Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he is 100% behind the Minster for Justice in the row over remarks Alan Shatter made about Independent TD Mick Wallace.
Taoiseach defends Minister for Justice
RTÉ's Science & Technology Correspondent Will Goodbody reports that after years of living in the slow lane, it appears broadband quality in Ireland is finally about to improve.
RTÉ's new Science and Technology Correspondent Will Goodbody blogs about his recent appointment.
The Taoiseach's language has been interesting at times in recent days as the clock ticks down on the publication of contentious legislation delayed for decades.
A weekend of fair weather has greatly lifted the spirits of farmers. It's been a long time coming and once again hope has sprung!
Gardaí have begun a murder investigation following the discovery of a man's body in a field in Tallaght, Dublin last night.
Murder investigation launched in Dublin
The Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeal will sit during September because of pressure on the system.
Shorter court holidays to deal with backlog
A cyclist in his 80s has died after he was struck by a car in Clane, Co Kildare this afternoon.
Man killed in Clane road crash
Two gardaí have been assaulted and a patrol car rammed during a search of a house in Dublin.
Gardaí attacked during search of Dublin house
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has laid a wreath at the temporary memorial in Boston for the victims of the marathon bombings.
Kenny lays flowers at Boston memorial
A Wicklow man has run the equivalent of 22 marathons in three weeks to raise money for the Brain Tumour Ireland charity.
Talks on the policing of Belfast public order events with a history of large-scale unrest have produced a commitment to non-violence.
Three people appeared before a special sitting of Gorey District Court last night charged in connection with a number of thefts from retail outlets in the southeast in recent months.
Minister of State Brian Hayes has indicated that all of the €300 million in savings from the public service being sought for 2013 may not be reached this year under proposals currently being examined at the Labour Relations Commission.
Hayes signals revised pay agreement could be reached
The family of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe have received a special medal in his honour today.
Medal given to Det Garda Donohoe's family
Independent TD Mick Wallace has said the latest comments from the Minister for Justice in the penalty points row were made in an effort to discredit him.
Row over Shatter comments intensifies
Questions remain in Bangladesh after more than 1,000 people were killed when a building housing garment factories collapsed
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