Waterford’s Shane Bennett, with Patrick Curran, has been playing a more prominent for the county. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday All-Ireland Under-21 FC final Cork v Mayo, Cusack Park Ennis, 6.0 – A high-quality championship reaches its climax in Ennis with the meet(...)

Prison officers were “over exaggerating” the facilities made available to serious criminals in the State’s jails and it was crucial the prison system (...)

Frances Black, running as an Independent, but supported by Sinn Féin, has been  elected to the Industrial and Commercial panel of the Seanad on the 27th count. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Singer Frances Black has been elected to the Seanad. Ms Black, running as an Independent, but supported by Sinn Féin, was elected to the Industrial (...)

Dermot O’Brien: ‘We have no intermediate form of force. What we have is a baton and pepper spray and then we jump from there to a gun. There is nothing in between that members could utilise to defend themselves.’ File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Members of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) feel betrayed by the government and Garda management says association president, Dermot O’Brien(...)

A woman has died after the car she was driving collided with another car on the N4 at Bunbrosna, three miles west of Mullingar, Co Westmeath.

A woman has died after the car she was driving collided with another car on the N4 at Bunbrosna, three miles west of Mullingar, Co Westmeath. The cra(...)

A Co Meath man who was accused of raping and sexually assaulting his two daughters has been found unfit to be tried for the offences because he is suffering from dementia. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Co Meath man who was accused of raping and sexually assaulting his two daughters has been found unfit to be tried for the offences because he is suf(...)

A planned strike by paramedics in the Midlands on Tuesday has been deferred. Nintety-four percent of National Ambulance Service Representative Associ(...)

Garda Jimell Henry (34) arriving at Sligo District Court on Thursday. Photograph: James Connolly

A garda has appeared in court charged with possession of cocaine and disclosing information obtained in the course of her duties, knowing the disclosu(...)

Kevin and Una Kelly leaving the Coroner’s Court in Dublin. Their son Kevin James died six days after his birth in the Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A verdict of medical misadventure had been returned in the case of a baby boy who died almost one week after his birth in Mullingar General Hospital i(...)

Floods surround a house in the Golden Island area of Athlone on January 6th this year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Local authorities have been paid half of the costs submitted for the clean-up of the recent countrywide floods. Councils from across the country requ(...)