The customs expert who wrote a report for the European Parliament on the solution to the border post-Brexit did not visit the Irish border at the time.
A politician has held up a pair of thong underpants in the Irish parliament chamber to protest against the treatment of alleged rape victims in court.
Michael D Higgins has pledged to be a president for all the Irish people as he was sworn in to lead the nation for a second term.
The inauguration ceremony for Irish President-elect Michael D Higgins was taking place on Sunday at Dublin Castle.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has reaffirmed his position on the Irish backstop after being accused of a “cock-up” by Sinn Fein.
An amendment to Ireland’s Victims Charter is set to be named after a Co Donegal woman who was murdered in India, the Taoiseach has said.
An Irish sailor has been evacuated from his vessel in the Indian Ocean after suffering difficulties during a storm.
An evacuation mission is under way in the Indian Ocean to bring to safety an Irish sailor who tried to rescue an injured rival during the Golden Globe Race.
The son of Irish country singer “Big Tom” McBride has praised a new statue of him as a “fitting tribute”.
Doctors have voiced concern over whether the Irish Health Service will be ready to start carrying out abortions by January 2019.
Six candidates are in the mix for next month’s presidential election in Ireland.
Londonderry businessman Peter Casey has become the sixth entry in the race to become the next president of Ireland.
The brother of one of the 10 men shot dead in the Kingsmill massacre has given a cautious welcome to an announcement that the Irish Government will introduce a new law to assist legacy inquests in Northern Ireland.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has personally apologised to the mother of an Irish woman who was murdered in India, after his department was initially reluctant to assist because she had been travelling on a UK passport.
The mother of an Irish woman who was raped and murdered in India wants a direct apology from the Taoiseach after she was declined a meeting because her daughter had travelled on a UK passport.
Fund manager Ashmore is set to open an office in Ireland as part of Brexit contingency plans as it seeks to ensure access to EU clients following Britain’s divorce.