Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the State was pleased to be able to offer the honour of State funeral to the descendants of Thomas Kent (above), who was executed in Cork Prison, the Victoria Barracks in May 1916.

The Government is to hold a State funeral for Thomas Kent - one of only two people executed outside of Dublin in 1916 - after DNA testing confirmed th(...)

Andrew O’Donoghue was shot outside the Road Tramps Motorcycle Club Ireland club house Murrore, Co Limerick, at approximately 3.10pm on Saturday.

Gardaí believe a dispute between different elements of the Irish biker scene led to the shooting dead of motorcycle enthusiast Andrew O’Donoghue. Ther(...)

Garda preserve the scene of the fatal stabbing  on Phibsboro Road in Dublin.  Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photography

A woman suspected of stabbing a man to death in a late night incident in Dublin has been arrested by gardaí.The suspect, who is in her mid 40s, is bei(...)

A garda examines the house  at Redford Park, Greystones, Co Wicklow,  where a man  was shot and injured at the front door of his  home on Monday night. Photograh: Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí are trying to establish a motive for a gun attack in Greystones, Co Wicklow, that has left a man seriously ill in hospital. Detectives investi(...)

Former State pathologist John Harbison had reportedly never seen wounds like those suffered by Sylvia Shields and Mary Callanan, who were found dead in Grangegorman in 1997. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

Retired State pathologist John Harbison reported that injuries to women found dead in Grangegorman in 1997 were “outside” his experience in 26 years,(...)

The house in Clarinda Park East, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, where a woman died following the fatal assault. Photographer: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

A 65-year-old widow died last night following a stabbing at her home in south Co Dublin.Gardaí are expected to begin a murder investigation this morni(...)

Gardaí said woman’s injuries were regarded as relatively minor and were in no way life threatening. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A woman has been hospitalised after being stabbed in a knife attack in Co Kildare.The victim, who is in her 60s, sustained a number of wounds during t(...)

Gardaí are investigating the suspicious death of a young man in Nenagh, Co Tipperary

Gardaí are investigating the suspicious death of a young man in Co Tipperary.The body of the man (23) was discovered at a house in Bruach Tailte, Nena(...)

Suspect for repeated stabbing of woman on Christmas Eve has been  taken to Cavan General Hospital.

A prominent republican suspected of stabbing a woman in a Christmas Eve attack has been returned to Cavan Garda station after treatment in Cavan Gen(...)

The injured woman was taken to Cavan General Hospital, where she continues to undergo treatment. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Gardaí are expected to extend their detention of a well known Republican suspected of stabbing a woman on Christmas Eve.The man was arrested following(...)