George Gibney: a judicial review prevented the case from proceeding due to the length of time elapsed since the alleged incidents took place

A Garda detective superintendent has been appointed by Assistant Garda Commissioner John Twomey to engage in a fact-finding mission in relation to th(...)

 Famagusta: the outbreak of war saw 36 multistorey hotels evacuated overnight. Photograph:  Francoise De Mulder/Roger Viollet/Getty Images

My guide, Ionnis, prepares for our trip. He opens his wallet and checklists passport, driving licence, insurance, visa and a couple of aspirin. We’re (...)

AIB has obtained €9.3 million judgment orders on consent at the Commercial Court against Galway businessmen Tom and John Nestor for borrowings by the pair. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Allied Irish Banks (AIB) has obtained €9.3 million judgment orders on consent at the Commercial Court against Galway businessmen Tom and John Nestor. (...)

Aw, go on: April Keith at a tea stand in Kurdistan; tea – drunk black and strong as tar, with plenty of sugar – is the foundation of Kurdish hospitality and a gesture Keith never turns down, as it leads to rare experiences: “I’ve sat on top of a mountain at a border outpost drinking tea with two peshmerga soldiers, rifles over their shoulders”

Four years ago I became an economic statistic when I lost my job. I used the opportunity to return to college, having dropped out at 19, and then to r(...)

The Coast Guard suspended its search-and-rescue operation in the waters off the Florida Panhandle on Thursday, an acknowledgment that the marines and army soldiers were unlikely to be found alive. Photograph: Staff Sgt. Denis Ricou/US Army Air National Guard handout/AFP

An Irish-born US marine has died following a helicopter crash off the coast of Florida earlier this week. Liam Flynn, originally from Clane, Co Kildar(...)

Seven marines and four soldiers are presumed dead after a US Army helicopter crashed during a night training exercise. Photograph: Michael Spooneybarger/Reuters

Seven marines and four soldiers are presumed dead after an army helicopter that was carrying them went down in foggy conditions during a training exer(...)

Elephants perform at the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Tampa, Florida. The Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus said it will phase out its elephant acts by 2018.

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus will eliminate its elephant acts – long an integral part of the spectacle billed as “the Greatest Show on(...)

For nearly two years after Hillary Clinton stepped down from her secretary of state post, the state department was unable to search her emails because they were in her possession, and not on the department’s servers, officials said. Photograph: The New York Times

Hillary Clinton said late on Wednesday that she had asked the state department to release tens of thousands of work-related emails that she sent from (...)

Ireland, Dublin: Sherry FitzGerald, €900,000

Sherry FitzGerald is seeking €900,000 for this four-bedroom bungalow at 9 Shielmartin Park, Sutton, Dublin. We find similarly-priced properties around(...)

YouTuber breaks out

Adored by legions, YouTubers are, by and large, purveyors of makeup tips, videogame commentaries, reviews and standard vlogging. The platform for quic(...)