Five former US presidents, Jimmy Carter, George HW Bush, George W Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama have attended a concert at Texas A&M University benefiting hurricane relief efforts. Video: One America Appeal Campaign For Hurricane Recovery
The Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, says the region will not accept Madrid's plan for direct rule describing it as the worst attack on Catalonia's institutions since General Franco's 1939-1975 dictatorship. Video: Reuters
Poolbeg Lighthouse and the Great South Wall at the entrance to the Port of Dublin were among many locations on the east coast of Ireland that took a pounding from winds and high waves as a result of Storm Brian. Video: David Hobbs / Mr Hobbs Coffee
A man has wounded five people with a knife in the southern German city of Munich and is being hunted by police. None of the injuries are life-threatening. Video: REUTERS
In a provocative video released by the National Rifle Association of America (NRA) spokesperson Dana Loesch suggests that opponents of President Trump will 'perish in the political flames of their own fires.' Video: NRATV
The west of Ireland took a beating from Storm Brian overnight with Limerick and Galway cities both experiencing flooding. Video: Joe O'Shaughnessy
Video from Limerick City and County Council shows flooding in the Merchant's Quay area of the city due to Storm Brian. Video: twitter/@LimerickCouncil
A deputy sheriff from the Placer County Sheriff's office ran into a bear making his way along the street at Kings Beach, California. Video: REUTERS
Council workers and members of the Defence Forces prepare a snug dam, a portable dam that is pumped full of water, at the fishmarket area between Wolfe Tone Bridge and the Spanish Arch in Galway city ahead of storm Brian. Video: Joe O'Shaughnessy
Caitríona Lucas, a Coast Guard volunteer who died while participating in a search off the Clare coast in September 2016, has been awarded a posthumous gold medal and certificate of bravery at The National Bravery Awards. Video: Seán Dunne
With eight lanes for much of its length the M50 is Ireland's biggest road and one of its most congested. Some of its regular commuters share their stories.
French President Emmanuel Macron says that work on settling Britain's financial obligations to the EU when it leaves are not even halfway done. Video: Reuters
Dublin's landmark Stella cinema in Rathmines, which originally opened in 1923 has been sympathetically restored to reflect the glamour and glitz of the 1920's. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Hollywood actor Tom Hanks says the allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein have created a ''watershed moment'' for the film industry. Video: Reuters
European Union leaders met for the second day of a two-day summit to discuss Britain's exit of the EU. Video: Reuters
Former US President George W Bush rebuked bigotry and white supremacy during a speech at a George W. Bush Institute event in New York on Thursday (October 19).
Former US President Barack Obama hit the campaign trail on Thursday (October 19) for the first time since he left the White House to urge supporters at a rally to vote for Democrat Ralph Northam, who is running for governor.
Students from Tallaght Community School in Co Dublin are the first in Ireland to make direct radio contact with the International Space Station (ISS).
Independent Senator Ronan Mullen has been criticised for his comments on the circumstances in which Savita Halappanavar died. Audio: RTÉ
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho responds to claims that he is interested in managing French club Paris Saint-Germain. Video: Reuters
The Oireachtas committee examining Ireland’s abortion law has agreed that Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution should not be retained in full.
The White House has called the accusation, made by Florida representative Frederica Wilson, that US president Donald Trump made insensitive comments to the widow of a fallen soldier "appalling and disgusting." Video: Reuters/The White House
Fox Sports are airing a documentary based on the famous 25-year-old 'The Simpsons' episode, 'Homer at the Bat' this weekend. Video: Fox Sports
New Zealand's Labour leader Jacinda Ardern will form the country's next government after gaining the support of New Zealand First party leader Winston Peters.
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams was jeered in the Dail after saying that a bottle of wine costs €30 during a discussion on pension anomalies. Video: Oireachtas TV
The RCSI has opened a new, state of the art building on York Street. The new building features technology that allows the teaching of skills through simulation of real medical situations. Video: Bryan O'Brien
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says that the government "has lost patience' with Irish banks over the tracker mortgage scandal.
Conor Pope reports on an unusual phone scam whereby people ring back a phone number from a missed call and are charged a lot of money for listening to a recording.
Before opening to the public in December 2017, Luas Cross City have filmed the journey on their new lines. Video: Luas Cross City
Ray Meagher, best known for playing Alf Stewart in the Australian soap "Home and Away", sends his congratulations to Cork City FC after they secured their first League of Ireland title in 12 years. Video: Dyjaho
Is the new Renault Koleos an improvement on the original of the same name? We take it out on the road to find out. Video: Neil Briscoe
Footage filmed by a bystander shows the plane pulling up after a low pass.
When President Trump announced that the United States would not recertify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, Iran’s news media reacted. Video: The New York Times
Official trailer for Armando Iannucci's, The Death of Stalin.
The pop-up, Library of Things, has opened in the Dublin's Food Co-op for the month of October as part of National Reuse Month.
Former US president Bill Clinton was conferred with an honorary doctorate from DCU for his contribution to peace and reconciliation on the island of Ireland. Video: DCU
Many coastal areas experienced flooding during Hurricane Ophelia. Sinead Murphy’s home in Kinvara in south Co. Galway was flooded, as were the homes of some of her neighbours. Video: Bryan O'Brien
The Republic of Ireland will face Denmark in their playoff for a World Cup 2018 place. while Northern Ireland will take on Switzerland. Video: FIFA
A bather is recorded in the water off of Salthill, Co. Galway despite calls from authorities to remain out of the water during Storm Ophelia. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Fallen trees and other debris is being cleared from roads all over the country. Crews in Galway were up early removing rocks and seaweed ahead of opening up coastal roads. Video: Bryan O'Brien