Customs at work going through a routine check of parcels at the Portlaoise parcels depot. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It was an innocuous enough online advertisement. A top brand pair of trainers, size eight, never worn and still in their packaging. The cost was a thi(...)

Garda Brendan Phillips outside  Dublin District Cout where he pleaded guilty to three deception charges and two counts of attempted deception at AIB bank machines in Dublin. Photograph:  Collins.

A disgraced garda and former GAA star has been fined €2,000 for defrauding a bank out of €450 in an ATM scam. Garda Brendan Phillips (35), an ex-Sligo(...)

Gardaí released two of the men arrested for the car burglaries without charge, while the other man went before court in Cloverhill. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Gardaí in the midlands have broken up a car theft gang, recovering up to eight stolen vehicles in the process. In a major operation which is continuin(...)

A detective garda is seeking a High Court ruling on the validity of Ireland’s data retention laws. Photograph: Thinkstock

A detective garda is seeking a High Court ruling on the validity of Ireland’s data retention laws in a bid to halt his trial for giving false statemen(...)

Mark Nash (42), who has last addresses at Prussia Street and Clonliffe Road in Dublin, has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the murder of Sylvia Shields (60) and Mary Callanan (61) between March 6th and March 7th, 1997. File photograph: Collins

A Garda Chief Superintendent told a murder trial jury on Thursday that he retrieved clothing from the home of a Dublin man accused of murdering two wo(...)

The changes represent Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan’s most significant change to the force. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Almost half of all Garda superintendents and chief superintendents have been assigned to new posts by Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.The extent (...)

Ian Bailey arriving at the Four Courts earlier this month. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A detective garda has told the High Court he did not recall any “dramatic leads” came from statements made by a French tv producer concerning details (...)

 Retired assistant commissioner Noel Smith pictured leaving the Four Courts  after giving evidence in the High Court action for damages by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Courts Collins

A senior Garda overseeing the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has told the High Court he was not made aware by other gardaí(...)

Edward Rooney (65)  and Des Ryan (55) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to possessing 4.5kg of heroin and 227g of cocaine for sale or supply on April 5th, 2012.

A man described as the “oldest drugs mule to come before the courts” and another man who received wholly suspended sentences for the possession of €1.(...)

Garda recieved Valentine’s card with g-string, a 22-calibire bullet and a poem of a ‘graphic sexual nature’, a court heard. Photograph: Thinkstock/File photo

A grandmother has been spared jail for lying to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) after she posted a Valentine’s card containing a g-stri(...)