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At least 50 dead in train station attack by Russia as Odessa imposes weekend curfew
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine.
At least 50 people have been killed, including five children, in an attack on a train station
Odessa imposed a weekend curfew over a "missile strike threat" from Russia in the wake of the attack
The Taoiseach visited Finland this morning to discuss Ukraine and other global issues
UN votes to suspend Russia from Human Rights Council
'Ireland, Slava Ukraini': Zelenskyy labels Russia a 'colonial empire' in historic address to Oireachtas
Ukraine prepares for Russian attack reminiscent of 'World War II' on Donbas
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine today.
The UN General Assembly voted to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.
Ukraine has warned residents in the east of the country to get out "now" ahead of a feared assault.
A Kremlin spokesperson admitted that Russian troops have suffered "significant losses" in Ukraine.
'Ireland, Slava Ukraini': Zelenskyy labels Russia a 'colonial empire' in historic address to Oireachtas
Sinn Féin's McDonald calls for expulsion of Russian ambassador following Zelenskyy Dáil address
US sanctions target Putin's daughters as residents of Ukraine's eastern regions warned to evacuate
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine today.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the Dáil and the Seanad this morning
He said that Russia is trying to destroy "everything that makes us Ukrainians"
The Taoiseach said he welcomed Ukraine's application to join the EU
Opinion: How can Ireland really help Ukraine? Stop bankrolling Russia's oligarchs
US and EU preparing more sanctions on Russia after Bucha killings
Ireland's UN ambassador says Russian denials 'insult' memory of civilians killed in Bucha
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine today.
"Accountability must be inevitable,” President Zelenskyy told the UN Security Council this afternoon.
Ireland's representative to the UN Geraldine Byrne Nason said attempts to deny Russian responsibility for the atrocities are "appalling in their cynicism".
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will travel to Kyiv this week as the EU mulls further sanctions.
Zelenskyy calls on UN Security Council to expel Russia or dissolve itself over Bucha killings
Col Colm Doyle: Bucha shows that Putin's aim is the collective punishment of Ukraine's people
EU eyes further sanctions as countries accuse Russia of war crimes in Ukraine
These were the main developments in the war in Ukraine.
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited Bucha, where dozens of corpses were found
410 civilian bodies have been recovered so far after a weekend of brutal attacks, Ukraine says
Lithuania expelled its Russian ambassador this afternoon.
Ukraine describes Kyiv suburb as 'new Srebrenica' amid reports of bodies scattered in town's streets
Air strikes hit Ukraine's strategic port city of Odessa
Talks resume between Ukraine and Russia as death toll rises after strike on government building
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine.
The Kremlin accused Ukrainian helicopters of striking a fuel storage facility in a western Russia.
The Red Cross said it was 'impossible' to go ahead with a Mariupol evacuation today.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned Russia is preparing “powerful strikes” in eastern Ukraine.
Russia 'regrouping for powerful strikes' as Putin threatens to turn off European gas supplies
Russian troops leave Chernobyl 'after radiation exposure’, says Ukraine power company
Putin threatens to cut off gas supplies unless countries pay in rubles via Russian banks
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine today.
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Ukraine is preparing for strikes in the east, as US intelligence indicates Putin’s relations with his staff have deteriorated
Kyiv sent 45 buses to Mariupol to evacuate citizens after a local ceasefire was announced, as five buses were targetted in Chernihiv.
Russian troops have begun to leave the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
Kremlin says nothing 'too promising' came from Russia-Ukraine peace talks in Istanbul
Government parties vote against bill calling for a referendum on Ireland's neutrality
Russian strikes hit Red Cross building in Mariupol as Zelenskyy addresses Norwegian parliament
These were the main developments in the war in Ukraine today as they happened.
Russia to reduce military activity around Kyiv as ceasefire talks conclude
These were the developments in the war in Ukraine today
Ireland is to expel four "senior officials" from the Russian Embassy following briefings by Irish security officials
Russia said it will "radically" reduce its military activity around Kyiv following ceasefire talks in Istanbul
At least seven people were killed and 22 injured in a Russian strike on a regional government building in Mykolaiv
Ireland v Belgium, international friendly
Ireland faced Belgium as Stephen Kenny’s side looked to build on their recent improvement in form.
