The Costa del Sol. Some Irish criminals who have relocated to southern Spain have died there

The shooting dead of Gerard Kavanagh (44) is the latest in a series of fatal gun attacks on Irish gangland criminals who have relocated to Spain or ot(...)

Cavan’s Killian Brady puts  Paul Sharry of Westmeath under pressure during Saturday’s All-Ireland senior championship qualifier at Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan. Photograph: Inpho

Cavan 1-15 Westmeath 1-14 Westmeath turned over a new leaf but still couldn’t prevent Cavan from booking their place in the next round of the All-Ire(...)

Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill.

Gardaí have put a security operation in place at a north Dublin hospital where a man is recovering after being shot in an attempted murder bid last F(...)

John Gilligan, who was not in court, was released from prison last year after serving 17 years for drug dealing. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on applications by John Gilligan and his wife Geraldine for legal aid to cover the costs of a forensic account(...)

John Gilligan: has been warned of danger to his life. Photograph: Niall Carson

Convicted drug dealer John Gilligan received Garda advice on personal protection measures before leaving the State, although it is believed he w(...)

The scene at Greenfort in Clondalkin, where John Gilligan was shot. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Gardaí investigating the attempted murder of convicted drug dealer John Gillig(...)

Gardaí outside the house on Greensfort Crescent, in Clondalkin, Dublin, where John Gilligan was shot. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

When John Gilligan walked through the gates of Portlaoise Prison on October 16th last to experience his first taste of freedom since 1996, a cr(...)

John Gilligan: He was attacked  by two masked men. At least six shots were fired from a handgun, and Gilligan was wounded in his stomach, hip and leg. Photograph: Collins

Armed gardaí have been posted to the hospital where convicted drug dealer John Gilligan is being treated, in a bid to deter those who almost cl(...)

John Gilligan pictured  leaving the Four Courts last December after a High Court action.  Photograph: Collins Courts

Convicted drug dealer John Gilligan remains in hospital today after being shot and injured in a gun attack in west Dublin yesterday evening. (...)

Discord  over national interference at selection conventions and some untimely exits from political life have affected parties’ preparations for this summer’s local elections in the redrawn Limerick constituencies. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

Discord over national interference at selection conventions and some untimely exits from political life have affected parties’ preparations for this s(...)