Donald Trump says arming teachers will prevent future school gun massacres
U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday that arming teachers could help prevent massacres such as last week's mass shooting at a...
U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday that arming teachers could help prevent massacres such as last week's mass shooting at a...
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The Russian military said on Wednesday that talks to try to peacefully resolve the situation in Syria's Eastern Ghouta had broken down and that rebels there had ignored calls to cease resistance and...
A Polish man charged with kidnapping a British model for ransom has told a court in Italy that she agreed to the scheme in a bid to boost her career.
About 50 girls remain missing several days after an attack on a village in Nigeria by Boko Haram extremists.
Three units of Dublin Fire Brigade are battling a blaze at derelict buildings in South Dublin.
A survey of over 1,700 Irish children has shown that 81pc identify England as the team they would most like to beat in this year's Six Nations.
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Roberto Firmino will not face any disciplinary action after the Football Association announced it had not found sufficient evidence that he racially abused Everton's Mason Holgate during last month's FA Cup third round tie.
It's a busy week for A-list awards ceremonies across the water.
Two maintenance men raped a Vietnamese nail salon manager and left her to die in a burning car they torched in a murder motivated by "a depraved sexual lust and financial greed", a court heard.
Former Leinster and Ireland star Luke Fitzgerald has revealed the moment in his career that he...
Semen matching the DNA profile of Ireland and Ulster rugby player Stuart Olding was found on clothing and underwear worn by a woman he is...
Jennifer Aniston "didn't expect to be single again" and firmly believed that her now estranged husband Justin Theroux was The One.
Ulster and Ireland star Jared Payne has spoken about the recurrent headaches that have been kept him sidelined since last year's Lions tour of New Zealand.
Ireland head coach Adam Griggs ha made four changes from the 21-8 victory over Italy for the visit of Wales to Donnybrook this Sunday (kick-off 3pm).
U.S. evangelist Billy Graham, who counseled presidents and preached to millions across the world from his native North Carolina to communist North Korea during his 70 years in the pulpit, died on Wednesday at the age of 99, a spokesman said.
A video of the shocking moment hunt saboteurs were forced to flee after hunters smashed their windows has been published online.
Britain still wants an implementation phase with the European Union of around two years, a government source said on Wednesday, saying there was no change in the government's Brexit policy.
An appeal will begin this morning in relation to the extent of the rights of the unborn. A seven-court Supreme Court panel will hear the case - we look at its significance.
Gardai have issued a warning as fraudsters target the public, in particular the elderly, in an iTunes gift card scam.
President Michael D Higgins is seeking a second term of office, according to sources in Leinster House.
Motorists urged to drive carefully this morning as road temperatures are below freezing in several areas this morning.
A man was in serious condition last night after being stabbed at a bar in Waterford city.
Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny has paid tribute to party colleague and former mayor of Castlebar Brendan Heneghan, who has died aged 53.
History was made on Betfair at Wetherby yesterday. The result of the Follow At Racing_UK On Twitter Handicap Hurdle looked settled at the last but drama followed with three horses beaten at 1.01, while the winner Pookie Pekan was backed at 1,000/1.
President Donald Trump has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like the bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre.
Police have arrested a man after CCTV footage showed a 12-year-old girl in a violent struggle with a robber as he attempted to swipe her mobile phone.
A doctor who examined a woman allegedly raped by two Ireland and Ulster rugby players could not determine whether the sexual contact had been consensual, despite intimate injuries.
The parents of a seriously ill little boy have lost a life support treatment fight with doctors.
A father who allegedly shook his six-week-old son to death claimed the boy died after falling out of his baby bouncer, a court has heard.
A 26-year-old woman has been fined £120 (€136) after admitting telling paramedics to "move your f*****g van" and leaving a foul-mouthed note on their ambulance.
The parents of a 41-day-old baby who nearly died after being subjected to a series of "violent assaults" which meant both his legs had to be amputated have each been jailed for 10 years.
The UK Government has said same sex marriage in Northern Ireland could be introduced via Westminster.
