Thursday August 27, 2015
Former conjoined twins Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf were among 76 junior infants who started school today at Midleton's Educate Together National School in Cork.
Monday August 24, 2015
North and South Korea have reached agreement to end a stand-off involving an exchange of artillery fire that had pushed the divided peninsula into a state of heightened military tension.
Monday August 10, 2015
Greece and its international creditors are seeking to put the final touches to a multi-billion euro bailout accord.
Sunday August 09, 2015
Road closures were in effect in Dublin and some parts of Kildare and Meath to facilitate the inaugural Dublin Ironman event.
Monday August 03, 2015
The head of world athletics vigorously defended the IAAF's anti-doping record, as global sporting bodies called for a thorough probe of the latest allegations to plunge international sport into crisis.
Thursday July 30, 2015
An adventurer who became the first blind man to reach the South Pole is in line for multi-million-pound compensation after falling out of a window at his friends' home.
Monday July 13, 2015
Greece missed the second debt payment to the International Monetary Fund in two weeks today, despite having reached agreement with official creditors on a new bailout programme earlier in the day.
Sunday July 12, 2015
Greek banks will remain under capital controls for at least the next two months, even if a new bailout deal is reached in Brussels today, according to a Greek minister.
Wednesday June 24, 2015
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologised for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing today before being formally sentenced to death.
Saturday June 13, 2015
Yeats Day celebrations are under way in Sligo to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats, in the county which the poet considered his spiritual home.