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 (...)

The sister of John O’Donoghue, who died of a  heart attack after he discovered intruders at his Co Limerick home, said called out to them to  help her brother. Photograph: The Irish Times

The sister of man who died of a massive heart attack after he discovered intruders at his home, called out to them for help as they fled the scene, it(...)

The scene outside a house in Doon in Co Limerick where the body of John O’Donoghue (62) was found following a suspected burglary. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A postmortem is due to be carried out on Friday on the body of a 62-year-old man who is believed to have suffered a heart attack after discovering two(...)

The man was found by gardaí carrying a loaded rifle after having crashed a stolen car. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A 27-year-old man arrested with a loaded rifle by gardaí on the outskirts of Cork city on Wednesday afternoon is due to appear in court on Friday on f(...)

Mick Wallace: Not “rational” or in the interest of the taxpayer to sell the assets off in one go. Photograph: The Irish Times

An independent investigation into the sale of a multibillion-euro National Asset Management Agency portfolio, named Project Arrow, has been called for(...)

The retirement of previous Garda commissioner Martin Callinan in 2014 caused political controversy at the time, and the Opposition accused Taoiseach Enda  Kenny of effectively sacking him. The Taoiseach rejected the allegations.   File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The report on the retirement of former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan is likely to be published early next month, possibly as soon as next week. (...)

The scene outside Doon in Co Limerick where a man’s body was found following a suspected burglary. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A priest who administered the last rites to a 62-year-old man who collapsed and died outside his Co Limerick home after returning to find intruders(...)

Keeley Murphy (both images above) was last seen on the evening of Friday, August 21st last, at Blanchardstown Shopping Centre in Dublin.

Gardaí in Ashbourne, Co Meath, have issued an appeal for information on missing teenager Keeley Murphy (17). Ms Murphy was last seen on the evening o(...)