A 50-year-old man was killed by a hit-and-run driver while walking at North Road, Swords, Co Dublin, shortly after 3am on Saturday morning. Gardaí at Swords arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with the death and he remained in custody last night. Photograph: Frank Miller

STEPHEN MAGUIRE and OLIVIA KELLEHER Three people died in road crashes over the weekend and a fourth person was killed in a tragic accident off the coa(...)

The Child and Family Agency told the court it would go ahead with a plan to move two children in care to a new location.

The Child and Family Agency told the Dublin District Family Court yesterday it would go ahead with a plan to move two children in care to a new loc(...)

School secretary has lodged an appeal of the decision at the High Court and her case is listed for October. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A secretary at a private school in south Dublin has lost a case to have her wages reimbursed after they were cut in line with a direction from the De(...)

Judge Colin Daly rules that three children, who experienced emotional trauma and neglect,  are to remain in the care of the State. Photograph: Collins Courts

Three children who had experienced emotional trauma and neglect during their mother’s repeated episodes of mental illness are to remain in the care of(...)

Broden Giambrone, chief executive of Transgender Equality Network Ireland, said under the Bill married transgender people would have to choose between ‘their families and the legal recognition of their true identities’. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The retention of a requirement in the latest version of the Gender Recognition Bill that states applicants for legal gender recognition must be single(...)

The judge at a District Family Court in the northwest heard yesterday that gardaí were called to the hospital after medical staff became concerned. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Child and Family Agency has been granted a 12-month care order for a young child who suffered severe burns on her hand from a pot of boiling water(...)

Mr Justice Nial Fennelly:  his commission of investigation was established in April to examine covert recording of phone calls in some Garda stations between 1980 and November 2013. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Fennelly commission is seeking information from solicitors on their experience of telephone recording at Garda stations. The commission of invest(...)

The Ashcastle site next to Booterstown Nature Reserve on the Rock Road, Co Dublin,  which has been sold to private developers

A controversial site beside a nature reserve in Dublin has been sold to private developers following attempts to purchase it for public use. Used a(...)

File photo of patients in the café at the National Rehabilitation Hospital on Rochestown Avenue in Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: Frank Miller.

The National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dublin is to apply directly to An Bord Pleanála for planning permission to develop its site later this month (...)

The building at Parkgate Street in Dublin 8 is the largest courts project undertaken in the history of the State. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Services at the Criminal Courts of Justice, including window-cleaning, security and maintenance, cost €846,000 a month, the Courts Service has said(...)