A Fianna Fáil Senator has said she is shocked and disgusted by the Government's decision to abstain in a UN Human Rights Council vote on whether to investigate Israel's offensive in Gaza.
The head of the Government's budget watchdog has again insisted that the Government should cut a full €2bn in the next Budget.
Co Carlow has the highest rate of deaths from lung cancer according to a data-mining report in the Irish Examiner.
A senior civil servant has said it should be easier to sack public servants who are not performing well enough.
Ukraine’s government says 51 containers holding bodies and remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash are ready to depart for the Netherlands aboard two military transport planes.
A man has been arrested in north-eastern China, accused of cutting off the testicles of three patients in a nursing home.
Police in America and the UK have dismantled a crime ring which bought tickets for concerts and sports events using other people's money.
The US Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
The scientific explorer entered the fiery crater to determine whether life can exist in extreme conditions.
An inventor in England has built a gigantic sonic backside in order to "fart" at France.
Summer is a great time to boost your intake of fresh fruit and seasonal vegetables.
Things would get weird...
The stricken cruise ship is being towed from the island of Gilglio to Genoa.
Oh they grow up so fast!
Part of the new Star Wars movie will be filmed on the Skelligs in Co Kerry.
Zoe Saldana planned her wedding in three weeks.
One Direction will headline this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival in the US.
Ireland today: Largely dry and fine across the east with sunny periods, lengthiest in the afternoon. Max ...more weather
Manchester City began their pre-season tour of America with a comfortable 4-1 victory over MLS champions Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park.
Check out the 18 brilliant young women making Irish soccer history with a UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship semi-final appearance tonight.
LA Galaxy 0 Manchester United 7
Debutant defender James Reece scored twice as Manchester United began life under Louis van Gaal with a thumping 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Manchester City are considering their next move in the wake of the racism row which blew up out of their elite development squad’s friendly in Croatia.