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(...)

The Intel plant in Leixlip, Co Kildare. Gardaí have identified the phone used to create a bomb scare at the plant. File photograph: Kate Geraghty/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating a bomb scare at the Intel plant in Co Kildare have traced the phone used by the caller to ring in the threat.The man at the centr(...)

Documentation arising from the investigation of David  Drumm by the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement has  been sent to the US authorities.

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm faces an expensive legal battle if he decides to fight any attempt to extradite him to Ireland. S(...)

The scene of the fatal accident   on the N78 near  Athy Co. Kildare on Tuesday night. Photograph: Michael O’Rourke

At least four young women have been killed in a crash in Co Kildare. Garda sources said the scene was one of “chaos” and that several fatalities had o(...)