Maeve and Fintan O’Brien were involved in the incident with off-duty garda Mark Kenny and one of his colleagues, Garda Ciarán McCormack. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Charges against a couple accused of giving false and misleading information to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) were struck out yesterda(...)

Locals are being asked not to visit the graveyard on the outskirts of Annagry while the exhumation takes place. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Mystery surrounds the exhumation of what it believed to be the remains of a child from a Co Donegal graveyard on Wednesday morning. Gardaí arrived at (...)

Emergency services pictured at Cloverhill Prison Dublin on Wednesday  afternoon. Photograph: Collins Photos

A disturbance involving 60 prisoners at Cloverhill Prison was brought to an end by staff in riot gear on Wednesday evening. Gardaí have launched a cri(...)

Gardaí are questioning a man in his twenties in connection with an armed robbery on a service station in Co Wicklow.

A masked thief armed with a knife robbed a service station in a Co Wicklow town yesterday evening. The incident took place at the shop on the Dublin (...)

Woman tells Employment Appeals Tribunal she married when she was 18 and   the marriage was abusive. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

It would be unfair if convictions received while her marriage was breaking up stayed on her record for life, a Dublin woman told the Employment Appea(...)

The house in Hackballscross, Co Louth, where Ms Quigley was found dead. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

A man believed to have killed his wife before taking his own life by driving into oncoming traffic on a motorway near his Co Louth home had suffered f(...)

Martin McDonagh: has been paid €90,000 of the €900,000 award, made in 2008, pending the outcome of the newspaper’s appeal. Photograph: Collins

The Sunday World has urged the Court of Appeal to overturn a €900,000 damages award made to a man after a jury found he was libelled in an article des(...)

Det Garda Colin Greenway told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that Philip Kelly (26) hid in the ladies toilet of McDonald’s on Patrick Street in Cork for some time before sexually assaulting a woman. Image: Google Maps.

A man has been jailed for two years after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a Spanish woman in the ladies toilet at a fast food restaurant in C(...)

Chief Supt Mark Curran, Moya Murdock of  the Road Safety Authority and  Stuart Porteous during the launch of the Road Safety Authority’s new TV campaign which focuses on raising awareness of driver fatigue. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A new Road Safety Authority campaign is aiming to raise awareness of the link between driver tiredness and road crashes. The ‘Signs’ campaign, which (...)

Denis Russell  shows the paintings he found in a hedge near his home in Co Wicklow on Tuesday. Photograph: Whelan family

A man cutting furze bushes in a field beside his holiday cottage in Co Wicklow on Tuesday has found paintings by leading Irish artists in a black b(...)