Roscommon County  Council paid €92,500 to three debt collection  agencies in 2014, far more than any other local authority.

Roscommon County Council spent more on third-party debt collection agencies than any other local authority last year, according to new figures. Resear(...)

More specialised housing centres are required to help Defence Forces veterans stave off the threat of homelessness, a support organisation has claimed.

More specialised housing centres are required to help Defence Forces veterans stave off the threat of homelessness, a support organisation has claimed(...)

 Gardaí are appealing for information after a 16-year-old died at the Mater hospital in Dublin after being seriously injured in a road traffic incident in Finglas. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí in Finglas are investigating a fatal incident in which a teenager was hit by a car close to the junction of Tolka Valley Road and St Helena’s R(...)

A man is in a serious condition after he was beaten up after attempting to stop a mugging outside St Stephen’s Green shopping centre while another man is in Garda custody after an attempted sexual assault in the green itself. File  photograph: Frank Miller

A man who remains in a serious condition after he was assaulted in Dublin city centre was beaten up when he tried to stop a mugging, according to eyew(...)

President Michael D Higgins, his wife Sabina and other mourners at the UCD memorial Mass for those who died at Berkeley. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Hundreds of people have attended a special Memorial service in UCD for the six Irish students who died in Berkeley. UCD students, friends of those wh(...)

The remains of Steve Harris (34) - who died after being overcome by toxic fumes while carrying out maintenance work in a drain in Portmarnock, Co Dublin with his brother Alan Harris (45) - being taken from the Divine Mercy Church, Balgaddy, Lucan in a ‘Dubs’ van after his funeral mass. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins.

A man who sustained fatal injuries while trying to save his brother’s life last wek was remembered as “a hero who gave everything” at his funeral serv(...)

Former employees of the department store were joined by sympathisers, politicians and trade union leaders outside the shuttered Clerys premises. Photograph: Eric Luke 3:03

A crowd of about 500 protested at the closure of Clerys on O’Connell Street in Dublin on Tuesday following robust exchanges between liquidators and t(...)

Gardaí near the scene of a shooting in Blanchardstown in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Paddy Cummins/PCPhoto.ie

A man has been shot dead in Dublin in what gardaí believe was a case of mistaken identity. The man was shot in the yard of a pigeon club on Shelerin R(...)

A 16-year-old girl pretended to be a Christmas carol singer in a bid to force an elderly Dublin woman to hand over money, Dublin Children’s Court has heard. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A 16-year-old girl pretended to be a Christmas carol singer in a bid to force an elderly Dublin woman to hand over money, a court has heard. The teen(...)

A man (40) has been  charged with the murder of Peter Conroy, who died at a B&B in Palmerstown in west Dublin in the early hours of Tuesday morning. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of Peter Conroy, who died at a B&B in Palmerstown in west Dublin in the early hours of (...)