Evidence is removed from the scene of a shooting at a house on the Kiltalown Road, Tallaght. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Gardaí are now looking for a third man in connection with a murder in Tallaght on Wednesday night. A 35-year-old man, named locally as Alan O’Neill, w(...)

The attack happened about 2am on Saturday morning when the car was petrol bombed outside the officer’s home in a housing estate in Tower near Blarney.

The Prison Officers Association has strongly condemned the petrol bombing of a prison officer’s car in Co Cork, the second time the officer’s car has (...)

Dr Geoffrey Shannon, special rapporteur on child protection. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, will conduct a risk assessment in the case of a newborn girl found in a plastic bag, should her mother be located (...)

Gardaí preserve the scene on Steelstown Road in Rathcoole, Co Dublin after a baby girl was discovered by a member of the public. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Gardaí have said they are concerned for the wellbeing of a mother following the discovery of a newborn girl wrapped in plastic in west Dublin on Frida(...)

A prisoner from Cloverhill escaped from Bray Circuit Court in Wicklow shortly before 11am on Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The search continued on Friday for a prisoner from Cloverhill prison who escaped on Thursday morning. The man, who is in his twenties, escaped from Br(...)

The Mountjoy Prison reception wing. Prison officers have claimed a prisoner who recently stabbed staff in Mountjoy was given €65 and a birthday cake just days after lashing out at the two officers. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Security measures for prison officers dealing with violent inmates are to be heightened to include the wearing of stab-proof vests.Minister for Justic(...)

The Courts of Criminal Justice in Dublin.

A woman who threw her partner’s six-year-old child against a wall and beat him with a mop while she was drunk has received a two and a half year susp(...)

A Latvian woman who threw her partner’s six-year-old child against a wall and beat him with a mop while she was drunk will be sentenced on Friday

A Latvian woman who threw her partner’s six-year-old child against a wall and beat him with a mop while she was drunk will be sentenced on Friday.The (...)

Ms Devlin is on eight different painkillers and medications and attends the emergency department “about twice a month”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 3:38

Caroline Devlin (42) from Clondalkin in Dublin has been on a waiting list for neck surgery at Tallaght hospital for seven years. In February sh(...)

Dolores Sheridan went in to Tallaght Hospital for elective surgery and later died from a severe allergic reaction to an antibiotic, an inquest has heard.

A woman who went into Tallaght Hospital for elective surgery died from a severe allergic reaction to an antibiotic, an inquest has heard.Dolores Sheri(...)