Garda recruits in 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Recent “fanfare announcements” that Garda recruitment has begun and is accelerating “belies the reality” that numbers have continued to decrease, the (...)

A file image of gardaí graduating from the Garda Training College in Templemore. The Garda Representative Association said those leading the force need to be  speak out about how  Government cuts are damaging policing.

Those leading the An Garda Síochána need to be free from political control and to speak their minds about how Government cuts are damaging policing(...)

Fire at Hadden’s department store in 1984 changed the centre of the town, thankfully there were no fatalaties

What started life as an attic clear-out and developed as a popular online presence has now been crystallised as a book for anyone with an interest (...)

Financial services companies operating in Europe could now see their VAT bills soar as previously VAT-free services will be subject to the tax, at rates of between 15 and 27 per cent.

Up to two-thirds of IFSC-based companies in Ireland could be adversely affected by an unexpected VAT ruling handed down this week by the highest court(...)

Fancy ‘la dolce vita’ in Co Louth? A truly bella casa has just come on the market. Baltrasna House, a late Georgian/early Victorian mansion on eigh(...)