Patrick Whelan and William McAteer were convicted of giving loans to the 'Maple Ten'

Former Anglo directors get community service

19.04 Former director of Anglo Irish Bank Willie McAteer and Patrick Whelan have been sentenced to 240 hours of community service for giving illegal loans to ten people to buy shares in the bank.

Mahmoud Bazzi will continue to be held in detention in Michigan and will appear before the courts again on 11 August

US court adjourns Bazzi immigration hearing

19.17 The man suspected of murdering two Irish peacekeepers in the Lebanon more than 30 years ago has told a US immigration judge to send him back to the Lebanon if he cannot stay in the US.

The event coincides with the centenary of the outbreak of World War I

Ireland's war dead honoured at Glasnevin

20.15 President Michael D Higgins and the Duke of Kent have unveiled a Commonwealth Cross of Sacrifice to honour Ireland's war dead at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin.

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