Noirín O’Sullivan: did she consult with officers serving in the Border region, a senior garda wondered.

There was widespread surprise within the Garda at the content of a letter about the IRA that Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan sent to Sinn Féin TD(...)

In recent years, young adult fiction has moved from the fantastical and the dystopian to an altogether more compelling and trickier terrain: real l(...)

Carlingford Lough is so narrow at Narrow Water that the Irish soldiers searching the undergrowth yesterday could see the faces of British army divers (...)

Garda Paula Malcomson runs a speed check on Conyngham Road, Dublin,  for National Slow Down Day. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A 24-hour Garda Síochána clampdown on speeding has found comparatively few motorists breaking speed limits. Operation Slow Down, designed to raise a(...)

 Greenhills estate in  Athy, Co Kildare. Photograph: Michael Donnelly.

Gardaí have charged a man aged in his 40s in connection with the fatal shooting of Jason Doogue (22) in Athy, Co Kildare last week. The suspect is du(...)

“This is a highly deplorable incident,”  Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said over the sending of a suspicious package sent to his constituency office. “It is not something any office of any occupation should have to deal with at any time.”  File photograph:  Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has condemned whoever sent a threatening package to his constituency office. A package, containing a suspiciou(...)

A  search has begun  for a 30-year-old woman  with a ‘high risk’ pregnancy who failed to turn up at a hospital to have the delivery of her baby induced. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A major search began on Friday for a 30-year-old woman who is almost nine months pregnant and failed to turn up at a hospital to have the delivery of (...)

Former Fianna Fáil minister Conor Lenihan: clearly doesn’t feel his political past is anything to be embarrassed about. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It’s a story that won’t go away. For all Fianna Fáil’s rebranding efforts, the troublesome past always comes back to haunt it. Tuesday’s edition of(...)

A Filipino fisherman who fell ill while trying to rescue a colleague after he was overcome by fumes has died. Joel Alama raised the alarm about the i(...)

The constituency offices (left) of Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly (right)  in Nenagh, Co Tipperary. File photographs: Google Street View/PA Wire

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has strongly condemned the sending of a threatening letter to his constituency office. A package containing a (...)