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Kobe Bryant & daughter killed in helicopter crash

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 7:38 pm

Schiff says he views Trump statement as a threat

US President Donald Trump has said that Representative Adam Schiff, the Democrat poltician leading the impeachment case against him, has "not paid the price, yet" for his actions.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 4:20 pm

Britain will diverge from EU rules after Brexit - Patel

Britain will not align with European Union rules after Brexit, the UK's Home Secretary has insisted, as the country prepares to leave the bloc on Friday.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 3:48 pm

President warns about extremism at Holocaust memorial

President Michael D Higgins has said it is ''deeply worrying'' to witness the rise of extremist language and politics in Europe.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 3:34 pm

Cyclists protest over delays to Liffey Cycle Route

Cyclists have held a protest along Dublin's Quays to highlight the delays in developing the Liffey Cycle Route.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 2:03 pm

Forgotten Irish explorer back in the history books

There is a world of distance between the east Cork harbour town of Ballinacurra and the magnificent giant white ice peninsula of Antarctica but an Irish master mariner links them both.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 1:28 pm

Parties address pensions, housing and economy

On the penultimate weekend before polling day, candidates have been addressing the concerns of voters on issues that have come to the fore so far including pensions, housing, the economy and Brexit.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 1:09 pm

Community hears of 'darkness' after children's deaths

Prayers have been said in Newcastle, Co Dublin for the three local children who died on Friday.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 11:58 am

Snow and ice warning for Connacht and parts of Ulster

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow snow and ice warning for Connacht, Cavan and Donegal.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 11:41 am

Dozens pulled from rubble as Turkey quake toll hits 35

Rescue teams working through the night pulled 45 people from collapsed buildings, Turkey's disaster authority has said, as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in the country's east rose to 36.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 11:20 am

Negotiating trade deal will be challenging - McEntee

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee says negotiating a trade deal with the UK post-Brexit "essentially in 10 months" will be difficult and challenging.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 10:58 am

4 key takeaways from Davos 2020

After a week of witnessing and trying to make sense of the surreal experience that is Davos, a few themes stand out, writes Business Editor Will Goodbody.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 8:46 am

Woman arrested after man dies in Wexford assault

A 33-year-old man who died following a suspected stabbing incident in Gorey in Co Wexford has been named.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 8:30 am

Man dies in apartment fire in Cavan

A man has died in a fire that broke out at an apartment building off Main Street in Cavan town yesterday evening.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 8:22 am

WHO seeks to strengthen link with China amid outbreak

The World Health Organisation's director-general has said he is travelling to Beijing to confer with Chinese officials and health experts about the coronavirus outbreak.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 7:19 am

Poll indicates Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin rise in support

There has been an increase in support for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil, a Business Post/Red C opinion poll has suggested.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 3:57 am

Democrats efforts 'very dangerous' - Trump Lawyer

Lawyers for US President Donald Trump told his Senate impeachment trial that Democrats' efforts to remove the president from office would set a "very, very dangerous" precedent in an election year.
Posted: January 25, 2020, 8:17 pm

Books of Condolence open for Seamus Mallon

A book of condolence has opened in Belfast after the death of former deputy first minister Seamus Mallon. Mr Mallon's death at the age of 83 yesterday.
Posted: January 25, 2020, 6:52 pm

Three children found dead in Dublin house are named

Gardaí are awaiting the results of post-mortem examinations carried out on two young brothers and their sister, who were found dead at a house in Dublin last night.
Posted: January 25, 2020, 7:16 am

'Cameron had within his soul a deep kindness and care'

The funeral service is taking place in Bandon, Co Cork of 20-year-old engineering student Cameron Blair, who died after being stabbed at a student party at a house in Cork city on 16 January.
Posted: January 25, 2020, 12:00 am

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