Information about rent supplement has been mapped by electoral division for the first time. Photograph: Frank Miller

Almost €15 million is spent on rent supplement each month in Dublin, with almost €1 million going to just one electoral area.About €922,279.93 was pa(...)

Garda commissioner Martin Callinan has retired after a 41-year career. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Martin Callinan was a member of An Garda Síochána for 41 years and commissioner for just over three years. He was(...)

Happier times: The then minister for justice Dermot Ahern after the appointment of  Martin Callinan in 2010.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times.

Martin Callinan, who has resigned as Garda Commissioner in a shock move this morning, had been a member of An Garda Siochana for 41 years and h(...)

A-wear’s store on Dublin’s Grafton Street. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Four A-wear shops continue to trade following the appointment of a receiver to the retail fashion chain last week. Outlets in Dundrum, Blanchar(...)

Support role: six-year-old Lucy Fagan, who is affected by autism, with her mother, Genevieve, at the launch of the Blue Nose fundraising campaign for Irish Autism Action. Photograph: Eric Luke

New figures published by Dublin City University have provided the first accurate measure of autism rates in Ireland. At 1 per cent, the inciden(...)