Ireland Headlines

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:18:06 +0000
Third dose for immunocompromised to begin next week
The Health Service Executive has said that a third dose of Covid-19 vaccine for those who are immunocompromised will get under way from next week.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:49:10 +0000
Taoiseach to address UN General Assembly
Taoiseach Micheál Martin will address the UN General Assembly in New York today.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:00:13 +0000
School pupils around Ireland prepare for climate strike
Young people across Ireland are skipping school today to strike for climate action, with protests scheduled for Dublin, Cork and Galway city centres.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:47:16 +0000
Footprints re-write history of humans in US
Footprints dating back 23,000 years have been discovered in the US, suggesting humans settled in North America thousands of years earlier than previously thought.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:21:28 +0000
Five climbers die in snowstorm on Russia's Mount Elbrus
Five climbers died after they got caught in a sudden snowstorm on Russia's Mount Elbrus.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:31:17 +0000
Young people urged to join global climate strike
Young people are being urged to join a "global climate strike" in locations in Ireland and around the world.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:01:00 +0000
Scott Medals to be awarded over 1983 Don Tidey rescue
Fifteen Scott Medals for Bravery are to be presented today to retired and serving gardaí and members of their family for their courage during the kidnapping of businessman Don Tidey more than 37 years ago.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:00:00 +0000
Calls to reduce obstacles for people with disabilities
President Michael D Higgins has encouraged people to reflect on and highlight the challenges posed to people with disabilities.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:16:50 +0000
Mexico urges Haitians at US-Mexico border to give up
Mexican officials are urging Haitians on the Texas border trying to reach the United States to give up and return to Mexico's frontier with Guatemala to request asylum.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:01:34 +0000
China Evergrande bondholders in limbo over debt crisis
China Evergrande inched closer today to the potential default that investors fear as an interest deadline expired without any announcement from the property giant whose mountain of debt has spooked world markets.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 23:40:37 +0000
Catalan separatist leader Puigdemont arrested in Italy
European MEP and former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has been arrested in Italy.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:19:06 +0000
Allegations made against former CEO of homeless charity
A document sent to members of Inner City Helping Homeless, a Dublin-based charity, details four serious allegations of abuse that were made against its former CEO, Anthony Flynn.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 23:13:54 +0000
Ryder Cup preview: Can team spirit trump player power?
Sheer player power may stack the odds in America's favour at the 43rd Ryder Cup, but Padraig Harrington's would-be heroes have plenty of pedigree and character to call on.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:32:59 +0000
UK vows to resolve its trucker shortage
Britain has today vowed to do whatever it takes to resolve a trucker shortage that has forced oil giant BP to close some petrol stations and strained supermarket supply chains to breaking point.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:50:49 +0000
Ceremony for Clinton as Queen's University chancellor
Hillary Clinton expressed hope she can inspire young people in Northern Ireland as she prepared to be formally installed as chancellor of Queen's University.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:42:42 +0000
Chauvin appeals George Floyd murder conviction
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has appealed his conviction for the murder of George Floyd, citing 14 complaints about his high-profile trial earlier this year in a case that roiled the United States and laid bare deep racial division...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:20:03 +0000
Two charged with riot offences in Lyra McKee inquiry
Two men have been charged with riot offences by detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in 2019.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:37:01 +0000
One dead, 12 injured in US supermarket shooting
A shooter opened fire at a supermarket near Memphis, Tennessee, killing at least one person and injuring 12 others before he shot himself dead, police said.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 18:02:48 +0000
Four injured as light aircraft crash lands in Wexford
A light aircraft with four people on board has crash landed on a beach off Carnsore Point in Co Wexford.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:34:02 +0000
Health workers' leave plan could be spread over 2 years
A Government plan to provide annual leave to healthcare workers, in recognition of their hard work during the Covid-19 pandemic, could be spread out over two years.