Ken Purcell, Scott Masterson, Paul Murphy, Michael Murphy, Ciarán Mahon, Frank Donaghy and Michael Banks following their acquittal in the Jobstown protest trial earlier this year. Photograph: PA

An internal Garda review into the policing of the Jobstown water charges protest in 2014 is expected to criticise senior gardaí. The report, which (...)

 Paul Murphy TD said the decision by the DPP to abandon the trials would  strengthen calls for an inquiry into the Garda investigation of the protest in Jobstown. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Criminal charges have been dropped against 11 people due to stand trial over the alleged false imprisonment of former tánaiste Joan Burton, and other (...)

Regina Doherty: Leo Varadkar told the Dáil he had a “brief conversation” with the Minister for Social Protection  and understood she had complained to the Garda about harassment. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The controversy surrounding an allegation of harassment made by Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty against a New York-based blogger is a pr(...)

Regina Doherty made a complaint about Catherine Kelly over online and social media comments.

A New York-based blogger who was stopped and cautioned by gardaí at Dublin Airport about social media posts she made about Minister for Employment Reg(...)

A man walks past a deciduous tree in Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA

1. Schools to reopen after ASTI agrees suspension of action All second-level schools are set to open on Wednesday after the Association of Secondary (...)

A 67-year-old Belfast man on Tuesday lost a High Court challenge to his 1970s Portlaoise Prison medical records being handed over to the Public Prosec(...)

PennyOwl aims to teach children about money management

Children’s pocket money app PennyOwl has raised $1.3 million in funding, in a seed round that included support from Flipside Investments’ Richard Font(...)

Mark Nash (centre) is taken from the Bridewell Court in Dublin after he was charged in October 2009 in connection with the killings of Sylvia Shields and Mary Callinan in Grangegorman in 1997. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

For months after the mutilated remains of Mary Callanan (61), and Sylvia Sheils (60), were found in sheltered accommodation for psychiatric patients i(...)

Stella Nolan holds a photograph of her and her sister murder victim Sylvia Shiels, taken in the early 1960s at the horse show in the RDS. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The contrast could not have been starker. Two brutal murder trials, running almost in parallel in the Central Criminal Court in Dublin, attracted very(...)

PennyOwl’s app will launch on Android and iOS in the US.

Irish startup PennyOwl is to launch its first app in the coming weeks. The company, which aims to teach children about money management through a po(...)

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