An elderly woman was wrestled to the ground after interrupting a group of men robbing her home as hundreds queued  to pay respects to murdered garda Tony Golden. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An elderly woman was wrestled to the ground after interrupting a group of men robbing her home while her family were attending a church event in Dunda(...)

Candles are lit by the public at the vigil at Eyre Square in Galway city in October  to mark the first anniversary of the death of Savita Halappanavar. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Within the timeframe of the past 70 years, good journalism has never been so important. Events, conflicts, great uncertainty and a deluge of questi(...)