Gardai escort Fionn Braidwood (covered) into Dún Laoghaire District Court where he was charged with the murder of his mother Jane Braidwood at her home. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Fionn Braidwood accused of fatally stabbing his mother in her Dún Laoghaire home

Independent Senator Katherine Zappone (centre) with members, supporters and campaigners for the transgender community (from left) Barbra Fay, Sara Phillips, Dr Fergus Ryan, Dr Lydia Foy, Sam and Deirdre Blanckensee and Victoria Mullen at Leinster House. Photograph:  Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Transgender rights activists query medical evaluation clause as debate starts in Seanad

 Independent TD Mick Wallace at Leinster House after  former minister for justice Alan Shatter lost his appeal against the Data Protection Commissioner’s decision over disclosures on RTE’s Prime Time. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Independent Wexford TD says he expects former minister to take case to High Court

An armed Belgian police officer guards a building of the Federal Police in Brussels on Friday. The Department of Foreign Affairs advised Irish citizens to remain vigilant when travelling to the country. Photograph: EPA/Julien Warnand

Foreign Affairs says citizens should exercise caution after counter-terrorism operations

Witnesses have been asked to contact Finglas Garda station on (01) 6667500 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111.

Armed men tie up occupants of house, flee scene in dark coloured vehicle

A drawing from Wednesday’s Charlie Hebdo magazine.

Distributor uncertain whether retailers will receive copies of French satirical magazine

A detail from Wednesday’s Charlie Hebdo magazine.

Although 5 million copies of magazine are being printed none will be on sale here

Energy companies say they buy from wholesales in advance, so global oil prices do not have an immediate affect on domestic bills. Photograph: Bloomberg

Oireachtas committee chairman wants to hear from regulator and companies

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said studies show children are at risk when drinking raw milk. Photograph: Getty Images

Campaign for Raw Milk says matter should be down to individual choice

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