John McCain: Brain cancer prognosis very poor
US senator John McCain said doctors have given him a "very poor prognosis" as he battles brain cancer.
US senator John McCain said doctors have given him a "very poor prognosis" as he battles brain cancer.
A victim of the notorious Rooney family who were jailed this week for keeping 'modern slaves' has said he regrets not reporting the Irish family decades...
Caitlyn Jenner has labelled her estrangement from stepdaughter Kim Kardashian "a big loss in my life".
He performed at Cheryl's high profile wedding to soccer star Ashley Cole back in 2006, but singer John Legend seems more than happy to take the job for the second time around.
Another Guinness World Record was broken on RTÉ One’s Big Week on the Farm this week.
This is the terrifying moment a convicted sex offender tried to attack a Michigan prosecutor in a courtroom.
A father in the US has been reported to police after allegedly dragging his daughter by the hair through a supermarket.
A young woman in Austrian has started legal proceedings against her parents to remove pictures of her as a child from Facebook.
US police are searching for a woman (21) who was last seen in the company of a cat killer and whose car was found burned-out two days later.
A former Playboy model has gone on the run in the Balkans after she was sentenced to jail for setting up a honey trap in a plot to kill a notorious mafia gangster.
A teenager who went missing after going on a spring break holiday was raped, shot and fed to alligators, the FBI has revealed.
The Olympic Council of Ireland has insisted it will cooperate fully with any State inquiry into the alleged touting of tickets in Rio.
The reality TV star whose son (6) beat his 13-day-old sister to death while unsupervised in a car park was already under investigation for abuse, it is...
One person was wounded in an attack in Cologne city centre in the early hours of Monday, a police spokeswoman said, adding that there were no signs of a terrorist motive.
Five people who died in a murder-suicide in Pennsylvania, US have been identified as two parents and their three children, all of whom...
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern claims he hasn’t thought about a return to politics as he’s “too busy doing leaves”.
The building where Adolf Hitler was born may be spared demolition but will emerge heavily disguised, Austria's interior minister has now said.
Lady Gaga is the next star to feature alongside James Corden in Carpool Karaoke.
A toddler in the US has accidentally shot a 12-year-old child, it being reported.
A garda manhunt is still ongoing for a man who is alleged to have been involved in an armed robbery as another man has been charged.
A man in Australia has died after he was bitten by a shark while he was kite-surfing in New Caledonia, Australia.
An elderly woman has died from injuries suffered in a collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Dublin.
Gardai are renewing their appeal again for information on the murder of 17-year-old Raonaid Murray.
A motorist was killed when the car they were in crashed and was destroyed in a fire.
A woman murdered her daughter by forcing a crucifix down her throat, police say.
A father discovered his daughter’s body after she was murdered and left on a remote path he had warned her against running on.
A couple abandoned their toddler (2) in 90 degree heat without any water to play Pokemon Go.
A man (38) has been killed in a road crash in Kildare this afternoon.
The Wire actor Wendell Pierce has been arrested for allegedly attacking a woman for supporting US Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders
A senior member of the Hutch gang has been arrested tonight in connection with the Regency Hotel shooting.
Lady Gaga's publicist has shot down reports suggesting the pop star has been cast as late British singer Cilla Black in a new biopic.
Horrifying footage has emerged of teenage boys who are vying with each other to kill prisoners on behalf of Isis
Economist Dan O'Brien and Social Democrat TD Stephen Donnelly were among the guests on Claire Byrne Live this evening to engage in a debate on the new Dail term.
The Iveagh Gardens will transform into the ultimate foodie destination for four days of eating, drinking and entertainment between June 16 and 19 as Taste of Ireland returns for 2016.
Footage has emerged of a devastated mother who is looking on in tears as a cruise ship with her children on board sails away as she stands sobbing on the dock.
Three men allegedly beaten by gang in broad daylight while stopped on hard shoulder of M7 motorway
A post-mortem examination will take place today on the body of Prince, after the pioneering musician died at his home aged 57 amid reports he was treated for a drug overdose just days before his death.
An argument between construction workers escalated into a demolition derby-style clash of heavy machinery that left at least two bulldozers flipped over in a street, police in northern China said.
'I'll find out where your wife lives...' is the chillling front page lead from the Irish Independent as the paper reports the daily abuse faced by frontline gardai.
Two cars ended up in the River Liffey at Celbridge this morning after fleeing a suspected burglary in Lucan.
Five contractors who worked on the Berkeley building where six students died face losing their state licenses - a watchdog agency has announced.
