'You know I love you with all my heart' - Philomena Lynott's heartbreaking letter to late rocker son Phil
Philomena Lynott wrote a heartbreaking letter to her late rock star son Phil last year in which she...
Philomena Lynott wrote a heartbreaking letter to her late rock star son Phil last year in which she...
Philomena Lynott, the mother of Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott, who died at the age of 88 has been remembered as "warm, funny and a warrior queen".
The Dubs could make history this year with five All-Ireland wins in a row, but they will continue to focus on “one game at a time”, according to...
'Prime Time' reporter Fran McNulty has been announced as RTÉ's new agriculture and consumer affairs correspondent as George Lee revealed it was time for him to change his focus.
The valour of Paddy the pigeon who flew nearly five hours to bring news of the successful D-Day landings has been remembered.
Ciara Kelly is still grieving the tragic loss of her mother Emer Kelly following an asthma attack last year.
The sudden death of her mother last year from an asthma attack at the age of just 47 has prompted a Dublin woman to raise awareness about the potentially fatal condition.
Patrick Quirke's despair at how he had made a "right mess" of his life was laid bare in a letter to the 'Dear Patricia' agony aunt page in the 'Sunday Independent'.
Fallon & Byrne will open a “grab-and-go” food outlet in Connolly Station over the coming months.
The family of a three-year-old Dublin boy with severe scoliosis have been waiting two years for a suitable home despite his case being accepted as a medical priority.
Children's Minister Katherine Zappone has said that the numbers in relation to homelessness "are going in the wrong direction".
A mum of two recovering from cancer was devastated to discover a "bucket list" trip to Iceland had been cancelled when Wow Air...
A mum-of-two, who is recovering from cancer, was devastated to discover a ‘bucket list’ trip to Iceland had been cancelled when Wow Air...
Three complaints related to alleged unfair treatment of TV panellists on the No side of the abortion referendum have been rejected by the...
Dublin mother Caitriona Plunkett (37) has urged people who are newly diagnosed with breast...
Gerard Whyte who died in an alleged hit-and-run accident “lived life to the full,” his funeral mass was told today.
'Lady in Red' singer Chris de Burgh is selling his early 19th century country home with a price tag in excess of €12.5m.
The Women's Mini-Marathon coincided with the one-year anniversary of when Leontia Fahy got out of hospital, after a breast cancer diagnosis.
Dublin's city centre was a sea of colour yesterday as 30,000 women took part in the VHI Women's Mini Marathon on a beautiful sunny afternoon.
Jam-maker Helen Gee's business relies on broadband and she said there is definitely room for improvement when it comes to internet speed and connection.
Women's Aid says it is "unacceptable" that more than half of refuges are full when women and children require safe places.
WOMEN'S Aid has said it is "an unacceptable situation" that more than half of refuges were full when women and children required safe places.
THE Budget for the Data Protection Commission (DPC) has grown by 800pc in recent years, the Dáil’s spending watchdog has been told.
A Dublin mum-of-five slept outside the Dáil last night to highlight "endless" waiting lists for children across the health sector.
The amount of programming broadcast in Irish by RTÉ has been described as "seriously deficient" by the State's official languages commissioner.
Work is at “an advanced stage” towards establishing a new study on how families who have experienced the trauma of murder-suicides can be supported.
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.
A simple urine test could save lives from prostate cancer, according to new research supported by the Irish Cancer Society.
Comedian Fred Cooke put in a flamboyant last performance after being eliminated from 'Dancing With The Stars' last night.
When Tom Hope (71), from Dunboyne, Co Meath, was diagnosed with prostate cancer nearly 10 years ago it came as "a total shock".
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.
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.
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.”
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 heartfelt tributes to him.
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 funeral Mass heard yesterday.
THE late CervicalCheck cancer activist Orla Church would take “huge comfort in knowing that the work she was involved in will make a difference to the lives of many women and their families in future,” her funeral mass heard today.
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 win against McDonald's.
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.
Don't pack away the winter hat and gloves just yet because a colder snap is on the way.
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.
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'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.
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.
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.