The main points from the spring statement 2015 delivered by the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan.
Farmers protest outside the Department of Agriculture in Dublin claiming that both the Minister and the Department are 'dragging their feet' in relation to the completion of the new Charter of Rights for Farmers. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Transport Minister Pascal Donohoe states that Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus current employees will not have to transfer to another operator unless he or she wishes to do so. Video: Bryan O'Brien
The mother of Australian death row convict Myuran Sukumaran says her son will be executed by a firing squad at midnight Indonesian time. Video: Reuters
A video of a fox in the Chernobyl disaster exclusion zone taking bread and meat from people and stacking it into a sandwich becomes an online hit. Video: Reuters
Mrs. Brown and Lenny Abrahamson join forces for a 'Yes' vote in the Marriage Equality Referendum on May 22nd 2015. Video: Treasure Entertainment
Rescue workers of India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) pull out a Nepalese woman alive from under rubble, 50 hours after a powerful earthquake struck Nepal. Video: Reuters
Police in Baltimore attempt to stop looting and violence as rioters fill the streets and burn businesses following the funeral of a black man who died after he was injured in police custody. Video: Reuters
In Week 10 of The Irish Times Get Swimming course, Melanie Nocher focuses on the butterfly, sculling on your front and treading water, while also increasing your distance to 1600m. More details on irishtimes.com/getswimming
Protesters hurl stones toward police in riot gear, after the funeral for 25-year-old Freddie Gray who died after being taken into police custody in Baltimore. Video: Reuters
Drone footage shows damage to Dharahara tower and other temples in Kathmandu, Nepal. Video courtesy of Kishor Rana
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is joined by cabinet colleagues and members of the public at the Fine Gael launch of the party's campaign for a Yes vote in Marriage Equality Referendum in Dublin. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Temple Street Children's University Hospital celebrates its 100th kidney transplant. 2014 was the busiest year with 19 children receiving a kidney transplant.
Kathmandu residents survey the damage to their city from the earthquake and subsequent aftershocks. Video: Reuters
Eyewitness footage captures an avalanche at the Mount Everest basecamp caused by the earthquake in Nepal. Video: Jost Kobusch
The families of two Australian convicts on death row in Indonesia appeal to the Indonesian president to show mercy. Video: Reuters
Rescuers work through the night to pull earthquake survivors from collapsed buildings in Kathmandu. Video: Reuters
The same sex referendum and ruling out a coalition with Fine Gael provided the big talking points on the 76th edition of the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis. Michael O'Regan reports.
The rain has brought the ducks out. In a Termonfeckin, Co. Louth river a family of stranded ducklings are reunited with their mother via a plank of wood. Video: Paddy Logue
Foodcloud co-founder Iseult Ward explains how she saves waste food from grocery stores that don't want it and delivers it to families who need it.
Built in “gross” breach of planning laws, a young family’s chalet home near Blessington, Co Wicklow must be demolished by January 31st next, the High Court has ruled. Ronan McGreevy reports.
Fianna Fail’s 76th Ard Fheis is taking place in Dublin. Over 3,000 delegates are attending the event being held in the RDS. The theme for this year’s annual gathering of the party faithful is “An Ireland For All”. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes said he is “extremely angry” the review of the Siteserv sale and other transactions conducted by the bank will seek evidence of criminality or malpractice.
Meet some of Ireland's most famous YouTubers: JamesMitchellTV, AdannaDavid, Cian Ducrot, Clisare and TheSonicScrew
Ireland bathes in sunshine as Summer begins to shine through, take a look back at the week gone by as seen through the lenses of award-winning Irish Times photographers. Video: David Dunne
An exploration to look at Afghanistan's rich artistic history. Video: Jean Curran
At least a dozen young performers were injured when a stage collapsed at an Indiana school during a musical performance. Video: Reuters
Jockey Blake Shinn suffers a 'wardrobe malfunction' in a Sydney horse race, and ends up mooning the spectators. Shinn went on to finish second, just ahead of a horse called 'Modesty'. Video: Sky Racing Australia/Reuters
Foreign dignitaries arrive for ceremony in Yerevan to commemorate of up to 1.5 million Armenians killed by Ottoman Turks a century ago. Video: Reuters
Apple Watch is released to mixed opening sales in Tokyo. Video: Reuters
Sunnier days call for colour. With summer just around the corner, Dominique McMullan finds out how to brighten up your wardrobe this season.
Filmed off the west Cork coast, a six metre basking shark has given two people on a fishing trip a thrill by swimming gently around their boat before continuing out to sea. Video: Icon SDG
Former chairman of AIB, Dermot Gleeson, speaks before the banking inquiry and renews the apology he made at the 2009 AIB AGM.
Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe calls on unions to return to talks with Bus Éireann/Dublin Bus and warned the disruption would endanger the growth of these companies and place their employees in a more precacrious position. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Mairead Roche from West Cork has won a cycling holiday in France after she made the 10 millionth journey on Dublinbikes, the scheme operated by Dublin City Council and JCDecaux. The scheme was launched in September 2009. Video: Bryan O'Brien
A burial service is held in Malta for 24 victims of last weekend's migrant boat shipwreck in which hundreds are feared dead. Video: Reuters
John B Keane's iconic play 'The Field' marks its 50th anniversary with a three-week run in the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin City.
Video: Enda O'Dowd
Armenian communities, including the one in Ireland, this week mark 100 years since the events they describe as a genocide of their people. Video: Ronan McGreevy
Italian coastguard rescues hundreds of African migrants at sea. Video: Reuters
Volcano erupts in southern Chile, sending ash, smoke into sky as residents begin evacuations. Video: Reuters