Wed, 31 May 2023 19:59:21 +0100

The body of a young man has been recovered from the lake at Killaloe in Co Clare following an incident involving a jet ski.

Wed, 31 May 2023 18:10:41 +0100

The family of a woman who died along with her son when they were shot by her partner in a double murder-suicide in Co Kerry have said they look forward to tighter gun control laws, and to the Government improving community-based mental health supports after such incidents occur.

Wed, 31 May 2023 00:53:05 +0100

A Private Members' Bill providing for wider access to abortion has passed its second stage in the Dáil after Government TDs were given a free vote.

Wed, 31 May 2023 07:17:04 +0100

A rise in the cost of petrol and diesel took effect from midnight as cuts to Government excise charges began to reverse.

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 00:38:46 +0100

The Irish Construction Industry Federation will warn politicians later today that the Government's new Land Value Sharing legislation could add up to €35,000 to the price of a home.

Wed, 31 May 2023 14:40:57 +0100

A Central Statistics Office report examining the progress on reducing greenhouse gas emissions has concluded that five sectors of the economy were responsible for more than three quarters of emissions in 2020, with agriculture the highest emitting sector.

Wed, 31 May 2023 19:13:16 +0100

Scientists at NASA's first public meeting on "unidentified anomalous phenomena" called for a more rigorous scientific approach to clarify the origin of hundreds of mysterious sightings.

Wed, 31 May 2023 20:24:08 +0100

Former US vice president Mike Pence is set to enter the 2024 presidential race next week.

Wed, 31 May 2023 20:40:33 +0100

Mike Pence, former US vice president, is set to launch his campaign for the White House next week, setting him up for a battle with his former boss Donald Trump.

Wed, 31 May 2023 16:54:46 +0100

The High Court has made orders winding up two Russian state-owned aircraft and shipping leasing firms, GTLK Europe DAC, and GTLK Europe Capital DAC, which are registered in Ireland.

Wed, 31 May 2023 15:46:34 +0100

An inquest into the death of a 12-year-old boy who was driving a car that veered straight into the path of an articulated truck has found his death was a 'tragic accident'.

Wed, 31 May 2023 14:32:52 +0100

Former BBC TV presenter Donna Traynor faced "bullying and harassment" after she raised a grievance about a plan to change her role at the corporation, an industrial tribunal has been told.

Wed, 31 May 2023 19:52:08 +0100

The Dáil had to be suspended twice this evening after a minister's description of a rural TD as "an organic farmer" sparked a furious row.

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 00:01:00 +0100

Ex Ordo, a scholarly conference management company based in Galway, is to create 50 new jobs over the next three years.

Wed, 31 May 2023 13:50:06 +0100

Ozempic was originally designed and is licensed for type 2 diabetes in Ireland, but its active ingredient, semaglutide, is also being widely prescribed by doctors to treat obesity.

Wed, 31 May 2023 16:27:07 +0100

The Green Party will not back a renewed call from Minister for Justice Simon Harris to support legislation which would pave the way for gardaí to use facial recognition technology.

Wed, 31 May 2023 22:09:19 +0100

Tech company Zendesk is to cut 8% of its global workforce. It is not yet known how the move will impact the company's 500 Irish-based staff at the customer support software company.

Wed, 31 May 2023 19:08:06 +0100

Boris Johnson has handed his unredacted WhatsApp messages and notebooks to the UK Cabinet Office, as he called on the government to "urgently disclose" the material to the Covid-19 inquiry.

Wed, 31 May 2023 17:50:24 +0100

More than 12,000 reports of economic crime are made to gardaí every year, the Oireachtas Finance Committee has heard.

Wed, 31 May 2023 21:52:01 +0100

The Information Commissioner has ruled that RTÉ must release a workplace audit which it had previously refused to grant access to.