Gardaí are hopeful the paperwork needed to facilitate marriages of convenience will help to undo an international crime gang facilitating up to 20 suc(...)

Gardaí believe a Dublin-based international crime gang has arranged up to 1,000 sham marriages in the Republic and generated between €10 million and (...)

Numbers in the Garda Traffic Corps have plummeted, with nearly four out of every 10 members who were in the unit at its peak in 2009 now retired or de(...)

Gardai investigating the murder of a man last week have arrested two suspects for questioning.

Gardai investigating the murder of a man last week have arrested two suspects for questioning. Christopher Nevin, a 27-year-old married man, was fatal(...)

Derek Byrne, survivor, Anthony and Pat Phelan who lost their sister Marie in the Talbot street explosion, and Margaret Urwin of Justice for the Forgotten, with families and survivors of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings, arriving for the U2  show  at the 3 Arena, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Men and women who were injured in the Dublin and Monaghan bombings in 1974 – as well as the families of those who lost their lives in the tragedy – h(...)

A 29-year-old Lithuanian was detained under a European arrest warrant issued because he is wanted in his home country in connection with a murder there. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A murder suspect was arrested by gardaí during an operation targeting foreign national criminals across the Republic. Operation Trivium, which is runn(...)

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney: Incident should not interfere with decision-making process and risk assessment that we have to do sending troops abroad

The terrorist attack at a hotel in the capital of Mali that left 29 people dead would not significantly influence the Government’s decision on whether(...)

Irish troops  in eastern  Chad in 2008. When the Army Ranger Wing was about to travel there, news broke of an all-out rebel assault on the capital. Photograph:  Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters

The terrorist attack in Mali could not have come at a more alarming time for the Irish Government. Armed extremists struck the luxury hotel in the ver(...)

A sex offender serving his five-year sentence at  home because he is paralysed is to be monitored by private security guards, in the first case of its kind. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A sex offender serving his five-year sentence under “detention” in his home because he is paralysed will be monitored by private security guards rathe(...)

Willie Maughan (34) and Anastasija Varslavane (21) were last seen at their Co Meath home in April. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A couple who have been missing since the spring were murdered because gangland criminals feared they could implicate them in a gun murder, the father (...)