Biden backs proposal to remove Russia from G20 as leaders meet in Brussels
The war continued in Ukraine, where the country’s armed forces claimed to have sank a Russian warship, as EU leaders met in Brussels.
Nato leaders agreed on a new set of supports for Ukraine, including equipment to protect the country against nuclear threats.
G7 and EU leaders are meeting in Brussels to discuss the war and determine the next stage of their response.
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy calling for global street protests against Russia's actions.
One month on: The key events since Russia's invasion of Ukraine
Ukraine's Zelenskyy will address both houses of the Oireachtas in early April
'Super Powerful bombs' rock Mariupol; US says Russians kidnapped 2,400 children
The Pentagon said Ukraine forces reversed the battlefield momentum in some areas to reclaim ground in recent days.
Several dead in Kyiv mall bombing; Russia increases air and sea operations
Keep up to date with the latest developments in Ukraine here.
At least eight people were killed in the overnight attack on the Kyiv shopping centre.
Chernobyl staff are rotated for the first time since Russia launched Ukraine invasion.
Zelenskyy says Ukraine will not surrender Mariupol following Russian demands.
Zelenskyy urges Israel to abandon neutrality on invasion, Russia fires hypersonic missiles again
Here are all the latest developments as they happen.
Here are all the latest developments in Ukraine as they happen.
Russia has again fired its newest hypersonic missiles in Ukraine after admitting to using them for the first time yesterday.
Ukraine has called on China to "condemn Russian barbarism".
Russia uses hypersonic missiles in Ukraine for the first time
Russian strikes on Mariupol continue as forces face food supply issues
Russian missiles destroyed aircraft repair plant in Lviv; Coveney in Poland to discuss Ukraine
Russian forces have struck an area around Lviv airport in western Ukraine, the city’s mayor has said.
Russian forces have struck an area around Lviv airport in western Ukraine, the city's mayor has said.
Work is underway to find civilians sheltering in a Mariupol theatre following a bomb attack.
Simon Coveney is in Poland today to discuss the war in Ukraine.
Survivors emerge from Mariupol theatre; Biden praises Ireland's response to conflict
Zelenskyy addressed the German Bundestag this morning.
Ukraine confirms it has found survivors in bomb shelter below a theatre in Mariupol.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed German Bundestag this morning.
OECD warns that global GDP will be cut by at least 1% over the next year because of conflict.
Mariupol theatre sheltering civilians bombed, Taoiseach speaks with Zelenskyy
Ukraine says it sees possible room for compromise in talks with Russia.
Russian forces bombed a theatre in Mariupol where civilians were sheltering, Ukrainian officials said.
The UN’s International Court of Justice ordered Russia to stop its invasion.
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for a no-fly zone in an address to the US congress.
Over 160 civilian cars escape Mariupol, EU agrees new sanctions
One person has been killed and 12 others injured after an air strike on a residential building in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
One person has been killed and 12 others injured after an air strike on a residential building in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
Diplomats are due to resume talks tomorrow after a "technical pause" in negotiations this afternoon.
Zelenskyy has warned NATO that its member states could soon be attacked by Russian forces.
US bans Russian oil as Poland donates fighter jets to US to be given to Ukraine army
Keep up-to-date with developments throughout the day.
Fears persist around Russia's offer of humanitarian corridors.
Ukraine military claims Russian general Vitaly Gerasimov was killed in fighting near Kharkiv.
2 million people have fled Ukraine so far.
Ukraine and Russia meet for third round of talks; Zelenskyy vows revenge over civilian attacks
There were no significant breakthroughs in the negotiations between Russia and Ukraine today.
A Kremlin offer to open escape routes for civilians trapped by the fighting is rejected by Kyiv because several lead to Russia or its ally Belarus.
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused Russian troops of "murder, deliberate murder" in an address.
Russian and Ukrainian delegations will meet for a third round of peace talks at 2pm.
Russia blocks access to Facebook and Twitter as NATO rejects call for no-fly zone
Europe’s largest nuclear power plant has been shelled by Russian forces, causing it to catch fire.
Europe's largest nuclear power plant was shelled by Russian forces overnight, causing it to catch fire.
Zelenskyy has warned it will be the “end for Europe” if an explosion occurs due to Russian forces shelling the plant.
