At William Partridge’s graveside: Trade unionist Des Geraghty (left) said  Partridge, who died in 1917,  “exposed the atrocious living conditions of workers and their families in the whole of Dublin during his lifetime”. Photograph: Patsy McGarry

Trade unionist Des Geraghty has recalled how a Dublin Corporation study in 1903 established that “virtually 60 per cent of Dublin families, with an av(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has been granted free legal aid for his upcoming conspiracy to defraud trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has been granted free legal aid for his upcoming conspiracy to defraud trial at Dublin Circuit Cri(...)

A painting of Frongoch by Cathal Mac Dubhghaill, a Carlow native who was interned at Frongoch. Photograph: National Museum of Ireland

On the morning of December 24th, 1916, a Sunday, some 250 men disembarked together at the North Wall in Dublin. They were in celebratory mood, glad to(...)

Former Chairman of Anglo Irish bank, Sean FitzPatrick, arrives at the Criminal Courts of Justice. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The jury in the trial of former Anglo chairman Sean FitzPatrick has been told the hearing of evidence will not begin for another two weeks. Legal arg(...)

Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Seán Fitzpatrick at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins

Anyone who took part in anti-austerity campaigning has been ruled out as a potential juror in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán Fitzp(...)

Almost 40 years ago, this newspaper caused a huge stir and was denounced after its exposé of Garda brutality.

There was much talk during the week of “saturation policing”, stronger surveillance powers and a new Garda “taskforce” to fight organised crime in res(...)

The State has been ordered to pay High Court costs over a challenge to the validity of breathalyser test statements if printed in English only. File photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

The State has been ordered to pay High Court costs over a challenge to the validity of breathalyser test statements if printed in English only. The c(...)

District Court judge Colin Gibbons ruled that the document had not been ‘duly completed’ and he asked the High Court for confirmation. Photograph: iStock

A ruling that breathalyser test statements were not valid if printed in the English language only, which had held up 1,400 alleged drink driving pros(...)

Mr Justice Michael Moriarty. Photograph: Collins

The importance of Mr Justice Michael Moriarty’s ruling is captured by leading criminal law solicitor Michael Staines’s observation that suspended sent(...)

David Drumm  after signing on at Balbriggan Garda station this week. He has to sign on there twice daily as part of the conditions of his bail. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

It has been a whirlwind week for former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm. After five months spent in American jails and years refusing to (...)

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