Evidence is collected at the scene of the shooting  on Kiltalown Road, Tallaght last May. Photograph: Collins

A father of three shot dead in front of his partner died of gunshot wounds to the torso and thigh. Alan O’Neill (35), of Kiltalown Rd, Tallaght, Dubl(...)

‘Priorities should  turn to engagement with users of the services (the proposed Working Group makes no mention of them) . . .’ Photograph: Getty Images

One of the great advances of the last century is that nearly all of us will live longer and with less disability than recent generations. A part of th(...)

Coroner Dr Brian Farrell returned a verdict of death by misadventure

A kayaker who capsized and drowned had been paddling in fast flowing rapids following heavy rain, an inquest heard. Shane Murphy (21), of Grange Park,(...)

Paul Murphy: told the Dáil that a young homeless couple are in “horrific” emergency accommodation conditions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A young Dublin couple were placed in emergency accommodation where the entrance was blocked with rubbish, mattresses covered in urine and mould growin(...)

Gardaí in Carlow are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash on Friday night on the southbound carriage of the M9 motorway between junction 4 (Castledermot, Co. Kildare) and junction 5 (Tinryland, Co. Carlow).

Gardaí in Carlow are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash on Friday night on the southbound carriage of the M9 motorway between junction 4 (Cast(...)

 Kenneth O’Farrell (33), of Dunore Avenue, Tallaght, Dublin pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm at the N81 Tallaght Bypass at the junction with the Fortunestown Road on June 15th, 2014. Photograph: Court Collins

A Dublin man who knocked over a cyclist, causing him serious head injuries, has been given a suspended sentence. Kenneth O’Farrell (33), broke a filte(...)

An elderly woman arrested in relation to stabbing of a man in his 70s in Clondalkin will appear in court on Wednesday. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

An elderly woman arrested in relation to the stabbing of a man in his 70s in Clondalkin in Dublin will appear in court on Wednesday. The male pensione(...)

A teenager appeared in Dublin’s Children’s Court to face charges in connection with a fatal crash on December 20th, 2014. File photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A Dublin teenager is to face trial following a crash which claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy. Transition-year student Dayne Cody suffered serious (...)

A 51-year-old man has died after his motorcycle hit an embankment outside Blessington, Co Wicklow. The incident happened on the Wicklow Gap road bet(...)

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has said that it has no formal role in the investigation of complaints about long waits on hospital trolleys. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has said that it has no formal role in the investigation of complaints about long hospital trolle(...)