Senator David Norris tears into vulture funds during a Seanad debate on the national housing co-op bill.
Australian police confirm) they have charged the Vatican's treasurer, Australian Cardinal George Pell, with multiple sexual assault offences. Video: Reuters
Negotiations to salvage powersharing in Northern Ireland continue as parties mount a last-ditch effort to strike a deal.
Minister for Education Richard Bruton told an Oireachtas committee that he plans to remove religion in admission to Catholic schools.
Asylum seekers keep hitting obstacles when trying to build new lives in Ireland, getting bogged down in a slow, laborious system that has been criticised both domestically and internationally. Video: Thomson Reuters Foundation / Cormac O'Brien
The famous sails of the Sydney Opera House have been transformed into a moving light canvas for Badu Gili, meaning 'water light', a celebration of Australia's Aboriginal culture. Video: Sydney Opera House
The official trailer for 'Halal Daddy', starring Colm Meaney.
When Des Hayes, Eamon Potts, and Kevin Cooper went snorkelling off Dalkey Island last weekend (25th June), a local seal was either mesmerised by their fins, or giving them a friendly warning as there were seal pups nearby.
Minister for Transport Shane Ross has rejected claims he had a “vendetta” against the judiciary or the legal profession in promoting controversial legislation to change the system of selecting judges. Video: Oireachtas
Speaking on Newstalk Breakfast, former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey accused Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross of “scarpering” from Rio and not showing any humanity.
A Venezuelan police helicopter has been recorded attacking the pro-president Maduro supreme court and a government ministry with bullets and grenades. Video: Reuters
US president Donald Trump, while holding a telephone conversation with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, calls forward RTÉ's Washington correspondent Caitriona Perry. Video: Reuters
A professor of cyber security said that a ransomware attack hit computers across the world is similar to the WannaCry ransomeware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers in May. Video: Reuters
Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has a war of words with journalists over so-called 'fake news' surrounding US president Donald Trump. Video: Reuters
Businesses will vote on the future of Dublin's Business Improvement District (Bid), called Dublin Town, on July 17th. Those who support Dublin Town see it as a promotional powerhouse, while members of the “No to Bid” campaign see it as double tax.
U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Tuesday (June 27) for his 'great victory' in recent elections. "I just want to congratulate you. That was a great victory that you had," Trump said in a brief telephone call.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has described a decision to separate an elderly couple who sought nursing home care together as 'devoid of humanity'. Video: Oireachtas TV
Serena Williams has asked John McEnroe for 'respect' on Twitter after the seven-times grand slam champion said his fellow American would be ranked, 'like 700 in the world,' if she had to play on the men's circuit. Video: NPR News
Scotland's devolved government has shelved its immediate plans to hold a second independence referendum until after the terms of Britain's exit from the United Kingdom are clear, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday (June 27).
German chancellor Angela Merkel has softened her strict opposition to marriage equality, saying that the issue of gay marriage should be a question of conscience, while promising a free vote in parliament on the issue. Video: REUTERS
Scientists at Wroclaw University, Poland have created a host of insect-based recipes, in an attempt to address future world food shortages. Deep-fried crickets taste like roasted chicken, larvae has a nutty flavor and ants are spicy. Video: REUTERS
At Waterstones Piccadilly bookstore in London, fans have celebrated 20 years since the first Harry Potter book, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was published. Video: REUTERS
The Molly Malone statue outside St. Andrew's Church on the top of Suffolk Street, is popular amongst tourists and locals. Video: Ronan McGreevy
A video posted on social media shows a blue shark splashing in shallow waters on a beach on the Spanish island of Majorca. An eyewitness told Reuters that the shark, spotted on Sunday (June 25) on Playa de Palma, "looked petrified".
Pierce Brosnan and Jackie Chan star in The Foreigner, in which an ex-IRA soldier turned government representative is probed for information about a bombing.
The trailer for Sky Atlantic series, Riviera, starring Julia Stiles.
Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Leader Arlene Foster, alongside Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds and Chief Whip Jeffrey Donaldson, makes a statement on their deal with the conservatives before leaving 10 Downing Street, on June 26,
A Texas mother, Cynthia Randolph, 24, has been arrested for the deaths of her young children who she said were left in a hot car to teach the older child a lesson while the woman smoked marijuana and took a nap, police have said. Video: REUTERS
Richard Satchwell, husband of Youghal, Co. Cork woman Tina Satchwell, who has not been seen for more than three months, has made a TV appeal to her to make contact, saying “there’s nobody mad at you. My arms are open”. Video: RTE/Crimecall
Six police officers have been injured and four people arrested in a protest in Forest Gate, London over the death of a man following a traffic stop. Protesters allege that the 25-year-old man was 'brutally beaten' by police officers. Video: REUTERS
At least nine people have died and dozens are missing after a tourist boat carrying about 150 people sank in the Guatape reservoir near the city of Medellín in north-west Colombia. Video: Reuters / Louise Murphy
A sunny weekend in Galway brings lots of street entertainment to the city centre. Video: Joe O'Shaughnessy
British International Development Secretary Priti Patel insists that talks between the Conservative government and Northern Ireland's DUP are progressing. Video: Reuters
Mxolisi Siluma fled Zimbabwe after he and his father were beaten and imprisoned, accused of distributing political leaflets. He escaped from detention and paid a Nigerian smuggler $3,000 to get him to Ireland. He lives in direct provision in Wexford.
Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, British Brexit Secretary David Davis has said that the UK government wants to have an "invisible" border with the Republic of Ireland. Video: Reuters
A headline act of a different kind, UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gets a reception worthy of a rock star as he speaks on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury festival. Video: Reuters
Britain’s Gary Hunt and Rhiannan Iffland from Australia were the big winners as divers from around the world competed in the Red Bull Cliff Diving series at the Serpent's Lair, Inis Mór. Video: Red Bull
An oil tanker crashed and later exploded in Bahawalpur, Pakistan, killing more than 120 people. Video: Reuters
Tens of thousands of people take to the streets of Dublin as part of the Pride parade 2017. Video: Dan Lloyd
Radiohead round off their headline set on the Friday night of Glastonbury 2017 with 'Karma Police.' Video: BBC