Joe Hanrahan ) who died in a house fire, featured on the cover of the book ‘Vanishing Ireland’ Photograph: James Fennell

An elderly man who featured in a book chronicling how times have changed in Ireland over the last century lost his life in a fire at his home early th(...)

Undated picture of Barbara Walsh.

There can be few burial grounds more beautiful than Maínis in south Connemara. With Saint Macdara’s and Mason islands to the west, it looks out on a r(...)

  Messages at the scene  of the stabbing which took the life of Lorcan O’Reilly (21)   at the Oliver Bond flat complex in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A crowd of people were present at the Oliver Bond flats when Lorcan O’Reilly was stabbed on Halloween night, according to gardaí. Investigating office(...)

Gardaí investigating the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Barbara Walsh (above), who went missing from Co Galway 30 years ago, are carrying out planned searches of premises and lands at Rusheenamanagh, Carna, Co Galway.

Gardaí investigating the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Barbara Walsh, who went missing from Co Galway 30 years ago, are carrying out (...)

Gardaí at the scene on Mailcoach Road, Sligo, where Natalie McGuinness died. Photograph: James Connolly

Gardaí investigating the murder of a young woman in her home were questioning a man last night after he was discharged from hospital where he received(...)

Thomas Kent (left) and William Kent being marched by British soldiers across Fermoy Bridge in May 1916

The decision of Taoiseach Enda Kenny to deliver the graveside oration at the state funeral of Thomas Kent tomorrow is a clear signal of the Government(...)

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(...)