Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis ruled out the possibility of Greece paying the €1.6 billion IMF payment. After meeting the president, Athens mayor George Kaminis said he was urging the ruling party to find a consensus.
The first day of the Battle of the Somme was the worst in British military history. Some 19,240 men were killed and among the dead were thousands of Irishmen especially those from the 36th (Ulster) Division. Video: Ronan McGreevy
After three years of planning the first payments of the revised lone-parent payment will come in this Thursday. But for the 30,000 families the payment will affect, questions still remain. Video: Enda O'Dowd
From dawn till dusk, the first Red Bull Longest Day revived the spirit of pagan Ireland with 5-a-side teams battling it out in an intense hurling tournament in the shadows of The Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary. Video: Red Bull Ireland
Hundreds of prisoners at a maximum security prison in Melbourne, Australia riot amid reports of a smoking ban. Video: Reuters
Greek PM urges the country to vote 'No' in the referendum saying he will respect a 'Yes' vote but won't be the one to carry it out, opening the prospects of new elections if voters agree to a bailout package. Video: Reuters
Arthur Beesley gives his verdict on Greece's snap referendum, its position in Europe and how that might change within the coming days.
The Greek community in Ireland respond to the developing crisis in their home country.
EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker criticises Greece for rejecting reform package and urges Greeks to vote 'yes' in the referendum. Video: Reuters
Cash machines re-open in Athens, after nearly running out of cash night before, following the Greek government's announcement that it was closing its banks and imposing capital controls. Video: Reuters
Cnoc na Mara is a sea stack in the South West of County Donegal, at 100 metres in height it represents one of the most rewarding and adventurous rock climbs in Ireland. Video: Iain Miller. Music: The 126ers.
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama made an early Sunday morning appearance in front of a large crowd at the Glastonbury Festival. Video: Reuters
Author/ Illustrator Yvette Van Boven visits Breaking Eggs to help illustrate the childrens cookbooks and to share some fresh summer recipes. Video: BreakingEggs.com
A German tourist recounts the moment a gunman began firing on beachgoers in an attack that killed at least 38 people. Video: Reuters
Upwards of 50,000 people walked, shimmied and disco-danced their way through Dublin today for Gay Pride. Organisers say the 2015 parade was twice as big in the wake of the same-sex marriage referendum.
Notes from the Margins, a new exhibition at Dublin's Gallery of Photography, brings together the work of five photographers who address important social issues in Ireland today, including sexuality, mental health and living in limbo.
As the gas is about to be brought onshore, Peter Murtagh takes a tour of the Corrib gas plant and speaks to people affected by its arrival.
The currnet Greek crisis has been developing for years and coming to a head for months now. Denis Staunton of The Irish Tmes, looks back to how they got here and major turning points in the crisis. Video: Reuters/ Enda O'Dowd
US President Barack Obama celebrates the Supreme Court's decision, saying it offers 'all loving same-sex couples the dignity of marriage'. Video: Reuters
The sun shone, vikings invaded and The Who rocked, take a look back at the week gone by as seen through the lenses of award-winning Irish Times photographers. Video: David Dunne
Cheers erupt outside the Supreme Court after justices rule that the U.S. Constitution gives same-sex couples the right to marry. Video: Reuters
Gunmen have killed at least 28 people in an attack on two beach hotels in the Tunisian coastal town of Sousse.
Animal rights group ARAN, protested outside the Chinese Embassy calling for an end to the Yulin 'Dog meat festival'. Every year 10,000 dogs are killed for food at the festival.
French President Francois Hollande says an attack that morning in southeast France was of 'a terrorist nature' and that a suspect had been arrested and identified. Video: Reuters
Police cordon off the scene of an attack on a gas factory in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, France. Video: BFMTV
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announces her office has launched an official, formal investigation into the Berkeley balcony collapse. Video: Alameda County District Attorney's Office
British Prime Minister David Cameron says a summit of European leaders is a significant milestone for the UK's referendum on its future relationship with the European Union. Video: Reuters
After a heated argument, EU leaders agree a migrant plan based on a voluntary scheme, even though the EU executive had pushed for binding quotas. Video: Reuters
This week, Donald reviews John Maclean’s ‘strange and exciting’ Slow West, and Tara reviews Despicable Me spin-off, Minions. Plus, Donald talks about the director behind the latest Spider-Man reboot.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said Ireland will not support debt relief for Greece as crisis talks continue in Brussels and he was also critical of the tax raising measures that the Greek government has proposed to try to reach a deal with its creditors.
Greece's international creditors will put their own final proposal for a cash-for-reform deal to avert a Greek default to euro zone finance ministers for approval on Thursday after Athens let a deadline pass. Video: Reuters
Lexus introduce what they are calling a 'true engineering innovation' - a real, rideable hoverboard. Video: Lexus International
Killarney National Park has won ‘Ireland’s Best Day Out’ competition run by The Irish Times in partnership with Discover Ireland. The judges describe the 26,000-acre park as “stunning, accessible, magical”. Video: Bryan O'Brien
French taxi drivers step up protests against US online ridesharing service UberPOP, blocking road access to airports and train stations in Paris and other cities, scuffling with police in riot gear. Video: Reuters
Queen Elizabeth II calls on Europe to guard against division 'in the west, as well as in the east of our continent' at a state banquet in Berlin. VIdeo: Reuters
US President Barack Obama is heckled at a White House event honouring the LGBT community with Obama saying, 'Shame on you' as he called for heckler to be removed. Video: Reuters
The meeting of eurozone finance ministers and Greece's international creditors is adjourned in Brussels, with talks between key players set to continue into the night in search of a deal on Greek debt. Video: Reuters
The answer is an art performance for Ragnar Kjartansson, and it's coming to Cork's Sounds from a Safe Harbour - Bryce Dessner meets Cillian Murphy and tells all. Video: Myles O'Reilly
Music fans begin pitching their camps at the world-famous Glastonbury Festival in western England after the gates opened for this year's event. Video: Reuters. Music: The 126ers
Michael Parsons visits Sheppard’s Auction House in Durrow Co.Laois where one of the more unusual items for auction next week is lot 1388, a tiger’s head and skin shot in India by by Bishop Eyre Chatterton (1903-1926). Video: Bryan O’Brien