The Alliance Party was hopeful of defeating the DUP candidate in North Down.
An independent investigation and new laws to regulate lottery games are being sought in the wake of the controversy surrounding €180,000 in missing prizes.
The death of a newborn baby at one of the country’s busiest maternity hospitals is being investigated by gardaí.
A small Deis school in Cork city saw each of its sixth year students progress on to university this year, ranking it near some of the county’s fee-paying institutes.
Gardaí have confirmed that a man in his 30s has died following an incident in Co Donegal this afternoon.
Gardaí are seeking the public's help to find a man missing from his home in Co Louth.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has re-stated his aim to demand up to €1bn in support from the European Union to aid border counties and Northern Ireland and the border counties of the Republic after Brexit.
The Clerk of the Dáil is seeking to recoup some of the €2m spent on the purchase and installation of an Oireachtas printer from the company that supplied the machine.
The first three deaths from flu this season have been reported by the HSE's Health Protection Surveillance Centre.
Gardaí responded to a call about a domestic disturbance and found a woman holding a hurley and telling them she feared for her life because of the actions of her adult son.