Former Republic of Ireland international and award-winning journalist Eamon Dunphy has called on the media to take a united stand as relations worsen with some of the country's top sporting figures and organisations.
Cases of measles soared 400pc in 2017 across Europe the World Health Organisation has warned.
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A woman who was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 was one of two patients misdiagnosed with breast cancer at St James' Hospital, RTE Investigates reports.
Police have released dramatic CCTV of a man robbing a 12-year-old girl.
Government shelling and air strikes on rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus have killed at least 98 people, according to a monitoring group and paramedics.
Kerry legend Pat Spillane wants a 'structured transfer system' introduced in the GAA to give top players the chance to play inter-county football.
Nearly 1,000 people dragged two suspects out of a police station and beat them to death in anger after the rape and killing of a five-year-old girl in India's remote north-east, police said.
The latest Met Eireann outlook for the weekend suggests that the winter is set to return with a bang once more.
Ireland's Brendan 'Bubba' Newby has failed to reach the final of the Men's Halfpipe qualification event at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Public servants in Australia have been asked to anonymously report colleagues who spend too long at lunch or who waste time in the office.
The Cabinet are due to agree draft heads of legislation around the holding of a referendum on the Eighth Amendment today.
A former student accused of last week's deadly shooting at a Florida high school returned to court for a hearing on Monday in a case that has galvanized advocates of stricter gun control, including many of the rampage survivors.
A Thai court on Tuesday said it ruled in favor of a wealthy Japanese man who had fathered 13 surrogate children in Thailand, naming him their legal parent and sole guardian.
An alleged top boss of the Gulf drug cartel was captured by Mexican marines on Monday in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, which for years has been terrorised by gangland violence.
Sinn Fein has warned that direct rule is not an option for Northern Ireland as Democratic Unionists called on the UK Government to start setting budgets for schools and hospitals.
Mick McCarthy has apologised for his offensive language while celebrating Ipswich's late goal in Saturday's draw at derby rivals Norwich.
Legendary broadcaster Gay Byrne has spoken about being given a break from his chemotherapy treatment.
Power has been restored across the city after thousands of people were left without electricity this morning.
Yvonne Connolly was the doting partner to her long-term boyfriend John Conroy in Berlin.
Investigations are underway into two armed robberies which occurred within 20 minutes of each other.
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Tipperary legend Bredan Cummins believes Pat Gilroy made an error in bringing veterans Conal Keaney and Alan Nolan back into the fold with the Dublin hurlers.
A plane was forced to make an emergency landing after a fight allegedly broke out between passengers when one man refused to stop breaking wind.
A woman has been arrested after leaving an angry note on an ambulance demanding it move from outside her house.
The parents of the five-year-old boy swept to his death in a Ballymena river have spoken of their "nightmare" as they appeal for the public's help in tracing his final movements.
There were tears of joy for Bubba Watson as he celebrated winning his 10th PGA Tour title.
A Brazilian derby match between Vitoria and Bahia was abandoned with 11 minutes remaining on Sunday after the hosts had six men sent off in a game marked by a mass punch-up between players from both sides.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport's anti-doping division has announced it has begun proceedings against medal-winning Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky.
An easyJet flight from Belfast to Lanzarote has been forced to make an emergency landing in Portugal after reports that a drunk passenger allegedly became abusive.
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck southern Mexico early on Monday, sending frightened residents into the streets as seismic alarms echoed across the capital, although there were no immediate reports of damage.
Retired primary school teacher Dermot Higgins from Rush is coming towards the end of his epic bid to become the oldest man to cycle around the world.
Gardaí have seized counterfeit goods worth an estimated €50,000 during an operation in Fairyhouse Market, Co Meath.
Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty has said there is a "job of work to be done" if the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment is to be successful.
Angelina Jolie is officially back in the limelight.
Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, the Russian curler who claimed bronze at the Winter Olympics alongside his wife in the mixed doubles, is suspected of testing positive for a banned substance in Pyeongchang, according to reports.
An Iranian commercial plane has crashed in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported.
The Clare hurlers maintained their 100pc start to the league with a four-point win over Cork in Ennis. Brian Cody's Kilkenny condemned Waterford to a third straight defeat while Monaghan ended the Kerry footballers perfect start in Iniskeen.
