Shaun Kelly has pleaded guilty to the charge of dangerous driving

Man to be sentenced for 2010 Donegal crash

13.01 The sentencing hearing in the case of a 26-year-old Donegal man who has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight men has begun at Letterkenny circuit court.

ECJ ruled in favour of the McCarthys

EU court says British visa rule illegal

10.12 The European Court of Justice has ruled that a British-Irish citizen should be allowed to bring his Colombian wife to the UK from their home in Spain without her having to apply for a travel visa.

Rob Wright said the budgetary process was overwhelmed by programme for governments and social partnership

Inquiry told of 'startling' lack of written advice

14.02 Former Canadian deputy finance minister Rob Wright has told the Banking Inquiry it was startling that there was very little consistent written advice in the Department Of Finance other than annual memoranda to Cabinet.

The flight was travelling from Edinburgh to Dublin Airport

Severe 'shimmy' on flight to Dublin - report

13.52 An air accident investigation report has found that an Aer Arann flight which experienced a severe nose wheel "shimmy" after landing was missing a pin from its nose landing gear.

'The Interview' stars James Franco and Seth Rogen and was due for release in the US on Christmas Day

Sony move threatens 'freedom of expression'

11.42 Hollywood stars have reacted to the decision to pull a film about the assassination of the North Korean leader, with Ben Stiller describing it as a "threat to freedom of expression".

John Wilson found that Ian Bailey and Jules Thomas had remained under surveillance until 2012

Court told Bailey remained under surveillance

17 Dec Retired garda John Wilson has told the High Court that Ian Bailey and Jules Thomas remained under garda surveillance up until recent years at a level usually reserved for active criminal offenders.

Monitoring group said mass grave of Islamic State victims found

230 bodies found in mass grave in Syria

17 Dec The bodies of 230 people killed by the Islamic State group have been found in a mass grave uncovered by their relatives in Syria's Deir Ezzor province, a monitoring group said.