A 17-year-old is facing trial over a violent mugging in Tallaght, in which a Zimbabwean man allegedly suffered five defensive stab wounds. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Dublin youth (17) is facing trial over a violent mugging, in which a Zimbabwean man allegedly suffered five stab wounds while trying to defend hims(...)

Anyone with information on Willie Maughan  and  Anastasija (Anna) Varslavane is urged to contact Ashbourne Garda station on 01-801 0600 or the Garda confidential line at 1800-666-111.   Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí are encouraging members of the public to come forward with information on a missing couple who have not been seen for two weeks.Willie Maughan (...)

Niall Conroy: “I’m currently looking into doing a PhD on newborn care in Africa.”

It’s a phrase often overused when speaking about poverty in Africa – “Give a man a fish and he eats for a day, teach him to fish and he eats for a lif(...)

Gardaí said two males were assaulted while waiting at the Tallaght Luas Red Line stop and sustained injuries requiring hospital treatment. No arrests have been made. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Gardaí have closed the Tallaght Luas Red Line stop following an assault which left two men hospitalised.Luas operators announced the stop had been tem(...)

Bright Light Studio Fermoy Dance School with Luxe dancing at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Cork City. Photograph: Clare Keogh 1:51

DUBLIN Many native Dubliners are ambivalent about the St Patrick’s Day parade. Many have seen it so many times before. Others associate(...)

An action brought over an alleged injury to a   child  sustained during a car collision when her mother was nine-weeks pregnant with her has settled at the High Court for €100,000. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An action brought over an alleged injury to a girl, apparently sustained in a road traffic accident when her mother was nine-weeks pregnant with her, (...)

The Prison Officers’ Association claims its members are being put at risk. Above, Mountjoy Prison Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Decisions taken by management at the Irish Prison Service (IPS) have contributed to situations where staff members are being placed in danger, accordi(...)

In 2010, Cadbury/Kraft employed 1,130 people here. Photograph: Alan Betson

When Kraft swooped on Cadbury back in 2009 there was trepidation at what this might mean for the chocolate company’s workforce here. There was great w(...)

A man has been arrested in connection with last November’s anti-water charge protest in Jobstown, Dublin.  The arrest brings to 21 the number of people detained as part of the investigation into the demonstration.

A man has been arrested in connection with last November’s anti-water charge protest in Jobstown, Dublin. The arrest brings to 21 the number of peop(...)

Organisers Katherine McKenna, Dermot Richardson and Joan Hunt at Tallaght Adventure World. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When Dermot Richardson and his partner, Katherine McKenna, decided to serve Christmas dinner to the homeless in their community in Tallaght, Dublin, (...)