Detectives arrested a suspect at Cork Prison at 9am on Friday and brought him to Mayfield Garda station for questioning over a fatal assault on father-of-three Graham Johnson. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the DPP after releasing without charge a 30-year-old man arrested for questioning over the fatal stabbing of a prison(...)

Detectives arrested the suspect at Cork Prison and brought him to Mayfield Garda station for questioning about the fatal assault on Graham Johnson, a father of three. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the fatal stabbing of a 41-year-old prisoner at Cork Prison last week on Friday arrested a 30-year-old man for questioning over t(...)

Lindsey Graham, a three-term senator from South Carolina, cited the increasing violence in the Middle East as motivation for his decision to run. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Senator Lindsey Graham, a foreign policy hawk, has become the latest Republican to join the party’s fast-growing field of presidential candidates. Mr (...)

The house in Landscape Park, Churchtown, where the bodies of Sydney and Lorna Graham were discovered on Monday evening. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

An elderly man and woman who were discovered dead in their home in south Dublin on Monday have been described by neighbours as a “lovely couple” that (...)

A Syrian child refugee cries as he stands at a queue waiting to receive aid from Turkish humanitarian agencies at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

Israel and the US conducted joint tests of their missile operations in the Mediterranean Sea today. The tests, which were detected by Russian r(...)

Timothy Whiston, John Whelan and  Patrick Cryne are said to have deliberately included revenue from software contracts with the Irish health system, which had yet to be received, in the published accounts of healthcare provider iSoft, transforming losses into profit.

The retrial of three former directors accused of forging a multi-million euro contract to supply the Health Service Executive (HSE) in order to mislea(...)

  Chess player Gabriel Mirza, the teenager’s opponent, was expelled from the tournament

The Irish Chess Union is to hold a meeting of its executive committee today after gardaí were called to a top chess tournament following claims(...)