Wanted Suspect: Melvin Galle Jr Detectives identified Melvin Galle Jr as one of the suspects and have obtained an arrest warrant for attempted murder and armed robbery. Photograph: New Orleans Police Department

Police have released the name of a suspect in the shooting of garda Brian Hanrahan who was shot and robbed as he enjoyed a holiday in New Orleans. Pol(...)

A 25-year-old man arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning remained in Newcastle West Garda station last night, where his detention period was extended.

A 25-year-old man remained in Garda custody in Limerick last night in connection with a shooting of a brother and sister in broad day light.Gerard Hen(...)

Gardaí at Newcastle West are investigating after five people became ill after use of suspected tained drugs in Newcastle West, Co Limerick, at the weekend.  Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating after five people were taken to hospital after consuming what gardaí believe to have been tainted drugs at a house par(...)

‘Portrait of George Dyer Talking’ by Francis Bacon which sold for £42.2 million at Christie’s, London.

Auction results Saturday, February 8th (...)

Philomena Lee at the launch of the Philomena Project. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Even now, despite being incarcerated in a family-and-baby home, having her son taken off her and then being lied to about him for the rest of her life(...)

A file image from 2011 of John Geary from Meadow Court, Newcastle West, Co Limerick, but originally from Milford, Co Cork, who pleaded guilty today to four murders .Photograph:  Don Moloney/ Press 22

A man has pleaded guilty to the murder of two women and two children in Co Limerick in 2010.John Geary (32), Meadow Court, Newcastle West, Co Limerick(...)