Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan has apologised unreservedly for any wrongdoing by members of An Garda Síochána highlighted in the Smithwick Tribunal report.
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer has announced 150 redundancies at its plant in Newbridge, Co Kildare
RTÉ News has learned that a review is under way of over 20 female patients treated by a consultant, involving the care provided at a number of private hospitals.
A man has died following a road crash in Co Armagh.
Senator Feargal Quinn is to table a bill aimed at outlawing the disruption of critical utilities such as water or electricity.
A 20-year-old man charged with murdering his mother in Co Kerry was unable to be in court for a remand hearing today due to illness.
The head of the EU's permanent bailout fund has said Ireland was "right" to exit the bailout without a precautionary credit line.
Bank of Ireland is to begin a process today to repay the State €1.8 billion, which Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said would help build confidence in Ireland.
A Roma family who claim they have been subjected to a prolonged and violent neighbourhood campaign of intimidation over their ethnic origin have won a High Court order quashing Dublin City Council's refusal to grant them priority for a housing transfer.
Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted car bombing in Belfast city centre.
The son of bankrupt billionaire Seán Quinn has purged his contempt of High Court orders.
Gardaí have sealed off an area in Dundrum in Co Dublin after a man was seen with a gun in a car.
Irish Language Commissioner Seán Ó Cuirreáin has announced that he is resigning from his position, citing concerns about the lack of progress in ensuring that Irish speakers can deal with the State in Irish.
The jury in the trial of a Roscommon post master accused of perverting the course of justice by tampering with a urine sample in a drunk-driving case has been sent home for the night.
TV chef Nigella Lawson has admitted in court to using cocaine and spoke of the "intimate terrorism" she suffered at the hands of her ex-husband Charles Saatchi.
The jury in the trial of a man accused of vandalising a Claude Monet painting has been sent home for a second night without reaching a verdict.
The Inspector of Prisons has warned that unacceptable overcrowding is the single greatest problem confronting the State's largest women's prison.
Protesters in Thailand trying to bring down the government have rallied at national police headquarters and their leader said the fight would go on despite efforts to defuse the crisis.
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the numbers signing on the Live Register fell by 3,400 in November, on a seasonally-adjusted basis.
A man who was being questioned about the murder of Northern Ireland prison officer David Black has been released without charge.
Authorities in Mali have found a mass grave believed to contain bodies of soldiers missing since last year.
A new smartphone alert app has been launched by gardaí to help safeguard children.
Pedestrians, cyclists and other motorcyclists are two-and-a-half times more likely to sustain a traumatic brain injury in a collision than drivers.
Lebanon's Shia Hezbollah group has said one of its commanders was killed outside his Beirut home in an overnight attack it blamed on Israel.
Facebook and Twitter users in the UK have been warned they could be inadvertently breaking the law by commenting on court cases online.
Aer Lingus Regional is to expand its services at Shannon Airport including a new daily service to Bristol.
A 17-year-old girl held over the murder of Gerard Donnelly in the Phoenix Park on 29 November has been released.
The Smithwick Tribunal has concluded that there was Garda collusion in the killing of two RUC superintendents in South Armagh in 1989.
The HSE has apologised to the family of a 29-year-old woman who died after giving birth at Sligo General Hospital three years ago.
Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has apologised on behalf of the Government to the families of Chief Superintendent Harry Breen and Superintendent Bob Buchanan
A 27-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Gerard Donnelly, who was burned to death in the Phoenix Park last Friday.
The Department of Health is to ask the European Commission for an extra year to allow the VHI be reformed into a new private corporate structure and to end its unlimited State guarantee.
Fianna Fáil has tabled a motion requesting that the Government reject proposals by Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte to appoint Mr John O'Connor to the position of chairman of Eirgrid
Minister for Health James Reilly has rejected calls for an independent inquiry to be carried out into the top-up controversy.
At least 12 civilians have been killed and a further 30 wounded in the Central African Republic according to reports from the United Nations.