A man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of an elderly man in Co Louth.
The 93-year-old was left seriously injured following the attack on Saturday afternoon.
He was brought to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, where his condition is understood to be stable.
The search for missing Irish teen Nóra Quoirin has entered its eighth day, with Malaysian authorities still no closer to a breakthrough.
They say they are increasingly concerned about the welfare of the 15-year-old, who has special needs.
Her family say she may have been abducted from a resort they were staying in, but police continue to treat her as a missing person.
Lawyers for women who accused the American financier Jeffrey Epstein of abuse are calling for investigations to continue despite his death.
It is understood the 66-year-old took his own life in jail in New York.
He had been awaiting trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges.
A man aged in his 20s been arrested after a shooting inside a mosque in Norway.
Police say a gunman wearing body armour opened fire at an Islamic Centre near the capital Oslo on Saturday.
A 75-year-old was injured during the incident.
Britain is planning to launch a new 50p coin to mark Brexit.
Its Chancellor Sajid Javid has asked officials to try to get it in circulation in time for the UK's scheduled exit date of October 31st.
The coins will have the words "Friendship with all nations" engraved on them.