UN Security Council unanimously approves resolution demanding 30-day ceasefire in Syria
The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to...
The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to...
The death of a man in Co Donegal is not being treated as suspicious, gardaí have confirmed, after the post mortem examination concluded today.
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The Trump administration is considering appointing a special envoy to Northern Ireland it has emerged.
A woman has died and a man left with serious injuries following a car accident on the N80.
A garda investigation is underway after a woman in her 50s was struck by a taxi.
Women in an impoverished state in India have been offered free cosmetic breast surgery because 'beauty treatments should be available to the poor'.
The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron hoped world powers would agree a Syria ceasefire on Friday after they asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to back a corresponding U.N. Security Council resolution.
Ivanka Trump has told South Korea's president that she will use her visit to the Winter Olympics to call for maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear programme.
A mother who lost her two young sons in an alleged hit-and-run incident has described them as "amazing" and "cheeky" boys who will "be deeply missed".
An Ireland international rugby player said he was horrified to be accused of rape and told police...
Stephen Fry has announced that he has been battling prostate cancer.
Gardai in Dublin are seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing teenage boy.
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Lottie Ryan has finally opened up about her dream wedding in Italy last year.
Ireland is bracing itself for another cold snap as high pressure over Scandinavia continues to influence our weather for the next few days.
Gardai have issued a fresh appeal for information about a mother who went missing seven years ago today.
Courteney Cox enjoyed a high profile trip to Dublin to support her fiancé Johnny McDaid.
Almost 26,000 homes and businesses were without power in north Dublin for over an hour this morning.
Dublin's Dame Street has reopened following an incident this morning.
A police officer died as trouble flared ahead of Athletic Bilbao's Europa League clash with Spartak Moscow.
A man was freed by firefighters after getting his genitals trapped in a ring spanner.
Freezing winds from Scandinavia and Siberia, dubbed the 'Beast from the East', will keep spring at bay and hold Ireland in an icy grip for at least the next week.
A group of locals, some of whom were armed, pursued burglars for hours after a recent burglary in rural Ireland.
Police have launched an investigation after the letter was delivered to the royal residence in central London on February 12.
The head of the National Rifle Association lashed out at gun control advocates on Thursday, calling them Democratic elites who are politicising the latest mass school shooting in the United States to chip away at the country's constitutionally guaranteed gun rights.
World leaders and aid groups are calling for an end to the Syrian government's bombing of opposition-held eastern suburbs of Damascus that has left hundreds of people dead in recent days.
The death toll from flu this winter has climbed to 102 and the latest HSE report says that the level of activity is 'one of the highest' since monitoring began.
U.S. President Donald Trump pushed his call to arm teachers following last week's school massacre in Florida, saying on Thursday it would be limited to those with military or special training but "would solve the problem instantly."
Belgian police say an incident involving a suspected armed man in Brussels is not terror-related.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said Moscow will consider supporting a UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Syria if it does not cover fighters from the Islamic State group and the al Qaida-linked Levant Liberation Committee.
Gweedore under-21 captain Niall Friel delivered a speech that Joe Connolly would be proud of.
The principal of a Bangor primary school has spoken of her ordeal after the parent of a pupil was convicted of harassing her.
Dublin Zoo has welcomed a new baby giraffe, the second new arrival at the zoo in the past month.
There are just three survivors from Munster's defeat to Cardiff last weekend in Johann van Graan's starting XV for tomorrow night's game with conference leaders Glasgow at Irish Independent Park (kick-off 7pm).
Ireland under-20s Noel McNamara has made three personnel changes from the side that got the better of Italy a fortnight ago for Friday night's clash with Wales at Donnybrook (kick-off 7.15pm).
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Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard took the witness stand on Wednesday in her negligence lawsuit against the United States Tennis Association, describing how she slipped and fell on a wet locker room floor at the US Open in 2015.
The first of the plain cigarette packets have hit shelves around the country.
Courteney Cox made a surprise appearance at the Brits with her Irish rocker fiancé Johnny McDaid.
Welshman Dale Evans, who was involved in a fatal fight with Mike Towell in 2016, has announced his retirement from boxing, saying he has lost his hunger for the sport.
A 15-year-old boy has documented the true horror of the Syrian massacre on social media by showing how the lives of children have been destroyed by the conflict.
Derry defender Chrissy McKaigue has shared an incredibly moving letter he received from a close friend of late Donegal goalkeeping coach Pat Shovelin.
These photographs show the reality of living in Syria's Eastern Ghouta as residents have claimed "they are waiting for death".
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Russian Alexander Krushelnitsky has been stripped of the mixed doubles curling bronze medal he won at the Winter Olympics after being found guilty of doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport's anti-doping division has announced.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was in a foul mood with the media last night after watching his side's draw goalless draw.
A school has banned a haircut known as the "Meet me at McDonald's" and warned pupils they may be sent home or placed in isolation until their hair is restyled.
U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday that arming teachers could help prevent massacres such as last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school.
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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 lay down their arms.
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 would most like to do over.
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 alleged to have raped, a court has heard.
A motorist sped through six red lights and had 17 near-miss collisions before he fatally careered into a mother of two, a court has heard.
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.
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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.
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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.