An undated picture released by the North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) from  July 2014 showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (centre) surrounded by  soldiers as he tours a front-line military detachment in the East Sea, North Korea.

(...) its rivals’ telecommunications and energy grids.Reuters (...)

Never sit easy with a fellow who doesn’t like dogs, beer or Charles Dickens. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...) the spirit. Drinks that froth properly at the head imbibe the table with ancient energy. Nobody wants(...)

Walk in a winter wonderland
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  • December 20, 2014, 06:00

(...) easily again. Midges, luxuriant, foot snaring vegetation, energy sapping heat and holiday hordes(...)

Snowy conditions  in the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

(...) easily again. Midges, flourishing vegetation, energy- sapping heat and holiday hordes disappear as the(...)

Joe and Ena Foley were so full of happiness

(...) adults. It took a huge amount of physical and emotional energy for me to just get through the day.” Burke(...)

Phelim Donlon: meeting him sparked lifelong careers, nurtured by wise mentoring

(...) building a national network of professionally staffed theatre companies. He did so with tireless energy and(...)

Tom Dunne: interviewed 11 of the German spies caught in Ireland during the Emergency

(...) hierarchy. In 1959, he applied for a position with the newly formed International Atomic Energy Agency in(...)

The Bolshoi Ballet will perform live from Moscow via satellite at the Lighthouse Cinema on Sunday. Photograph: Dmitry Kostyukov/AFP/Getty Images.
What’s on this weekend?

(...) here.Mooney Tunes Christmas SpecialThe show, which will take place at Bord Gais Energy Theatre, will(...)

Fastnet said the Celtic Sea and Tendrara Lakbir farm-out processes  commenced in recent months

Fastnet, the oil and gas company focused on near term exploration acreage in Africa and the Celtic Seas, has reported a net loss of $1.6 million (€1.3(...)

Scientists say data showing gold-winged warblers left their nesting site in the mountains of Tennessee a day ahead of a tornado ‘heard it coming’. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

(...) a migration of more than 2,500km, they still had the energy to evade the danger.The storm, which(...)