Lord Lucan has been missing since November 7th, 1974. Photograph:  PA Wire

This week’s High Court decision to issue a death certificate for Lord Lucan is the latest punctuation mark in a murder mystery that has fascinated the(...)

Michael Prendergast leaving the Court of Appeal in Dublin after winning his appeal against the severity of his sentence for  assault causing harm to Jonathan Clarke during a football match on Davitt GAA grounds, Ballindine, Co Mayo on September 14th, 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A GAA player jailed for assaulting an opponent during a match between two Mayo football clubs, has walked free from prison following a successful appe(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: ‘I think some of the, what I would call, educational establishment in the Catholic Church are dragging their feet.’   Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

At DCU in September 2006 Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said “the fostering of plurality of educational patronage is something desirable and welcome in Ir(...)

Three people have lost their separate High Court challenges aimed at overturning their convictions for speeding. Mr Justice Michael White ruled none o(...)

Revenue noted there was more than €100,000 in an  account accessed by Thomas Leniston, a former London bus driver, now resident at Cashel Park, Castlebar, Co Mayo. This information was relayed to the Department of Social Protection, which carried out an investigation.

A 69-year-old man defrauded the Department of Social Protection of more than €258,000 by pretending for 14 years that his dead wife was still alive, a(...)

Matt Moran, former chief financial officer at Anglo Irish Bank, arrives at banking inquiry at Leinster House. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Evidence given by the Taoiseach to the banking inquiry has been contradictedby a former chief financial officer at Anglo Irish Bank. Matt Moran told (...)

The jury in the trial of two Shell protesters were shown video footage of the protest where up to 70 protesters entered a Shell compound in north Mayo

The jury in the trial of two Shell protesters were shown video footage of the protest where up to 70 protesters entered a Shell compound in north Mayo(...)

Gerry Bourke  and Liam Heffernan  both pleaded not guilty to the charges which are alleged to have occurred at a Shell compound at Aughoose, Pullathomas in north Mayo on June 23rd, 2013. Stephen Hird/Reuters

Two protesters opposed to the Corrib gas project in north Mayo have gone on trial in Castlebar where they are both accused of violent disorder and cri(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Mr Kenny has said that his focus when calling a general election will be on whether the Coalition has completed their programme for government. File  photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said his focus when calling a general election will be on whether Fine Gael and Labour have completed their programme for gov(...)

Margaret Burke was living at Castlehill Park in Castlebar. One of a family of eight she was originally from Killasser, Swinford.

A 49-year-old mother of four has died after she was struck by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning on the N60 at Breaffy, Castlebar, Co May(...)