Eamon Bradley: will spend Christmas in custody. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Suicide bomb training is provided at camps like the one allegedly attended by a man from Derry, the Belfast High Court has heard. Prosecutors said an (...)

Against the backdrop of Edward Snowden’s revelations of the UK’s GCHQ mass data-harvesting from cables linking Ireland to Britain and North America, t(...)

 The college’s programme in Bahrain has been accredited for five years by the Irish Medical Board. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland programme in Bahrain has been accredited by the Irish Medical Council for a period of five years following (...)

I have never been lucky at raffles, the Lotto, or draws. But I won two ducks once. Delph ducks. The kind that cannot swim, fly, or be eaten. I was a(...)

Fun palace: Google employees enjoyed hair-raising rides at the company’s office party in Funderland at the RDS. Photograph: Alan Betson.

Most people settle for dodgy finger food, fairy lights and free booze as they sway drunkenly to Fairytale of New York at their Christmas bash, but thi(...)

Pope Francis  kisses Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I after they signed a joint statement at St George church, the principal Greek Orthodox cathedral, in Istanbul on November 30th, 2014. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/Reuters

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew 1 took another step down the long road to Catholic-Orthodox unity when they prayed together in the G(...)

 Ciara Woods (third from right) with some of her colleagues in The Irish Times advertising department, from left: Rachel Leonard, Orla Ryan, Deborah Clancy, Ornaith Ffrench and Sharon Black

For a long time I never brought my lunch to work. It felt too much like being in school and this notion of deciding today what I wanted to eat for (...)

The collision  happened on the Loughill Road in the village of Cloughmills, near Ballymena. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The mother of a child killed in a road traffic accident in Co Antrim contacted unionist politician Jim Allister last month to warn that her children (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny arrives for a meeting of the European People’s Party in Brussels ahead of an informal dinner of EU heads of state. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Taoiseach Enda Kenny warned of “difficult” climate change talks yesterday as EU leaders remained locked in talks last night on the union’s new clim(...)

Jameson, Bushmills and Tullamore Dew were all included in the top fifty travel-retail sales table, while Baileys Irish Cream was ranked in sixth place

Baileys remains one of the most popular duty-free spirits in the world despite seeing a 3.6 per cent decline in sales last year.New figures compiled b(...)