Thawing out: Temperatures to hit a mild 11C as weather warning passes
The mercury will hit an exceptionally mild 11C before the weekend as winter's icy grip is lifted.
The mercury will hit an exceptionally mild 11C before the weekend as winter's icy grip is lifted.
HUNDREDS of Irish nurses in Australia have challenged the Irish Government to give them a reason to come home.
A close-knit rural community is in shock after a mother died in a house fire on Friday evening.
A MAN has been questioned by gardai in connection with an alleged sexual assault at a Dublin hotel last month.
A GROUP of "Irish tourists" who were filmed abusing locals in New Zealand after they were asked to pick up their rubbish have been...
The organisers of the Washington St Patrick's Day parade have said they are "distraught" that they have had to cancel this year's event due to spiralling security costs.
THE mother of a young boy who met Hollywood actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, has said that she had never seen her son as happy before.
THE organisers of the Washington St Patrick's Day Parade have said they are "distraught" that they have had to cancel this year's event after global terror attacks led to spiralling security costs.
A LEARNER driver is due to appear in court after they were caught driving 115km in a 50km zone, without L-plates on display or a qualified motorist with them.
THE new year has gotten off to a very good start for lucky Lotto winners who collected more than €1,375,000 in prizes today.
One man has died and two others were rushed to hospital following a collision last night.
The family of a missing woman have said they are "very concerned for her welfare".
THREE men are due to appear in court tomorrow in connection with the seizure of €90,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis.
Three men have been arrested in connection with the seizure of €90,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis.
Just one glass of wine or a pint of beer could put you over the drink-driving limit, motorists have been warned.
A young woman has died after the car she was driving collided with a tree this morning.
A fall in children getting their full set of vaccines could be contributing to the spike in people being struck down by a deadly form of meningitis.
AN IRISH woman's reaction to a great white shark swimming near a popular beach has gone viral.
THE family of a "lovely" young woman who died in a freak accident on a Christmas night out have said they are overwhelmed by the response to a fundraiser to help cover her funeral costs.
THE Australian Prime Minister is at the centre of a Photoshop fail after he was inadvertently left with two left feet.
Gardai are appealing for witnesses after two men were rushed to hospital with serious injuries following separate assaults.
'Mrs Brown' again proved to be the ratings winner for RTÉ over Christmas, although the numbers watching dropped 12pc on the previous year.
A missing 16-year-old girl has been found safe and well.
MRS Brown's Boys and the Young Offenders proved to be ratings winners for RTÉ over Christmas, the national broadcaster has revealed.
A man has died following a road crash this morning.
Gardai have found a teenager following an appeal for information to trace her whereabouts.
Irish citizens will now be sent official alerts to their mobile phones if they are near a terrorist attack or natural disaster, as part of a new European-wide initiative.
McDonald's launched a delivery service in Ireland today.
THE number of homeless people here rose by 171 last month compared with August, new figures have revealed.
An inspirational man has said that he wants to use the devastation caused by the death of his beloved brother to help others.
FLEETWOOD Mac has announced that they are going to play a concert in Dublin next summer.
THE devastated daughter of a postman who was left in a permanent vegetative state after being shot at his home 10 years ago has said it's "not fair" that justice has never been served.
AN IRISH man has been left with life-changing injuries after a devastating road accident in France, his family has said.
A motorist has caused "criminal reckless damage" by driving through a train level crossing, Irish Rail has said.
THE number of men seeking help for eating disorders here soared by 128 per cent last year, new figures show.
A young girl went from having a sore throat to being induced into a coma with her family saying their goodbyes in less than 24 hours after she contracted a near-fatal case of sepsis, her mother has said.
AN INTELLIGENT young woman is over the moon to discover she achieved an incredible eight H1s in the Leaving Certificate - the perfect score - after getting her results re-checked.
Weather forecasters have predicted more wet weather for the weekend ahead - and say Storm Callum's Status Orange warning was "deemed appropriate".
Over two dozen flights to and from Dublin Airport were cancelled as destructive winds of up to 130kmh swept across the country last night, with fears that similar conditions are on the way for the weekend.
