National News

Thousands of people are expected to gather in Dublin city centre this afternoon for the country's biggest Pride Parade.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:43 am
Qatar has confirmed it has received a list of demands from countries which have cut diplomatic ties with Doha, according to a statement released on state media.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:11 am
An elderly pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in Co Mayo in the early hours of this morning
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:07 am
The Taoiseach has defended the use of the proceeds from the sale of an almost 29% stake in AIB to pay down debt.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:51 pm
Hundreds of people have gathered outside University Hospital Waterford as part of a protest vigil following the death of local man Thomas Power.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:40 pm
Former loyalist paramilitary commander turned supergrass Gary Haggarty has pleaded guilty at Belfast Crown Court to 200 terrorist offences, including five murders.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:40 pm
The Minister for Foreign Affairs has said that he believes the deadline to restore power-sharing at Stormont is "doable" but he said he would not take it for granted.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:40 pm
New figures reveal that the Government has built just 10% of its planned provision of social housing units this year.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 5:24 pm
A man has died after a car crash in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 3:09 pm
A number of trade union activists have urged public service workers to reject the extension to the Lansdowne Road Agreement because it fails to address the key demands of State employees.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 3:09 pm
Gardaí have appealed for assistance tracing 17-year-old Aoife Thornhill, who is missing from Blarney, Co Cork since 11 June 2017.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:50 pm
One person was arrested and six homes in Dublin were searched by gardaí as part of a Europe-wide operation earlier this month targeting criminals involved in buying goods over the internet using stolen payment card details.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:44 pm
A verdict of death by medical misadventure has been returned at the inquest into the death of a pregnant woman who died during emergency surgery at the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street in Dublin last year.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 7:04 am
The UK government is merely "going through the motions" in talks to restore power sharing at Stormont and is more focused on their efforts to strike a deal with the DUP at Westminster, Sinn Féin has claimed.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 8:48 pm
The Chairman of the Bar Council of Ireland has said more resources should be devoted to maintaining high standards in the judiciary rather than spending money on an elaborate, expensive quango to decide which judges should be recommended for appointment.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:23 pm
The construction sector is facing industrial disruption as crane drivers belonging to Unite prepare for a strike that could seriously hit activity on building sites around the country from next week.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:39 pm
The Garda Ombudsman says it has received 24 protected disclosures from whistleblowers in the last three years.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:12 pm
Ireland's largest trade union, SIPTU, has decided to recommend acceptance of the new public service pay agreement negotiated two weeks ago.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:11 pm
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin will not be withdrawing remarks made in the Dáil about the appointment of Máire Whelan, according to the party's Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 4:02 pm
Department of Finance officials were warned that a five-year capital gains tax exemption for certain property funds would incentivise the funds to hoard property instead of selling it.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:53 pm


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