Ryanair has cancelled up to 28 flights from Irish airports to and from France, Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands due to a strike by French air traffic controllers while Aer Lingus has also warned passengers of lengthy delays.

Passengers warned to expect delays because of six-day strike affecting French airspace

The underground cable will run between Crossmolina and Ballina, down the east side of Lough Conn, north-east of Foxford and north of Charlestown, Ballaghaderreen and Frenchpark in Co Roscommon to the Flagford substation area, south-west of Carrick-on-Shannon.

Route will run from north-west Mayo to the existing Flagford substation in Co Roscommon

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore is in Luxembourg today for a meeting of EU foreign ministers to discuss the ongoing crisis in Iraq and developments in Ukraine.

Tánaiste says Ireland has pledged €200,000 in emergency aid for those displaced by violence

The Government report into the alleged bugging of the offices of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman’s Commission (GSOC) has found that there is no evidence that surveillance took place.

Investigation by retired judge John Cooke published by the Government this evening

Met Éireann has issued an orange weather alert this evening warning of thunderstorms and flash flooding over much of the country this evening and tomorrow.

Risk of flash flooding over much of the country this evening and tomorrow

A mechanical issue forced a Washington-bound flight to make an emergency landing in Dublin airport this afternoon.

United Airlines flight from Manchester to Washington diverted this afternoon

The disagreement involving Fianna Fáil councillors elected to Limerick City and County Council last week has been resolved following discussions between all 13 councillors and the party’s General Secretary Seán Dorgan.

All 13 councillors will now take their seat at the first meeting of the new council

Martina Garrigan (54) was last seen at 5.20pm  Friday on the city centre bound platform of Harmonstown Dart station.

Ms Garrigan went missing last Friday from Harmonstown Dart Station

The Quinn family has denied it is hiding up to €500 million in undisclosed assets from the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation.

Family say allegations about hiding €500 million marks a ‘new low’ in the litigation

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