Team Ireland's 88 athletes that took part in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, were welcomed back at Dublin Airport by hundreds of screaming fans.
Amateur footage shows the aftermath of a Dutch crane after it collapsed demolishing houses and injuring at least 20 people. Video: Reuters
Track laying work for the construction of the cross city Luas line will begin on Dublin’s O’Connell Street on Tuesday morning. Further traffic disruption is expected in the city whilst the project continues.
The promenade is Salthill, Galway has been flooded following a heavy storm. Video: Grzegorz Mróz
Amongst the glitz and glamour of Buenos Aires' luxury suburb of Puerto Madero, a rare site in the Argentine capital: a lost whale splashing in the dockland. Video: Reuters
Pakistan hangs a man whose case has prompted an international outcry after his lawyers argued that he was arrested as a juvenile and his family said he was severely tortured into confessing. Video: Reuters
Two weeks after a gunman killed two women during a screening of the movie 'Trainwreck' in Lousiana, America, the film's star, Amy Schumer, joined her cousin US Senator Charles Schumer in calling for increased gun control.
A Syrian army fighter jet has crashed into a busy marketplace in the rebel-held northwestern town of Ariha, killing at least 27 people. Video: REUTERS
The Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) plunged by 22.8 percent in just 90 minutes after reopening after a five week closure on Monday. Video: REUTERS
Thousands have attended the State commemoration for the centenary of the funeral of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa in Glasnevin Cemetery. The funeral and Padraig Pearse’s oration was a pivotal event leading up to the 1916 rising. Video: Bryan O'Brien
The new fixed charge notices will see cyclists fined €40 for seven offences, including cycling without lights during lighting-up hours, breaking red lights, and cycling in pedestrianised areas.
A selection of some of the best photographs from the Irish Times photographers.
Four rare white lion cubs with blue eyes have been born at Taigan Lion Park iin the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula. There are lessthan a hundred of them in the whole world.Video: REUTERS
A Palestinian toddler has been killed and other members of his family injured in a suspected arson attack believed to have been carried out by Jewish extremists in the occupied West Bank. Video: REUTERS
Dramatic scenes in Portland Oregon as police remove Greenpeace protesters who had both abseilled from a bridge and used kayaks in their efforts to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker on route to Alaska.Video: REUTERS
'Benzos' (Benzodiazepines), or 'zimmos' (zimovane) are a second drug of choice for many alcoholics and drug users in Ireland today. These polydrug users are struggling to find help from Ireland's dated drug addiction services. Video: Enda O'Dowd
A makeshift migrant camp in Calais, known as "The Jungle", is the home to some 3,000 men, women and young children hoping to one day cross the Channel and reach Britain in search of a better life. Video: Reuters
Emerald facility services absail down the front of Dublin's convention centre in order to clean its glass front. Video: Daniel O'Connor and Brendan Roche
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