Lisa Smith (extreme right) may have overheard information on the Govermnet jet, but nothing of interest to Isis, military sources say. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins, Dublin

An Irish military intelligence inquiry concluded a former Defence Forces member gleaned little or no sensitive information before she left Ireland to (...)

The Ambassador of France to Ireland Jean-Pierre Thébault and staff from the French Embassy hold a minute’s silence at the French Residence on Ailesbury Road, Dublin for those killed in the attack at the Paris offices of French satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The French tricolour flew at half-mast as staff members from the French Embassy in Dublin gathered to pay their respects to those who lost their lives(...)

Dr Ali Selim said the letter will not cause worry as it is based on a “total ignorance of the Muslim peoople in this country”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating hate letters sent to mosques and Islamic cultural centres across the State. The correspondence demands all Muslims “get the h(...)