Blaze caused extensive damage to a unit at the Oberstown complex

Investigation at Oberstown after disturbances

14.32 An investigation is under way at Oberstown youth detention centre following incidents in which one staff member was injured and a rooftop fire broke out at the facility.

Colleagues of Trevor O'Neill, who worked for Dublin City Council, form a guard of honour

Mourners told of Trevor O'Neill's love for life

13.33 Mourners at the funeral of Trevor O'Neill, who was shot dead while on holidays in Spain in a case of mistaken identity two weeks ago, have heard that he was full of life, laughs and stories.

Kevin Mallon (R) left Bangu prison without making any comment

Mallon released from Rio prison

28 Aug Irishman Kevin Mallon has been released from prison in Rio following his arrest earlier this month on charges of mis-selling Olympic tickets.

Twin brothers were sentenced over terror-related offences

Canadian court jails twin brothers for terror plot

27 Aug A Canadian court sentenced twin brothers to a combined 24 years in prison after they plead guilty to terror-related offences, including trying to leave the country to join a radical Islamic group.

French student Mourad Hamyd, 20, was sent back to France from Bulgaria yesterday

Relative of Hebdo killer held over terror links

27 Aug The brother-in-law of one of the jihadists who attacked French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo last year faces terrorism charges for allegedly trying to join so-called Islamic State fighters in Syria, a judicial source said.

A protest against the extra-judicial killings

Filipino police chief tells users to kill dealers

26 Aug The Philippines' police chief has called on drug users to kill traffickers and burn their homes, as he seeks to maintain momentum in President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial crime war that has claimed 2,000 lives.

Pat Hickey has temporarily stood aside as Olympic Council of Ireland president

Police release details of emails over Rio tickets

24 Aug Police in Rio investigating the alleged mis-selling of Rio 2016 tickets have said they have uncovered email contact between Pat Hickey and the THG company as recently as 3 August, discussing the sale of Olympic tickets.