News (Ireland)

'I am absolutely appalled' - Mother of girl (9) who came home from school with booklet produced by TD containing graphic 'sexting' terms

Trisha told Joe Duffy on Liveline on RTÉ Radio1 that she was shocked when she came home from work to find the booklet on the kitchen table.<p>"It was …

Microwaves as bad for greenhouse gas emissions as ’millions of cars’

Kitchen microwaves across the European Union generate as much greenhouse gas as nearly seven million cars, it is claimed.<p>Scientists arrived at the …

Climate

'Sex acts specifically without a condom' among Irish punters most popular requests in sex trade

It exposes how callous punters can dehumanise women for their own gratification.<p>The video features real voicemails left for “Andreea”, a fictitious …

Police chase pilot after vintage biplane lands in Hungarian field with migrants

Government targets groups it accuses of helping illegal immigration<p>9 minutes ago<p>Hungarian police are searching for the pilot of an ageing Ukrainian …

Migration

Mother's horror after children left 'plastered' in excrement after visit to Northern Ireland leisure centre

A woman has told of her horror after her two young children were left "plastered" in excrement after a visit to a Northern Ireland leisure centre.<p>The …

Northern Ireland

Donald Trump finally held his ‘fake news awards’ but not everyone was impressed

Donald Trump has been promising to stage his very own fake news awards for a little while now.<p>I will be announcing THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA …

Donald Trump

'Conor McGregor should apologise to families of road traffic victims', says grieving mother

Roseann Brennan's six-year-old son Jake died in her arms when he was struck by a car outside the family's home in a cul-de-sac in Kilkenny in …

UFC

One airlifted to hospital as multiple vehicles involved in five separate crashes on busy motorway

According to gardai, five separate collisions involving multiple vehicles took place on both sides of the motorway between Junction 22 and Junction …

Dublin hotel and café ban 'all bloggers' after uproar over email from UK influencer

In case you missed it, a Dublin hotel was approached by a vlogger who offered to feature the business on YouTube and social media in return for a …

Digital Marketing

Three men arrested over Wicklow tool theft

Three men have been arrested in Co Wicklow following a robbery at a building site.<p>The men, aged 43, 34 and 19, were arrested in Newtownmountkennedy.<p>A …

English deserve a break over Brexit

Irish smugness about UK folly must be tempered by memory of independence<p>10 minutes ago<p>Judging by some of the more colourful recent commentary, the …

Brexit

Watch: Video tour of former farmhouse with designer style in Kircubbin, Co Down

A dramatic renovation has transformed this period farmhouse into a stunning state-of-the-art contemporary home.<p>Every inch of this beautiful detached …

Houses

Analysis: Apple's $38 billion US tax bill explained

<b>Why is Apple faced with this big tax bill?</b><p>Apple, like many other US multinationals, has large amounts of money held overseas. Such companies had been …

Roma people 'going to bed hungry' as report finds many living in 'extreme poverty' in Ireland

Roma people in Ireland are "going to bed hungry" and children are malnourished due to the extreme poverty they're being forced to live in, a new …

Martin takes unexpected turn in Eighth Amendment debate

It was a moment most politicians and almost all observers were not expecting - Micheál Martin’s unambiguous Dáil statement that he would vote to …

Fianna Fáil

How Nonito Donaire's wife Rachel is using her military background to plan Carl Frampton's downfall

Behind every boxer there is usually a woman struggling on fight night to watch from ringside how they earn a living - but that's not the case with …

Senior gardaí under 'enormous stress' as a result of whistleblower allegations, tribunal told

<i>By Gerard Cunningham</i><p>Senior gardai were under "enormous stress" as a result of allegations made by garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe, the …

Corruption

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces pregnancy

New Zealand’s prime minister has announced she is expecting her first child in June.

Jacinda Ardern

Simple repeal of Eighth carries risks

Young mother - now fed via a tube - settles High Court action over alleged delay relating to cancer diagnosis

A young mother who sued over an alleged delay relating to a cancer diagnosis has settled her High Court action for a total of €700,000.

€13bn Apple collection to start in March, PAC hears

The Public Accounts Committee has been told the collection of €13bn from technology company Apple will begin in March and continue through to …

Terminally ill deserve to be heard says Right to Die campaigner after appeal win

Motor neurone disease sufferer Noel Conway said the voices of the terminally ill "deserve to be heard" as he won the first stage of his Court of …

Government backs plans to save under threat music venues

A plan to protect threatened grassroots music venues from closure has been backed by the Government.<p>Housing developers should be responsible for …

Sajid Javid

Central Bank defends handling of Sugarman complaints

Professor Philip Lane has defended the Central Bank's handling of complaints made by UniCredit whistleblower Jonathan Sugarman.

Economy

Dublin venue ‘Residence’ to re-open in spring under new name after changing hands

Paddy McKillen Jnr’s Press Up Entertainment group is refurbishing the building<p>6 minutes ago<p>The Dublin venues Residence and Restaurant 41 on St …

Cork VIP party rape trial hears women were told ’If you’re not on this bus to have sex then get off’.

By Sarah-Jane Murphy<p>The trial of two men accused of raping a woman after a Jason Derulo concert has heard that one of the singer’s entourage told …

Crime

First Alexis Sanchez Manchester United jersey is printed at Adidas store as move edges closer

The first Alexis Sanchez Manchester United No.7 shirt has been printed at the Adidas store in London, with a rush of sales on the jersey when the …

Soccer

Oliver Callan: Sinn Féin just wants to be loved

Party’s failure to truly tackle past has infected the culture of their present

Dolores O'Riordan

Washington Post, New York Times 'claim' Trump awards

US President Donald Trump revealed the winners of his "Fake News Awards" last night, escalating his already persistent attacks on a number of major …

Donald Trump

Shane Ross accidentally votes against own drink-driving bill in Dáil

Minister For Transport Shane Ross appears to have accidentally voted against his own bill in the Dail today.<p>The Road Traffic Bill, which includes …

Oireachtas Éireann