The Free State Minister for Finance (Mr. E. Blythe) was subjected to a continuous fire of interruptions and heckling when he was addressing a meeting (...)

George Gibney: a judicial review prevented the case from proceeding due to the length of time elapsed since the alleged incidents took place

A Garda detective superintendent has been appointed by Assistant Garda Commissioner John Twomey to engage in a fact-finding mission in relation to th(...)

 Graham Dwyer in 2013: roused by  prison officers after the guilty verdict he rose and scuttled out at a speed not seen in him before, leaving his father and sister desolate. Photograph: Collins Courts 1:42

For a few moments, in mid-afternoon, it seemed like just another confused question from a confused jury.The seven men and five women had already been (...)

(From left to right) Det Supt Kevin Dolan, Chief Supt Diarmuid O’Sullivan and Supt John Hand of the eastern division address members of the media  after a jury found Graham Dwyer guilty of the murder of Elaine O’Hara. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Speaking at a press conference following the guilty verdict in Graham Dwyer’s trial for the murder of Elaine O’Hara, the investigating officers in the(...)

 Elaine O’ Hara’s father Frank O’ Hara and his partner Shiela Hawkins leaving the Central Criminal Court. The family has asked for privacy as they “attempt to move on from this heartbreaking and distressing period”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times 1:42

Elaine O’Hara’s family has released a statement following the conviction earlier today of Graham Dwyer of her murder.The family said: “We are relieved(...)

Emergency services responded to a suspected gas cylinder explosion at a cafe in Ballinspittle, Co Cork.

Emergency services this morning responded to a suspected gas cylinder explosion at a cafe in Ballinspittle, Co Cork.A man and woman were brought to Co(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has pledged to renew pressure on the British government to agree to an inquiry into the August 1971 Ballymurphy killings which resulted in 11 killings. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has pledged to renew pressure on the British government to agree to an inquiry into the August 1971 Ballymurphy killings which re(...)

Ian Bailey  arriving at the Four Courts for the continuation of his High Court action for damages. Photograph: Courts Collins

Marie Farrell is the “lynchpin” of Ian Bailey’s case against the Garda Commissioner and State but the evidence suggests she was “more than a conventio(...)

Bullet holes in the windscreen of the vehicle in which the victim was shot, in  Church Avenue, Drumcondra, Dublin. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Gardaí believe a man shot dead in a middle-class suburb of Dublin was ambushed in a well-planned attack by killers who had him under surveillance at (...)

 Mary Lou McDonald said it seemed Labour was about to become Irish Water’s debt collector. Photograph: Eric Luke

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald described Tánaiste Joan Burton as a “wimp’’ after claiming she failed to say if she supported the deduction(...)