Mayo's Cora Staunton inspired her Great Western Sydney Giants teammates to victory by playing on after receiving a hefty blow to the nose.
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill will try to persuade former Republic of Ireland under-21 player Sean Scannell to switch international allegiance.
A number of Ireland's leading charities have confirmed that they dismissed staff over sexual misconduct allegations in recent years.
Singer Kylie Minogue revealed she had a "nervous breakdown" after ending her engagement to Joshua Sasse last year.
The Green Line Luas service is back up and running after a delay on Sunday morning due to a 'fault on line'
Leinster moved three points clear of Scarlets at the top of Guinness PRO14 Conference B standings after beating the Welsh side 20-13 at the RDS.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran, not just its allies in the Middle East, if needed, reiterating that Tehran was the world's greatest threat.
Cheryl and Liam Payne's two-year relationship is reportedly coming to an end.
American Bubba Watson takes a one-shot lead into the final round of the Genesis Open after carding a six-under round of 65 on Saturday.
A commercial plane carrying 66 people has crashed in southern Iran killing all on board.
A 21-year-old man is in critical condition after a serious assault in Limerick yesterday.
Six civilians suffered breathing difficulties and other symptoms indicative of poison gas inhalation after an attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, local doctors and Syria's state-run news agency reported on Saturday.
Peter Donnelly is the author and illustrator of The President's Glasses, the recently published children's book. Donnelly has worked as an illustrator for more than 20 years.
A 21-year-old man is in critical condition after a serious assault in Limerick today.
There are no weather warnings in sight yet as the weather is expected to remain mainly dry and mild for the next few days.
Two Irish winners have each bagged €500,000 in Friday's EuroMillions Plus draw.
Minor earthquake tremors have been felt across parts of the UK.
The Boston Globe newspaper's Friday front page featured coverage of a mass shooting that hasn't happened yet.
Corofin's Martin Farragher was sent off in the opening minutes of today's All-Ireland club semi-final meeting with Kildare champions Moorefield in bizarre circumstances.
UCD may still be feeling the effects of the two period of extra time they needed to beat Ulster University in midweek but are still favourites to get the better of NUI Galway in today's Sigerson Cup final in Santry.
Gardaí are seeking assistance from the public in tracing the whereabouts of a 16-year-old girl who was last seen two days ago.
No evidence is behind the U.S. indictment of Russian nationals for alleged election interference and Moscow has given multiple explanations on what Washington called "Russian meddling efforts", RIA news agency cited the Russian presidential envoy as saying on Saturday.
Motorists were left frustrated by a "dangerous" sulky race causing delays on one of the country's busiest routes this morning.
Alicia Vikander revealed she only had "one night" with her Oscar statuette which she won in 2016 for Best Supporting Actress in The Danish Girl.
Willian has revealed how he psyched out David Meyler with a cheeky comment just before the midfielder missed a penalty as Chelsea overwhelmed Hull 4-0 in the FA Cup.
Liverpool are keeping close tabs on Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama’s future amid uncertainty over Emre Can’s future, according to reports.
Caitriona Balfe is making the most of her brief return to Irish shores.
A Pakistan court has sentenced a serial killer to death after finding him guilty of killing eight children, including a seven-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide condemnation.
One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the US justice system is unfair.
A state of emergency imposed by Ethiopia after the prime minister resigned will last six months, the defence minister said on Saturday.
Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell carded seven birdies in a five-under round of 66 to shoot up the leaderboard at the Genesis Open.
Condolences have been paid to a Northern Ireland family who lost a young girl in the Florida school shooting.
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Gardai in Wicklow have arrested 24 people in two days as part of Operation Thor.
The countdown is over - Project Ireland 2040 is being unveiled today.
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A man in his 20s has died following a workplace accident in a factory in Kildare yesterday.
Police have confirmed that a missing 9-year-old boy has been found safe and well.
A visiting minister has told Bangladesh's president that Burma is ready to take back Rohingya Muslims who fled violence there, an official has said.
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