At a press conference in Nashville this afternoon, Garth Brooks said he will “crawl, fly and swim” to Ireland in order to meet Taoiseach Enda Kenny if it means he can play five concerts at Croke Park.
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Family members huddled and cried around the small body of Yasmine Al Marouf a four-year-old Palestinian girl who was killed during an Israeli air strike on Gaza City late yesterday. Video: Reuters
'The most accurate water clock ever’, forgotten for over 20 years, is being restored at Killruddery estate. Video: Daniel O'Connor
David McKechnie and Emmet Malone discuss the outcome of the World Cup semi-final game between Argentina and the Netherlands, won by Argentina following a penalty shootout. Video: David McKechnie
A juvenile humpback whale that was stuck on a beach on Australia Gold Coast for two days was freed yesterday, and is swimming back in open water. Video: Reuters
In 1974, farmers in the Chiinese province of Shannxi, while digging for a fountain, found the tomb of Emperor Qin Shihuangdi, with a huge, life- size army of naturally crafted teracotta warriors inside. Video: Darragh Bambrick
Anna Carey meets with Dublin teens Lia Cummins, Anna MacNeil, Laura McDunphy and Aoife Mitchell to talk about why John Green's The Fault in Our Stars is so popular among young adults.
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The Israeli army today released cockpit footage of an aircraft targeting what it says was a weapon storage facility in a civilian area in Gaza. At least 18 civilians, including 5 children, are among Palestinian dead.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has spoken at Leader's Questions of his disappointment at the outcome of the Garth Brooks concert debacle. Video: Oireachtas
Two men, one of them an American, were gored by bulls today as they took part in Pamplona's annual bull run, a festival where red-scarved participants race through the Spanish town's cobbled streets pursued by the huge animals.
Kevin Hurley of The Liquor Rooms on Dublin's Wellington Quay serves up his ideal summertime tipple: the Redleg Rebellion. Video: Kathleen Harris
Staff at New York's American Museum of Natural History are giving a 9,500 kg fibreglass blue whale its annual cleaning. Video: Reuters
Fans poured out of the FIFA Fan Fest in Sao Paulo yesterday after the hosts suffered a painful 7-1 semi-final whipping by Germany. It was the most shocking result in the tournament's history, Brazil's first defeat at home since 1975. Video: Reuters
A Modern Panarion features contemporary artists whose works resonate with ideas central to the belief system of The Theosophical Society. The exhibition is at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane until September 7th. Video: Daniel O'Connor
This mid-engined sports car heralds an Alfa revival, but all-new saloons are still a year away. Video: Neil Briscoe
Ahead of the expected Cabinet re-shuffle, Harry McGee gives his predictions for the likely winners and losers. Video: Daniel O' Connor
Six Flags Great Adventure in Philadelphia has debuted the world's tallest and fastest drop ride, Zumanjaro which hoists riders 415 feet into the sky and plummets them back to Earth at speeds of up to 90 miles per hour. Video: Reuters
Half a million people were urged to evacuate today as a powerful typhoon brought torrential rain and high winds to south-western islands in Japan.Typhoon Neoguri reduced from its original status as a super typhoon but remained intense. Video: Reuters
Hopes have faded for the survival of any members of a pod of 13 pilot whales which beached in Co Donegal yesterday. Video: Stephen Maguire/DonegalDailyTV
A Donegal community is battling to save a group of thirteen whales which has stranded on a local beach. Three of the whales have now died but two have made it back into the water. Video: Stephen Maguire/DonegalDailyTV
Four people have been hospitalised after taking part in the first day of the 2014 Pamplona bull run. One runner was gored in the thigh while the other three suffered fractures during the race according to the Red Cross. Video: Reuters
A first World War museum opened at the weekend in Bob’s Bar in Durrow, Co Laois, devoted to Jack Moyney, a sergeant in the Irish Guards regiment, who was awarded the British army’s highest honour, the Victoria Cross, in 1917. Video: Alan Betson
Tim Krul has defended his penalty antics in the shootout against Costa Rica as the Netherlands goalkeeper saves two spotkicks to help his team reach the World Cup semi-finals. Video: Reuters
Cheese sambos as her death row meal, and on pretending to work while tweeting.Ten tough questions for Caitlin Moran. Video: Darragh Bambrick
Catherine Cleary makes the side dish so beloved of Germans, sauerkraut. Chopped cabbage and a whole lot of vinegar. But how will King of Fermentation Sandor Katz rate it? Video: Daniel O' Connor
Stilettos, wigs and a sense of humour were the elements of the high heels race yesterday, which has become a tradition in Madrid's gay pride celebrations which run from July 3 to July 6. Video: Reuters
Joan Burton has been elected as the 11th leader of the Labour Party following a landslide victory in her leadership contest with Alex White. Video: Fiach Kelly
Leonardo Gomes was a talented hurler when he lived in Gort as a 10-year old only a few years ago. Now back home in Brazil, he has a collection of hurling memorabilia and wears his Gort jersey with pride. Video: David McKechnie
School's out, Monet's back in and the feet are up in the rose garden. All of the best pictures of the week by award-winning Irish Times photographers. Video: Niamh Guckian
Olivia Kelly sums up the fall out and we hear from local residents who will be affected.
Tans, tattoos, mayhem and sugary drinks. To thousands of post-Leaving Cert teens, that sounds like the perfect holiday in Magaluf, Mallorca. Sorcha Pollak reports from the island.
Mother of four Molly Schuyler demolished 26 burgers in 10 minutes at Z-Burger's Independence Burger Eating Contest in Washington DC. Contestants are not allowed to re-gurgitate, and must retain the burgers for two minutes at the end. Video: Reuters
Aria-singing bananas and more feature in a series of pop-up opera performances around Dublin this weekend, presented by Wide Open Opera as part of the Dublin City Public Art Programme. Video: Darragh Bambrick
Germany coach Joachim Loew says up to a third of his team had been suffering from sore throats, but that after an improvement all players were able to train on Thursday, the day before their World Cup quarter-final clash against France. Video:Reuters