Police and emergency services cordoned off the scene

EU vows to help France fight IS 'barbarity'

26 Jul The head of the European Commission has pledged "Europe's solidarity and co-operation in the fight against barbarity", in a letter to French President Francois Hollande.

Mr Justice Kevin Cross said he determined the case as 60% liability against the driver

Boy awarded €5m after being struck by car

26 Jul A 13-year-old boy who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury when he was struck by a car after he ran out on a road in Co Cork eight years ago has settled his High Court action for €5m.

Journalists gather at the main gate of the Tsukui Yamayuri En care centre

19 killed in Japan's worst mass killing in decades

26 Jul The suspect in a fatal stabbing spree that saw 19 people killed in Japan had been hospitalised early this year after expressing a willingness to kill disabled people if the government approved, a city official has said.

Police said 12 people were wounded in the attack

Suicide bomber 'had history of mental illness'

25 Jul A Syrian suicide bomber who injured more than a dozen people when he blew himself up in Germany pledged allegiance to so-called Islamic State and had a history of mental illness, it has emerged.

John O'Donnell was arrested on 4 July at New Line Road in Letterkenny

Donegal councillor charged with assault

25 Jul A councillor who featured in the RTÉ Investigates programme on Standards in Public Office has appeared in court on two charges of assaulting two men in February last year.