article 19 December 2014 Ireland
Viable explosive device found under soldier's car in Armagh

A controlled explosion is carried out on device found under soldier's car in Northern Ireland, while a suspect device is found in a park in Cork

article 18 December 2014 World, Ireland
Clinically dead pregnant woman kept alive by Irish hospital

A woman who suffered a blood clot is being kept on life support in Ireland against her family's wishes because there is a chance her baby could survive.

article 10 December 2014 World, Ireland
protesters and police
Thousands on streets as Irish water charges unrest grows

Gardaí police estimate that over 30,000 people attend a protest against the introduction of water charges in the Republic of Ireland.

article 12 September 2014 Politics, Ireland
Reverend Ian Paisley Democratic Unionists DUP Northern Ireland (Reuters)
Revd Ian Paisley: from defiance to compromise

A dominant presence in British politics for half a century, the Reverend Ian Paisley has died aged 88. He was a party leader, an MP and an MEP, and went on to become NI's first minister in 2007.

article 22 August 2014 World, Sierra Leone
Tests show Irish man did not die of Ebola virus

The Irish man who died after returning from Sierra Leone did not have Ebola, say authorities. But his family say they were not informed about a potential link, and learned about it from the media.

article 19 August 2014 World, Ireland
Rape victim forced to have Caesarean in Ireland speaks out

A suicidal rape victim forced to have a Caesarean section after 24 weeks in Ireland speaks out for the first time as campaigners say the abortion law remains "not fit for purpose" and too restrictive.

article 06 August 2014 World, Ireland
Peru drugs smuggler to be transferred to Northern Ireland

One of two women jailed for smuggling £1.5m worth of cocaine to Spain is due to be transferred to a prison in Northern Ireland.

article 11 July 2014 Ireland
by Garth Brooks and Orange Order in Irish crises

Twin crises are playing out either side of the Irish border: one of identity the other credibility. Brian Whelan looks at how Garth Brooks and the Orange Order could bring the island to a standstill.

article 21 June 2014 UK, Ireland
Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon dies aged 60

Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly convicted of the 1974 IRA Guildford pub bombing, dies aged 60, his family announces.