Minister for Health Simon Coveney, who has said there was no risk to human health. Photograph: Eric Luke

The international community should “in no way” seek to restrict the trade in, or consumption of, Irish beef because of a suspected BSE case in the R(...)

Andrew O’Donoghue was shot outside the Road Tramps Motorcycle Club Ireland club house Murrore, Co Limerick, at approximately 3.10pm on Saturday.

Gardaí believe a dispute between different elements of the Irish biker scene led to the shooting dead of motorcycle enthusiast Andrew O’Donoghue. Ther(...)

The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has ordered a judicial inquiry into the death of a garda sergeant following mounting calls for the Garda S(...)

Sean Connolly, in grey tracksuit, from Bernard Curtis House, Bluebell, Dublin, arriving at the Special Criminal Court in December 2012  where he was charged with the murder of Eamon Kelly.  File photograph: Collins Courts

The guilty plea by dissident republican Sean Connolly to the murder of fellow Dubliner Eamon Kelly was a surprise turn of events, even for gardaí inve(...)

Mark Nash (centre) is taken from the Bridewell Court in Dublin after he was charged in October 2009 in connection with the killings of Sylvia Shields and Mary Callinan in Grangegorman in 1997. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

For months after the mutilated remains of Mary Callanan (61), and Sylvia Sheils (60), were found in sheltered accommodation for psychiatric patients i(...)

The number of burglaries is higher now than at the height of the economic boom. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Most people will be incredulous that mooted new consecutive sentences for burglars are not already the norm.A range of specialist Garda operations to (...)

Garda preserve the scene of the fatal stabbing  on Phibsboro Road in Dublin.  Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photography

A woman suspected of stabbing a man to death in a late night incident in Dublin has been arrested by gardaí.The suspect, who is in her mid 40s, is bei(...)

Paudie McGahon (above) and the other complainant said they were aged 14 and 17 at the time of the alleged rapes and have named the same man. Photograph: BBC

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams is facing mounting pressure from other political leaders to clarify his party’s response to rape allegations made to it b(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan:  speed at which personnel have been transferred has taken many by surprise. 	Photograph: Alan Betson

  The near-100 senior Garda officers transferred and promoted will all be in their new posts on Monday week, it has emerged. Garda sou(...)

Derek Brockwell, who escaped from his prison escort at Tallaght Hospital

Two prison officers have suffered stab wounds in what gardaí believe was a well planned escape by a prisoner on a visit to Tallaght Hospital in Dublin(...)