Armed Naval and Gardaí personel with the €500,000 worth of cocaine which was seized from a yacht off the west coast of Ireland in 2008. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Over the past two decades, the south west coast of Ireland has become a favoured transhipment point for criminal gangs seeking to smuggle drugs from S(...)

It’s now bordered by the perilously busy N11 – Co Wicklow’s version of the Le Mans racing track – but the lovely, and decidedly upmarket, village o(...)

Aislinn O’Buachalla of Jones Lang LaSalle is seeking €1.6 million for the substantial commercial building known as Toranfield House on even more su(...)

Former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank Tiernan O’Mahoney (right), who appeared in court today charged with alleged offences, accompanied by his solicitor Michael Staines. Photograph: Collins

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Tiarnan O’Mahoney has appeared at the Dublin District Court on four charges related to alleged tax offences.The cour(...)

Pet detective Robert Kenny  with his son Ben (6) and search dog Gina. Photograph: Frank Miller

The postman calls him the “catman”. Down at his local, he’s known as Ace, as in “Ventura”. He’s even been called Sherlock Bones. But until a few years(...)

Stepaside village. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Why now? In the past five years, Stepaside has been completely regenerated, says Gary Marshall, a negotiator with selling agent Vincent Finnegan and a(...)