Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald. Photograph: Collins

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has confirmed the second Special Criminal Court will open on April 4th and condemned the shooting in the Regen(...)

Minister Leo Varadkar said: ‘I also believe in free speech and I think we need to allow people to say things that maybe we don’t like to hear’. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has expressed concern at the establishment of an Irish branch of anti-Islamic group Pegida. He also condemned the v(...)

Sinn Féin health spokesman Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Cllr Máire Devine, Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams TD and Cllr Darren O’Rourke at the launch of a billboard campaign outside the Mater Hospital, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin had a good start to the campaign last week and took credit for highlighting the confusion over the Government’s figures on the fiscal space.(...)

HSE director general Tony O’Brien said 358 additional HSE staff were recruited in December 2015 alone. File photograph: Getty Images

New restrictions on the scale of recruitment of staff in the health service are to be introduced under a confidential policy adopted by the HSE. An i(...)

A number of print and online media outlets anticipated  gangland figures would be at the boxing tournament weigh-in at the Regency Airport Hotel and  sent journalists there. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the gun attack at a Dublin hotel that left Dublin criminal David Byrne dead and two others wounded have been seizing images and v(...)

Niall Collins, Fianna Fáil  justice spokesman,  outlined some justice and security elements of the party’s manifesto near the location of  Friday’s fatal shooting at the Regency Hotel. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil has said it will bring the strength of An Garda Síochána to 15,000 and review sentences for serious crimes if it is in government after th(...)

Gardai have asked that anyone who travelled through the townland of Gooig or in the vicinity of Daly’s Cross in Co Limerick at around 6am to contact them.

A man has been killed after he was struck by a car while walking in Castleconnell, Co Limerick on Sunday morning. Gardai said the crash happened in (...)

Christy Kinahan Senior. Photograph courtesy of the Sunday World

Dubliner David Byrne, who was shot dead by a gang of six men at the Regency Hotel in Dublin on Friday had close links with an international Irish-led (...)

Protests outside the GPO in Dublin on Saturday over the launch of anti-immigration group Pegida. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

RTÉ is to make a formal complaint today after one of its cameramen was injured during a clash between protesters and gardaí in Dublin city centre on (...)

A public tip-off led to gardaí seizing €840,000 worth of heroin from a parked car in Dublin during the week. Gardaí from the Drugs and Organised Crim(...)