The Education Minister said the new revised Junior Cert will go ahead in September, and she intends to hold talks with teachers about it.
The Department of Foreign Affairs is urging Irish people to avoid "non-essential" travel to Nigeria.
A court has heard businessman Breifne O'Brien defrauded friends and associates out of millions of euro in a Ponzi scheme.
The Garda whistleblower John Wilson claims the force's next Commissioner must be an outsider.
At least 15 people have been killed and more than 150 injured by an Israeli airstrike in a crowded shopping area.
The leader of Spain’s Catalonia region has told the Spanish prime minister he intends pushing ahead with a secession referendum in November despite the central government’s refusal to allow it.
The Israeli military has declared a four-hour ceasefire in some areas of the Gaza Strip, for humanitarian reasons.
Ten people have been convicted over a 2004 fire that tore through a thatched-roof schoolhouse in India, killing 94 children.
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They were - of course - completely delighted with him.
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It wasn't the best reaction, in fairness.
Security footage from the train shows the pair running down the tracks along an 80-foot-high bridge as the train bears down on them
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At least 33 people are dead following a stampede at a rap concert in the capital of Guinea.
Jessica Barrymore's body was discovered at 6am by residents who were trying to leave for work
Rita Ora kept forgetting her lines whilst filming her scenes in 'Fifty Shades of Grey.'
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Referees in Premier League matches next season will use the vanishing spray that came to prominence in the recent World Cup in Brazil, it has been announced.
Most Peculiar held off the late challenge of Draco to claim the €100,000 Tote Pick6 Guarantee Maiden Hurdle, the opening event on day three of the Galway Festival.
Everton appear to be closing in on a club-record transfer for striker Romelu Lukaku.
A team-building exercise that started this morning and continues until tomorrow evening saw six groups of Munster players undertake tasks throughout the province.