North Korea has executed Jang Song Thaek the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un after a military tribunal found him guilty of treason.
Ministers Pat Rabbitte and Brendan Howlin have approved the selection of a preferred bidder for the proposed acquisition of Bord Gáis Energy.
UK-based air services company Bond Aviation said it had temporarily grounded its global fleet of 38 EC 135 helicopters following a technical fault.
A man in his 60s has died after he was hit by a car in Co Cork.
Man hit by car on the N25 Carrigtwohill to Midleton Road in Cobh
Assurant Solutions says review of the company’s operations could lead to closure
An investigation is being carried out after two men robbed a post office in Cork City.
International consortium led by Centrica named as preferred bidder for retail unit of company
The Spanish government has poured cold water on proposals by separatist parties in the Catalonia region to hold a referendum on the region’s independence on November 9 2014.
Gardaí in Cork are hunting two men who stole a ‘substantial’ amount of cash in an armed robbery on a post office in the city this morning.
Any patient phoning three times should be immediately seen by a doctor
Former chairman of the Central Remedial Clinic Brian Conlan has agreed to appear before the Public Accounts Committee in early January.
There are fears for the future of more than 150 jobs at a company in Co Cork which provides specialised insurance services.
Websites ordered to remove clip falsely accusing student of taxi-fare evasion
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth was so “irritated” about police officers eating nuts left out at Buckingham Palace that she marked bowls to record the levels that were being taken, the phone-hacking trial has heard.
Ukrainian First Deputy Prime Minister Serhiy Arbuzov said this evening that Ukraine would “soon sign” a trade and association agreement with the European Union.
Bord Gáis Energy is to be sold to Centrica – the company behind British Gas – and two other companies for €1.12 billion.
Fifteen people on their way to a wedding in Yemen were killed in an airstrike after their party was mistaken for an al-Qaeda convoy, local security officials said this evening.
Ulster Bank has said a problem that resulted in some payments for customers being delayed has now been fixed.
A 47-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his elderly mother in a Co Waterford nursing home last year.
An Icelandic court has sentenced four former Kaupthing bankers to jail for market abuses related to a large stake taken in the bank by a Qatari sheikh just before it went under in late 2008.
An inquest into the death of a week old baby boy in Galway last year has found that the baby died as a result of sepsis and meningitis caused by Group A streptococcal infection.
Brian Conlan did not appear yesterday because he ‘needed weeks to prepare’
Veronica Vollrath (83) found dead in Waterford nursing home last year
A verdict of medical misadventure has been returned at the inquest into the death of 71-year-old man at Galway University Hospital.
A new national data analytics research centre is to create 300 jobs over the next six years.
SIPTU workers have called on management at the Liebherr crane manufacturing plant in Killarney, Co Kerry to honour a Labour Court award of a 2.5% pay increase, backdated to 2009.
A woman will be sentenced next year for accidentally stabbing an 18 month-old girl while she was attacking the child’s mother.
A man has been arrested in connection with the hijacking of a car at gunpoint in Co Laois on Monday night.
Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs Dinny McGinley has said nobody should turn down the opportunity of a festive job if they’re worried about losing their jobseekers’ allowance.