Police continue to search a home in Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia. Two men appeared in court on Friday in relation to an alleged terror plot to bring down an aircraft. Photograph: Joel Carrett/EPA

Two men were charged with terrorist offences in Sydney on Friday over an alleged plot to smuggle a bomb on to an Etihad Airways flight, which authori(...)

Paul Murphy TD and Cllr Michael Murphy celebrate as they leave court after their acquittals in the Jobstown trial. Photograph: Collins Courts

A major criticism made by the defence barristers in the Jobstown trial was not that Garda witnesses offered evidence that was contradicted by video ev(...)

Paul Mulvaney, executive director of innovation at ESB, said the investment would result in a “two-way knowledge transfer” between the power company and Endeco. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

ESB is investing €3.3 million in Endeco Technologies, an Irish company that helps large, industrialised energy users reduce their power consumption. (...)

GAA President Liam O’Neill with Home to Hurl players Kevin Maher, on his arrival home from Melbourne, and fellow members of the Gornahoe Glengoole hurling team in Tipperary who have also arrived home  for the charity match. Photograph: Alan Betson

Meet a GAA player who flies 10,000 miles across the world for a single game and you meet a spirit of determination. It is the lure of a winter’s match(...)

Belgians Marie van den Hende (left) and Laurence Cosse at the summer camp held at Clongowes Wood College, Co Kildare, this week. Photograph: Frank Miller

They came from Beirut, New York and everywhere in between. They arrived by bus and plane, some in wheelchairs and some with crutches. More than 500 pe(...)