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Taoiseach promises five years of income tax cuts

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has committed to increase the point at which people pay the top rate of tax to €50,000 for a single person and €100,000 for a two income married couple over the next five budgets.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 10:52 pm

Alternative Brexit plans won't solve border issue - May

British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned her Tory opponents that their alternate Brexit plans would not make their problems disappear as she faced a continuing battle to win over sceptical MPs.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 10:37 pm

Gap between main parties narrows, new poll suggests

A new opinion poll suggests that the gap between Fine Gael and the two main opposition parties has narrowed.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 10:37 pm

Govt's focus is on Brexit, not elections - Varadkar

The Taoiseach has said that the focus of the Government must be on Brexit and not on elections.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 10:37 pm

Trump visits California town devastated by fire

US President Donald Trump expressed sadness today after visiting the wreckage of a California town burned to the ground by a devastating wildfire.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 10:36 pm

Funeral held for first person seen on Irish television

A retired army officer, who was the first person to appear on Irish television in 1961, has been buried today.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 10:09 pm

Phenomenal Ireland take memorable All Blacks scalp

Ireland produced a performance for the ages to hand New Zealand their first defeat in Europe since 2012.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 9:20 pm

Man absconds from prison in North during day release

The PSNI is searching for a 57-year-old man who absconded from a prison in the North two days ago.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 8:00 pm

Brexit: How the deal was done

Posted: November 17, 2018, 7:42 pm

Heroin worth €2.1m seized at Dublin Airport

Heroin worth an estimated €2.1 million has been seized by Revenue officers at Dublin Airport.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 7:32 pm

Wreckage of missing Argentine navy submarine located

The wreckage of an Argentine navy submarine that exploded and disappeared one year ago with 44 crew on board has been located in the Atlantic Ocean.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 7:11 pm

Tweeting, texting from court by public to be banned

Tweeting and texting from court will be banned for members of the public, from the end of this month, following a new direction signed by the presidents of all courts.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 7:11 pm

Foley's widow finally seeing light two years on

The widow of the former Munster rugby player Anthony 'Axel' Foley has said she is finally seeing "a little bit of light after" a turbulent few years since her husband's sudden death in 2016.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 5:18 pm

Protester killed at fuel tax road blockade in France

A motorist accidentally hit and killed a protester taking part in a campaign of road blockades across France on Saturday.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 3:40 pm

Flanagan proposal for new sexual abuse, violence study

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said that he will bring proposals to Cabinet by the end of this month to commence a second major study on sexual abuse and violence in Ireland.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 3:37 pm

Probe into 'barbaric' shooting incident in Co Derry

Police in Co Derry are investigating a shooting incident in the city last night.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 3:22 pm

McDonald says no hard border whatever Brexit outcome

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald has again insisted that whatever happens after Brexit, there cannot be a hard border on the island of Ireland.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 2:18 pm

Khashoggi killers must be 'held to account' - Pence

The US Vice-President Mike Pence has said that the United States would hold the murderers of Jamal Khashoggi to account.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 11:50 am

Trump completes answers for Mueller investigation

US President Donald Trump said he had "very easily" completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 Presidential election.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 11:19 am

Midterm blues at the White House

US President Trump is said to be fuming over the results of the midterm elections, and his mood has not been helped by problems on both sides of the Atlantic.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 10:34 am

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