Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said the Government will closely study today’s judgment by the High Court in Belfast on the case of (...)

US singer and actress Courtney Love. Photograph: Amy Sussman/Getty Images 1:55

US singer Courtney Love has called on the US to ban all travel to France after she was caught up in violent anti-Uber protests in Paris on Thursday. T(...)

Luxury car maker Lexus has released footage of the ‘Slide’ hoverboard. Photograph: Lexus International 0:47

Luxury car-maker Lexus has generated a bit of a buzz online after releasing a video showing what it claims is one of the most advanced hoverboards (...)

Professor Simon Fishel, president of the Care fertility group, said: “This case is important and highlights a future direction of human reproductive technologies. Photograph: Getty Images

A woman who had her ovarian tissue removed and frozen following a childhood illness has made history by giving birth after having her fertility restor(...)

One drawing features a wheel that may have been used to teach multiplication tables. Photograph: Oklahoma City Public Schools

Workers renovating a school in Oklahoma City recently uncovered blackboards sporting colourful pictures and lessons that have been hidden from view fo(...)

The automated red light camera system is designed to minimise collisions and it will monitor traffic at the junction of Blackhall Place and the Luas Red Line. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times 0:44

Drivers who break a red light at one of the Dublin’s busiest junctions will automatically receive three penalty points after a new camera system goes (...)

Foo Fighters front-man Dave Grohl. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Tens of thousands of music fans are attending a concert at Slane Castle where US rockers The Foo Fighters are marking their twentieth year as a liv(...)

Daily speakers of Irish have fallen below a 67 per cent tipping point in 134 out of 155 electoral areas in the Gaeltacht, according to the report.   Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Irish is unlikely to be the majority spoken language in Gaeltacht areas in ten years time, a major report commissioned by Údarás na Gaeltachta has (...)

Drag queen and gay rights activist Rory O’Neill, also known by his stage name Panti, cheers with other supporters for same-sex marriage at Dublin Castle on Saturday. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/ Getty Images 3:18

Full list of resultsIreland has officially passed the same-sex marraige referendum with 1.2 million people voting in its favour. The result was confir(...)

A helicopter belonging to the Indian Air Force  unloads relief material for earthquake victims in Pokhara on May 4th 2015. Photograph: Indian Air Force 0:37

Speaking from outside Nepal’s second city Pokhara, Irish woman Dee Ambrose (36) described the moment the earthquake struck. “It had just seemed to set(...)