Carlow Rose Shauna Ray Lacey says she hopes "to make a difference" after discussing her parents' addiction to heroin as part of her on stage interview at the Rose of Tralee festival. Video: RTÉ/Ronan McGreevy
Long-time Republican Party spin doctor Sean Spicer tells a Dublin audience he expects Donald Trump to be re-elected in 2020. The former US press secretary is in Ireland to promote his memoir about his short stint in the White House.
Dublin Zoo opens its new Discovery and Learning Centre for environmental education. Partially open to the public, the centre will target schools in particular with classes on everything from biodiversity to eco systems and sustainability.
There were tears of joy in Mount Kumgang, North Korea as families who were separated by the Korean War are reunited after 65 years. Video: CCTV/Reuters
The official trailer for All or Nothing Manchester City, a fly-on-the-wall documentary following the fortunes of Premier League champions Manchester City FC. Video: Amazon Prime
Vladimir Putin has attended the wedding of Austria's foreign minister Karin Kneissl, an invitation that critics say undermines the West's stance against Moscow. Video: Reuters
A series of earthquakes, including a powerful 6.9 magnitude tremor, have struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, killing one person. Video: Amre Mogen
At least one Irish person has been arrested in Spain after police seized almost seven tonnes of cannabis with an estimated street value of €18 million.
Police officers rushed to rescue sheltered animals as wildfire spread on August 11. Bodycam footage shared on social media by Vacaville Police Department showed officers going in and out of the shelter.
As a Virginia jury deliberates for a second day, President Donald Trump on Friday (August 17) called the bank and tax fraud trial of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort "very sad" and described the defendant a "very good person". White House
Former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80, his foundation said on Saturday (August 18).
Molly Twomey, a 22 year old student who has written about her experience of having anorexia is keen for other young people to be alert to the irrational thoughts and unhealthy habits of those with an eating disorder. Video: Bryan O'Brien
On February 13th Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un, was murdered in Malaysia. The circumstances surrounding his death have remained a mystery, with those charged claiming they thought it was a prank for TV.
Police in Minnesota have come to the rescue of a group of bathers, whose unicorn inflatable had become entangled in weeds. Video: Chisago County Sheriff's Office
A group of protesters who were occupying a house in Dublin's north inner city have vacated the property. A High Court ruling ordered that the protesters had to vacate by 8am on Friday August 17th. Video: Jack Power
Officials in the southern Indian state of Kerala say over 250 people have been killed since late May as floods ravage the region. Video: Reuters
The Vatican, in its first response to a damning report by a US grand jury on sexual abuse of children by priests in Pennsylvania, on has expressed "shame and sorrow". Pictures: Reuters
Brown Thomas opens its Christmas shop.
US singer Aretha Franklin has died aged 76, the "Queen of Soul" won 18 Grammys in a career that spanned seven decades.
The High Court has ordered that a group of people occupying a house on Summerhill Parade in Dublin’s north inner city must vacate the property. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Soaring rents, stagnant wages and a lack of housing stock has meant Ireland's housing crisis has continued to be a prominent political and social issue for the last decade.
Chris O'Dowd explained the GAA to Jimmy Fallon's audience, O'Dowd was on the show to promote his latest TV series 'Get Shorty'. Video: Jimmy Fallon
Gardaí release CCTV footage that captures the last seen footage of Deirdre Jacob. The disappearance of Deirdre Jacob has been upgraded from a missing persons inquiry to a murder investigation. Video: An Garda Síochána
Over 300 newspapers have published editorials denouncing US president Donald Trump's treatment of the media. Video: Reuters,CBS,MSNBC,CNN,ABC News
US president Donald Trump is revoking Former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance. Video: The White House
57 women, representing Irish communities across the world, will travel to Tralee for the 59th annual Rose of Tralee festival. Video: Ronan McGreevy
Education Minister Richard Bruton has responded to media questions about the high level of failure in Leaving Certificate maths this year. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Australian senator Fraser Anning has been criticised after he called for a "final solution" vote to ban Muslim migration. The Final Solution was a Nazi plan for the extermination of Jewish people during the second World War.
There were emotional scenes at Pobalscoil Neasáin in Baldoyle, Dublin as students gathered to get their Leaving Certificate Results. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Christine Hallquist is the first openly transgender person to win a Democratic nomination for office in US history. Hallquist will take on Republican incumbent Governor Phil Scott in the November 6 general election.
Italian firefighters carried out a dramatic rescue on Tuesday (August 14) retrieving a person who had been caught in the mangled ruins of his car suspended in the air after the collapse of a motorway bridge.
Trailer for The Equalizer 2 starring Denzel Washington as Robert McCall.
The Pennsylvania Grand Jury report covers 70 years of abuse of children by 301 Roman Catholic priests and how the church sought to cover up the accusations. It follows a nearly two-year-long investigation by Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
The Jesuits have donated three properties in Dublin city center valued at €3million to the Peter McVerry Trust. Video: Enda O'Dowd
The papal Mass in the Phoenix Park on August 26th will be the largest outdoor event in Europe this year.
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018 has kicked off in Drogheda Co. Louth. The world’s largest annual celebration of Irish music, language, song and dance runs until August 19th. Video: Bryan O'Brien
At least 20 people are reported to have been killed after a bridge collapsed in the north-western Italian city of Genoa during a storm. Video: Reuters
A man was arrested after appearing to drive into cyclists before crashing outside UK parliament. The man, in his 20s, injured three people as he drove through a group of cyclists and pedestrians before hitting a barrier. Video: BBC
Two people were injured when a car drove into security barriers outside the British parliament, counter-terrorism police leading the investigation into the incident said. Video: Reuters
The Pope's visit to Ireland at the World Meeting of Families took over two years to plan and will include over 10,000 volunteers. Video: Enda O'Dowd