I made sure to save an electronic copy of property developer Johnny Ronan’s evidence to the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry before it was altered this week(...)

The Commission of Investigation into the shooting of Ronan MacLochlainn  was established by the Government in July of last year after the dead man’s partner Grainne Nic Gib (above) took her case to the European Court of Human Rights.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Garda sergeant who shot dead Real IRA man Ronan MacLochlainn during a botched armed raid in 1998 was shot dead accidentally by an armed colleague th(...)

A colour party forms a guard of honour at the funeral of  Real IRA man Rónán MacLochlainn. Picture: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A Garda would do “exactly the same thing” if an attempted robbery in which Real IRA man Rónán MacLochlainn was shot dead in 1998 happened again. The (...)

A detective garda who tried to revive Real IRA man Rónán Mac Lochlainn by giving him CPR did not realise at the time he had just been shot in the ches(...)

A colour party forms a guard of honour as the coffin bearing the remains of Real IRA member Ronán MacLochlainn leaves Massey Brothers Funeral Home in Finglas Village in 1998. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh The coffin bearing the remains of dissident IRA man Ronan MacLochlainn leaves the funeral home in 1998. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A former senior detective who discharged his gun during a botched robbery in which a member of the Real IRA was shot dead has denied having “something(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said he did not accept Jean-Claude Trichet’s position. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Former European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet warned the Government a “bomb would go off” in Dublin if the Government burned bondholders.(...)

Gráinne Nic Gib  and Gráinne Nic Lochlainn arriving for the commission of investigation into the fatal shooting  of Rónán Mac Lochlainn by an armed detective in 1998. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

More than 20 gardaí who were present in Co Wicklow when a Real IRA man was shot dead by an armed detective in 1998 were never interviewed about the in(...)

The Commission of Investigation into the fatal shooting of Ronan MacLochlainn  heard the dead man’s partner, Gráinne Nic Gibb, was still to receive confirmation that all of the relevant evidence had been disclosed by the State. Photograph: David Sleator

Had the Garda known a Real IRA gang was about to carry out an armed robbery it would have prevented it and one of the raiders would not have been s(...)

Bill Carney was on remand awaiting trial in relation to 34 historical sexual assaults.

A former priest regarded as one of the most notorious cleric child sex abusers of his generation, William Carney, has died in prison. Fr Bill Carney, (...)

Former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has failed to express confidence in Taoiseach Enda Kenny or the Attorney General Marie Whelan. Mr Shatter co(...)