Violet Coyne (61) in slippers and dressing gown with her husband Martin (73) attended the Four Courts today after their eviction earlier today from the house they had rented for 15 years in Carpenterstown, west Dublin. Video: Bryan O'Brien
A shooting instructor has died after he was accidentally shot while showing a nine-year-old girl how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities in Arizona said. Video: Mohave County Sheriff's Office
Today is the first day of school for many little people around the country. The Irish Times paid a visit to School Grifeen Valley Educate Together in Lucan, Co. Dublin. Video: Darragh Bambrick
"Shaun" the sheep could be the world's woolliest, after wandering around the Tasmanian southern midlands unshorn for six years. Video: Reuters
The young man who accepted the MTV Video of the Year award on behalf of Miley Cyrus has a warrant for his arrest in Oregon. 22-year-old Jess Helt was arrested in 2010 for criminal trespass, mischief and burglary. Video: Reuters
Electric Picnic opens it's gates ahead of this weekend. Final Preperations are nearly done for the sold out festival and its new added areas. Video: Daniel O'Connor
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
Comedian Billy Crystal paid tribute to late actor Robin Williams at television's Primetime Emmy Awards. Crystal and Williams had starred together in the 1997 comedy "Fathers' Day" and remained friends. 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
It's decision time as the Best Shops in Ireland nominations are brought down from 2,700 shops to a top 100. Our judges debate which shops deserve to get through. Video: Daniel O' Connor
Beyoncé delivered the night's big moment when accepting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award for a lifetime achievement in music from her husband Jay Z, who called her the 'greatest living entertainer.' Video: MTV
British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died on Sunday, August 24th, aged 90. He was a director as well as an actor, remembered for his role as a theme park owner in 'Jurassic Park' which he also directed. Video: Universal Pictures
A 6-year-old boy miraculously survived after being run over by a SVU in Jining City, east China's Shandong Province. Video: Reuters
David Sleator, Irish Times staff photographer and picture editor, passed away on August 18th 2014. As a tribute to our much-loved colleague and friend, here is a small selection of David's photographs.
In celebration of "The Simpsons" 25th season, Fox cable channel FXX is airing every episode of the series back to back beginning today, in a record-breaking 278 hour marathon. All of the show's 552 episodes will air. Video: Fox Broadcasting Company
Two Kentucky firefighters were seriously injured after helping band students at Campbellsville University complete their version of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Video: Reuters
Belgium's Thierry Neuville and his co-driver Nicolas Gilsoul survived a violent crash in the wine-growing area of Germany in a practice run ahead of the Germany rally today. 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
Generations series: Rosita Boland speaks to Fred Crowe who has lived in Clontarf for most of his life and has been an early and enthusiastic user of technology and computing. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2012. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Political Editor Stephen Collins discusses the legacy of Former Taoiseach, Albert Reynolds.
An artist in Japan says she wants to challenge people's prejudices with surreal artwork that is drawn on bodies and faces. Video: Reuters
St Patrick's Day 2011: Washington 1993. Former Taoiseach, Albert Reynolds travelled to Washington to meet the President of the United States, Bill Clinton. Video: RTÉ
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.
British and US security services are trying to identify the Islamic State militant with a British accent who appeared in a video of the apparent beheading of US journalist James Foley. Video: Reuters
Philadelphia Rose Maria Walsh was last night crowned as the 2014 Rose of Tralee. A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Ms Walsh moved to the south Mayo village of Shrule in 1994. Video: Ronan McGreevy
Daniel Radcliffe talks ahead of the release of his new Rom-com What If?
Two rare Snow Leopard cubs were recently introduced to the public at New York's Bronx Zoo. Video: Reuters
Boston is installing solar powered 'smart' benches in its public spaces. The design team behind the 'Soofa' say it's the bench of the future, giving park goers a comfortable seating area that doubles as a mobile phone charger. Video: Reuters