Of 346 respondents to a survey of victim services in the US, 97 per cent said domestic and sexual assault victims who seek services are being harassed, monitored and threatened by offenders misusing technology. Photograph: Getty

Technology is – usually – our friend. It lets us hail a taxi and turn on the heat before we get home. But it has a dark side too. It facilitates new f(...)

Crimes are sometimes committed by  people out on bail for other offences. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

A recent judgment of the President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns in Lorcan Roche Kelly v the Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, the Mi(...)

The attack happened about 2am on Saturday morning when the car was petrol bombed outside the officer’s home in a housing estate in Tower near Blarney.

The Prison Officers Association has strongly condemned the petrol bombing of a prison officer’s car in Co Cork, the second time the officer’s car has (...)

Alex White, John Lyons, Tánaiste  Joan Burton and Kevin Humphreys at the count at the RDS. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

They are down on the ground at the Yes Equality party in the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin. Three rows of campaigners, legs around the person in front, (...)

A file image showing gardai on Steelstown Lane. Photograph: Collins

The man whose body was found in Rathcoole, Co Dublin on Saturday died a violent death, results of a postmortem have shown.Gardaí have confirmed that t(...)

Detectives arrested a suspect at Cork Prison at 9am on Friday and brought him to Mayfield Garda station for questioning over a fatal assault on father-of-three Graham Johnson. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the DPP after releasing without charge a 30-year-old man arrested for questioning over the fatal stabbing of a prison(...)

Gardaí do not suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was discovered on Saturday, May 23rd,  in Limerick.

The body of a man has been found in Limerick city.The deceased was discovered on Saturday morning in sheltered accommodation at St Patrick’s Hostel fo(...)

People await  the announcement of the result in the same-sex marriage referendum in Dublin Castle on May 23rd, 2015. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Roscommon South-Leitrim has been declared as the only constituency to vote No to the Same-sex Marriage Referendum, and by a slim majority.The result w(...)

A file image showing gardai on Steelstown Lane. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses following the discovery of a man’s body in Rathcoole, Co Dublin at the same location where an abandoned new born ba(...)

The woman with 40 names: Cecilia McKitterick faced financial ruin, public exposure and likely imprisonment.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Tom Ruttle is to be buried in his family’s plot in Boolaglass, the townland near Askeaton, in Co Limerick, where he was brought up. His body was disco(...)