Russia media watchdog has said it is limiting access to some international news organisations.
Vladimir Putin says Russian invasion is 'going to plan' as latest talks conclude in Belarus
More than one million people have fled Ukraine since the Russian invasion, the UN’s refugee agency has said.
More than one million people have fled Ukraine since the Russian invasion, the UN's refugee agency has said.
After a call between Presidents Macron and Putin, French officials have said they believe "the worst is to come".
The EU has agreed to give status to Ukrainian refugees to live, work and study in EU countries.
UN General Assembly overwhelmingly votes in favour of telling Russia to withdraw its troops
Russian airborne troops have landed in Ukraine’s second city, sparking immediate and “ongoing” fighting.
Russian airborne troops have landed in Ukraine's second city, sparking immediate and "ongoing" fighting.
Joe Biden branded Vladimir Putin a "dictator" in his keynote annual State of the Union address.
Biden also announced that Russian aircraft will be banned from US airspace.
Taoiseach holds phone call with Ukrainian prime minister as invasion nears one-week mark
The latest developments on day five of Russia’s assault on Ukraine.
A Russian military convoy 65km-long massed on the outskirts of Kyiv this morning.
More than 70 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed after Russian artillery hit a military base in Okhtyrka.
Ukraine's President Volodymer Zelenskyy urges MEPs to 'prove that you are with us' in a remote addresses to European Parliament.
Russia expelled from 2022 World Cup; Kyiv citizens urged to move to bomb shelters
The latest developments on day five of Russia’s assault on Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says the next 24 hours will be “a crucial period” for his country.
Ukraine met with Russia at the country's border with Belarus, with further talks possible.
The UN held a rare emergency special session of the General Assembly today, as financial sanctions posed on Russia started to bite.
New EU sanctions on Russia announced, as Putin puts nuclear 'deterrence' forces on alert
The latest developments on day four of Russia’s assault on Ukraine.
The EU confirmed it will send weapons to Ukraine, close its airspace to Russian planes and ban Russian state-owned media.
Ukraine has agreed to hold talks with Russia at the country's border with Belarus.
Putin has ordered his defence chiefs to put the country’s nuclear “deterrence forces” on high alert.
Fighting in Kyiv continues as demonstrations take place across Europe
The latest developments on day three of Russia’s assault on Ukraine.
After street fighting in Kyiv overnight Ukraine's president has vowed 'we will not lay down our arms'
Nato leaders have agreed to bolster their eastern forces as the EU and US announce further sanctions
Here at home, Russia's ambassador to Ireland says he can 'leave any time' as his expulsion is not ruled out by govt
Sigerson Cup final to be shown live on TG4
NUI Galway take on UL next Wednesday evening.
AIL Women's final to be aired live on television for the first time
The division and conference finals will be live as part of a unique double-header on Saturday, February 26th.
All time
'At 7.45 this morning, Nick Timoney got the call to come down from Belfast'
Ireland boss Andy Farrell was delighted with how his side managed injury disruption.
Finland v Ireland, World Cup qualifier
Ireland faced Finland in a big game for both sides.
Taoiseach confirms delay to reopening of indoor hospitality
The reopening of indoor hospitality has been pushed back following advice from NPHET.
Premier Sports to show every United Rugby Championship game live
The subscription channel has secured the rights for all 151 matches in a four-year deal.
Andorra v Ireland, international friendly
Andorra faced Ireland, as Stephen Kenny searched for his first win as manager.
Qatar v Ireland, International friendly
Ireland faced Qatar as they aimed to secure a first win under Stephen Kenny.
Joe Biden sworn in as 46th President of the United States
Stay with us for live updates.
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'You did not win' - America left reeling after Trump riot cleared from US Capitol building
A woman has died after being shot during the riot.
Building declared secure by officials.
Curfew in effect in DC.
Woman dies after being shot during riot.
Police chief says 13 people arrested.
Trump told supporters to 'remember this day forever!'
Ireland v Georgia, Autumn Nations Cup
It’s the third of four matches in the stop-gap series and we’re going minute-by-minute.
America looks to the future as Biden prepares to take the reins
World leaders have congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
How Biden and Trump reacted to news of the presidential result
What exactly does US President-elect Joe Biden plan to do?
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It’s going to be quite a night.