Garda image of the silver Nissan X-Trail 4 x 4 the alleged abductor was driving. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A 35-year-old man remained in Garda custody on Thursday night where he was being questioned over allegations he attempted to abduct a young girl in Co(...)

Fr Shane Crombie has teamed up with parish administrator Tom Whelan and retired parish priest Fr Sean Heaney to establish a trans-Atlantic church-based network focusing on attracting American industry to Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Two priests and a parish administrator have spent the last year on a mission to spread the word. The devout Tullamore trio - parish administrator Tom (...)

The Texaco filling station near the Spawell Roundabout in Templeogue where gardai spotted a man who was allegedly holding a woman against her will and gave chase. Photograph: Collins

A suspect in a kidnapping case is critically ill in hospital from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head sustained moments after he pointed his we(...)

File photograph of Graham Dwyer (42) of Kerrymount Close in Foxrock, Dublin 18, who pleaded not guilty to the murder of Elaine O’Hara on August 22nd, 2012. Photograph: Collins.

The judge in the murder trial of Graham Dwyer has told the jury at the Central Criminal Court that the case is not in a position to proceed today. In (...)

ESB workers in Drumcliffe, Co Sligo continue to restore power after Storm Rachel.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The clean-up in the wake of Storm Rachel, which claimed one life and left thousands of homes and businesses without power, continues this morning.Met (...)

Dr Fergal Lynch has been announced as the new secretary general for the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Dr Fergal Lynch has been appointed as secretary general of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, it has been announced. *In a statement, Minis(...)

The man was been airlifted to Letterkenny General Hospital, Co Donegal, after suffering serious chest injuries in an explosion at a factory.

A man has been airlifted to hospital in Co Donegal after suffering serious chest injuries in a factory accident.It is understood the victim, who is 66(...)

A security worker was carrying a case of cash  when he was approached by two armed and masked men demanding the money.

Gardaí are seeking two men following an armed robbery of a cash-in-transit van earlier today. The robbery took place at about 3pm at a retail park on (...)

 The college’s programme in Bahrain has been accredited for five years by the Irish Medical Board. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland programme in Bahrain has been accredited by the Irish Medical Council for a period of five years following (...)

Mary Sutton from Atlantic Philanthropies and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the launch of the Irish National Dementia Strategy at Government Buildings. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has unveiled a €27.5 million national dementia strategy that will focus on shattering the stigma of the diesase and supporting co(...)