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(...)

Gardaí at the removal of Barney McGinley from Flynns Funeral Directors, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

A Garda presence was evident at the removal in Athlone on Sunday night of Barney McGinley (63) who was shot dead at a family wedding in Fermanagh on W(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan held her first major conference with senior officers from across the force since she was appointed to the post last month. Photograph: Gareth Chaney

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has held her first major conference with senior officers from across the force since she was appointed to the pos(...)

The house in Clarinda Park East, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, where a woman died following the fatal assault. Photographer: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

A 65-year-old widow died last night following a stabbing at her home in south Co Dublin.Gardaí are expected to begin a murder investigation this morni(...)

A man arrested at Dublin Airport with a false passport has appeared before the courts.The suspect, who was travelling on a false French passport and i(...)