"Shaun" the sheep could be the world's woolliest, after wandering around the Tasmanian southern midlands unshorn for six years. Video: Reuters
Lord Mayor Christy Burke took on the ice bucket challenge for the launch of Childhood Cancer Foundation's Light It Up Gold Campaign outside Dublin's Mansion House today, August 26th.
Road crews have fixed crooked lane stripes on an interstate in Virginia that caused a commuter nightmare yesterday. Officials say it was caused by temporary tape striping that pulled away from the road surface. Video: Reuters
Ukraine released video footage today of what it said were Russian soldiers captured on its territory, only hours before the presidents of the two countries were due to meet for the first time in months. Video: Reuters
A deadly prison riot in southern Brazil has entered another day, with two prison guards still being held by rebelling inmates. Video: Reuters
24-year old Yaroslav Kolchin was charged with criminal trespass, reckless endangerment and other crimes after police said he climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge and snapped photos with his phone. Video: Reuters
With calls for peace and equality, family and supporters celebrate the life of Michael Brown, the black teenager slain by police in Ferguson, Missouri. Video: Reuters
President, Taoiseach and John Major among dignitaries paying respects to former taoiseach. Mr Reynolds, taoiseach from February 1992 until November 1994, died on Thursday aged 81 after an illness.
The Belgian town of Mons paused to reflect during what will be the first of dozens of major commemoration events along the Western Front over the next four years. Video: Ronan McGreevy
Dawn over Dublin's iconic Spire has been captured in drone camera footage, providing unique views of the heart of the capital city. Video: Sky Pixels Ireland
Thousands of rail passengers will have their travel plans disrupted again on Monday, August 25th as staff at Iarnród Éireann engage in a second day of strike action in protest at the unilateral introduction of temporary pay cuts by management.
The 100 year old Wellington Hotel Annex in Albany, New York, has imploded magnificently with a planned lead-up of fireworks and timed explosions to dramatize the demolition. Video: Reuters
A 6-year-old boy miraculously survived after being run over by a SVU in Jining City, east China's Shandong Province. Video: Reuters
Two Kentucky firefighters were seriously injured after helping band students at Campbellsville University complete their version of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Video: Reuters
Dr. Kent Brantly, one of two American missionaries who recovered from the Ebola virus, has thanked Emory University Hospital medical staff and God for saving his life. Video: Reuters
Political Editor Stephen Collins discusses the legacy of Former Taoiseach, Albert Reynolds.
The father of American journalist James Foley who was beheaded by Islamic militants says his son was a 'martyr for freedom.' The family spoke to reporters outside their Rochester, New Hampshire home on Wednesday. Video: Reuters
Many of the highlights of the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History remain off-limits to the public due to budget cuts. Museum keeper Nigel Monaghan explains the impact of the cuts and gives us a glimpse of what we're missing.
The demonstrators expressed opposition to current legislation, after a rape victim said she was refused a termination under the new abortion legislation.