A man has been acquitted of the murder of Co Mayo woman Sandra Collins (pictured) by direction of the trial Judge, Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy. 0:49

A 50 year-old plasterer accused of murdering a woman whose body has never been found walked free today after being acquitted by a jury on the instruct(...)

Sandra Collins was pregnant when she disappeared in December 2000.

A witness told the Central Criminal Court today that the man accused of murdering Sandra Collins 14 years ago told him she accidentally fell into the(...)

Sandra Collins: had been living with an aunt in Killala, Co Mayo

A family doctor has told a murder trial that a Co Mayo woman whom he confirmed as being pregnant on the day she disappeared 14 years ago, showed no si(...)

A Mayo woman who has been missing since December 2000 had a positive pregnancy test confirmed by her GP on the day she disappeared, the Central Crimin(...)

There is no doubt that funding scientific research is costly. The Hubble Space Telescope cost US taxpayers a staggering $1.5 billion to build, maki(...)

A chess set believed to have been used by Daniel O’Connell and Richard Lalor Sheil while imprisoned in Kilmainham in 1844.

Free global access to treasures contained in Ireland’s cultural institutions is to be provided in a project launched by Minist(...)

Homing pigeons are released into the sky at the launch of Ireland’s inaugural Missing Persons Day in Farmleigh House. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The first Wednesday in every December is to be designated Missing Persons Day, Minister for Justice Alan Shatter announced yesterday. The Minister app(...)