This dad made an amazing action film with his kids as the stars

Brian Vowles spent four years creating Robot Attack starring his two young sons Dylan, six, and Brandon, seven, in a film shot entirely on his iPhone.

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Watch a police officer in California rescue a bear cub from a dumpster

Colleagues are calling the officer the ‘bear whisperer’.

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Facebook 'investigating' major outage on website and Instagram

Facebook and Instagram users have been reporting problems loading both platforms since earlier today.

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Star Wars’ Mark Hamill teams up with bionic limb company for viral message

The actor played Luke Skywalker, who lost a hand in an epic lightsabre battle with nemesis Darth Vader.

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Here's how you can dine in Dublin with loved ones in Oz this Christmas

Anyone who has a loved one abroad knows how hard Christmas can be. Loved ones in the UK or Europe might be able to get home easily, but those at the other side of ...

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Scientists record incredible footage of baby shark still in its eggcase

The video was filmed in a popular fishing spot near an island off the coast of Puerto Rico, in the Caribbean.

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Some festive and fabulous shows are coming to Netflix in December

From Sabrina Spellman to Elle Woods, there's something for all tastes among the new additions coming to Netflix next month.

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VIDEO: Temple Street's Living Proof series shows us how donations matter

Bernard Óg's family explain how Temple Street hospital was their home away from home for the last few years.

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Santa Paws will be visiting some very good boys in Cork next week

No one is higher up on Santa's 'Nice List' than our four-legged friends, so it only seems fair to allow dogs to visit with the man in red himself.

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Boy with autism’s show of support for Anne Hegerty wins thousands of fans

The I’m A Celebrity star has received a heartwarming letter from a young boy with autism after opening up about her experience of Asperger’s.

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Scientists finally reveal why wombats’ faeces is cube-shaped

The Australian marsupial is the only known species to produce cube-shaped poo.

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Man’s drunken photoshoot gives McDonald’s hash brown 15 minutes of fame

At 4am, cameraman Faustino Limon took 30 pictures of the fried potato treat.

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How do you pronounce Blink 182? James Corden and more join online debate

The answer seems to depend on which side of the Atlantic you’re from.

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John Lewis, the internet's most patient man, finally got the Christmas ad he deserves

"Hopefully people will be kind about my acting skills, I am no Elton John but who knows, maybe I’ll get tweets about my own film this year."

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Only in Ireland: Some of the weirdest Irish DIY disasters

Feet stuck in a paint bucket, ripping off wallpaper and taking a chunk of plaster and falling off a ladder are just some of the biggest disasters that have happened ...

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This is why #WorldToiletDay is trending around the world

More people worldwide have phones than toilets, according to the UN, while contaminated water kills millions of children and adults every year.

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The 7 stages of visiting a winter ice rink

As skating fans head for the outdoors, Jenny Stallard analyses the emotional journey to the ice and back.

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VIDEO: There’s now a documentary about Spicebags and we can't cope

In fairness, stranger stuff has been on the telly before.

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Watch the Late Late Toy Show Trailer here first before it debuts tonight

But where is everyone going?

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Cinderella and Prince Charming to strut the boards at Cork's Everyman panto

It's pure Cork, like.

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WATCH: Woman stands in her underwear on Cork’s Patrick Street to protest victim blaming

Jena Keating stood for an hour, in silence.

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7 ways you can celebrate International Men’s Day according to Twitter users

Here’s what social media had to say.

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Resident puts angry note on police car attending ‘life or death situation’

The note-writer told officers ‘I don’t care, it’s not my emergency’.

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Here’s how one tweet has raised over €13,000 for the homeless in Ireland

And they are not finished yet.

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WATCH: Two killer whales spotted off the coast of Dublin

This is the second killer whale sighting since October 30

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Today is international toilet day but it’s not as funny as you think

62.5% of people around the world don’t have access to safe sanitation.

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VIDEO: Cork's 'The Old Offenders' are back again for the Santa Cycle

The charity promo sketch is making us laugh for a worthwhile cause.

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Twitter’s UK Christmas ad features the man John Lewis inconveniences every year

The Virginia-based lecturer secured the Twitter @JohnLewis handle years ago, and encounters the same misery every Christmas.

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Spending too much time on Instagram? Here’s how to disconnect from social media for a while

A behavioural expert tells Liz Connor how to successfully navigate a much-needed break-up with your phone.

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A book sold after 27 years on the shelf and the replies will make you cry

This is basically the starting point for a Pixar film.

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Watch: Glen Hansard surprises Dublin busker who is singing his song

Glen was clearly impressed with the version of his song.

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5 things to cut out of your diet if you want a better night’s sleep

Can’t remember the last time you slept through the night? The solution could lie in what you consume

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Here are some of the bizarre requests Travelodge got from some of their guests

Travelodge says it gets thousands of odd demands each year at its chain of sites, which includes 12 in Ireland.

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Check out the creepy Danny DeVito shrine some college students made

The man himself even caught wind of it, tweeting: ‘Your shrine honors me.’

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Social media taken over by hilarious viral ‘dog cheese’ game

A craze, in which you throw a piece of cheese on to your dog, is the latest to take off on Twitter.

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Here's a look at the winners of the 2018 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

A shocked looking squirrel and a nosy owl were among the winning images.

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Solving the mystery of why this camel was spotted on the side of a snowy road

‘The roads were horrible and people were stuck in the snow everywhere. Then I saw the camel and I had to do a double-take.’

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Doireann Garrihy gets first solo national radio show

Broadcaster and comedian Doireann Garrihy has gotten her first solo national radio show.

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Adorable giant panda plays in the snow as cold weather hits the United States

Watch as giant panda Bei Bei plays in the snow at The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington DC.

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Russian fisherman shares pics of nightmare creatures from the depths

Delve into the mysterious world hundreds of metres below sea level.

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VIDEO: Offaly man recreates iconic Anchorman scene

Ron Burgundy would be proud.

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7 of the most ridiculous items from this year’s Goop gift guide

It’s probably not where you’ll find what you need for Grandma, but it’s still wildly entertaining.

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Conor McGregor, Bono and Leo Varadkar in the Jungle? It's what the people want

The Irish public has shared who they want to see in the 'I'm A Celebrity...' jungle this year - and who they would most like to see 'bushtuckered'.

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Quiz: Which Spice Girl are you?

Baby, Scary, Sporty, Ginger or Posh?

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This litter of endangered African painted dog puppies is stealing hearts

The cute little pups won’t go on display for a few months yet.

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Watch the Philadelphia Flyers’ terrifying mascot Gritty frolicking in the snow

Somewhere between a beautiful dream and a terrifying nightmare.

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Horse survives California fires after getting trapped in swimming pool

‘Among all the sadness I had a glimpse of happiness today!’

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Here’s how Twitter reacted to a mammoth day in the world of Brexit

Resignations, a news conference and threats of a vote of no-confidence were all part of a busy day for the British Prime Minister.

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Spanish police rescued an adorable puppy and called him Stan Lee

Police came to rescue when the dog was spotted being kicked by a member of the public.

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This anti-Brexit protester would not stop heckling Jacob Rees-Mogg

As the politician spoke after submitting his letter of no confidence in the Prime Minister, the ‘Stop Brexit’ protester showed up to make a noise.

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