The interior of Mountjoy Prison. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Kinahan-Hutch gangland feud had resulted in extreme violence in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, recently and urgent action is needed to isolate rival gan(...)

Officers  insisted the public should be assured the force was continuing armed and high-visibility patrols in feud hotspots. Photograph: Eric Luke

Organised groups involved in a gun feud that is claiming lives faster than any other dispute in the history of gangland criminality need to reflect o(...)

 Nóirín O’Sullivan: she said gardaí also had pepper spray and the asp baton to aid them in dealing with violent situations. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The new armed Regional Support Unit will be in place within two months and will contribute to the armed policing response some members of the Garda Re(...)

Josaphine Feehily (left) chairperson of the Policing Authority with John Twomey, deputy commissioner, and Nóirín O’Sullivan, Garda Commissioner, at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for their meeting on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

It may have had the air of a first day of school about it, but the good people of the Policing Authority were never going to demand lunch money from G(...)

Cyclist Stephen Roche’s triumphant homecoming to Ireland in 1987 after winning the Tour De France. His victory sparked a new wave of interest in cycling.

When Stephen Roche won the Tour de France back in 1987 Ireland caught cycling fever. The Dubliner’s open-top bus homecoming through his native city wa(...)

Joshua Molly told a newspaper correspondent in Syria last April he was partly motivated by a desire to fight Isis

An Irish man who has been in Syria fighting against Isis has been arrested in Iraq for alleged entering the country illegally. Joshua Molly, a 24-yea(...)

Fr Peter McVerry: “I can’t see it ending until both sides wipe each other out. Neither side is going to pull back.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Hutch-Kinahan gun feud is more intense and on a “higher level” than any other Irish gang dispute, according to Fr Peter McVerry. The social campa(...)

 Gardai at the scene of the  shooting on Dublin’s Sheriff Street on Thursday  afternoon. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

The career criminal believed to have been the intended target of the gunman who mistakenly shot Martin O’Rourke in Dublin’s north inner city was once (...)

Gardaí at the scene of a fatal shooting in Dublin’s Sheriff Street. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Gardaí believe the intended target of a botched gun attack is a criminal closely associated with murdered gang figure Gary Hutch. Another man was sh(...)

Gardaí at the scene of a shooting on Dublin’s Sheriff Street which happened at around 12.30pm. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins

With five people now dead in just six months since the first fatality in the Hutch-Kinahan dispute, the gun feud is claiming lives faster than any oth(...)