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Dáil debate ahead of vote on Enda Kenny as Taoiseach

Irish Times - ‎50 minutes ago‎
A debate is underway ahead of a vote on the election of Fine Gael's Enda Kenny as Taoiseach of the 32nd Dáil. Members of the Independent Alliance were not in the chamber for the opening speeches with the group still locked in negotiations with Fine ...
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David Mahon trial: Jury to continue deliberations after lunch

Irish Independent - ‎52 minutes ago‎
A jury in the trial of a 45-year-old man accused of murdering his stepson will continue their deliberations after lunch. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Tipp's late goals see off spirited Clare challenge

Irish Independent - ‎11 hours ago‎
Two late goals ensured that Tipperary will face Cork in the semi-final of the Munster Minor Hurling Championship. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.

Woman awarded €1.4m after slipping in Tesco

RTE.ie - ‎29 minutes ago‎
A woman who slipped on grapes while shopping in a Tesco supermarket has been awarded €1.4m in damages by the High Court. The court heard 48-year-old Patricia Walsh from Carrigaholt in Co Clare had been left permanently disabled with severe back ...
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Canadian wildfire increases tenfold, cuts off evacuation camps

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
A catastrophic wildfire that has forced all 88,000 residents to flee Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada exploded tenfold in size on Thursday, cutting off evacuees in camps north of the city and putting communities to the south in extreme danger.
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Body recovered from car found in River Lee, Co Cork

Irish Times - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The body of a man has been recovered from a car found in the River Lee in Cork on Friday morning. The car was discovered during a routine search operation by a local search and rescue operation.
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N. Korea stages once-in-a-generation party congress

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
North Korea kicked off its first ruling party congress for nearly 40 years Friday, with state media lauding the isolated country's "prestige" as a nuclear power while maintaining a news blackout on the event itself.
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Strike on Syrian refugee camp could be a war crime, says UN

The Week UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
An attack on a refugee camp in Syria could amount to a war crime if found to be deliberate, the United Nations has warned. Stephen O'Brien, the UN humanitarian affairs chief, said he was "horrified and sickened" by the air strike, which killed at least ...
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Belfast North: Nigel Dodds confident DUP is performing well

Irish Times - ‎52 minutes ago‎
DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds is confident the party will bring a strong team back to Stormont for the next Assembly term. The North Belfast MP told The Irish Times early signs indicate the DUP has polled well across Northern Ireland.
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Foyle: PBP's Eamonn McCann polling much better than predicted

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Early indications from the Foyle constituency suggest that Eamonn McCann, the People Before Profit, candidate, has polled much better than predicted.
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Man (80) dies and another seriously injured in road traffic accident

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
A MAN has been killed and another seriously injured in a car accident yesterday evening. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Teenager (16) charged over attack on son of well-known professor

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
A teenager arrested over an assault on the son of a well-known medical professor over the Bank Holiday weekend has been charged. Share.
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Man dies in Co Meath farm accident

RTE.ie - ‎3 hours ago‎
The incident happened when the man was out on the farm on a quad bike in Ballinderry, just outside Enfield, last night. The man's family got concerned when he failed to arrive home and discovered his body in a ditch at around 9.30pm.
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Airport worker found with alcohol loses dismissal claim

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
A lounge assistant at Aer Lingus's Gold Circle in Dublin Airport, who was suspended after a manager found a plastic bottle containing alcohol in her handbag, has lost her claim for constructive dismissal.
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Smurfit Kappa continues to see good demand

RTE.ie - ‎6 hours ago‎
Paper-based packaging group Smurfit Kappa has announced higher revenues and pre-tax profits for the first three months of the year as it was boosted by the positive impact of acquisitions.
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Staff at state-owned AIB in line for pay increase

Irish Independent - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Thousands of workers at State-owned bank AIB are in line for a pay increase of 2.2pc. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Kennedy Wilson bets on suburban Dublin offices

Irish Independent - ‎11 hours ago‎
The European arm of US property giant Kennedy Wilson has spent more than €75m for a number of office blocks around Dublin, in an ambitious bet on the suburban office market in the capital.

