Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said his thoughts were with the families of those who had lost loved ones on the ill-fated airline. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Irish woman who died on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 had returned home from Australia to assist her siblings in the care of her mother who had(...)

Sr Philomene (Phil) Tiernan was onboard the lost MH17 flight.

Irish nun Sr Aideen Kinlen was one of the last people to see Sr Philomene (Phil) Tiernan before she stepped onto the lost MH17 flight.US intelligence (...)