The site on Gateside Road, Coleraine, where the mosque is situated

A Co Antrim man has been charged with making threats on Facebook when he allegedly wrote that people should be “burned alive” in a mosque. (...)

David Ward and Lynsey Ivory at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins

A man who staged a car crash with his partner while they were pretending to be strangers as part of an attempted insurance fraud has been jaile(...)

Paul Dervan: “People are searching for jobs in the middle of the night. What’s going on there? Has looking for a job been something that’s been on their minds?” Photograph: Jason Clarke

It is “a dream job” for a marketer, according to Paul Dervan. The former head of brand at O2 Ireland is leading a long-term project for jobs site Inde(...)

Hip cat: soothing sounds for feline friends. Photograph: Monty Fresco/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

Someone has composed music just for cats. No, really. And it’s not that bad. US composer David Teie has spent the last six years developing his scient(...)

Some mused that Square chief executive  Jack Dorsey’s double-jobbing at Twitter was making some potential investors nervous. Photograph: Bryan Thomas/The New York Times

What a difference a year makes. Payments company Square may have been valued at $6 billion in 2014, but when it came to the stock market, things were (...)

Darren McCormack and Jennifer Kane in their new pop-up shop in Arnotts. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Jennifer Kane and Darren McCormack may have broken every retail rule in the book: the couple behind Scrumdiddly’s ice-cream shops had never made ice c(...)

Max Schrems was listed as a key speaker at the conference in Brussels, which has now been cancelled due to the security alert. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

A major privacy conference due to be held in central Brussels next week has been cancelled due to the ongoing security alert. The annual European dat(...)

Only two golden eagle chicks were born in 2015 and neither survived more than a few weeks.  Photograph: Mike Brown

Ireland’s population of golden eagles is in a “critical” situation and at risk of starving, the Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) has warned. The IWT has ca(...)

There is evidence that exposing infants to a wide range of tastes at an early stage will lead to healthier eating later in life. Photograph: Thinkstock

‘Is this one of the worst wrong turns in the history of parenting advice?” was the rather dramatic introductory sentence in a New Scientist article la(...)

Niall Gaffney: Iput’s strategy involves attracting leading global brands. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish property fund Iput plc has let 7 Hanover Quay in Dublin’s south docklands area to global consulting group Accenture on a lease worth €3.65 milli(...)