Ireland News Headlines
RTÉ News - News Headlines
Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie
Amnesty says IS carrying out ethnic cleansing
2 Sep 2014 at 6:40am
Amnesty International says it has gathered "gruesome evidence" of ethnic cleansing by Islamic State jihadists in Iraq in its campaign to obliterate all traces of non-Arabs and non-Sunni Muslims.
Iarnród Éireann claims progress in pay talks
2 Sep 2014 at 6:53am
Talks aimed at resolving the pay dispute at Iarnród Éireann resume at the Labour Relations Commission this morning.
Plans for new London airport rejected
2 Sep 2014 at 7:16am
A plan to build a major new airport to the east of London has been rejected by a government-appointed commission, dealing a blow to its high profile backer, the city's mayor Boris Johnson.
South Korea delays smog tax proposals
2 Sep 2014 at 7:29am
South Korea has delayed a proposed tax on vehicle carbon emissions by over five years to the end of 2020, amid pressure from domestic and US car makers who fear the levy would curb sales.
Golan mandate no longer matches reality - Coveney
1 Sep 2014 at 10:22pm
The Minister for Agriculture and Defence has said Ireland has made it very clear that the mandate for the mission on the Golan Heights does match the situation on ground.
McKevitt granted leave to challenge his detention
1 Sep 2014 at 11:42pm
Convicted IRA leader Michael McKevitt has been granted leave by the High Court to bring another legal challenge to his detention.
Garda who text paramilitary resigned this year
1 Sep 2014 at 11:36pm
A garda believed to have given information to a senior figure in the Continuity IRA resigned from the force earlier this year after an internal inquiry into the incident.
NI inquiry hears from witnesses sent to Australia
1 Sep 2014 at 10:29pm
An Institutional Abuse Inquiry in Northern Ireland has started to hear evidence of the child migration scheme that selected over 100 children from institutions and sent them to Australia.
Lawyer says Ashya King's parents are desperate
1 Sep 2014 at 11:44pm
The lawyer for the parents of five-year-old British boy Ashya King has said that the couple are desperate, because the media has destroyed their reputation.
4,000 migrants rescued by Italian navy
1 Sep 2014 at 10:03pm
The Italian Navy released video footage today showing one of their busiest ever weekends where they assisted nearly 4,000 migrants who were found crowded on boats off the Italian coast.
Icelandic volcano still spouting lava, but no ash
1 Sep 2014 at 11:47pm
A fissure eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano was still spouting lava today, but no ash, a day after an eruption that briefly caused the country to raise its ash alert level for aviation to its highest level.
Garda to be tried for assault and theft of ?6.25
1 Sep 2014 at 11:35pm
A garda accused of theft and assault is due to go on trial at the end of the year.
Call for up date to laws on cyber bullying
1 Sep 2014 at 11:35pm
The Special Rapporteur on Child Protection has said a full audit of existing legislation dealing with cyber bullying is needed to ensure a comprehensive response to the growing problem.
NATO expects law change on Ukraine status
1 Sep 2014 at 9:55pm
NATO's Secretary-General has said that Ukraine's political leaders expected the Ukrainian parliament to abandon the country's non-aligned status after an October election.
Big uptake in cervical cancer vaccination
1 Sep 2014 at 11:29pm
The Health Service Executive has reported an uptake rate of 84% for the cervical cancer vaccination programme for first year secondary school girls.
Newsfeed display by Wren Innovations Ltd