The Taoiseach said he didn’t understand why the comments were deemed controversial, as services must attempt to meet demand.
While it might not quite be time to tell your trainer you’ve decided that ‘PT’ now stands for past-tense, that day will come, writes Yvonne Redmond.
IT’S OVER TOMORROW. PRAISE BE.
How are you getting on?
From enjoying pyjama days to putting down that phone.
The two-time Olympian says having a goal in mind is key.
All this week, TheJournal.ie will be aiming to help you reduce your exposure to anger – and to channel that emotion more constructively in 2018.
'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight
The baby boy was born at exactly seven seconds after 12 and came in weighing 3.26kg (7lbs 3oz).
Large crowds turned out at Custom House Quay for the countdown concert and to get a good view of the Liffey Lights Midnight Moment.
While Christmas 2017 has come to an end for most of us, Christmas 2018 is just beginning for the growers.
New year, new you?
How’s everyone holding up?
'Children have to pass adults still drinking from the night before to get their breakfast, it's not on'
Ryan Tubridy says the situation of homeless children in Ireland this Christmas is “utterly unacceptable”.
“There’s the sense, that we’re experiencing something that brings us quite close to people living 5000 years ago”
The reigning All-Ireland champions kick off their league campaign against Tipperary on Saturday.
One in twenty adults in Ireland will celebrate Chinese New Year over the next two weeks.
Self care is the best care.
The national team gathered twice over the festive period ahead of the 2017 championship.
The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Get ready for a year of binge-watching and reading.
Little Odhran arrived three weeks ahead of his due date,
Irish citizens in Istanbul are advised “to remain very vigilant” and to avoid crowded areas, especially “those frequented by foreigners”.
It’s reported that the young girls were crossing the road holding hands when they were struck by a car.
The Queen of England also missed the Christmas Day service – for the first time in 30 years.
According to initial figures, Dublin Fire Brigade have responded to over 116,000 ambulance calls.
2016 was a tough year for many – so what are our high-profile citizens looking forward to in 2017?
Countries around the world ramped up security efforts following terror attacks this year at public events.
Brexit? Trump? Celebrity deaths? Tell us in the comments.
Carl Paladino has some odd wishes for 2017.
It’s been a tough one, so all hail 2017.
The trial opened today at the Central Criminal Court.
The motive for the attack is unclear.
We’re three weeks in.
Or does the very thought of it send shivers down your spine?
We’re just over a week into the new year. Are you already finding yourself failing at your get fit resolution. This might help.
The first week in January is almost done. Are you already hating the job you’re in? Maybe it’s time for a change?
They all opened last year, and they all want you to eat in them.