Ryanair flight was forced to declare a midair emergency above Manchester on Friday evening after striking a bird.
The RTÉ 1916 series of events and programming engaged huge numbers of the Irish public this Easter weekend.
Singer Kelly Rowland has denied there is any rivalry between her former Destiny's Child bandmate Beyonce and fellow pop star Rihanna.
Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen believes the show dealt with the controversial rape scene "beautifully".
Madonna shocked fans in Australia again on Thursday by accidentally exposing a concertgoer's breast.
The historic New York City St Patrick’s Day parade will be broadcast live for the first time in Ireland and the UK by Ireland’s first international channel Irish TV.
Adele could barely contain her emotions on Tuesday following the romantic proposal between two fans on the first night of her London residency.
Australian actress Rebel Wilson believes she had her drink spiked while at a club on Wednesday night.
Bette Midler has challenged Kim Kardashian to put her 'selfies' to work for charity.
A shocking video has emerged of a young child falling out the back of a moving car on to the raod and the driver doesn't even notice.
The nanny who beheaded a young child and was filmed waving the severed head outside a Moscow subway station has taken police back to the scene of the crime.
A woman in her 30s has been killed in a car crash this morning.
There's plenty of general election candidates out there on knife-edge this afternoon with the early counts expected over the coming hours.
A 22-year-old woman who has been missing from north Dublin since lunchtime Monday has been found "safe and well".
Sony Music's lawyer has broken his silence following the company's victory in its contract dispute with Kesha, insisting he and his clients are powerless to dump her deal.
Tottenham Hotspur will be without the injured Harry Kane and Mousa Dembélé for tonight's Europa League last-32 second leg at home against Fiorentina, with Dembélé a serious doubt for the next three Premier League games.
Gardai have made an appeal in tracing the whereabouts of Eimear Duffy (22), who has been missing since lunchtime Monday.
The new hurling season may still be ploughing through treacle-top surfaces but already there's a sense of foreboding among Cork supporters that many of last year's weaknesses have transferred to 2016.
Two European backpackers escaped an attempted rape and murder on a remote Australian beach after a man attacked them with a hammer and drove over them.
Tragic news overnight as two female suicide bombers have blown themselves up in a Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 56 people, officials said.
A suspect device has been found at Virginia Courthouse in Cavan this morning.
Met Eireann has warned that sleet and snow are on the way in the aftermath of Storm Gertrude.
A man (70) has killed after he was hit by a car this evening near Monaghan Town.
Gardai are seeking the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of Thomas McDonagh (17) from Tullamore, Co Offaly.
England head coach Eddie Jones expects to have Manu Tuilagi available for the final two matches of the Six Nations, but has not given up hope of him returning sooner.
Stoke City climbed to seventh in the Premier League table with a third win in four matches after a red card for midfielder Gary O'Neil left Norwich to play for almost an hour with 10 men.
The Coastguard has aided in the rescue of 11 people after a Spanish trawler started taking on water last night.
Calls to a suicide helpline rose by over 20pc over the Christmas period, it has been revealed.
Gardai have charged two men in connection with the investigation into the escape from custody of prisoner Derek Brockwell from Tallaght Hospital last year.
Actor and comedian Mario Rosenstock has paid tribute to Glenroe writer Wesley Burrowes, who passed away today at the age of 85.
Argos has withdrawn hoverboards for sale as they check if the boards conform to Irish safety standards.
Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said there will be no more cuts to medical cards next year
A young Irish woman has told of the terrifying moment she came face to face wth the man at the centre of a London terror attack.
A man was airlifted to hospital this morning after falling from the cliffs at White Rock Beach in Killiney this morning.
Miss Panti has revealed that he only got a few days' notice before his triumphant appearance on stage with U2 at the 3Arena last weekend.
An elderly man has died in a house fire in county Tipperary.
A Status Orange weather warning has been issued with high winds and heavy rain expected as Storm Abigail lands tomorrow morning.
A garda car was rammed yesterday after two men robbed a filing station in Kilybegs , Co Donegal and led officers on a high speed chase through a packed town.
Fiji want to finish with a flourish and return home from the Rugby World Cup with a victory that their spirited performances in defeat against the Pool A big guns have merited, coach John McKee said.
Jackass star Steve-O has been arrested for climbing a crane in Hollywood in a protest against Seaworld.
Ireland made a fine start in Sweden yesterday to their quest for a first Men's European Amateur Team Championship title for seven years.
