Gardaí used pepper spray during a public order incident in Tralee late on St Stephen’s Night when a fight broke out in the town.

Gardaí in Cork foiled a Christmas Day burglary when they arrested a man armed with a hatchet after he broke into an unoccupied flat complex in the cit(...)

Gardaí in north Cork have appealed for witnesses to a fatal collision on the old Watergrasshill-Rathcormac Road on Sunday. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí in north Cork have appealed for witnesses to a road traffic collision which claimed the life of a 55-year-old motorcyclist.Sean Coleman from Ca(...)

Explorer Ernest Shackleton seen in Antarctica in 1909. He made three expeditions to the Antarctic, but is best known for the ‘Endurance’ expedition of 1914-1916 when the ship became trapped in the ice and Shackleton and five colleagues made an epic journey to South Georgia to seek rescue. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland should “reclaim Ernest Shackleton as an Irish hero” by erecting a monument to him in the country of his birth, according the author of a new b(...)

Ian Bailey case: This week the court heard Marie Farrell deny claiming she would get  a cut of any damages won from the State and that Garda surveillance of Mr Bailey was ‘not appropriate’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

WitnessesFormer Schull shopkeeper Marie FarrellRetired Garda and Person of the Year John WilsonChief Supt Tom Hayes of West Cork Garda DivisionMarie F(...)

A man residing in Bishopstown in Cork city has appeared in court in France allegedly in connection with the seizure of 4kg of cocaine at Granville in Normandy last Saturday. File photograph: Getty Images

A 57-year-old Irishman has been arrested in France in connection with the seizure of over €600,000 worth of cocaine destined for the Channel Islands.T(...)

John Wilson at the Four Courts to give evidence during the sixth week of a High Court action taken by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Collins

The number of entries regarding journalist Ian Bailey on the garda intelligence collation system was so extensive that it must have been sanctioned at(...)

Gardaí have arrested four men and a woman and are looking for another suspect following an incident where two officers were attacked and hit with ston(...)

The sexual attack happened between 5.30am and 8am when a man entered the isolated house several miles from Sneem where the woman lived alone. Photograph: Frank Miller/Irish Times

Gardaí are questioning a 23-year-old man about the rape of a woman in her 70s in her home near Sneem in Co Kerry earlier this year.Detectives arrested(...)

Syd Cheatle: concerned about a Government decision to cut funding for community development officers.

“The funding continues as far as March and, after that, nobody knows what is going to happen. Obviously we are trying to lobby to prevent it being cut(...)

Stephen Powell: has been jailed for his part in a plot to smuggle more than €80m worth of cocaine into the north Wales. Photograph: PA

A 48-year-old English man has been jailed for 16 years for his part in a plot to smuggle €80 million worth of cocaine into Wales that was foiled by Ir(...)