Human remains found in Florida have been identified as Brian Laundrie, boyfriend of murdered travel vlogger Gabby Petito.
After much initial confusion, the government has published a set of guidelines for nightclubs, late bars, live venues and other hospitality settings.
Former US president Donald Trump is launching his own social media app as part of his new media company.
A study by the University of Edinburgh has concluded that COVID vaccines are 90% effective in preventing death from the Delta variant of the virus.
Anti-slavery leader Frederick Douglass, who visited Ireland in 1845, has been honoured with a Dublin City Council Commemorative Plaque.
Nightclubs and other late night venues will be legally required to enforce COVID vaccine passes, though gardaí will play a limited role in its enforcement.
A gambling addict has been jailed for two and a half years after defrauding St. Vincent de Paul and a woman out of €30,000.
The supply of illegal fireworks to Ireland has been disrupted by the UK's Brexit related supply chain issues.
British Army veteran Dennis Hutchings, who was on trial for his involvement in a Troubles era shooting, died yesterday after contracting COVID-19.
The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) has recommended expanding the vaccine booster programme to everyone aged over 60.
A college in Louisiana has experienced two shootings on its grounds in the space of a week, leaving two dead and eight injured.
A survey on litter in Ireland has found most of the country's towns are cleaner now than last year, but in cities the problem is growing.
The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) meets at 2pm today ahead of tomorrow's government meeting, where a decision will be made on removing restrictions this weekend.
Taoiseach Micheal Martin has said the government is not contemplating the re-imposition of earlier COVID restrictions.
London's Metropolitan Police have declared the murder of Conservative MP David Amess a terrorist incident.
The National Transport Authority (NTA) has confirmed that Dublin's Nitelink service will resume if the planned reopening of nightclubs goes ahead next Friday.
National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) chair Professor Karina Butler has said that rather than pushing for a booster campaign, the focus should be on convincing the unvaccinated to get jabbed.
The family of missing Irishman Cian McLaughlin have renewed their appeal for information regarding his disappearance.
Controversial Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has reiterated his refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The government has asked health officials to provide detailed data regarding the breakdown of COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalisations as it reviews next week's planned lifting of restrictions.
A 37-year-old Danish man has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out the murders of five people with a bow and arrow on Wednesday night.
Students protested outside Dublin City Council this afternoon to show their disdain for comments made by DCC CEO Owen Keegan.
The Data Protection Commission has recommended a fine of €36 million for Facebook Ireland over its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) transparency breaches.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has confirmed that we're on track for the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions on October 22nd.
Two teenage boys have been charged in relation to a violent attack that resulted in the deaths of 14 kangaroos on the New South Wales south coast.
A new study has found a large percentage of young people have been misinformed about sex during their school education.
A lottery opens this morning allowing Irish 18-year-olds the opportunity to apply for free inter-railing around the EU zone next year.
HSE chief executive Paul Reid has warned of a "very challenging" winter for Ireland's health service.
The Metropolitan Police have said they will be taking no further action against Prince Andrew following a review of claims of sexual abuse.
Gardaí are beginning an extensive dig at a site in Kildare today as part of investigations related to the 1998 disappearance of Deirdre Jacob.
An increase in the state pension of at least €5 per week is expected to be announced as part of Tuesday's Budget.
Dublin's late night bus service will not return when nightclubs reopen on October 22nd.
Gardaí have arrested a man in his 50s after seizing drugs worth an estimated €€123,000 at his home in Ringsend.