Wednesday May 20, 2015
Round up of national and international stories
Monday March 09, 2015
A doctor who worked in cancer treatment at University Hospital Limerick is facing eight allegations of professional misconduct and/or poor professional performance at a Medical Council inquiry.
Wednesday February 18, 2015
Four members of a polio immunisation team have been found murdered after being kidnapped in southwest Pakistan.
Tuesday February 10, 2015
HSBC faces investigation by US authorities and an inquiry by British lawmakers after admitting failings by its Swiss private bank that may have allowed some customers to dodge taxes.
Friday January 09, 2015
The brothers believed to have massacred 12 people in Paris were poverty-stricken orphans set on the path to terrorism by a radical preacher.
Wednesday December 24, 2014
Alan Gross, the American freed last week after five years in a Cuban jail, has reached a $3.2m settlement with the US government, according to media reports.
Wednesday December 17, 2014
Relations between the United States and Cuba, more strained than neighbourly over the past century, have seen US occupations, Cold War enmity, and even the brink of nuclear war.
Sunday November 09, 2014
Two Americans freed from North Korea have returned home after the surprise involvement of the top-ranking US intelligence official who travelled to Pyongyang to secure their release.
Saturday November 08, 2014
US citizens Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been freed from detention by the North Korean government.
Friday November 07, 2014
Members of the US Navy Seal commando team that killed Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan hideout in May 2011 are making conflicting claims as to who actually shot the al-Qaeda leader.