National News

There have been emotional scenes at Dublin Airport after a young Carlow woman arrived back in Ireland following successful "last chance" cancer treatment in the United States.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 5:43 pm
A 21-year-old Italian man has been found not guilty of causing grievous bodily harm to an Irishman outside Anfield Stadium in Liverpool earlier this year.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 5:31 pm
Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has urged the public to vote for the removal of the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution, saying its inclusion damages our reputation internationally.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 5:29 pm
Two men and two women have been charged with impeding the investigation into the murder of Patricia O'Connor, whose dismembered remains were found in the Dublin-Wicklow Mountains last year.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 5:23 pm
Independent presidential candidate Peter Casey has visited a new housing estate for members of the Travelling community in Thurles, just days after he made controversial comments about Travellers.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 5:22 pm
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has apologised to thousands of women who have been waiting for 18 weeks to receive smear test results.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 5:17 pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May has told Taoiseach Leo Varadkar she accepted that the backstop to avoid a hard border could not be time-limited, with an expiry date, according to a Government source.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 4:57 pm
A 41-year-old man who was attacked at a house party in Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, almost two weeks ago has died.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 4:50 pm
The jury in the trial of a 63-year-old north Kerry dairy farmer charged with the murder of a neighbouring landowner will resume its deliberations in the morning after closing submissions were heard today.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 4:31 pm
A 27-year-old man has admitted helping a criminal gang carry out the murder of Noel Kirwan in December 2016 as part of the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 3:09 pm
Funding for Dublin's north inner-city following feud violence is to be increased by €2m next year.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 2:37 pm
A High Court action, which had potential to halt the promotion of hundreds of gardaí to the rank of sergeant, has been resolved.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 12:28 pm
The flu vaccine should be mandatory for health professionals working in high-risk areas, such as intensive care, cancer wards and emergency departments, according to a report from the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 10:15 am
A specially-adapted car used to transport a teenage boy with special needs has been stolen from Skerries in Co Dublin.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 10:04 am
A shortage of qualified teachers is forcing students to turn to grind schools, increasing divide between the "haves and have-nots", according to the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 6:13 am
Students at Dublin City University have begun a campaign on social media to prevent the deportation of an asylum seeker student at the college.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 5:36 am
There was no knock-out blow in the Pat Kenny Big Debate on Virgin Media One, but it was a fast-moving programme with plenty of talking points.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 11:48 pm
A Wicklow school at the centre of a campaign to prevent the deportation of one of its pupils has told RTÉ News that their local TD, Minister for Health Simon Harris, has contacted them and is "assisting them" in their efforts.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 11:19 pm
Presidential candidate, Peter Casey, has said he believes that the Travelling community has been poorly represented by Traveller representative group Pavee Point, in the dispute over a controversial housing project outside Thurles.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:38 pm
A man who pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of four children has been jailed for eight years.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:31 pm


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