Oliver Kierans (57), of Drumbannon, Bailieborough, Co Cavan,  had pleaded not guilty to murdering Patricia Kierans (54), on September 5th, 2013. He was found  guilty of manslaughter in the case  last February.  File photograph: Collins Courts

A Cavan father-of-four who killed his wife of 33 years at their home has been jailed for 12 years.Oliver Kierans (57), of Drumbannon, Bailieborough, C(...)

A Co Antrim man who was “obsessed” with his collection of child porn, which amounted to over 7,000 indecent images, was handed a 21-month sentence

A Co Antrim man who was “obsessed” with his collection of child porn, which amounted to over 7,000 indecent images, was on Friday handed a 21-month s(...)

An al Nusra front fighter carries his brigade’s flag in Idlib city, after they took control of the area in March. Photograph: Ammar Abdallah/Reuters

A Columbus, Ohio, man who trained with Islamic militants in Syria has been arrested and charged with supporting terrorism and making false statements.(...)

A member of a bomb squad works beside a bomb disposal robot and  gyrocopter after it landed on the West Front of the US Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

A Florida man was arrested after he landed his small helicopter on the west lawn of the US Capitol on Wednesday, police said, violating restricted ai(...)

The White House will eliminate a major diplomatic hurdle by pushing to have Cuba dropped from a list of state sponsors of terrorism. Photograph: The New York Times 1:30

Cuba recognised what it called a “fair decision” by US president Barack Obama to inform Congress he intends to remove Cuba from a US list of state spo(...)

A new fibre broadband service unveiled in Cavan town will allow download speeds comparable to cities such as Tokyo and Hong Kong

A new fibre broadband service unveiled in Cavan town will allow download speeds comparable to cities such as Tokyo and Hong Kong. ESB and Vodafone sai(...)

Kidney donor Mahon Murphy; kidney recipient Lia and her baby Colm; kidney recipient Jack; mother Síle; kidney donor and also kidney recipient father Sean; and Bob, three times kidney transplant recipient.  The Murphy family attended the national launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week. Photograph: Conor McCabe

A Co Waterford family with a hereditary kidney complaint have had seven transplants between them in recent years. Sean Murphy from Kilrossanty,(...)

The winning €4 quick pick ticket was bought at Souhan’s filling station on Haggard Street in Trim, Co Meath last Saturday.

A Meath family has collected their lotto jackpot win of €10.65 million from the National Lottery offices on Friday. The family syndicate of two, who h(...)

A Co Kildare couple renting a three-bed  house in a gated community in the K-Club (above), are disputing a 22 per cent rent increase.  File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A Co Kildare couple renting a three-bed detached house in a gated community in the K-Club are disputing a 22 per cent rent increase as they say there (...)

A Co Louth man has been jailed for six months for punching a doctor and headbutting a nurse while they were on duty in at Daisy Hill  hospital in Newry, Co Down. Image: Google Maps.

A Co Louth man has been jailed for six months for punching a doctor and headbutting a nurse while they were on duty in a hospital.Michael Hanrahan (3(...)