Study into support offered to families of murder-suicides 'at advanced stage'
Work is at “an advanced stage” towards establishing a new study on how families who have experienced the trauma of murder-suicides can...
Work is at “an advanced stage” towards establishing a new study on how families who have experienced the trauma of murder-suicides can...
A salon owner has banned customers from turning up in their pyjamas.
A salon owner has given the chop to customers turning up in their pyjamas.
When Tom Hope (71), from Dunboyne, Co Meath, was diagnosed with prostate cancer nearly 10 years ago it came as "a total shock".
A simple urine test could save lives from prostate cancer, according to new research supported by the Irish Cancer Society.
The Peter McVerry Trust has unveiled the first homes paid for through members of the public donating their water charges refunds.
They are old favourites and it seems that Jack and Emily are still top of our list for baby names.
The Peter McVerry Trust has unveiled the first housing units paid for through members of the public donating their water charges refunds.
The results are in and with Jack and Emily retaining the top spots when it comes to our favourite baby names.
The Irish Cancer Society (ICS) is calling for a clampdown on rogue sunbed operators, as a new survey revealed that one in three did not refuse to book in minors for a tanning session.
Legendary RTE 2FM DJ Larry Gogan who leaves the station today after 40 years got a golden send off from celebrities and colleagues who paid...
One in 10 couples are now going Dutch when it comes to buying an engagement ring.
The late CervicalCheck cancer activist Orla Church would take huge comfort in knowing the work she was involved in will make a difference to the lives of many women and their families in future, her...
THE late CervicalCheck cancer activist Orla Church would take “huge comfort in knowing that the...
Supermac's founder Pat McDonagh has revealed the company has been contacted by people from as far afield as Asia and Africa who are interested in becoming franchisees after the epic trademark...
Comedian Fred Cooke put in a flamboyant last performance after being eliminated from 'Dancing With The Stars' last night.
The great escape has begun with tens of thousands of people on the move for the St Patrick's bank holiday weekend.
A status yellow snow-ice warning has been issued for Donegal this weekend as snow, showers and wind are forecast nationwide.
New research will look at gender differences in how cancer patients respond to immunotherapy in terms of the treatment and side effects.
A heartbroken mother has said she cannot see any justice for her teenage son who was killed in a horrific car crash.
Two in five sunbed operators are flouting the regulations when it comes to asking customers their age, a new survey has shown.
Hollywood actor Liam Neeson has apologised for remarks that he had violent thoughts about killing a black person after a friend was raped and insisted he is not a racist.
The HSE failed to take the necessary urgent action to address fire safety issues at a Co Cork nursing home, a report by the health watchdog has found.
Wrap up warmly and drive safely is the message for people travelling to the Aviva Stadium for the Ireland-England Six Nations championship match today.
Fr John Cummins, who died in a “freak accident” involving his car, has been remembered as “a very fine man and a good priest.”
Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh has revealed that the company has been contacted by people from as far afield as Asia and Africa who are interested in becoming franchisees after their epic trademark win against McDonald’s.
Normal wintry weather has resumed just as we got used to warm temperatures and frost-free mornings.
Television presenter James Patrice has revealed he was left fighting for his life after contracting meningitis as a 10-year-old.
Brother Kevin Crowley has told how heroic Donegal teacher Dawn Croke made a lasting impression when she visited the Capuchin Centre with her students.
Well it was nice while it lasted, but normal wintry weather is set to resume tonight.
Television star James Patrice has opened up about how he was left fighting for his life after contracting deadly meningitis as a ten-year-old.
Traveller families due to be evicted from a site in west Dublin say they won't move unless they have somewhere else to go that is safe for their children.
Don't pack away the winter hat and gloves just yet because a colder snap is on the way.
A stand-off is underway today at a site in west Dublin where an eviction of travellers was due to take place today by South Dublin County Council.
A Kildare mother whose husband was paralysed in a cycling accident seven months ago has revealed it will cost them €250,000 to specially adapt their home.
Mid-ranking gardaí have gotten no formal training on enforcing the new domestic violence legislation that came into effect last week.
Style guru Darren Kennedy has spoken of his shock following the attack on Dancing with the Stars dance professional Curtis Pritchard.
The first baby of 2019 was born in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Co Louth, with just one second making all the difference.
