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(...)

A Co Limerick cattle dealer has been restrained by the High Court from slaughtering , selling or disposing in any way of 82 cattle claimed to be the property of a Co Westmeath livestock exporter. File photograph: Getty Images.

A Co Limerick cattle dealer has been restrained by the High Court from slaughtering , selling or disposing in any way of 82 cattle claimed to be the (...)