The court heard claims of an alleged plan to attack Shannon Airport ‘to show support for Arab terrorists because of the use of Shannon Airport for the transportation of American troops’. File image: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The New IRA’s alleged leadership was secretly recorded in talks about a “hard economic bombing campaign” and cyber attacks on the United Kingdom, the (...)

Defined by his walrus moustache, John Bolton became an almost cartoonish caricature of a certain kind of American conservative. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

The former US national security adviser, now one of his president’s harshest critics, shares his controversial views on Donald Trump, Ireland, Brex(...)

Sam Kendrick at home in Kilmore, Co Wexford.

An Irish veteran of the second World War who fought at the Battle of Arnhem has been honoured by the Dutch government for his part of the Liberation o(...)

US president Donald Trump announces the lifting of sanctions on Turkey in a White House speech on Wednesday. Photograph:  Mark Wilson/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has lifted sanctions on Turkey, saying the country has committed to a permanent ceasefire in northern Syria and defending th(...)

Lisa Smith. Photograph: BBC

Irish Islamic State supporter Lisa Smith may have blended in with other refugees in north east Syria after fleeing from a detainment camp with her chi(...)

A Turkish-backed Syrian fighter fires during clashes in the border town of Ras al-Ain on Sunday. Photograph: Nazeer al-Khatib/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump has ordered all remaining US forces in northeast Syria to withdraw in the face of a growing Turkish military assault, risking an escalati(...)

A woman carries her belongings over her head as she flees  Syria’s northeastern town of Ras al-Ain   on October 9th. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty

A Kurdish man living in Ireland has said his elderly father has packed his bags and is planning to leave his home in northern Syria after Turkey began(...)

 Civilians carry their belongings over their head as they flee amid Turkish bombardment on Syria’s northeastern town of Ras al-Ain in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AF

  Turkish ground troops have stepped up their offensive against Kurdish forces in north-eastern Syria, seizing villages and continuing an aerial(...)

A woman flees with her children amid Turkish bombardment on Syria’s northeastern town of Ras al-Ayn in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border. Photograph: Delil Souleiman

Turkey began its promised military incursion into northeast Syria on Wednesday as US president Donald Trump defended his decision to withdraw US troop(...)

US president Donald Trump with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has said he plans to soon begin a military operation in northeast Syria. Photograph: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP.

US allies and senior Republicans have responded with alarm to the Trump administration’s decision to pull troops out of northern Syria, paving the way(...)

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