North-East Correspondent Richard Dowling examines one of the critical issues faced by Judge Peter Smithwick
North-East Correspondent Richard Dowling profiles the key players in the Smithwick Tribunal
The OECD will publish its latest PISA league tables on Tuesday, comparing the educational performance of 15-year-olds across member countries and others. RTÉ's Education Correspondent Emma O Kelly previews PISA, and its pitfalls.
Christmas tree farmers are in the midst of their busiest time of year, with demand for Irish trees from across Europe.
In the days following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines a major international relief effort began to gather momentum.
The new era in Irish football dawned bright as the afternoon winter sun shone upon Dublin's Gibson Hotel for Martin O'Neill's first press conference as Republic of Ireland senior manager.
A new exhibition of vintage Catholic pamphlet covers, designed and printed in Ireland, dating from the 1920s to the 1950s has gone on show at the National Print Museum.
RTÉ's Science and Technology Correspondent Will Goodbody reflects on The Summit.
The National Library of Ireland has become the first Irish cultural institution to partner with Google Cultural Institute, which displays exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world.
A new exhibition of rarely seen photographs sheds new light on the lives of Irish workers at the end of the 19th and into the 20th century.
Physicist and broadcaster Professor Brian Cox has advised the Government not to shift the emphasis away from funding basic research towards more applied science, saying it was not a good idea.
A new exhibition at the Little Museum of Dublin is celebrating Dublin's youth culture, street style and teen life, from the 1950s to the 1990s.
Footage of Bob Geldof preparing for his trip to space has been released by the Space Expedition Corporation.
Will Goodbody explains why a story he covered at the neonatal unit in Cork University Hospital resonated with him for a very special reason
A master poet and family man, a Nobel laureate and friend, a guest of royalty and farmer's son: Seamus Heaney had a life which was a smooth blend of the ordinary and extraordinary.
As a nation, Ireland spent €6.3 billion on alcohol last year.
The Wicklow Hospice Foundation says it has almost reached its €3 million fundraising target and is ready to proceed with plans to build a 12-bed hospice near Brittas Bay.
The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group has described the arrival of large numbers of minke whales along Irish inshore waters as "a good omen" for this weekend's All-Ireland Whale Watch Day.
RTÉ's Cian McCormack revisits towns he has been to over the past five years to see whether any green shoots are emerging after five years of austerity.
Work is under way on what promises to be Dublin's largest pop-up park.
Shark season is in full swing off the coast of Donegal as Irish researchers have successfully deployed a video camera on the fin of a basking shark in what they say is "a worlds first."
In a corner of the CMS detector experiment control room at CERN, there sits a collection of empty champagne bottles.
The Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald expressed concern that many creche and pre-school personnel have no Garda vetting after the publication of the latest tranche of 37 HSE inspection reports for Limerick.
Key groups in the country's 8,000-strong charity sector have welcomed the announcement that an Independent Charities Regulatory Authority is to be established next year.
Whether seeking work, adventure or a better life, Irish people are flocking to Australia in increasingly large numbers.