PJ Stone, GRA general secretary, said the promotions system within An Garda Síochána was biased, with the sons or daughters of serving or former senior officers more likely to be promoted than others. Photograph: Conor Ó Mearáin

The death of a teenager after he was released from Garda custody underlined the need for clear guidelines on how the force should handle intoxicated p(...)

Everyman bonhomie: John Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An earworm, for those unfamiliar with the term, is not some icky larval parasite but, arguably, an even more insidious auditory-borne infection(...)

Enormous good will is generated by our missionaries of all faiths working abroad.

A particularly moving event took place in Dublin City Hall last Wednesday. There, 225 elderly Irish men and women who have spent between 40 and 60 yea(...)

Sabina Higgins: expressed gratitude to the missionaries for their “outstanding contribution” in many countries throughout the world

Irish missionaries who have each served between 40 and 60 years abroad were honoured at a special awards ceremony in Dublin City Hall yesterday. An in(...)