A Canadian tourist has caught the moment he was held up at gunpoint while cycling around Buenos Aires, Argentina. Video: Mike Graziano
Colm Keena meets Mike Strachan, a Dundee businessman who has taken time out of his job to dedicate himself to the Yes campaign. Video: Colm Keena
Over 100 people gathered at Dublin Zoo’s Kaziranga Trail this morning for the naming ceremony of two baby bulls born this summer. Video: Conor Pope
As campaigning and debate reached an unprecedented level across Scotland ahead of Thursday's independence referendum, supporters of the United Kingdom staying together were laying the final stones in a ceremonial mound. Video: Reuters
Four Paws animal welfare organization starts an emergency relief project to help the Gaza zoo, after scores of its animals were killed - and the rest left traumatized - by the seven-week conflict. Video: Reuters
U.S. President Barack Obama says that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is "spiraling out of control," but that the chances of an outbreak in the United States are "extremely low." Video: Reuters
An angry mob outside of the Ukrainian parliament throws deputy Vitaly Zhuravsky into a rubbish bin. Video: Reuters
A beloved pet goldfish that underwent emergency surgery is now recovering well, according to a veterinarian at the animal hospital. Video: Reuters
British Prime Minister David Cameron has implored Scots to vote 'No' to independence in Thursday's referendum saying that a 'Yes' vote would tear the country apart forever. Video: Reuters
Colm Keena travels to the Shetland Islands to get their take on Scottish independence
The bodies of a 24-year-old man and 23-year-old woman, both British nationals, were found with serious head wounds on Koh Tao island, part of Thailand's southern Surat Thani province. Video: Reuters
Swirls of green and red appeared in an aurora over Abisko National Park in Sweden. The northern lights are the result of collisions between the Earth's gaseous particles and matter released by the Sun's atmosphere. Video: Reuters
257 men and 111 women who took part in the 95th annual Liffey Swim on Saturday, September 14th. Ger Wilkes was the first man back and Rachel Lee won the women’s race.
About 12,000 Orange Order members from Northern Ireland and Scotland marched through Edinburgh today, September 13th in a show of support for keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom. Video: Lorraine Mallinder
Patsy McGarry reflects on the long and tumultuous career of the Rev Ian Paisley.
Donegal sunsets, viking houses and the All Ireland finals. All in the week's photos by award-winning Irish Times photographers.
Four men have occupied the former home of Martin and Violet Coyne who were evicted last month. Among those occupying the house are Derek Coyne, the couple’s son.
Oscar Pistorius leaves court as his bail was extended today after being convicted of culpable homicide (manslaughter), having escaped the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend.Video: Reuters
Judge convicts athlete of firing gun in restaurant but clears him of murder.The Olympic and Paralympic track star could face a lengthy prison sentence.Video: Reuters
The next generation of robots is going to have a new mix of talents, capable of teaching students the delights of maths or working as a care giver in a nursing home.