The Tipperary Cup is an event with a great tradition and features some superb champions among its previous winners. This year's event will kick off at Thurles on Friday night and there are some big names in the line-up again.
The PGA Grand Slam of Golf has been moved from Donald Trump's course in Los Angeles in the wake of the US presidential candidate's controversial remarks about Mexican immigrants.
The Irish Paralympic football team were defeated 2-0 by hosts England in the 5th/6th place play-off at the 2015 Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships at St George's Park. The result sees Gerard Glynn's Irish side take sixth place overall and a qualification place at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Alan McNally's early goal at the Carlisle Grounds on Saturday night lifted Bray out of the Premier Division relegation places and dumped Sligo Rovers right into the mire.
Peter Kennaugh successfully retained the British Championships road race title yesterday after fighting off the challenge of fellow Manxman Mark Cavendish in Lincoln.
One of the most gifted footballers of his generation, Peter Canavan rates the best of the current crop of inter-county stars. But who is named number one?
The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Áth Cliath hurling and camogie finals in Croke Park once again provided a wealth of optimism for followers of the small ball in the capital.
World No 1 Leona Maguire starts her bid for Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship glory at Portstewart today.
Zawraq is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after X-rays revealed a fracture to his off-fore cannon bone.
QPR have released Richard Dunne after failing to reach agreement on a new deal following brief contract talks.
Offaly cruised into the next round of the Leinster U-21 championship as they accounted for a spirited Westmeath under failing daylight in Tullamore.
Carlow booked their place in the semi-finals of the Leinster U-21 HC thanks to this two-point win over Laois last night.
Kildare put up a bold show in their first appearance in the U-21 A championship but in the end, they had no answer to the magnificence of Conor McDonald.
Roger Federer insists top players should not be given special treatment after Rafael Nadal requested to be given a break from umpire Carlos Bernardes at the French Open.
Spain's airport authority has said it will start providing free and unlimited Wi-Fi in 46 airports across the country by the end of the year.
Primary Schools in the Bruff area gathered recently to play in an inter primary schools’ boys and girls blitz run by Eoin Cahill, the club’s community rugby officer (CCRO).
St Mary's RFC, in association with Munster Rugby, held a Leprechaun rugby blitz at the club last month.
Four Argentinians, two Brazilians and two Barcelona legends are among those chosen by Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero's dream team, but there is no place for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Yaya Toure's career at Manchester City looks set to finish at the end of the season after the midfielder admitted he was looking for a “new challenge”.
EA Sports Cup holders Dundalk will travel to UCC after the quarter-final draw was made today by FAI Competitions Director Fran Gavin and High Performance Director Ruud Dokter.
Connacht have confirmed that Mils Muliaina, who was arrested last week for an alleged sexual assault in England, will be available for selection when he is fit.
The world's oldest person has died in Japan nearly a month after celebrating her 117th birthday.
Yesterday, we brought you the exclusive story of Roy Keane saying he is glad Manchester United never signed Steven Gerrard because "we want to win something".
Neil Francis says Ireland must do something they have struggled to do in this year’s Six Nations if they are to beat Wales in Cardiff – score tries.
This Saturday sees Ireland travel to play Wales in the crunch game in this year's Six Nations Championship and while we know Warren Gatland prefers Welshmen over Irishmen in his team, we asked Independent columnist Neil Francis to pick his combined 15 between the two nations.
Dedication, discipline, commitment, leader, perfectionist - just some of the words used top describe Paul O'Connell.
Irish cricket chiefs have been left outraged after a Zimbabwean newspaper sunk to new lows and printed a headline reading: 'Alcoholic dumps Zim out of WC'.
Pat McQuaid has welcomed the US Anti-Doping Agency USADA report last night, insisting that it clears him “of any corruption, any wrong doing or any complicity in doping”.
Former Scotland international, Ian McGeechan, is backing Wales to rise against Ireland and send this Six Nations campaign into the final week.
IRELAND Davis Cup boss Conor Niland says it's vital to have James McGee available for the relegation showdown against South Africa or Turkey in July.
Mario Balotelli has taken to social media with to post a cryptic message after he was an unused sub for Liverpool in their 2-0 win over Burnley last night sparking fresh doubts about his future at Anfield.
So Paul Galvin returns for Kerry and it seems the majority of Kingdom fans are delighted with the news. Here is how Twitter reacted.
Adam Johnson was arrested after the teenager he is accused of having sex with boasted she was in a relationship with the Premier League footballer, according to the Telegraph.