News (Ireland)

Cold water coral reefs discovered off west coast

Scientists from the Marine Institute have discovered cold water coral reefs at previously unexplored depths off the west coast.<p>The findings came …

Oceans

You need to hear this guy playing guitar to people driving past his house

A man and his girlfriend were on their way to a hike when they spotted a man playing some crazy guitar outside his house.<p>Steve Brown pulled over on …

Guitar

Liverpool threaten to hit transfer low as Barcelona grow expectant of Phillipe Coutinho arrival and big deals stall

Jurgen Klopp has wanted to bring in two more mega-deals in Virgil van Dijk and Naby Keita to take the club’s spending up to an unprecedented £200m or …

Liverpool FC

Dr Damian Smyth: 'John Hewitt was caricatured as a unionist curmudgeon, but the poet I knew loved watching The Young Ones, had a brilliant wit... and inherently understood the need to walk across the road to meet the other side at every opportunity'

Three decades after his death, and with the 30th John Hewitt International Summer School taking place this week in Armagh, a friend gives a …

Poetry

Passer-by saves disorientated dolphin stuck in shallow water

A local man rushed to the aid of a dolphin which was trapped in the bay in Weymouth.<p>Footage of the incredible rescue – filmed by Tim Newton, the …

Biological Species

Lusitania telegraph machine recovered from sea bed

Divers have recovered a telegraph machine from the wreck site of the Lusitania off the south coast.<p>The main ship's telegraph was found during …

'We're going to make a big announcement' - Rihanna meets the Macrons in Paris

Rihanna was welcomed by first lady Brigitte Macron on the steps of the presidential palace in Paris before she went inside to speak with the couple …

Brigitte Macron

Meet the 'most cosmopolitan small town in Ireland'; Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo

<i>By Amy Ryan</i><p>Garda Darran Conlon has a mission in Ballyhaunis, a small town in County Mayo.<p>He is teaching young immigrants how to play GAA, not only to …

Ireland

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Ireland

Frampton: My career potentially is over if I don't win Saturday's fight against Andres Gutierrez

Boxing

Boy (9) injured when lorry struck bus settles €55k High Court action

Cillian Hanna was just nine years when the accident happened as he sat in the lower deck of a Dublin Bus at Charlestown in Dublin's …

Judiciary

7 reasons why the A-list love to holiday in Los Cabos

It’s not uncommon to go to Los Angeles and bump into an A-lister or four. I once saw Johnny Depp about 15 minutes after I’d ogled his star on the …

Los Cabos

Trips to Ireland from UK drop 6.4% under Brexit effect

Sterling weakness and economic uncertainty understood to be behind UK tourist decline<p>10 minutes ago<p>Trips to Ireland from Britain fell by 6.4 per cent …

Brexit

Julie Walters slams gender pay gap in film industry

Julie Walters has hit out at the gender pay gap in the movie industry and claims "equal pay is the answer".<p>Last week, the BBC were forced to reveal …

Gender

Judgement reserved over Alan Shatter's alleged data breach

Mr Shatter denies his reference during an RTE Prime Time interview in May 2013 to Mr Wallace being allegedly cautioned by gardai over allegedly using …

Law

UDA parade on Belfast's Ormeau Road - remove paramilitary trappings says DUP

The DUP has called for the removal of flags and emblems supporting paramilitaries ahead of a controversial parade in Belfast.<p>A parade to commemorate …

Ireland

14 things to do in your 20s to avoid regret later in life, according to Reddit

However trivial they seem at the time, decisions made in your 20s can, and do, have a knock-on effect on life further down the line (sometimes even …

Self-improvement

Garda ‘not directed’ to inform commissioner abuse claim against McCabe was false

Sgt Karen Duffy recalls being told to report allegation against whistleblower to chief<p>10 minutes ago<p>A garda has told the Charleton tribunal she was …

Corruption

Beauty on a budget: 10 affordable products for your make-up bag

On average, women spend around £170 on the contents of their makeup bag alone. However, for a lot of people, this just isn’t possible and honestly, …

Makeup

US Senate rejects Obamacare repeal bid

Republicans in the US Senate fell short again in their effort to end Obamacare, rejecting a measure to repeal large portions of President Barack …

Health Care

Teen charged over crash recorded on Instagram that killed her sister

Sanchez recorded herself driving and then losing control of a car that rolled over on Friday north-west of Fresno, authorities said.<p>In the video, she …

Crime

Pensioner took keys from getaway car while man robbed gift store

Barrister says James Gleeson ‘didn’t display a particular expertise in the offence’<p>about 5 hours ago<p>The keys were removed from the ignition of a …

Crime

Baby foods a key cause in child speech defects and teeth distortion

New research has revealed three significant areas of concern in the current baby food market that has raised alarm among parents and health …

Babies

I'm Irish too you know: UTV's Paul Clark hits back in Gaelic after Sinn Fein's O Donnghaile's 'our' soldiers jibe

UTV anchorman Paul Clark hit back in Irish after Sinn Fein councillor Niall O Donnghaile criticised him for referring to British soldiers as …

Ireland

Trump lashes out at Sessions in a round of tweets

"Why didn't A.G. Sessions replace Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, a Comey friend who was in charge of Clinton investigation but got ... big …

Andrew McCabe

Legislation approved to allow breweries sell on site

The Cabinet has given the green light to legislation that will allow craft breweries and distilleries to sell their products on site.<p>The legislation, …

EU has Poland in its sights over attempted judicial reform

Poland may get formal warning for ‘serious and persistent breaches’ of EU values<p>51 minutes ago Updated: 10 minutes ago<p>Poland has been given a month …

Andrzej Duda

Juror vomited at sight of Jason Corbett’s injuries

A US police officer has described how he told the daughter of Irishman Jason Corbett to close her eyes as he carried her downstairs so she would not …

Crime

Problems in housing and health will not be solved by this government, Varadkar tells Vincent Browne

The new leader of Fine Gael said he has ambitious plans for his tenure, starting with a capital investment plan in the region of €80bn.<p>In an …

Leo Varadkar

Irish European representative hints at post-Brexit united Ireland

An Irish TD who represents the government at European level has spoken about a possible post-Brexit future in which Northern Ireland becomes unified …

Brexit