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Backstop is not a 'green or orange' issue - McEntee

Minister of State for European affairs Helen McEntee has rejected the idea that the backstop has been turned into a "green or orange" issue.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 9:46 pm

Taoiseach to arrive in New York ahead of UN address

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is arriving in New York this evening ahead of an address at the United Nations tomorrow.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 9:46 pm

Over 3,000 attend unveiling of Big Tom statue

Over 3,000 people turned out in Castleblaney, Co Monaghan, today for the unveiling of a sculpture of country music star Big Tom McBride.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 9:45 pm

Trial to test whether aspirin can prevent cancer return

Hundreds of Irish patients are about to take part in an international clinical trial to test whether aspirin can be used to prevent early stage cancer from returning.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 9:45 pm

Haley rejects Iranian claims over deadly parade attack

The US Ambassador to the United Nations has rejected Iranian claims that the United States and its Gulf Arab allies are fermenting unrest in Iran.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 9:44 pm

Corbyn says he would support second Brexit referendum

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he will back a second Brexit referendum if it is supported by a conference of his party.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 9:43 pm

Maldives opposition leader declares victory in election

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has declared victory in the Maldives' presidential election this evening, following a controversial campaign observers said was rigged in favour of strongman President Abdulla Yameen.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 8:58 pm

Fianna Fáil criticises motion of no confidence plan

Fianna Fáil have criticised the planned motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy, which is due to be debated in the Dáil on Tuesday.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 7:03 pm

Two men to appear in court over €1.7m cash seizure

Two men are to appear before Wexford District Court tomorrow morning charged in connection with the seizure of €1.7m in cash.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 7:02 pm

Thousands attend rally in support of Galway greenway

Several thousand people have attended a rally in Tuam, Co Galway, in support of a proposed greenway between Athenry and Milltown.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 7:00 pm

Kavanaugh accuser to testify before Senate on Thursday

The woman accusing US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before a Senate committee on Thursday, her lawyers said.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 6:31 pm

Motorcyclist in his 50s dies in Newry crash

A motorcyclist in his 50s has died following a crash on the Fathom Line in Newry, Co Armagh.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 4:51 pm

Teen injured in 'brutal' paramilitary style shooting

A teenager has been injured in a "brutal" paramilitary style attack at a house in Co Antrim.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 4:36 pm

Some mental health teams have under 10% of needed staff

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Intellectual Disability (CAMHS-ID) teams have fewer than 10% of the number of staff required to provide the service, according to HSE figures provided to Fianna Fáil.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 4:21 pm

Hundreds protest over lack of cardiac care in Waterford

Hundreds of people have turned up for a protest in Waterford city centre calling for 24/7 cardiac care at University Hospital Waterford.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 2:35 pm

Supreme calm: An unexpected response from Donald Trump

The announcement in June by Justice Anthony Kennedy that he would retire from the US Supreme Court handed US President Donald Trump a victory.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 2:26 pm

Stormont dept under-prepared for Brexit, MLA claims

A key Northern Ireland government department is "under-prepared" for Brexit due to delays in recruitment, according to an Ulster Unionist MLA.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 12:19 pm

Pat Kenny among new IMRO Hall of Fame inductees

It has been announced that broadcaster Pat Kenny is among the IMRO Radio Awards Hall of Fame inductees for 2018.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 9:25 am

Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify in Senate hearing

A woman who has accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before a Senate panel, her lawyers have said.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 8:38 am

Investigations under way after security breach at Áras

Two investigations are under way after an intruder accosted the president in Áras an Uachtaráin last week.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 9:48 pm

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