their whistlestop tour of the country with a visit to Kildare.
Berkeley balcony survivor Aoife Beary testified in public for the first time at a California State Senate hearing to force building contractors to be more transparent.
A former Dublin model who was paralysed due to a brain tumour has posed for photographs for the first time since the illness changed her life.
A husband demanded that his unfaithful wife sell her €50,000 car and instead drive a 1995 Opel Corsa as part of his conditions for moving back into the family home.
The Irish rock band who saved 13 people from a house fire in the US will be rewarded for their heroic efforts.
Evie Lawlor saw her dreams come true when she became a princess for a day in her very own castle.
An off-duty St John Ambulance volunteer on his way home from a concert jumped into the River Liffey to save a man's life..
These usually polished celebrities threw caution to the wind for this latest photo shoot to get the wild hair look.
The 23-year-old was freed from the Ancon Dos jail in Lima but may have to spend six more years in the South American city.
Fantasy epic Game of Thrones has been brought to life in a surreal parody for the stage.
A family urn that was propping up a door in his home gave Damien O’Connor an idea for a short movie about Dublin doormen.
A FORMER Dublin model said she feels like the "walking dead" after defying doctors' warnings that she could die within months.
Over 1,500 children will spend this Christmas in temporary accommodation, according to Simon Communities.
Oscar season is heating up and two Irish leading actors have been given the strongest nod yet.
Trust U2 to have a celeb- filled after-party and for Adam Clayton to arrive from the 3Arena in a silk robe.
DUBLIN City Council has moved the New Year's Eve concert away from College Green for the first time since the city festival began - due to Luas construction work.
At least 170 Irish people are currently in Egypt amid terrorism fears.
GARDAI are investigating following the theft of medicine used to put animals to sleep from a vet’s surgery.
Ambulances were redirected to Drogheda from Beaumont Hospital last night as overcrowding hit a peak.