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, (...)

Two youths were arrested as part of an investigation into an aggravated burglary at a house in Citywest, Dublin. Photograph: John  Atherton/Getty Images

Armed raiders threatened to chop off a woman’s fingers in front of her young son and told her they would do the same to the boy during a traumatising (...)

Challenge taken to An Bord Pleanála’s decision to give the owners of the Square shopping centre in Tallaght the go-ahead for €40m extension of the centre. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dunnes Stores has taken a legal challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s decision to give the owners of the Square shopping centre in Tallaght the go-ahead for(...)

Republic of Ireland players celebrate  Fiona O’Sullivan’s goal against Slovenia at Tallaght Stadium last night. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Republic of Ireland 2, Slovenia 0: A goal in each half from Julie Ann Russell and Fiona O’Sullivan last night to see off Slovenia kept the Republic of(...)

Stephen Hughes’s mother, Elizabeth, leaves court after the sentencing of Dermot Griffin, of Ballyfermot Road in Dublin, who had been found guilty of manslaughter, was adjourned. Photograph: Collins Courts

The man convicted last month of causing the death of a boy 13 years ago by setting a children’s makeshift den on fire has a criminal record going b(...)

A witness who says that a man accused of starting a fire in which a young boy died threatened him on the night has admitted he was abusing drugs at the time.

A witness who says that a man accused of starting a fire in which a boy died threatened him on the night, has admitted he was abusing drugs at the ti(...)

File image of Defence Forces bomb disposal team at work. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A viable explosive device triggered a security alert in south Dublin last night. The improvised bomb was found outside a house in the G(...)

Gardaí seized drugs, a gun and cars during a raid in an industrial estate in Tallaght yesterday morning.  Photograph: PA Wire

Gardaí seized drugs, a gun and cars during a raid in an industrial estate in Tallaght yesterday morning. Two men, aged 29 and 39 years ol(...)