Dissident republicans are thought to be responsible for the disruptive security alerts which come after the PSNI announced it would be recruiting 100 new officers. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

(...) the familiarisation events taking place today and find out more about the opportunities that exist(...)

File photograph of Sir Geoffrey Howe speaking at the House of Commons in London. Photograph: PA

May — more than 50 years after entering Parliament, under legislation passed last year. He last spoke(...)

The hearse carrying  Cathriona White outside a funeral home in Cappawhite, Co Tipperary. The funeral mass for the 30-year-old beauty therapist took place on Saturday. Photograph:  Debbie Hickey/Getty Images

(...) in the packed church as many more gathered outside in silence to pay their respects and offer(...)

Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed beat Jason Day and Charles Schwartzel 3&2 to help the USA retain their Presidents Cup lead in Incheon on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

(...) succession from the seventh, while Matsuyama contributed three more. In the morning foursomes, Oosthuizen and(...)

The flooding of November 2009 left the Grand Parade in Cork city centre submerged. Cork residents whose homes were flooded in 2009 have expressed disappointment that the ESB has chosen to appeal a High Court ruling which found it was substantially responsible for the flooding. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

(...) more extreme flood events.” Mr Keane said that the ESB engineers struck a note of caution, saying(...)

Ireland centre Jared Payne has been ruled out of the rest of the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Inpho

(...)’s replacement not named until Sunday evening. There may be a few more call-ups after France and Ireland meet in(...)

Countess Constance Markievicz as a captain in the Irish Citizen Army.

(...) more generous spirit.” These women ran safe houses, rustled up food for volunteers, distributed and(...)

A man asks for help after an explosion during a peace march in Ankara on Saturday. Photograph: Tumay Berkin/Reuters

(...) in which more than 40,000 people have been killed. The state launched peace talks with the PKK(...)

Aching sincerity: Seal was “always a pretty confident person” Photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty

(...) more than three years in a coma, and was left without the ability to move or communicate. She died from(...)

Different planet: former lawyer Danielle McLaughlin’s debut collection of short stories “Dinosaurs on Other Planets” has just been published

(...) in my head,” she says. “It was journalism that I wrote for a while first, and I had more articles(...)