RTÉ's south-east correspondent Damien Tiernan has announced he is leaving the station after more than 20 years.
The new year got off to the brightest of starts in Dublin as the skies around the city lit up with a spectacular display of fireworks and lasers.
We are used to seeing him perform on stage but for U2 frontman Bono, tonight his son was the star of the show.
Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan has revealed people surreptitiously take pictures of her while she is travelling on the London Tube.
Dublin's New Year's Festival could be transformed into a three-day event next year to make the most of tourism opportunities.
A Star Is Born is being tipped to see Lady Gaga bag at least one Oscar, but the hit movie fell foul of one Irish cinema-goer.
Men are finally catching up with women when it comes to narrowing the gap in life expectancy.
Four Northern cheetah cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park in Cork are likely to prove a major draw for visitors.
The families of 80 people who died during the year donated their organs, enabling 231 transplants to be completed.
Visitors to Dublin Zoo are about to be thrown to the wolves.
Some things seem impossible to forget - yet one bus passenger left an improbably large painting behind while on public transport last month.
Met Éireann's Evelyn Cusack has defended the forecaster's weather warnings following a raft of criticism that it is "alarmist".
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he expects Shane Ross to heed safety warnings over a ‘Christmas sleigh’ bearing his name which is being driven around on top of a car.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's visit to Ringsend College in Dublin yesterday evidently brought back memories from his own school days.
A storm has broken out between retailers and forecasters amid claims "alarmist" weather warnings are deterring people from the shops.
Retailers have blamed "alarmist" Met Eireann weather warnings for deterring people from hitting the high streets to do their Christmas shopping.
There were scenes of joy at Dublin Airport as a group of 40 children and young adults arrived from Belarus to spend Christmas with their host families.
Scenes of joy erupted at Dublin Airport this afternoon as a group of children from Belarus arrived to spend Christmas with their host families.
Overcrowded homes with several generations under one roof can force young families into homelessness.
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is considering broadening the range of offences it will take into account when considering applications for a new licence or a change of ownership and control of broadcasting services.
Our team didn't make the cut, but the FIFA World Cup was the top-ranking Google search for Irish people this year.
Renters will be able to know what a previous tenant was paying for a room under laws to be brought to Cabinet next week.
Housing charity Threshold received 73,526 calls last year - and a third were from tenants faced with losing their homes.
THRESHOLD received 73,526 calls last year, and a third were from tenants faced with losing their homes.
A number of homeless families are looking forward to the festive season in their new homes after the Peter McVerry Trust formally launched 13 new social housing units in Dublin’s city centre.
A round of fuel hikes during the winter months is going to force low-income families to forego heat and light, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has warned.
What a big moment it will be for Leo Javaherian (12) when he plays the piano and sings during the 'Late Late Toy Show' tonight.
Children between 10 and 12 years of age are accessing pornography, which is affecting young people's attitudes to sex.
'King of Cabaret' Sonny Knowles has been remembered as a gentleman who brought much joy to audiences throughout his long career.
Singer Sonny Knowles was a "gentleman to his fingertips," his funeral mass heard today.
The Chief Executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has urged that there must be legal reforms in how rape trials are conducted, after a court heard details of a 17-year-old’s thong.
Musician Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains has paid a warm tribute to his long-time friend Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, saying: "I will miss him an awful lot."
Brexit has the potential to increase cross-border criminality, according to a joint assessment carried out by gardaí and the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
There has been a resurgence in demand for "party" drugs in Ireland as the economy has improved, a new report has warned.
Drones are now being used to plan crimes and transfer stolen goods across borders, a new report has highlighted.
THE improving economic conditions in Ireland over recent years has led to a resurgence in demand for “party drugs” like cocaine and MDMA, according to a new report.
Business owner Adam Coleman says he will not be able to expand his company if broadband in his area is not upgraded.
Rodent problems were behind hundreds of complaints to Dublin City Council in the first nine months of this year.
The Government needs to adopt a "carrot and stick" approach if its radical plans to clampdown on professional Airbnb-style rentals are to work.
A timely reminder has been issued to householders to turn back the clocks over the October bank holiday weekend.
The Government needs to adopt a "carrot and stick" approach if its radical plans to clamp down on professional Airbnb style rentals are to work.
