From post office closures to health waiting lists, numerous protests marked the return of the new Dáil term.
Speaking at the 87th Ploughing Championships in Tullamore, Co Offaly, President Michael D Higgins says he hopes the presidential race is "dignified" and "about real issues". Video: Bryan O'Brien
Yusaku Maezawa will become the first private passenger on a rocket around the moon when he travels with Space X in 2023. Video: Reuters
Glenn Weiss, the director of the 2018 Oscars broadcast, proposes to his girlfriend Jan Svendsen while accepting the Emmy for outstanding directing for a variety special. Video: The Television Academy
Stars arrive at the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony. Video: Reuters
The US coast guard released a video showing water rescues across North Carolina where authorities say at least 900 people were pulled to safety over the weekend. Video: Reuters
White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says the woman accusing Trump’s supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct should have a chance to tell her story. Video: CBS, Reuters
Dublin designer Simone Rocha drew inspiration from the sumptuous dress of the 18th century and the traditional Ancestors Day ceremonies in Hong Kong for her romantic S/S 19 show at London Fashion Week. Video: Deirdre McQuillan
A recording of CCTV footage appears to show Denis O’Connor (83) confronting armed raiders in Bar One Racing in Cork on September 15, 2018.
The China Meteorological Administration said Mangkhut, dubbed “King of Storms”, was one of the 10 biggest storms to hit southeast China since 1949 - when records began - with wind speeds at around 162 km/h.
Irish driver Craig Breen has escaped unharmed after his Citroën C3 went up in flames during stage 11 of the World Rally Championship event in Turkey. Video: Red Bull
As Storm Florence brought extreme conditions to the US east coast, reporters from all the major news networks were tasked with braving the elements to report on the weather.
Videos uploaded to social media showed flooded roads, rain still pouring and crews rescuing people from their homes as Storm Florence continues to make its presence felt in North and South Carolina. Video: Harp Rescue/@aprilmaybelle
Fan Bingbing, the most famous female actor in China, has disappeared amid rumours that she has been detained for tax evasion. Video: Reuters
Typhoon Mangkhut left a trail of damage after making landfall in the northern Philippines. Video: CCTV
Locals in North and South Carolina are beginning to deal with the aftermath of Storm Florence, which knocked down trees, caused rivers to overflow and dumped sheets of rain on the US east coast. Video: Reuters
The Goethe Institut at 37 Merrion Square East is in the final stages of extensive renovations to its Samuel Sproule-designed 1787 house, and the building of a new 1,100sq m mews behind it.
Dublin Fire Brigade have come to the rescue of a foal that was found struggling in the Grand Canal near Bluebell, west Dublin. Video: My Lovely Horse Rescue
The official trailer for Fahrenheit 11/9, the latest documentary from filmmaker Michael Moore.
Volkswagen have announced that they are to end production of the Beetle. Famous for its recognisable shape, the Beetle has been a hit since the 1930s and has spawned many well known ads. Video: Volkswagen
Dozens of explosions and fires have rocked a wide area across several communities north of Boston, prompting evacuations of numerous neighbourhoods where gas odors were present. Video: Reuters
Fiona meets baby Seb for the first time, shortly after giving birth via C-section, in new RTÉ documentary The Rotunda. Video: RTÉ
Videos shared online show flooding and strong waves crashing into residential beach areas in Avon, North Carolina as Hurricane Florence makes landfall. Video: Jason Cole photography in Avon
Leading members of the European Research Group, Jacob Rees-Mogg and former Brexit secretary David Davis, have publicly pledged their support to British PM Theresa May.
Former taoiseach Enda Kenny has officially opened Dublin's newest (and possibly smallest) museum. The North Inner City Folklore Project based in Railway Street houses audio recordings, photos and artefacts from the area. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Men claiming to be Russian nationals Ruslan Boshirov (left) and Alexander Petrov, the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, appear in an interview on Russian state television. Video: RT
Speaking at a press conference in Japan, Naomi Osaka says she has no hard feelings after her US Open win was overshadowed by Serena Williams' row with the umpire. Video: Reuters
The National Weather Service warns that Florence, now a Category 2 hurricane, is likely to bring “life-threatening, catastrophic flash flooding and significant river flooding” when it hits the east coast of the United States. Video: NOAA, NASA
Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi defends the jailing of two Reuters journalists on the basis a court decided they had “broken the Official Secrets Act”. The journalists were investigating the killing of Rohingya villagers by security forces at the time of their arrest last December. Video: World Economic Forum
Hundreds of ‘Take Back the City’ protesters gather in Dublin city centre in protest against activists being removed from a property. Video: Kathleen Harris
Stephen Teap, whose wife Irene was diagnosed with cancer in 2015 and died in 2017 has said the priority now is to ensure the immediate implementation of the recommendations from the Scally Report. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Dr Gabriel Scally has published a 200-page report into the CervicalCheck scandal. The report says the current policy and practice in relation to open disclosure in the health service was “deeply contradictory and unsatisfactory”. Video: Bryan O'Brien
The official trailer for Crazy Rich Asians, starring Constance Wu and Henry Golding. Video: Warner Bros.
Speaking during his annual state-of-the-union speech to the European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker has said that all EU member states will show "loyalty and solidarity with Ireland when it comes to the Irish border." Video: European Commission
Residents on the US east coast prepare for Hurricane Florence as it strengthens to a Category 4 storm and heads in their direction. Video: @TROOPERBOB_SCHP/Reuters
Six people have been arrested after housing activists were removed from a property at 34 North Frederick Street in Dublin's north inner city. Video: Jack Power
US president Donald Trump visited the site where hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 crashed as the US paused to mark the 17th anniversary of the September 11 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.
Eva Milka and Eoin Jenkinson run Gaelic Escargot, a snail farm in Garryhill, Co. Carlow from where they export snails to Europe. Eva claims that the snails have aphrodisiac properties. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Football fans and evangelical Christians have clashed outside a stadium in Lima, Peru. Both sides lay claim to a plot a lot near the stadium. Video: Reuters
A British baby who was born with her heart outside her body, and given a 10 per cent chance of survival, has been allowed to make visits to her parents' home after months in hospital. Video: BBC/Reuters