US president Barack Obama pauses as he speaks in press briefing room at the White House in Washington, while discussing the mass  shooting at the community college in Oregon. Photograph: AP

US president Barack Obama put words to the desperation of millions of Americans – and the despair of the rest of the world – on Thursday night after a(...)

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte. There have been reports of one prospective politician telling a youth wing meeting of Rutte’s Liberal party that he feared “beheadings” on the streets. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

It should be reassuring for all of Europe when the national counter-terrorism co-ordinator for the Netherlands takes the unusual step of saying public(...)

The PSNI and new National Crime Agency’s combined efforts during Operation Jarra resulted in the arrests of 25 people in Northern Ireland

The PSNI and new National Crime Agency have combined in an operation against people who access indecent images of children online in Northern Irela(...)

Pope Francis arrives to lead the weekly general audience in Saint Peters Square last week. Photograph: Alessamdro Di Meo/EPA

US authorities arrested a 15-year-old last month for allegedly plotting an Islamic State-inspired attack that targeted Pope Francis, according to ABC (...)

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness speaks to reporters at Stormont Castle in Belfast on Monday. Photograph: Getty

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness has said there should be no preconditions to any talks held between Northern parties to resolve the impasse that has bro(...)

Originally from Limerick city, Jason Corbett (39) died on August 2nd, 2015,  in his home in North Carolina, US,  during a domestic disturbance.

The family of the late Jason Corbett have strongly rejected claims that he was about to seek joint Irish-US citizenship for his children, describing s(...)

Mourners began gathering at Crosses funeral home on Lower Gerald Griffin Street in Limerick shortly after 5pm on Tuesday evening to sympathise with the Corbett family.

Hundreds of people gathered in Limerick on Tuesday night for the removal of Jason Corbett who was killed in North Carolina earlier this month. The 39-(...)

Limerick man Jason Corbett (39) whose children Jack (10) and Sarah (8) Corbett  are at the centre of a custody battle.

A brother of an Irish man killed in America has described an appeal of a custody ruling concerning his niece and nephew made in a North Carolina court(...)

The Limerick-born children had been in the custody of their stepmother for two weeks after their father Jason Corbett was found dead in his home in North Carolina

The children of an Irishman killed in North Carolina are to return to Ireland with their aunt after a court dismissed their step-mother’s custody appl(...)

A file photo of Limerick man Jason Corbett (39) who has been killed in a domestic dispute in North Carolina.

Preparations are being made to bring home the children of an Irish man killed in the United States earlier this month, pending a custody decision due (...)