THERE could be major disruption for travellers in the aftermath of Storm Callum on Friday, with some flights and ferry crossings already cancelled.
A male pedestrian has died following a road crash earlier tonight.
Ireland's Niamh Coyne has won a silver medal in the women’s 100m breaststroke at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games tonight.
An Irish grandmother has said that pensioners are not able to enjoy their older years as they "can't take their eye off the ball" due to the risk of ending up in poverty.
An investigation has been launched following the discovery of a man's body this afternoon.
The Independent.ie team are with you as Budget 2019 is revealed. Speculation on just how far Paschal can stretch the funds has been rife - but hopefully we'll have more pleasant surprises than just the colour of his tie.
A woman has died following a road crash yesterday evening.
An online campaign is attempting to raise €50,000 to fund President Michael D Higgins' re-election bid.
AN inspirational young Irish woman who underwent "last chance" cancer treatment in the US has revealed that she is preparing to come home to Ireland in the coming weeks.
A man has said that he was horrified to be racially abused on three separate occasions when he visited Ireland recently, including when a diner allegedly said he would like to "take a baseball to black people, whether they're men, women or children."
Ryanair has pre-cancelled 190 of their flights for this Friday due to a strike by cabin crew members in Spain, Belgium, Holland, Portugal, Italy and Germany.
Gardai are appealing for information about a teenage girl who has been missing for almost a week.
More Irish people are now moving home to Ireland than emigrating for the first time since the recession.
Several shots were fired at a man who was out walking his dog last night, gardai have revealed.
Four people, including the suspect, have died and several others are injured following a shooting in Maryland, the local sheriff's office has confirmed.
Commuters have been warned that some Luas services won't be running on Thursday due to damage caused by Storm Ali today.
Irish blogger Rosie Connolly has spoken about her experience on a "nightmare" flight where passengers were "screaming and throwing up" after two failed attempts to land during Storm Ali.
An Irish woman has died in Spain, officials have confirmed.
A grieving mother has said that she is "terrified" that she won’t be able to continue to visit her son's grave if planned changes to a cemetery go through.
Irish actress Norma Sheahan has opened up about her mother's heartbreaking diagnosis with a progressive, debilitating condition and her bid to maximise the remainder of her life.
WOMEN and families of victims of the CervicalCheck scandal have reacted with anger after the leaking to media of parts of a report into the affair.
A MAN who attempted to bring a legal challenge against the results of the abortion referendum has compared the vote to legalising slavery.
DONALD Trump's announcement that he is going to visit to Ireland this year came "out of the blue", Taoiseach Leo Vardadkar has said.
A young man who died in a road crash has been remembered as a popular person who "brought so much life to everything he did".
A man has been arrested after gardai discovered €700,000 worth of heroin at a flat.
A young man who died in a collision in Co Waterford last night has been remembered as a person who 'brought so much life to everything he did' and was a joy to be around.
A man has been rushed to hospital following a serious collision between a car and a cyclist this evening.
A very lucky punter has scooped a life-changing €4.7 million in tonight's Lotto draw.
SUMMER may be officially over for many as schools re-open this week but temperatures are set to soar past 20 degrees Celsius again.
AMANDA Byram has announced that she won't be back to host the upcoming third series of Dancing With the Stars Ireland.
THE newly-crowned Rose of Tralee was allegedly subjected to racial abuse just days after winning the iconic festival.
PETE Taylor and his partner Karen Brown have left Ireland after a "turbulent summer", during which he was injured and another man died during a shooting at his boxing club.
A disqualified driver was ten times over the drink-driving limit when they caused a collision this morning, a garda spokesperson has said.
INSPIRATIONAL Vicky Phelan has said that she is "upset and angry" about the lack of options available to women who have terminal cervical cancer.
Gardai are appealing for information about a man who has been missing for more than two weeks.
THERE have been warnings of delays and diversions as a leading garda outlined Pope Francis' route through Dublin for the first time today.
The Chief Executive of the Higher Education Authority Dr Graham Love is stepping down from his role amid tensions with the Department of Education over funding for third-level.
