The High Court this afternoon ordered the gardaí to apprehend a 16-year-old boy who had absconded from hospital, bring him back and remain with him un(...)

A woman has died after four cars and a truck crashed in Co Roscommon yesterday. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A woman has died after four cars and a truck collided in Co Roscommon yesterday. The crash happened at Cloonfree in Strokestown at 1.30pm.The driver o(...)

‘Dr Donald Caird’s  first curacy in east Belfast in the 1950s brought him face to face with the working-class community of the shipyards.’  Photograph: Jack McManus

If “the child is the father of the man” we may trace influences in Donald Caird’s career to his schooldays in Wesley College in the 1940s. Following a(...)

Many of the striking Greyhound workers who had earlier protested outside City Hall were also in the public gallery to hear councillors suspend standing orders and describe the strike as “a lock out”.

Dublin’s Lord Mayor and a majority of city councillors stood and applauded striking workers from the Greyhound Recycling and Recovery company, at t(...)

A Dublin-based garda who denies claims he assaulted a man and stole money from him during an alleged incident last year is to face trial in December.

A Dublin-based garda who denies claims he assaulted a man and stole money from him during an alleged incident last year is to face trial in Decembe(...)

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to a fatal road crash in which a 66-year-old woman was killed.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to a fatal road crash in which a 66-year-old woman was killed.Sheila Shanahan, from Elm Vale in Wilton in Cork city(...)

File photograph of Oil Can Harry’s pub on Lower Mount Street where two men were injured in a shooting. Photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí at Pearse Street in Dublin are appealing for witnesses after two men were injured in a shooting at a pub in the city last night. The incident (...)

Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

When Maja Dabkowska slipped between a Luas tram and a platform on Tuesday morning it was about as much drama as anyone would expect or want in a week.(...)

‘Henry Street Garda station in Limerick is to fly a rainbow flag during the city’s gay pride parade today.’

Let’s have some good news. Everybody who isn’t a jerk will have celebrated upon hearing that Henry Street Garda station in Limerick is to fly a rainbo(...)

Relatives of the late Kate Fitzgerald pictured outside Dublin City Coroner’s Court last year - (L to R) Geraldine Yoes (aunt), William Fitzgerald (brother), Sally Fitzgerald(mother) and Tom Fitzgerald (father). Photograph: Collins Courts.

The Department of Justice has referred a complaint about the Garda investigation into the 2011 death of public relations consultant Kate Fitzgerald to(...)