Plans for an American College football series at the Aviva stadium which will provide a €250m boost to the economy have been unveiled.
More schools are expected to close as a result of structural checks which are currently being carried out, Education Minister Joe McHugh has warned.
THE cat is out of the bag about Bono's latest, and rather unusual, music project.
Deirdre and Anthony Kilcoyne, who run a well-established hairdressing salon in Sligo town, say a dramatic hike in VAT rates could not have come at a worse time and plan to protest outside the Dáil.
Surgeons at Dublin's Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital (CNOH) are urging that funding be provided to open a fifth operating theatre and help tackle waiting lists.
Homeless campaigner Fr Peter McVerry believes that there are at least half a million people in the country whose housing situation is causing them serious distress.
Tom Roche (69) from Offaly fears what the future will hold for him after he fell into mortgage arrears.
DUBS hero Bernard Brogan has revealed that being home every evening in time for his twin boys’ last feed and to put them to bed is “non-negotiable”.
Under the clock at Clerys holds a special place in the hearts of Kathleen and Peter Cullen - who met there every week when they were dating.
Leaving Cert student Rebecca Carter has received and accepted an offer for a place on a veterinary medicine course in UCD.
The stakes were high for Rebecca Carter when she pursued her dream of becoming a vet all the way to the High Court, but the victorious student believes it was a risk worth taking.
Nurses who are members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) have held a protest at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, the latest in a series to highlight unsafe staffing levels and overcrowding.
"I just feel with the winter coming in we are really going to struggle," said Denise Hartigan, a nurse at the Connolly Hospital, commenting about the beds, staffing and overcrowding issues affecting hospitals.
A draw in the Mansion House for a home in Ballyfermot, where new housing estates were being developed, was the novel way in which growing demand was tackled in 1948.
Jackie's Army were reunited yesterday - 30 years on from their historic victory over England at Euro 88.
Just two years ago, cystic fibrosis sufferer Caroline Heffernan could not even walk up a flight of stairs without feeling breathless.
This is the first picture of gangland killer Brian Kenny as he enjoys a taste of freedom during a visit to Tallaght Hospital.
Vicky Phelan, who exposed the cervical cancer scandal, said she was “vindicated” following the publication of the Scally report.
Waterford actor Moe Dunford stars in a new movie which is set during the Famine, but he has also seen in reality how food shortages can affect communities.
Pope Francis has described the impact of abuse committed by members of the Church in Ireland as an "open wound" in his address to pilgrims in Knock.
Pope Francis has described the impact of abuse committed by members of the Church in Ireland as an “open wound,” in his address to pilgrims in Knock.
Pope Francis has touched down in Ireland West Airport as the second day of his visit to Ireland gets underway.
A chorus of bells will ring out this morning to signal the beginning of the gathering that will see 45,000 pilgrims welcome Pope Francis to the village of Knock in Co Mayo.
The arrival of Pope Francis today has sparked special memories of a previous papal visit for the longest-serving staff member at Dublin Airport, Pat Corr.
Gardaí have warned that only those with tickets should travel to the Knock shrine for the papal visit tomorrow as there will be checks en route.
It will be the biggest mass movement of people in generations.
Students getting ready to start college are being warned to be vigilant for scams as they try to secure rental accommodation.
Many intercity rail services for the papal Mass in the Phoenix Park have now sold out.
Hollywood actor Brendan Gleeson has seen first-hand the vital work provided by hospices due to the care received by his parents prior to their deaths.
Rose of Tralee host Dáithí Ó Sé has revealed that a "sauna suit" helped him get into shape for the festival this year.
Abu Dhabi Rose Sara Kate Mangan has revealed that she once fell off a cliff in her younger accident prone days.
THE number of children affected by Dublin’s measles outbreak has now risen to 11.
Households are vastly underestimating the amount of water they use each day, despite the drought conditions, new research shows.
A priest and family friend of the tragic newlywed who perished in Greek wildfires has backed a new fundraising campaign to help the family.
A newlywed Irishwoman who lost her husband in the Greek wildfires will face months of treatment in Athens for her severe burns.
Former college classmates of Brian O'Callaghan-Westropp, who died in the Greek wildfires, have set up a fundraising page in his memory.