A report from the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission has found that  some children were moved from private foster care to health and social care trust placements due to financial pressures within the trust. Photograph:  Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Children in care in Northern Ireland were moved from private foster placements for financial reasons, a report from the Northern Ireland Human Right(...)

Ross McCabe,  from Newbridge, Co Kildare, who will be studying medicine in Poland. Photograph: Michael Donnelly

A dozen Irish students who did not secure college places to study medicine in Ireland are to meet Polish ambassador Ryszard Sarkowicz today in advanc(...)

From left: Former Anglo officials Aoife Maguire, Tiarnan O’Mahony and Bernard Daly.

Three former Anglo Irish Bank officials will be sentenced today after being found guilty of hiding accounts from Revenue more than 10 years ago. The(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank official Aoife Maguire. Photograph: Court Collins

Allegations made in an anonymous phone call to the Director of Public Prosecutions led to a last-minute application to have the jury discharged in th(...)

A search by the Revenue  for the payment of Dirt on bogus non-resident accounts, that began in the late 1990s, has led to the conviction of three former officials of Anglo Irish Bank.

A search by the Revenue Commissioners for the payment of Deposit Interest Retention Tax (Dirt) on bogus non-resident accounts, that began in the late (...)

From left: Former Anglo officials Aoife Maguire, Tiarnan O’Mahony and Bernard Daly.  From left: Former Anglo officials Aoife Maguire, Tiarnan O’Mahony and Bernard Daly.

Three former bank officials at Anglo Irish Bank have been found guilty on all charges against them at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Aoife (...)

From left: Former Anglo officials Aoife Maguire, Tiarnan O’Mahony and Bernard Daly.  From left: Former Anglo officials Aoife Maguire, Tiarnan O’Mahony and Bernard Daly.

Three former bank officials at Anglo Irish Bank have been found guilty on all charges against them at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Aoife (...)

The jury in the trial of three former officials of Anglo Irish Bank (from left), Aoife Maguire, Tiernan O’Mahony and Bernard Daly, will resume deliberations on its verdict on Thursday.

The jury in the trial of three former officials at Anglo Irish Bank has been sent home for the day. The six women and five men had been conside(...)

Judge Patrick McCartan told the jury in the trial of three former officials of Anglo Irish Bank  to leave any ‘hard views’ about the bank behind when deliberating. Photograph: Frank Miller

The jury in the trial of three former officials of Anglo Irish Bank is to continue its deliberations at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today. Judge(...)

The jury in the trial of three former officials of Anglo Irish Bank (from left), Aoife Maguire, Tiernan O’Mahony and Bernard Daly, has retired to consider its verdict.

The jury in the trial of three former officials of Anglo Irish Bank has retired to consider its verdict. Earlier, during his charge to the jury, tria(...)