Ten books have been shortlisted from an initial 142 nominated titles

2015 IMPAC Award shortlist announced

14 Apr RTÉ's Arts and Media Correspondent Sinéad Crowley takes a look at the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award shortlist for 2015. The winning book will be announced on 17 June.

Protests have taken place across the US following the shootings

Protests over killing of black men by US police

08 Apr A number of killings of unarmed black men by white police officers in recent months have sparked protests across the US, with protesters alleging racism in police forces and raising accusations that officers use excessive force.

Parents face challenges enrolling their children an a sometimes over-subscribed system

Jumping hoops to learn through Irish

02 Apr Parents wishing to educate their children through the medium of Irish face a number of hurdles in an over-subscribed system, writes Ailbhe Conneely.

The judge allowed Ian Bailey's case to proceed on two issues

Almost all of Bailey's case ruled out of time

30 Mar An application by lawyers for the Garda Commissioner and the State lodged in the final days of Ian Bailey's civil case, in the absence of the jury, resulted in almost all of Mr Bailey's case being struck out.

The Brian Boru Harp is also known as the Trinity Harp

The Harp: Ireland's National Emblem

17 Mar Ireland's national emblem is based on the Brian Boru Harp, also known as the Trinity Harp, which is on display in Trinity College Dublin's Long Room.

Alain Lamassoure wants the 'old and unfair' practice of special tax deals to end

European Parliament sets sights on tax deals

13 Mar It is time to put an end to the "old and unfair" practice of special tax deals for multi-nationals, according to the chair of the European Parliament's investigation committee into the Lux Leaks controversy.

Families continue their wait for answers

Mystery over disappearance of MH370 rumbles on

06 Mar A year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, an extraordinary amount of key data remains unknown - fuelling conspiracy theories and heated online debate about one of aviation's biggest mysteries.

Mobile World Congress 2015 ran from 2-5 March

Mobile World Congress 2015

26 Feb A range of new smartphones, tablets and smartwatches have been showcased at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Floral tributes to Boris Nemtsov in Moscow today

List of dead Kremlin critics

28 Feb Boris Nemtsov's name has been added to the list of Kremlin opponents who have been killed or died in suspicious circumstances in recent years.