‘Eamonn Lillis’s crime was horrific, and there is a genuine public interest in the subject of his release after a sentence of just five years and two months.’ Above, Lillis leaving Wheatfield Prison. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

If you’ve been paying any attention to the Irish media over the past couple of weeks, you’ll have learned a lot about what middle-aged men get up to a(...)

 John Gilligan being released from Portlaoise Prison on Tuesday after spending almost 17 years in jail. Photograph: Alan Betson

Convicted drug dealer John Gilligan looks set to remain in Ireland rather than move abroad after his release from prison yesterday.He spent almost 17 (...)

John Gilligan released from Portlaoise Prison this morning. Photograph: Alan Betson/The  Irish Times

The convicted drug dealer John Gilligan has been released from prison this morning having spent almost 17 years in jail, most of it serving a 20-year (...)

Deirdre Jacob: disappeared while walking home from the middle of Newbridge, Co Kildare

Last Saturday morning in Michael and Bernie Jacob’s house the map came out, as it has done at regular intervals since the couple’s daughter Deirdre(...)