Gardaí in Crumlin are leading the investigation. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí will use specialist equipment to scan the ground before beginning any dig in the garden of a Dublin house where it is claimed the remains of tw(...)

Prison officers were “over exaggerating” the facilities made available to serious criminals in the State’s jails and it was crucial the prison system (...)

Gardaí in Crumlin are leading the investigation, which involves a dig in the house’s back garden, after the woman came forward last year to say she was the vitctim of sexual abuse at the hands of men she knew as a child

A search is under way at a house in west Dublin after a woman alleged two children she gave birth to were murdered and buried. Gardaí in Crumlin are (...)

Gardaí at the Sunset House, Summerhill, where Michael Barr was shot dead on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Bryne/The Irish Times

The Government has offered its full support to An Garda Síochána and access to “all resources necessary” in the force’s attempts to bring an end to th(...)

A file image from 2009 of Gary Campion, who was found unconscious in his cell at Mountjoy Prison on Thursday morning.

A Limerick gangland criminal serving two life sentences for gun murders remained in a critical condition in hospital on Friday morning after a package(...)

Gardaí are preparing to excavate the garden of a house in south Dublin where a woman has alleged two children she gave birth to were murdered and buried.

Gardaí are preparing to excavate the garden of a house in south Dublin where a woman has alleged two children she gave birth to were murdered and buri(...)

Prison officers are to seek a meeting with Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan to urge An Garda Síochána to investigate attacks on prison staff by prisoners. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Prison officers are to seek a meeting with Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan to urge An Garda Síochána to investigate attacks on prison staff by pr(...)

A file image from Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison. The Prison Officers’ Association says there are 18 different criminal factions in the jail. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

There are 18 different criminal factions in Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison, according to the Prison Officers’ Association. It claims gang members involved (...)

A file image from 2009 of Gary Campion, who was found unconscious in his cell at Mountjoy Prison on Thursday morning.

A Limerick gangland criminal serving two life sentences for gun murders is in a critical condition in hospital after it a package of drugs apparently (...)

 The interior of Mountjoy Prison. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Kinahan-Hutch gangland feud had resulted in extreme violence in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, recently and urgent action is needed to isolate rival gan(...)