Det Peter O’Boyle briefing media at Kevin Street Garda station yesterday. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Gardaí believe tracking devices seized from men linked to the Christy Kinahan-led drugs gang were to be used to monitor rival criminals’ movements for(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Dr Michael Jackson, Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin,  are concerned about access to churches on Easter Sunday. Photograph: The Irish Times

Church of Ireland clergy, including Archbishop Michael Jackson, are to meet in Dublin on Friday to discuss ways to address difficulties in accessing (...)

Heroin with an estimated street value of €3,000 was  seized during a search of  houses on Eugene Street.

Four people arrested in connection with the seizure of a handgun, ammunition and heroin have been released without charge. Two men, both aged 23, and(...)

Brian Rattigan, who  is serving a life term in prison, is the chief suspect for planning the sale of  heroin valued at €1 million. Photograph: Courtpix

A gangland murderer who was convicted of orchestrating a €1 million drug shipment from his prison cell while already serving a life term is under inve(...)

Austrian students Marie Sramek and Tanja Rosenecker were scammed out of a €550 deposit for accommodation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Austrian students Marie Sramek and Tanya Rosenecker arrived in Ireland at the end of August, they were looking forward to a productive two months(...)

The anti-water charges protest outside the Dáil on Wednesday. Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan is to appear before an Oireachtas committee on Friday morning to discuss the policing of the demonstration.  Photograph: Dave Meehan.

Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan is to appear before an Oireachtas committee on Friday morning to answer questions about policing outside Leinster(...)

Gardaí at Kevin Street, Dublin, arrested a man in his late 20’s in the North Dublin area on Monday in connection with an assault on Camden Street

Gardaí at Kevin Street, Dublin, arrested a man in his late 20’s in the North Dublin area on Monday in connection with an assault on Camden Street. (...)

A darknet site seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States

An Irish man arrested for allegedly supplying drugs around the globe had established a secretive sales hub on the encrypted part of the internet known(...)

Two men have been arrested and almost €200,000 worth of drugs have been seized following an investigation of drug-dealing on the “darknet”.

Gardaí have arrested a man they believe is a significant figure in the Irish drugs trade. They have also seized a quantity of drugs after an internet-(...)

Horribly real: The cast of Fresh Meat, the Channel 4 comedy set in a student house-share

Is it a good or a bad thing that Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat is pretty much on the money in its depiction of shared student accommodation? While you a(...)