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John Quindos, who lost his wife, his daughter and her three children in the Ethiopian Airlines aircraft crash. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/New York Times

John Quindos wailed and hyperventilated so violently that officials rushed him to a first-aid station. Then, as the magnitude sunk in, he lost his voi(...)

Mick Ryan: lived on Popes Quay in Cork city centre with his wife, Naoise, and two young children

The family of Irish engineer Michael Ryan, who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday, had been planning to go to Rome next week to celebrate (...)

Family members of the victims involved in a plane crash react at Addis Ababa international airport Sunday. Photograph: Mulugeta Ayene/AP

There was shock in the seaside community of Lahinch, Co Clare, last night as it emerged local man Michael (Mick) Ryan was the only Irish victim of the(...)

Forensic police officers investigate an abandoned car alleged to have been used by militants in the dusitD2 attack in Nairobi, Kenya. Photograph: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

Kenyan bomb disposal experts have found and safely detonated an explosive left over from the extremist attack on a Nairobi luxury hotel and office com(...)

Kenyan security forces evacuate people after a bomb blast at a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday. Photograph: Kabir Dhanji/AFP/Getty Images

Predrag Amidzic was looking out his office window at the Dusit complex in Nairobi on Tuesday when a terrorist’s bomb was detonated in the courtyard be(...)

Kenyan security forces walk outside the DusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images.

Kenya’s president sought to restore calm on Wednesday, saying that a deadly attack by suspected al-Shabaab militants on a hotel complex in Nairobi was(...)

 Special forces protect people at the scene of an explosion at a hotel complex in Nairobi. Photograph: Luis Tato/AFP/Getty Images

Al-Shabaab, the Somali Islamist group linked to al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for a suspected terrorist attack on a hotel and office complex in Nai(...)

“It’s the stuff of bad novels that you come within 10 minutes of being released and then you’re told you’re staying.” Photograph: AP/Stock

In June 2012 Irishman John said goodbye to his wife and two daughters and left for work. A few hours later he was sitting in a Kenyan police station b(...)

Former minister for communications Denis Naughten did not influence or seek to influence the conduct of the broadband tender process in favour of Granahan McCourt Capital, or otherwise, the independent auditor found.

Former minister for communications Denis Naughten did not influence, or seek to influence, the tender process of the national broadband plan during me(...)

Dr Chloe Schwenke: I was fired from my job when I transitioned, and my marriage fell apart. Photograph: Mark Stedman

To look at her, you couldn’t guess Chloe Schwenke’s age accurately. Tall and slim, with straight shoulder-length hair and a strong face, she’s an eloq(...)

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