Ireland Headlines Tue, 05 Dec 2023 06:00:00 +0000US prison service retraction over Martens' release
The North Carolina prison service in the US has admitted it made a mistake in calculating the prison sentences of Molly Martens Corbett and her father Tom.Tue, 05 Dec 2023 10:00:00 +0000Irish teens outperform peers in literacy - OECD tests
Irish 15-year-olds outperform their peers across the EU and all OECD counties when it comes to literacy, according to the outcome of tests administered by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.Tue, 05 Dec 2023 01:17:03 +0000Israel intensifies southern Gaza offensive
Israeli forces have pressed ahead with their air and ground bombardment of southern Gaza, killing and wounding dozens of Palestinians, as the US and UN repeatedly urged them to protect civilians.Tue, 05 Dec 2023 00:00:00 +0000McEntee says Dáil confidence motion a 'distraction'
Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has said she is happy that she has the support of her colleagues for a Dáil motion of confidence that she faces this evening.Tue, 05 Dec 2023 08:52:05 +0000Global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels rise in 2023
Global carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels are set to hit a record high this year, exacerbating climate change and fuelling more destructive extreme weather, scientists said.