After England's disastrous early exit of the Rugby world cup Stuart Lancaster says he will only consider his future as coach after England's final World Cup match. Video: Reuters
Trailer for the film 'A Turning Tide in the Life of Man' has just been released. The documentary follows Donegal islander, John O'Brien, after he refused to surrender his licence to catch wild salmon. Video: Lugh Films
Monsignor Krzystof Charamsa was dismissed by the Vatican from his post in a Holy See office after he told a newspaper he was gay. Video: Reuters
he US military acknowledged it could have been responsible for an air strike that hit a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, killing at least three people and leaving more than 30 missing. Video: Reuters
Gerry Thornley and Gavin Cummiskey preview Ireland's third RWC game against the Italy, as they look to maintain their 100% record before facing France next weekend.
One of Ireland’s best known playwrights Brian Friel has died aged 86, Peter Crawley of The Irish Times and Fiach Mac Conghail of The Abbey Theatre speak about his career and legacy.
It's playtime for wild dolphins in Donegal as they interact with a boat off the coast of Malin Head. Video: Bren Whelan. Music: Kevin MacLeod
Irish playwright Brian Friel has died aged 86, on Bloomsday 2009, Friel was honoured by University College Dublin with the Ulysses Medal. Video: UCD
Footage released by MSF shows the harsh sea conditions migrants are facing as they try and cross the Mediterranean sea. Video: Médecins Sans Frontières
President Obama says America is the only advanced country that sees mass shootings so routinely and it is why the nation needs new gun laws. Video: Reuters
A student at Umpqua Community College says she and others were escorted out by police after a gunman opened fire on campus. Video: Reuters
This week, Donald reviews Ridley Scott's space thriller The Martian, while Tara reviews Robert Zemeckis's tight-rope biopic The Walk. Plus, the best and worst films of September.
Matt Williams and Simon Hick look forward to a key Rugby World Cup weekend as England face Australia and Ireland's tournament steps up against Italy.
Richard Branson was in Dublin to launch Virgin Media's mobile service. He talked about the Aer Lingus sale, bringing efficiency to British institutions and one day, hopefully, going to Mars.
Mary Hannon (10) accepted the national flag on behalf of the other children in the school in a 1916 initiative. Her great-grandfather Cmdt Michael Lynch was a senior officer in the South Mayo brigade of the old IRA. Video Ronan McGreevy
Australian coach Michael Cheika names his side to face England, the same line up he employed in the defeat of Fiji in the Wallabies' first 2015 World Cup match. Video: Reuters
A wild leopard has been rescued by forest officials in Rajasthan, India after it got its head stuck in a metal pot. The leopard, who was searching for water, was sedated and later released unharmed back into the wild. Video: Reuters
Russia's defence ministry has released footage of the air strikes carried out by the country's air force against Islamic State (IS) ground positions in Syria. Video: CCTV
Speaking in Keene, New Hampshire, US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has vowed to send migrants back to Syria should he be elected, while also suggesting Vladimir Putin does not respect current president Barack Obama. Video: Reuters
Amateur videos posted on the internet on Wednesday appear to confirm the report of Russian air strikes in Syria, as aftermath footage emerged from Homs and Hama provinces showing alleged air strikes carried out by Russian forces. Video: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the only way to fight terrorists in Syria is to act preemptively, adding the country's military involvement in the Middle East would only involve its air force and only be temporary. Video: Reuters
The Intern, starring Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro, is released in cinemas on Friday October 2nd. Video: Warner Bros.
Speaking during leaders questions, Mary Lou McDonald, TD asks the Taoiseach to intervene on behalf of Longboat Quay residents and have developer Bernard McNamara pay the €4m fire safety bill.
Thousands of tourists flocked to east China's Zhejiang Province where the Qiantang river played host to the natural phenomenon of a tidal bore, where the incoming tide forms a wave and flows back up river against the current. Video: Reuters
More than 600 residents of Longboat Quay, a complex of 298 apartments in Dublin Docklands face evacuation from their homes if they cannot fund €4 million of fire safety works. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Google shows reporters its prototype autonomous vehicles at a demonstration at its Mountain View, California headquarters. Video: Reuters
For Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan, the granddaughter of former Indian president KR Narayanan, Dublin is just the latest chapter in her nomadic existence.
Laughter erupted in a UN meeting on the Islamic State when the Danish Foreign Minister accidentally addressed US Vice President Joe Biden as 'Mr. President', once again raising speculation over Biden's possible White House run. Video: Reuters
Georgia executes Kelly Gissendaner, the only woman on its death row, despite calls of clemency from the public and Pope Francis. Video: Reuters
The Government announces it’s €27 billion capital plan at Heuston rail Station, Dublin. It includes a new rapid transit system from Dublin city centre to the Airport and completion of the National Children’s Hospital. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe unveils details of his portion of the €27 billion capital programme, including the new Metro North line, a 16.5km light rail line connecting St Stephen’s Green to Swords, via Dublin Airport. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Actress Emma Thompson helps to haul giant polar bear through the streets of London as part of Greenpeace's celebration that Shell is pulling the plug on Arctic drilling. Video: Reuters
The Ubinas volcano in southwestern Peru erupts throwing up smoke and ash high into the sky. Video: Reuters
A pod of humpback whales has been filmed feeding off the coast of Baltimore, west Cork. The process, known as 'bubble-netting', involves trapping shoals of fish in a circle of bubbles. Video: Baltimore Sea Safari. Music: Huma-Huma
Australia head coach Michael Cheika confirms number eight Wycliff Palu and lock Will Skelton are ruled out of the tournament days before their crunch match against England. Video: Reuters
11 years on from the release of the original DB9, can the latest - and last version, the DB9 GT, live up to those that have gone before it? We take it for a test drive. Video: Neil Briscoe
From the team behind 'Senna' and 'Amy' comes 'Ronaldo', a look at the life of Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world's most famous footballers, out in cinemas on November 9th. Video: Universal
Typhoon Dujuan makes landfall on the coast of southwestern China, causing gusty winds and high waves. Video: Reuters
Scientists say they have evidence that briny water may flow on the surface of Mars during the planet's summer months - a critical discovery that could influence current thinking about whether the Red Planet can support microbial life. Video: Reuters
Footage taken in New York's JFK airport shows EI 110, the Aer Lingus flight forced to make an emergency landing, on the runway after a small fire was put out. Video: ABC News