Swimmer Lorraine Hession (27), from Turloughmore, Co Galway, celebrates a fourth place ribbon and a personal best in the 100m freestyle at the Special Olympic Games in Los Angeles with   her brothers, Paul (left) and Joseph. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile.

Team Ireland increased its medal haul to four at the Special Olympics in Los Angeles during day two of the games on Monday. Speaking after the race, s(...)

Robert Barron SC, for the State, said the transfer application is still being considered by a senior official in the Prison Service and a decision will be made by Wednesday afternoon.   File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

(...) under 23-hour lock-up at Mountjoy and his life was under threat from other prisoners.   Since the(...)

London skyline: property in the city is among the most expensive in the world. Strong property law and looser restrictions on foreign buyers than some other international locations make it an attractive place to bury cash in assets that will hold their value. Photograph:  Chris Radburn/PA

(...) restrictions on foreign buyers than some other international locations, makes it an attractive place to bury(...)

At the High Court on Tuesday, Dublin City Council sought injunctions against two members of the Irish Housing Network, Seamus Farrell (pictured above in the Bolt Hostel) and Aisling Hedderman, whom it claims are trespassing on the property.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

(...) inspection and would not carry out any other works at the premises. They said they would not identify the(...)

Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak  has denied taking any money from 1MDB or any other entity for personal gain, and is considering legal action. Photograph: Reuters

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak sacked his deputy and four other ministers in a cabinet(...)

Maaloula: the 14th-century Christian town in Syria which is rising again after eight months of occupation by insurgents. Photograph: Michael Jansen

(...) municipal councillor Joseph Saadeh. I last visited Maaloula on April 15th, 2014, with a handful of other(...)

Disco. Other Irish acts include; Rhob Cunningham, Elm, Dr Millar, Mongoose, Cuig, Carriages, Corner(...)

Ruby Walsh on board Long Dog on the way to winning The Topaz Novice Hurdle on the second day of the Galway Festival at Ballybrit. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

(...) in front but when the other horses came to him, he kept on well. He’s entered up on Sunday, and we(...)

(...). Other presumed Oscar hopefuls include Ridley Scott’s The Martian, Peter Sollett’s Freeheld(...)

Louise  O’Keeffe and other abuse survivors have strongly criticised the scope of the compensation scheme, accusing the state of failing to accept its legal responsibility. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins

(...)’Keeffe and other abuse survivors have strongly criticised the scope of the compensation scheme, accusing the(...)