Michael McKevitt's lawyers argue he is entitled to enhanced remission

McKevitt judgment reserved pending separate ruling

20 Aug The High Court will not give its judgment on whether or not convicted Real IRA prisoner Michael McKevitt should be released from prison until after the Supreme Court has dealt with a separate remission-related case.

The scene has been sealed off for a forensic examination

Man dies after Saggart shooting

20 Aug Gardaí investigating the murder of Andy Connors, in Saggart, Co Dublin last night say a man wearing a balaclava entered through an open door in the house and shot him a number of times in the upper body.

Leo Varadkar asked people to wait until all of the facts are known 'before jumping to any conclusions'

Varadkar awaiting HSE report on abortion case

20 Aug The terms of reference and the team for an internal HSE review, into the care provided to a woman who had her pregnancy ended in controversial circumstances, are due to be published tomorrow.

A group of Afghan immigrants were found in a container which had arrived from Belgium

Derry man arrested in UK container inquiry

20 Aug Police have arrested a second man from Northern Ireland in connection with an investigation into the death of an Afghan immigrant found in a container at Tilbury Docks in Essex.

The targets included a number of British army recruitment offices

Four held over attempted letter bomb attacks

20 Aug Four people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a spate of attempted dissident letter bomb attacks last year and earlier this year in Northern Ireland and England.