Drivers' pay rate higher than across Europe

Herald.ie - ‎11 hours ago‎
A yearly salary for a Dublin tram driver ranges from €35,901 in their first year to €42,247 after nine years in the job. These figures apply for a 39-hour week.
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Tinder, OkCupid, Hinge or Aisle: What is the best dating app for Indians?

TheHealthSite - ‎6 hours ago‎
Heard of Truly Madly, Woo, Tinder, Grindr and wondering which one you should try? Here's what you need to know about trying to find love online and popular dating apps in India.
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Stealth game Shadwen releasing May 17th

Irish Examiner - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Trine series is all about platforming and pretty graphics but developer Frozenbyte is trying something different for their new title.
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Authorities paint optical illusions on roads to slow drivers down

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎16 hours ago‎
Transport authorities in India are trying out a novel method to encourage drivers to slow down - they're painting optical illusions on to the roads, making it appear as if obstacles have been placed over busy highways.
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Today FM star Matt Cooper's wife reveals stalker held her at gunpoint

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Matt Cooper's wife has revealed that she was once held at gunpoint by a stalker. Aileen Hickey, who works as a barrister, opened up about the terrifying ordeal on TV3's Midday as the panel discussed stalking on social media, and admitted that she had ...
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Ardal O'Hanlon received death threat during Father Ted

RTE.ie - ‎4 hours ago‎
Careful Now! Down with that sort of thing! Father Ted star Ardal O'Hanlon has revealed he once received a death threat from a stalker in the west of Ireland.
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The Most Hilarious Tweets About First Dates Ireland

Irish Examiner - ‎5 hours ago‎
What's better than watching First Dates on a Thursday? Following it on Twitter too, of course. Every week hundreds of viewers take to Twitter to slag off the people on the show as well as support the people who are left feeling let down.
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Meet Alden Ehrenreich, a Hollywood Throwback (and the Next Han Solo?)

New York Times - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Alden Ehrenrich in Los Angeles. “My feeling is that he is going to be a major player in movies,” Warren Beatty said. Credit Jake Michaels for The New York Times.
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England hopeful Jordan Henderson faces Liverpool Europa final fitness race

Irish Independent - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has handed England a boost by declaring there are no doubts over midfielder Jordan Henderson being fit for 2016.
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Pro12 teams: Gilroy returns to Ulster line-up

RTE.ie - ‎1 hour ago‎
Craig Gilroy returns to the Ulster starting XV for their Guinness Pro12 clash with Ospreys as Les Kiss makes just one change to the side that beat Leinster.

No Man's Sky was almost cancelled

Irish Examiner - ‎2 hours ago‎
Not only does it contain an almost countless number of planets and creatures in a universe that you would never be done exploring but it was also created by a small team of just 12 people on a relatively low budget in the UK.
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Is a huge Great White shark lurking off East Anglia? Fears after mutilated porpoise is found on beach

Irish Mirror - ‎2 hours ago‎
Experts have issued a killer shark alert on a popular beach just as Brits get ready to enjoy the hottest weekend of the year. Concerns first emerged when the five-foot long dead porpoise washed ashore in Happisburg, Norfolk.

Captivating Live Video Of Deepest Place On Earth

Sky News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The footage shows sea cucumbers, starfish, anemones, tripod fish and eels in the area around the Mariana Trench. 09:51, UK, Friday 06 May 2016.
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St Vincent's Group told cash at risk in maternity hospital row

Irish Independent - ‎7 hours ago‎
Health Minister Leo Varadkar has threatened to pull funding from St Vincent's University Hospital (SVUH) if the bitter row over the relocation of the National Maternity Hospital to Elm Park rages on.
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Hospital staff need protection from assault - INMO

RTE.ie - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has said that hospitals must do more to protect staff from assault in the workplace and to properly support them after any assault.
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Record numbers expected for Darkness Into Light event on Saturday

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎4 hours ago‎
More than 120,000 people across seven continents are expected to take part in the annual Darkness Into Light (DIL) event on Saturday.
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Organ donations up 35% as 266 people receive transplants

Irish Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
Some 266 people received life-saving organ transplants in Ireland last year. The procedures involved 81 families agreeing to donate organs of deceased relatives and 33 people donating a kidney to a family member.
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