American actor and climate activist Mark Ruffalo does not want to see fracked gas brought from the US to Ireland.
Irish gene therapy researchers have announced a breakthrough in the search for a cure for one of the worst strands of the incredibly painful skin disease.
Before you brave the shave for National No Beard Day - have you ever wondered why so many men have red beards?!
Geologist Dr. Eamon Doyle discovered the small fossil on the shores of Co Clare.
The Irish Presidential Distinguished Service Awards for the Irish Abroad recognizes the contributions of the Irish diaspora around the globe.
President Higgins reiterated Ireland's position on the need for a sovereign Palestinian state.
“Why would you want to slag her off?”
The 17-year-old has added a major European title to his list of achievements.
Did you know that the world’s Viagra is made in a small village called Ringaskiddy in County Cork?
"The Great Irish Famine was one of the worst subsistence crises in history but it was foremost a social disaster induced by the lack of access to food and not the lack of food availability."
WIN: VIP tickets to the greatest hurling event in America
On this day: George Bernard Shaw won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1925
Interesting facts about President John F. Kennedy
Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy - the scandalous, rebellious, and tragic life of JFK’s sister
Armistice Day: A Belfast photographer's personal look at WWI
Ancient secrets of the Hill of Tara revealed
Irish soldiers who fought in World War I honored in Dublin
Long Islander arrested for hate crime against 2-year-old girl with genetic disorder and her family
Winter is coming! Ireland to expect snow and freezing temperatures this week
Republican Peter King steps down after 28 years
Former IRA fighter arrested by ICE in Boston