National News

The British and Irish governments will this week consider a suggestion from Sinn Féin that negotiations to restore devolved government at Stormont should begin next Monday.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 6:33 am
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is due to attend a business breakfast in Toronto this morning at the start of the second day of his three-day visit to Canada.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 6:30 am
Motorists commuting into Dublin city this morning are advised to avoid the quays because of new bus priority measures.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 6:25 am
About 52,000 applicants have received offers of places at third level from the CAO with changes to both the points and Leaving Cert grading systems contributing to fluctuations in the points requirements for the majority of courses.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 6:24 am
Fine Gael MEP Mairéad McGuinness drew parallels between the 1921 treaty and Brexit at a commemoration ceremony at Béal na mBláth in west Cork this afternoon.
Posted: August 20, 2017, 9:59 pm
The Taoiseach has said that the invitation to US President Donald Trump to visit Ireland still stands.
Posted: August 20, 2017, 9:51 pm
Sinn Féin has called for Stormont power-sharing talks to resume in a week's time.
Posted: August 20, 2017, 9:19 pm
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed at a house in Co Kilkenny yesterday.
Posted: August 20, 2017, 8:10 pm
A Status Yellow rainfall warning is in place for much of the country, with the tail end of Hurricane Gert expected to reach the Irish coast.
Posted: August 20, 2017, 7:39 pm
People have been asked for their help to find a 34-year-old woman who was last seen in Dublin city centre.
Posted: August 20, 2017, 7:21 pm
The UK's Brexit Secretary has said that a positive outcome on trade discussions with the European Union would help progress the Irish border issue.
Posted: August 20, 2017, 1:23 pm
Pearly Fernandez Potot, the mother of the Irish-Filipino family caught up in the Barcelona terror attack, has told RTÉ News she hopes the family will be discharged from hospital on Monday.
Posted: August 19, 2017, 9:16 pm
Gardaí, soldiers, Coast Guards and members of the Irish Search Dogs organisation took part in searches in Youghal today as part of the garda investigation into the disappearance of Tina Satchwell.
Posted: August 19, 2017, 9:13 pm
A man has been arrested and is being treated in hospital following a suspected armed robbery and hijacking in Co Laois.
Posted: August 19, 2017, 6:45 pm
A 23-year-old man is due to appear at Lisburn Magistrates Court on Monday morning on a number of drug charges.
Posted: August 19, 2017, 4:34 pm
More than 450,000 people are expected to attend events around the country to mark National Heritage Week.
Posted: August 19, 2017, 1:10 pm
The Minister for Sport has said he may send the Moran report into alleged ticket touting at the 2016 Rio Olympic games to the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 9:53 pm
Gardaí investigating a shooting in Ballymun that caused the deaths of "an innocent young man and a mother-of-six" say they are pursuing 300 lines of inquiry.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 7:07 pm
Police in England have begun a murder investigation following the death of an Irishman in Birmingham.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 6:27 pm
An investigation is under way into the circumstances in which a woman was found dead in a disabled toilet at Galway University Hospital during the August Bank Holiday weekend.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 3:41 pm


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