Saturday August 29, 2015
An Egyptian court has sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, in a case that has triggered an international outcry.
Friday August 21, 2015
The Chilean government has decided to deport an Irish priest who was convicted last year of sexually abusing a young girl, according to the Chilean interior ministry.
Tuesday August 18, 2015
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will end the J1 Visa programme if elected according to a policy paper on immigration published on his website.
Thursday July 23, 2015
Disgraced former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has reportedly claimed Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to give him Russian citizenship and make him economy minister.
Wednesday June 24, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories
Friday May 29, 2015
One of the top suspects of Nazi war crimes has died aged 93, Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail has reported.
Sunday May 24, 2015
The Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has praised the result of Friday's referendum on same-sex marriage.
Saturday May 23, 2015
Ireland has become the first country in the world to bring in same-sex marriage by a popular vote.
Tuesday May 19, 2015
Former president Mary McAleese has called on families to follow hers in voting Yes in Friday's same-sex marriage referendum.
Monday May 18, 2015
Ireland will "do its fair share" when it comes to taking in migrants and will "live up to its responsibilities in whatever final plan is put into effect, Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said.