Garda Thomas Finnerty from Co Kildare pictured leaving the Four Courts after a High Court Garda Compensation hearing. Photograph: Courts Collins

A garda who was assaulted on patrol on two separate occasions has been awarded €60,000 damages in a High Court Garda Compensation hearing. Garda Thom(...)

 In Dublin, where demand for housing is strongest, new housing represented 16.9 per cent of all buildings under construction in the State. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

Turnover of Irish residential property is barely 50 per cent of what is considered “normal” in a healthy housing market. According to GeoDirectory, (...)

Members of the Garda diving unit beside the 10th lock on the Fonthill Road entrance at the Grand Canal, Dublin.  Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Detectives investigating the murder of Kenneth O’Brien, whose torso was recovered from the Grand Canal last month, are conducting a search of another (...)

Christy Kinahan Senior. Photograph courtesy of the Sunday World

Dubliner David Byrne, who was shot dead by a gang of six men at the Regency Hotel in Dublin on Friday had close links with an international Irish-led (...)

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Kenneth O’Brien (33) (left).  The  Garda underwater unit has being searching  a canal in Co Kildare for his remains.

Two men remain in custody in connection with the murder of Kenneth O’Brien whose dismembered remains were found dumped at a number of locations last m(...)

Mayo’s defeat to Cork last weekend was overshadowed somewhat by the controversy regarding Lee Keegan’s concussion at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday (All matches 2pm unless stated) Allianz League Division One Mayo v Dublin, McHale Park, 7.0 – Viewed in a certain way it possibly suits(...)

  Maurice Gaffney: “I owe a lot to my colleagues. They have made me happy and have always been reliable.”   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When he was called to the Irish Bar, back in 1954, there were about 250 barristers in the Republic, of whom about one-fifth were senior counsel, and t(...)

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in the RDS, Dublin in 2012. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

Bruce Springsteen is to play Croke Park in Dublin for the first time on Friday, May 27th, forcing the rescheduling of two GAA Leinster championship ga(...)

Minister of State Michael Ring has signed off on €9 million in back payments in relation to agricultural land sold for road projects. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Fine Gael Minister of State Michael Ring has signed off on €9 million in back payments in relation to agricultural land sold for road projects. The (...)

In engaging with politics, young people seem more likely to engage with issues. The traditional political party structure tends to engage young people who grow up to be the type of political thinkers their parents were.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

In Fiach Kelly’s piece on ‘Bertie’s Children’ in The Irish Times in January, eight 18-year-olds were interviewed, and when asked the question “Are yo(...)