The negotiations to form the 32nd Dáil have been the longest in the history of the state. Successful on the fourth count, Enda Kenny becomes the only Fine Gael leader to re-elected as Taoiseach.
After tense last minute negotiations with the Independent Alliance, Fine Gael are in Government for the 32nd Dáil. Pat Leahy reports.
Enda Kenny adresses the house after being voted in by 59 to 49 as Taoiseach the first Fine Gael leader to be appointed for a 2nd term, he said he would be energetic and would play an active role in implementing comprehensive reform of the Oireachtas.
A video named ‘Lovely girl from Gansu reciting the Koran’ has gone viral online in China. Gansu province’s department of education has strongly condemned the online post claiming that is 'harmful to youth’s physical and mental health'.
The Labour party will be voting against Enda Kenny’s nomination as taoiseach, says Joan Burton. She attacks Fianna Fail for its position on water charges, says it was protecting its political hide against Sinn Fein.
At least 28 people, including women and children, were killed when air strikes hit a camp for internally displaced people in Syria's Idlib province near the Turkish border on Thursday (May 5).
A decommissioned Russian Boeing 767 makes its way up the up Shannon to the sea heading for Enniscrone where it will be the centrepiece of a transport themed glamping village in Enniscrone. Video: Eamon Doody, Skyview Photography & Kevin Daly Video
After weeks of negotiations Enda Kenny is expected to be reelected as Taoiseach on May 6th.
China is beefing up the People’s Liberation Army with new ships and missiles, but also with hard hip-hop beats and heavy drops in a new video the world’s biggest standing army hopes will help recruit elite troops.
Surveillance footage captures the moment when a large truck crashes into a car at a junction in the city of Hangzhou, east China forcing it into a road barrier. The three occupants of the car survived the accident. Video: REUTERS
The Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre awards has attracted almost 2,900 entries from 249 schools. The awards were presented at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre: Video: Ronan McGreevy
Hillary Clinton's newest ad, is packed with negative comments about Donald Trump all made by his Republican primary opponents and senior party leaders blasting him with a litany of insults.
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