In 12 of the 14 crime categories (with homicides and kidnapping and related offences being the exceptions), the CSO determined the force was under-reporting crime by an average of 18 per cent.   File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

This week, after a six-month delay, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) published crime statistics for the last half of 2014 (as well as the scheduled(...)

A roguish bachelor bar owner whom Kenmare ladies found irresistible was finding it very difficult to clear his premises, Kenmare District Court was told

A roguish bachelor bar owner whom Kenmare ladies found irresistible was finding it very difficult to clear his premises, Kenmare District Court was to(...)

 Mick Wallace. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Northern Ireland Assembly’s finance committee will hold a meeting to consider allegations £7 million was lying in an account reportedly destined f(...)

The Child and Family Agency Tusla said it  had initiated measures to address the concerns.

Serious concerns have been flagged about the safety of child protection services in north Dublin, with some children waiting up to two years for a soc(...)

The scene at Deepark, Sixmilebridge, Co Clare Photograph: Press 22

A 50-year-old man is due before a special court sitting in Ennis on Saturday morning following an incident where three people were allegedly held up b(...)

A convicted robber has been jailed after he admitted carrying out an unprovoked late-night assault on two Louth brothers while on bail

A convicted robber has been jailed after he admitted carrying out an unprovoked late-night assault on two Louth brothers while on bail. Dublin man Mic(...)

Gardai surround former minister for justice Alan Shatter’s car which was blocked from entering the gates of Leinster House by protesters on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan has promised a review into events outside Leinster House this week in which one female garda was injured an a (...)

Barry Davis Ryan went missing after going to the aid of his girlfriend, Niamh O’Connor when she fell or was swept into the sea near Beacon Point outside Baltimore on Tuesday. Photograph: Provision

The search for Barry Davis Ryan (20) who has been missing since Tuesday evening when he got into trouble in the waters off the Beacon Point in Baltimo(...)

Gardaí have arrested a second person in connection with the attempted gangland murder of Christy Keane in Limerick on Monday.

Gardaí have arrested a second person in connection with the attempted gangland murder of Christy Keane in Limerick on Monday. A woman in her 20(...)

The anti-water charges protest outside the Dáil on Wednesday. Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan is to appear before an Oireachtas committee on Friday morning to discuss the policing of the demonstration.  Photograph: Dave Meehan.

Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan is to appear before an Oireachtas committee on Friday morning to answer questions about policing outside Leinster(...)