Garda Elaine Freemantle told the court that Mr Melaadi replied: “What I have done I’m really, really happy with and I will do it again to feel better.”

An Afghani man who fought the Taliban and is now on hunger strike has appeared in court in connection with causing criminal damage at a direct provis(...)

“This year is our busiest year since we opened 33 years ago.” Photograph: Frank Miller 15.1.04

It is a sign the economy is on the rebound when the manager of one of Ireland’s most celebrated restaurants says it is enjoying its busiest year si(...)

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Families face the prospect of priests no longer officiating at the graves of loved ones at funerals in one Catholic diocese. (...)

The GoSafe consortium secured the €80 million Garda Síochána contract to operate the network of speed camera vans. Photograph: David Chadwick/Getty Images

A judge yesterday described the failure of a private firm operating speed camera vans to successfully prosecu(...)

Som Chanh at Ennis Court yesterday in connection with an incident aboard a flight which had been  travelling from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Montreal when it diverted to Shannon on Monday.

A 55-year-old French man is to plead guilty to all air rage related charges that resulted in a transatlantic flight diverting to Shannon on Mon(...)

Shannon Group plc chairwoman Rose Hynes said: “The airport has paid its own way since separation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar said yesterday that the independent Shanno(...)

A spectator was yesterday returned for trial concerning an alleged on-pitch assault that resulted in a Gaelic footballer losing three teeth and being(...)

SMBC is led by a predominantly Irish executive team and is one of the top commercial lessors worldwide

The aircraft leasing firm at the centre one of the biggest deals in Irish corporate history recorded operating profits for last year of $361.8 million(...)

Jamie Heaslip: The 30-year-old’s business interests include a share in the Jo-Burger firm that includes Dublin restaurants Crackbird and Skinflint.

Accumulated profits at the firm owned by former Irish rugby captain Jamie Heaslip last year topped €60,000.Last week, the IRFU broke its pay structure(...)

The Go Safe consortium made profits of €50,000 a week in 2012. Photograph: Frank Miller

The private company that operates speed camera vans on behalf of the State has moved to shield its significant profits from public gaze.In a restructu(...)