The gardaí and HSA have begun separate investigations. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Two investigations are under way after a 65 year-old man died while working with farm machinery in Co Kerry on Monday. The incident happened in the B(...)

Justice Patrick McCarthy said the offences fell into the ‘wholly exceptional’ category of rape offences which deserve a life sentence. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A convicted paedophile has been given eight life sentences for raping his girlfriend before breaking into her mother’s house and raping her three day(...)

Gardaí say a male cyclist in his 50s collided with a pedestrian and was subsequently taken to Beaumont Hospital where he remains in a critical condition Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

A cyclist is in a critical condition after colliding with a pedestrian in the Phoenix Park in Dublin on Monday evening. The incident happened at arou(...)

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland’s decision to cancel the registration of Edel Maria Fitzgerald was confirmed earlier this month by the High Court. Photograph: Reuters

A home-help nurse who was caught on a hidden camera stealing money from a 97-year-old, wheelchair-bound patient has been struck off by the Nursing and(...)

A woman was arrested by gardaí after causing material damage to four vehicles parked on Guild Street by the IFSC in Dublin 1. Photograph: And Garda Síochána

A female driver has been arrested for speeding and drunk driving after damaging a number of parked cars in central Dublin. The woman was arrested by(...)

The head of the Policing Authority says studies of the benefits of body cameras for police officers are mixed. Josephine Feehily said the authority would wait and be guided by the Garda Commissioner on whether there would be a widespread roll out of the cameras.

The head of the Policing Authority says studies of the benefits of body cameras for police officers are mixed. Josephine Feehily said the authority w(...)

 Katherine Zappone: Independent TD who has already pledged  her support for Enda Kenny. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

There are a couple of pieces of the jigsaw missing yet. With the Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil parliamentary parties likely to approve the agreement on a (...)

After years of budgetary cuts, the latest murder in the Kinihan/Hutch feud has renewed debate over the capacity – or otherwise – of the Garda to act a(...)

Gardaí in Crumlin are leading the investigation. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí will use specialist equipment to scan the ground before beginning any dig in the garden of a Dublin house where it is claimed the remains of tw(...)

Prison officers were “over exaggerating” the facilities made available to serious criminals in the State’s jails and it was crucial the prison system (...)