Jason Frayne, who is originally from John Carew Park in Limerick city, fled from Ennis Courthouse last week and updated Facebook while on the run

A Limerick man who spent six days on the run after escaping from custody has been jailed for four months, after a suspended prison sentence imposed fo(...)

Jason Frayne’s Facebook account has been active since his escape from custody last Wednesday. On Thursday a post appeared:  “Who else is out today haha”

Limerick man Jason Frayne who was on the run for six days has handed himself in to the authorities, going directly to Limerick Prison to return to cus(...)

Judge said he was “astounded” a more rapid reaction to initiate legal proceedings by Tulisa Contostavios did not take place. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

X Factor judge and singer Tulisa Contostavios has been refused permission to bring defamation proceedings against the Irish Sun newspaper arising from(...)

 Sony studios in Culver City, California: The studio’s reputation has suffered considerable damage in the wake of leaked emails that have proved extremely damaging. Photographer: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg

Hollywood giant Sony Pictures Entertainment has gone on the offensive for the first time in the hacked-and-leaked emails scandal, warning US media aga(...)

Actor/activist Leonardo DiCaprio:  “None of this is rhetoric and none of it is hysteria. It is fact.”  Photograph:  Jemal Countess/Getty Images

A young mother from the Marshall Islands, which could be threatened with extinction by rising sea levels, stole the show at yesterday’s opening sessi(...)

Demonstrators near Central Park during the People’s Climate March in New York yesterday. Photograph: Timothy Fadek/Bloomberg

Billed as “the biggest climate demonstration in history”, hundreds of thousands of people – activists, students, celebrities and even some environm(...)

 Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the World Premiere of Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ at the El Capitan Theatre  in Hollywood, California. Photograph:  Jason Merritt/Getty Images 1:17

An infamous red carpet prankster struck actor Brad Pitt in the face as he signed autographs at the Hollywood premiere of a film starring his partner A(...)

Jordan Belfort: aims to give attendees at the seminar the formula for success at creating wealth. Photograph: reuters

Former stockbroker and the “Wolf of Wall Street” himself – Jordan Belfort – is coming to Dublin this week. Mr Belfort, the man who wrote the New York (...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

Out of the Furnace 2:30

Responsible Russell Baze (Christian Bale) visits with local rogue Petty (Willem Dafoe), in order to settle a debt owed by Russell’s feckless younger b(...)