American authorities have sought the extradition of Patrick Lee to prosecute him for 51 offences including 29 counts of wire fraud, six counts of unlawful monetary transaction and 16 counts of aggravated identity theft.

The High Court has ordered the surrender of a Co Kildare man wanted by US authorities to face fraud, money-laundering and identity-theft charges.Patri(...)

SDLP MLA Alban Maginness has branded a UUP and DUP election the pact as “predictable and narrow minded” and said his party would not enter into a similar deal with Sinn Féin, to concentrate the nationalist vote.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The SDLP has ruled out an electoral pact with Sinn Féin following an agreement between the North’s two main unionist parties in four Westminster const(...)

 Sinn Féin politician Gerry Kelly has insisted he had no knowledge a republican who received an “on the run” letter from him was a murder  suspect. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Senior Sinn Féin politician Gerry Kelly has insisted he had no knowledge that a republican who received an “on the run” letter from him was a leading (...)

Investigations which led to the controversial tax evasion dossier went on for “too long” and left a “cloud of suspicion” over those who may not hav(...)

John Downey: Emergency debate at Stormont  to discuss  fallout from court decision not to press ahead with action against Donegal man in connection with  1982 Hyde Park bombing. Picture: EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

The Northern Ireland Assembly has backed a DUP motion expressing outrage at secret British government deals with republican on-the-runs and calling(...)

DUP Minister for Enterprise Arlene Foster:  said she had approached senior PSNI officers and  the Director of Public Prosecutions   over  Gerry Kelly’s  comments

The PSNI is investigating incidents at Sunday’s controversial republican parade in Co Tyrone and may prepare files for the DPP in relation to it. Unio(...)

Three successful retail parks in Tallaght, Dublin 24, Naas, Co Kildare, and Limerick city are to offered for sale at an overall valuation of €77 milli(...)

The court heard that Boguslaw Jakubiec (53), a native of Poland with an address at Carcur Cottages, Wexford, has great difficulty eating food in the prison.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A remand prisoner at Cloverhill Prison has brought a High Court action aimed at having his false teeth returned to him. Boguslaw Jakubiec (53),(...)

Queen guitarist Brian May said the experience of badger culling in Ireland has shown that the process does not work.

Queen guitarist Brian May has described the Irish policy of culling badgers as “utterly laughable” and has vowed to help those(...)

Sinn Féin spokesman on policing and justiceGerry  Kelly  said republicans wanted a non-partisan, non-political, civic police service, which was human rights compliant and representative of the whole community. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Republicans and nationalists in Northern Ireland have lost confidence in the PSNI chief constable, the North Belfast Assembly member Gerry Kell(...)