This year gardaí in Killarney had a clampdown to try to prevent incidents,  including broad blocks and cordoning off  car parks and other open spaces. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

More than a dozen public order offences have been committed, several vehicles confiscated and three men are in custody on charges of dangerous driving(...)

Former Goldman Sachs banker Jason Lee arrives  at Suffolk County Court with his wife Alicia on Wednesday afternoon for the  verdict in his trial for rape. He was found not guilty.  Photograph: Simon Carswell

A former Goldman Sachs banker has been acquitted of raping an Irish J-1 student at a summer party in the Hamptons in August 2013.New York State Judge (...)

Aisling Brady McCarthy, a Co Cavan woman who has been in jail in the US for more than two years following the death of an infant in her care, may be eligible for bail next month.  Photograph: AP Photo/Elise Amendola.

Aisling Brady McCarthy, a Co Cavan woman who has been in jail in the US for more than two years following the death of an infant in her care, may be e(...)

Party leader Micheál Martin speaking during the Fianna Fáil ardfheis in the RDS over the weekend. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Delegates passed a Dublin Rathdown motion calling on the party to publicly rule out going into government with Fine Gael after the next general elect(...)

Oliver Kierans (57), of Drumbannon, Bailieborough, Co Cavan,  had pleaded not guilty to murdering Patricia Kierans (54), on September 5th, 2013. He was found  guilty of manslaughter in the case  last February.  File photograph: Collins Courts

A Cavan father-of-four who killed his wife of 33 years at their home has been jailed for 12 years.Oliver Kierans (57), of Drumbannon, Bailieborough, C(...)

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(...)