Stephen and Briege Quinn holding a picture of their late son Paul in their home in Cullyhanna, Co Armagh. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the murder of a Co Armagh man almost nine years ago have arrested a suspect aged in his 50s. Paul Quinn, from Cullyhanna, was 2(...)

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The number of Irish people with Parkinson’s disease is predicted to double over the next 20 years, even as a new study shows that treatment in Irelan(...)

Molly Loughman casting her vote at St Mary’s nursing home in Castleblayney last month. Photograph: Philip Fitzpatrick

One of Ireland’s oldest citizens, Molly Loughman, who voted in last month’s general election just three days after her 103rd birthday, has died. Mrs (...)

The front page of The Irish Times on June 28th 1985 following the murder of Garda Sgt Patrick Morrissey in Co Louth. The men convicted of his killing, Martin McHugh and Noel Callan, have been released.

Two men convicted of murdering a Garda sergeant in a botched armed robbery in Co Louth 30 years ago have been released from prison after a legal battl(...)

Séamus and Philomena Lappin, Corran, Tassagh, Co Armagh, were given a number of loan facilities by AIB between September 2007 and October 2009.

AIB is seeking summary judgment for €6.6 million against a couple over alleged default on loans to buy and build property. Séamus and Philomena Lappi(...)

Seán Conlan denies he harassed and bullied his former secretarial assistant, Cathy  Shevlin, and alleges she shared sensitive tally information with potential political rivals

A Fine Gael TD couriered a letter, written on his own Dáil headed paper, to a small business owner informing her she would be summonsed to an Employme(...)

Gardaí are trying to establish if all of the attacks were carried out by the same gang who selected their victims apparently believing they held cash in their homes from their  businesses.

Gardaí are trying to establish if an attack on a family in their home, during which children were threatened with hammers and locked into a cupboard, (...)

 Fine Gael TD Seán Conlan (second left)  at  the Employment Appeals Tribunal yesterday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

A prominent Fine Gael backbencher has denied he harassed and bullied a former staff member, alleging she shared sensitive tally information with pote(...)

Thomas Hughes’s grave at Broomfield, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Carrickmacross Workhouse Cemetery

In the old cemetery at Broomfield, Co Monaghan, near where I grew up, is the grave of a man named Thomas Hughes. He died in 1942, and what I kn(...)

Phoebe McCallan (left), overall winner, and Bryony Way (8) with their mothers Hayley Way and Michelle Watts, all from Portsmouth, England, at the Universal Royalty pageant, which was held at Corrigan’s pub in Castleblayney. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A controversial US child beauty pageant could be making its return to Ireland later this year. Universal Royalty Beauty Pageant made head(...)