Veteran RTÉ news reporter David Davin-Power retired today. He worked as Northern Editor and a Political Correspondent for the station as well as helping set up Morning Ireland the stations flagship morning radio show. Video: RTÉ
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017.
Weatherman, Liu Xiaodong, was caught by surprise after lightning struck while he filmed a report to camera in China's northeastern city of Dalian. The weather anchor at Dalian Meteorological Bureau was unharmed by the incident.
CCTV in an Ohio court shows a man dropping a bag of cocaine on the floor. The man was in court to settle a traffic ticket. That minor violation could turn into a felony and result in a jail sentence, according to the presiding judge.
The landing strip at County Donegal's regional airport in Carrickfinn has been voted the second most scenic in the world in a poll of 122 airports worldwide and voted on by more than 8,000 respondents.Video: Owen Clarke Photography
Mother-of-three Amanda Barnes faces becoming homeless again after the apartment she was renting was put up for sale. Barnes has struggled to find new accommodation within her HAP allowance.
Armed police have arrested a man believed to have been carrying knives in Whitehall, central London, close to parliament buildings. Video: REUTERS
The Department of Housing has published a map identifying more than 700 sites around the country due to be developed under public and private ownership.
Canadian Eugenie Bouchard has lashed out at the WTA for giving Maria Sharapova the chance to compete in tournaments after serving a 15-month doping ban and said the Russian is a "cheater" who should never be allowed to play again.
Donald Trump impersonators put on their orange faces and swept back hair to take part in a competition hosted in the Los Angeles comedy club, the Laugh Factory to find out who best embodies the American President. Video: REUTERS
A woman was rescued on Wednesday (April 26) from the pulley of a crane in Toronto, Canada. The woman was sitting as many as 20 stories off the ground. After being rescued she was charged with mischief.
In a promo for a new episode, The Simpsons review Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. Video: FOX / The Simpsons
Oscar-winning Irish director Terry George's latest sees Oscar Issac, Charlotte Le Bon and Christian Bale adrift in the Armenian genocide.
Florence Pugh’s carnal, ruthless, suffering, pitiable, monstrous anti-heroine steals the show in William Oldroyd’s bold film.
The White House unveils U.S. President Donald Trump's tax plan which would slash the U.S. tax rate on business profits to 15 percent, while also offering tax cuts to average Americans.
The Cabinet has approved the construction of the new National Children's Hospital at the St James's Hospital site in Dublin. Construction will begin 'within weeks' and it is expected to be open by 2021. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Family Carers Ireland announce they are accepting nominations for the 2017 Carer of the Year Awards at a launch in Dublin. Recent CSO figures suggest family carers save the State €10 billion annually.
Health Minister Simon Harris TD has called for a 'period of calm and cool heads' in relation to the debate over the new National Maternity Hospital and stated his determination to build it on the lands at St Vincent's Hospital. Video: Bryan O'Brien
A new online archive from the Irish Film Institute gives viewers an opportunity to look at advertisements from the 1960s onward. Video: IFI
The partner of Xavier Jugele, a Parisian police officer who was shot dead on the Champs-Élysées, has delivered a moving eulogy at a a commemoration ceremony held in his honour. Video: Reuters
Scientists at the Marine and Freshwater Research Centre at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology are trying to find out how plastic pollution is impacting the environment and human health. Video: Kathleen Harris
The future location of the National Maternity Hospital has been cast in doubt over the space of a week. The €300 million project would have placed sole ownership of the hospital under the Sisters of Charity. Paul Cullen reports. Video: Enda O'Dowd
Lay ministers at St. John's Cathedral offered a liturgy of the Word and public morning prayers for regular mass-goers in the city as no mass was available on Tuesday morning in the entire diocese of Limerick. Video: Brian Gavin/Press 22
Julian 'Zeus' McClurkin of the exhibition basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters, shows off the 'Viking trick shot' at the new US Bank Stadium, Minnesota. Video: Reuters
Declan Fearon of Border Communities Against Brexit explains why his organisation has created a 'symbolic' customs post outside of Government Buildings, Dublin. Video: Mary Minihan
An unexpected cold snap brings flurries of snow and hail to Dublin
Spanish police raid properties in Barcelona and arrest nine people, some of whom are suspected of links to last year's Brussels airport and metro bombings. Video: Reuters
The UN Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea amid escalating tensions over its missile and nuclear programmes, US president Donald Trump said on Monday, April 24.
In his first public appearance since leaving the White House, former US president Barack Obama reflected on partisan divides, the media and failure. Video: Reuters
TCD students living on campus are irate over the noise caused by the Luas works outside their apartments in Dublin city centre, particularly during the early hours of the morning. Video: Jack Power
The official trailer for Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2', starring Chris Pratt
Dublin's Poolbeg incinerator has taken its first deliveries today with the boilers set to start burning waste from this weekend. At full capacity, it will process 120 trucks of waste a day over a 14-hour period. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Dublin City Council plans to ban cars and lorries from three northside quays to accommodate additional bus and bicycle lanes. Traffic would be diverted to avoid Eden, Ellis and Arran Quays.
In a touching video Alan Corcoran sets out his goal to swim the length of Ireland in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation. Video: emagine
Once a mainstay of the Irish car market, Fiat have suffered dwindling sales in more recent times, can the new Tipo Lounge help reverse that trend? We take it for a test drive to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are both in the race to become president of France, but what do they stand for, and what could it mean for Ireland? Lara Marlowe reports from Paris.
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron thanks his opponents Francois Fillon and Benoit Hamon after they called voters to back him against Marine Le Pen in the election's second round.
The annual Lyrid meteor shower lit up the night sky over the Changbai Mountain in northeast China's Jilin Province over the weekend. Video: Reuters
Members of the Citizens’ Assembly have recommended that abortion should be permitted in the State in a wide range of circumstances.
A Labour government will seek to create four new UK-wide bank holidays on the patron saint’s day of each of the home nations, Jeremy Corbyn has announced. Video: BBC/ The Andrew Marr Show