Glen Hansard and Frances Black were among the musicians to take part in a homeless protest concert hosted by the 'My Name Is' campaign outside the Dáil on Tuesday, December 12th.
Arthur Collins, father of the 17-year-old boy and 29-year-old woman and grandfather to a six-month-old baby who sustained gunshot wounds at Parlickstown Green, Co. Dublin speaks to media, a day after the shooting. Video: Collins
Despite being very busy preparing for Christmas with his elves, Santa Claus has taken time out to wish children around the world a very happy Christmas from his Lapland home. Video: Reuters
A baby wombat remains under care at a charity shelter in Australia after being pulled out of its dead mother's pouch. The mother was found dead on the road in Australia's town of Harcourt. Video: Reuters
Researchers in the USA working for Seti - the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence, have said that a cigar shaped interstellar asteroid dubbed 'Oumuamua', could actually be an alien starship. Video: European Southern Observatory (ESO)
President Donald Trump has vowed that the United States will remain the leader in space exploration as he began a process to return Americans to the moon and someday Mars. Video: Reuters
Ibrahim Halawa spoke about his imprisonment in Egypt when he recently paid a visit to his old school, Holy Rosary Primary School in Dublin. Video: Hajar Akl / Mary-Kate Findon
The match between Aberdare Town and Risca United on Friday December 8th was completed after players and officials battled through the extreme weather on the weekend. Aberdare Eventually won the match 4-2.
Official trailer for 'Lady Bird' starring Saoirse Ronan.
An explosion rocked New York's Port Authority, one of the city's busiest commuter hubs, on Monday morning and police said one suspect was injured and in custody but that no-one else was hurt in the rush-hour incident.
Dressed as angels, children from St Joseph’s Nursery sing Christmas carols outside the Mansion House for the opening of the Irish Farmers Association’s live animal crib.
Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has apologised after kicking a female photographer who was working at a concert in California. The singer apologised after video of the incident was posted on social media. Video: Chelsea Lauren / @QOTSA
The Pearse Street access to College Green Dublin has experienced lengthy traffic jams during rush-hour as the Luas Cross City ran through the area following it's official opening over the weekend. Video: Conor Pope
US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said that women who accuse Donald Trump of sexual harassment or assault “should be heard”. Video: Reuters
Israeli police have been deployed in Jerusalem amid tension over U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Video: Reuters
A wild elephant attacked a bus and other vehicles in China's southwestern province of Yunnan, causing damage to the vehicles, but no harm to the passengers. Video: REUTERS
A winter wonderland for children as they play in the snow in the Rahoon area in Galway. Video: Joe O'Shaughnessy
Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died aged 74. Clifford was reported to have collapsed twice in recent days in Littlehey Prison in Cambridgeshire, where he was serving an eight-year jail sentence for historic sex offences. Video: Reuters
Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, Britain's Brexit minister David Davis has said that the British government wants to "protect Ireland from the impact of Brexit." Video: BBC
Hundreds of people have joined President Michael D. Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin for the annual switching on of the Christmas lights. Video: Hajar Akl
It was a close escape for nearly 500 horses in San Diego, as a group of volunteers rushed to rescue the animals from a spreading wildfire. Video: Reuters
Locals make the most of the wintry weather conditions as snow blankets parts of Northern Ireland. Video: Reuters
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has officially opened the new Luas Cross City line, which will connect the existing green and red lines.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says that if Britain is leaving the European Union then single market and customs union membership were "the least damaging option." Video: Reuters
Serial pranksters Chad Kroeger and JT Parr attend an LA City Council meeting in order to "defend parties in the Hollywood Hills" after authorities began a crackdown on parties in the famous Los Angeles neighbourhood. Video: LA City Council
Simon Carswell speaks to residents at McAuley Place in Naas, Co.Kildare, a managed development of apartments providing centrally located housing for older people who are capable of independent living. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Phase one of the Brexit negotiations has included numerous painful climbdowns for the hardline brexiteers leaving Nigel Farage to say 'the whole thing is a humiliation'.
Muslims from the Middle East and beyond protest against the decision by US president Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Video: David Dunne
Footage from Co Leitrim shows snowfall on Friday morning as motorists are warned of treacherous conditions. Video: Ronan McGreevy
At an early morning press conference in Dublin Taoiseach Leo Varadkar oulines the achievements of the Irish Government in phase one of the Brexit negotiations. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Ms May said the deal would ensure “no hard border” in Ireland and added the deal was a “significant improvement” which had required give and take on both sides.
Democtartic Union Party leader Arlene Foster has said on 8th December, that there is more work do do on Irish border before final Brexit deal is agreed.
The trailer for the next film in the 'Jurassic' series has arrived. Released in June 2018.
In a press conference on 8th December, British Prime Minister Theresa May and European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker announced that 'sufficient progress' had been made on Brexit negotiations.
In less than 20 years same-sex marriage has become legal in 26 nations with Australia being the latest country to legally recognise the unions of gay and lesbian couples.
A man rescued a wild rabbit from the raging wildfires on the side of a California highway on December 6. An eyewitness said that the man "just pulled to the side of the road and jumped out" to rescue the rabbit.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar explained to a group of seven-year-olds what his job was during a visit to St Laurence O’Toole Girls NS, Dublin, to launch the Creative Ireland programme which intends to give children access to art, music, drama and coding. Video: Bryan O'Brien
The official trailer for the festive horror flick, Better Watch Out.
Australia became the 26th nation to legalise same-sex marriage on Thursday (December 7), a watershed moment for a country where some states held homosexual activity to be illegal until twenty years ago.
As part of National Missing Persons Day a special event has been held at Farmleigh House, Dublin which commemorated those who have gone missing and acknowledged the lasting trauma for their families and friends. Video: Bryan O'Brien