Former senator and minister of state Ivor Callely is serving  a prison sentence for fraudulently claiming  a total of €4,207.45 in expenses using six invoices. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Former Fianna Fáil junior minister’s sentence for fraud due to end in two weeks

A family photo of Jean McConville with three of her children, taken shortly before she disappeared from her home in Belfast in 1972. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Reuters

Analysis: A shot to the back of the head ended Jean McConville’s life

A man has been arrested in connection with the abduction and murder of Jean McConville in 1972. McConville (left) pictured with her children shortly before she disappeared. Photograph: PA

73-year-old was latest man to be arrested by PSNI detectives over 1972 case

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Drug crime peaked in Celtic Tiger Ireland but fell sharply in the recession years. Now, for the first time in six years, figures i(...)

A 42-year-old man was arrested by Gardai in connection with the discovery of the dead man and woman, both in their 70s. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Man remains in Garda custody in connection with deaths of Jimmy and Kathleen Cuddihy

 Kathleen and James Cuddihy, who were found dead   at their home in Carndonagh, Co   Donegal,  yesterday. Photograph:  Derry Journal

Jimmy and Kathleen Cuddihy, in their 70s, believed murdered by man they knew

The Positive Action offices on  Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin. The woman at the centre of the inquiry has been interviewed under caution but not arrested. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

€100,000 of support group’s funds were ‘spent by woman for own ends’

06/10/2014 NEWS. Leo Varadkar Minister for Health speaking to reporters yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Investigation finds over €100,000 allegedly misused by hepatitis C support group

Kathleen and Jimmy Cuddihy who were found dead in their home at Caarndonagh in Co Donegal. Photograph: North West Newspix

Hatchet found at scene in family home in Carndonagh where bodies of Kathleen and Jimmy Cuddihy, both in their 70s, were discovered(...)

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