Garda alert is issued when there is a suspicion a child has been taken without consent.

There have been several Child Rescue Ireland (CRI) alerts issued by gardaí over recent years.The alert system was launched in May 2012. It is used wh(...)

Former taoisigh Brian Cowen (left) and Albert Reynolds with Arthur French of the K Club at a reception in Áras an Uachtaráin hosted by President Mary McAleese.  Photograph : Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

The former taoiseach Albert Reynolds, who has died aged 81, made Northern Ireland his priority when he took office in 1992. Building on the groundwork(...)

Judge Kevin Kilrane found Bimbo Paden worked in conditions that were “inequitable, unreasonable and unsafe”

A judge has found that a nurse who admitted placing surgical tape across a patient’s mouth was overwor(...)

Barter for beer: a pub in Keash, outside Ballymote, Co Sligo, offered a pint for a bag of turf at the weekend. Photograph: Joerg Koch

in SligoIn a throwback to old-fashioned ways, patrons of the only pub in Keash, outside Ballymote, Co Sligo, got their pints and spirits for a bag of (...)

John Perry was known to have made big investments during the boom years and his subsequent financial difficulties have been known for some time. Photograph: James Connolly

Last April, Minister of State for Small Business John Perry wrote to the chief executives of Bank of Ireland and AIB asking them to meet a Government (...)

Fine Gael Minister of State John Perry and his wife have consented to judgment for some €2.47 million being entered against them at the Commercial Cou(...)