The referendum is being hailed as one of the most important political decisions in a generation

A guide to Brexit

26 May Voters in the UK go to the polls on 23 June to decide whether or not Britain stays in the European Union.

Issues such as immigration and the potential economic impact are among those affecting voters in many areas of the UK

The feeling on the ground ahead of Brexit vote

11 May With time counting down to next month's referendum on membership of the European Union, RTÉ's Stephen Murphy has been travelling around Britain getting the feeling on the ground ahead of the crucial vote.

Purin is a multi-talented beagle from Japan (Guinness World Records)

Japanese dog sets 'paw-fect' record

29 Mar A floppy-eared Japanese beagle with paw-fect yoga skills has scampered into the record books after setting the world mark for the "fastest 10 metres travelled on a ball by a dog."

St Paul's 1916 memorial in Glasnevin Cemetery, one of the main sites used for burial of those who died during the Easter Rising

Remembering all victims of the Rising

25 Mar The stories of the historical figures of the Easter Rising have lasted a century. Now, a new project by Glasnevin Cemetery gives voices to all casualties of the conflict, writes Mark O'Flynn.

FF leader Micheál Martin hopes to rebuild his battered party

Election 2016: The end of Civil War politics?

05 Jan Fianna Fáil's meltdown at the last general election was a seismic change in Irish politics. It opened the way for a host of combinations in the next coalition - including an historic one.