The emergency services are attending a large blaze at a recycling plant in Dublin.
Gardai are appealing for the public's help in finding a teenage girl who has been missing for five days.
Met Éireann has issued a yellow weather warning as "high intensity rainfall" is forecast tonight.
A young Irish woman who raised more than €700,000 to receive pioneering medical treatment in the US has revealed that she is cancer free.
SEVEN students have achieved an incredible eight H1s in the Leaving Certificate - and it appears to have come as a surprise to them as much as anyone else.
TICKETMASTER is to close down its resale websites Seatwave and GET ME IN! in the wake of criticism that it is facilitating online ticket-touting.
A parish priest has stood aside as gardai have launched an investigation into concerns regarding the safeguarding of children.
Acclaimed Irish author John Boyne has opened up about how he attempted to take his own life following the breakdown of his marriage.
Health Minister Simon Harris was "upset" to see photos of young children sleeping in a garda station as their family was unable to secure emergency accommodation.
Friends and family of a devastated couple whose young daughter tragically drowned last month have vowed to help relieve their financial stresses as they come to terms with their loss.
A man has died and two others were injured following a collision in the early hours of this morning.
The parents of a little girl who died in a swimming pool tragedy in Spain last month have described her as their "own tiny Wonder Woman" and said they are devastated.
THE parents of the young girl who died in a swimming pool tragedy in Spain last month have described her as their "own tiny Wonder Woman" and said they are devastated.
Two people have been rushed to hospital following a collision overnight.
Carol McGowan's life was turned upside down in 2010. She tragically lost her parents, Gerry and Antoinette within weeks of each other.
World-renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform for Pope Francis at the World Meeting of Families in Croke Park later this month, it was announced this evening.
An Irishman has died more than four months after he was struck by a police vehicle in Canada.
Bloggers Unveiled, a popular Instagram account which vowed to "dissemble influencers", has removed themselves from the page today, explaining that "things have taken a nasty, toxic turn".
A mother has said that living in emergency accommodation alongside her two young children made her feel "powerless and worthless".
Ryanair has announced that 20 of their 300 flights to and from Dublin on the Friday of August Bank Holiday due to a pilots strike.
An investigation has been launched into a video which shows a boy appearing to bite the head of a pigeon.
Gardai are investigating after shots were fired a house this evening.
A pedestrian has been rushed to hospital after being struck by a truck this afternoon.
An Irishwoman living in Greece has described the devastation as wildfires in Athens have killed at least 74 people, saying that the remains of people who died embracing their loved ones have been found.
A man has died following a collision between his motorbike and a 4x4 vehicle this afternoon.
A survivor of the Bethany mother and baby home has said he will report the institution to the gardai as he says "the children who died there deserved better."
A fire that forced hundreds of holidaymakers to evacuate a popular beach could have ended in "tragedy" may have been sparked by a barbecue, Defence Minister Paul Kehoe has said.
Motorists have been warned to expect delays after a truck carrying horses overturned on the M50 this evening.
A man has been arrested in connection with the seizure of more than €3 million worth of drugs.
Aldi has scrapped plans to sell a paddling pool due to the water restrictions that are in place, a spokesperson for the retailer has confirmed.
The daughter of a hospice patient has thanked volunteers for making her "mother's wish come true" by bringing her to the beach.
A man who died in a stabbing attack has been remembered by his heartbroken friends as a "lovely fella."
A man has died as a result of his injuries following a serious assault last weekend.
Ryanair pilots have announced plans to hold two further days of strike action.
Gardai are appealing for information about a man who has been missing since this morning.
THE taxpayer will foot the bill after gardai cut the locks off bikes that were chained near a restaurant where Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were having lunch.
Gardai have said that a teenage boy who was reported as missing has been found.
Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers "is not in a frame of mind where he can comprehend the repercussions to his actions", his wife has said after the actor was detained by airport police following a "verbal altercation" on a flight last night.
TERMINALLY-ILL mother-of-five Emma Mhic Mhathúna has said she is "heartbroken" to discover that her cancer has spread to her brain.