Bullet holes in the windscreen of the vehicle in which the victim was shot, in  Church Avenue, Drumcondra, Dublin. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Gardaí believe a man shot dead in a middle-class suburb of Dublin was ambushed in a well-planned attack by killers who had him under surveillance at (...)

Among the resources drafted into Dublin city centre are Garda trucks that have been fitted with holding cells. Photograph: Conor Lally

Gardaí have put a major crowd control and public order operation in place around the country for the St Patrick’s Day celebrations.The majority of the(...)

The seven men were arrested in the residential area of Rosemount Avenue and were travelling in two vehicles at the time.

Gardaí have arrested seven men and seized a gun and a number of vehicles from a suspected organised crime gang as they were about to carry out a robbe(...)

Paudie McGahon: Said the prospect of having a murder on his conscience led him to opt for “option three”, the expulsion of his alleged abuser. Photograph: BBC

Allegations by Co Louth man Paudie McGahon that he was raped by a member of the IRA as a teenager, and then threatened he would be murdered if told an(...)

Motorists have been warned if they mislead Revenue and the insurers as to the size of their vehicles, their insurance policies will be void in the event of an accident. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí have seized 18 luxury BMW cars as part of an investigation into an alleged scam to defraud the Revenue Commissioners by under-declaring the siz(...)

The  Midlands Prison in Portlaoise. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A prison officer has been slashed across the buttock with a makeshift knife at Midlands Prison. Two of his colleagues were hospitalised after a separa(...)

Martin Foley, a father of three known as The Viper, has survived five attempts on his life and has been wounded a total of 14 times. File photograph: Marc O’Sullivan/Collins

Veteran criminal Martin Foley was in hospital on Monday afternoon after requiring medical attention while under arrest.The 64-year-old Dubliner and on(...)

Anti-water meter protesters ‘escort’ meter installation workers in convoy from Rialto, Dublin on February 23rd, 2014. A hunger strike by anti-water charges protesters jailed for refusing to give an undertaking to stay 20 metres away from water meter installations appears to have been abandoned.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A threatened hunger strike by anti-water charges protesters jailed for breaching a court injunction appears to have been abandoned. The three m(...)

A garda examines the house  at Redford Park, Greystones, Co Wicklow,  where a man  was shot and injured at the front door of his  home on Monday night. Photograh: Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí are trying to establish a motive for a gun attack in Greystones, Co Wicklow, that has left a man seriously ill in hospital. Detectives investi(...)

Members of the McGinley-Connors wedding party leave the church in Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, after the shooting on Wednesday. Photograph: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker

Gardaí are planning a major security operation at the funeral of Barney McGinley who was shot dead at a family wedding.The removal mass of the 63-year(...)