Judge David Riordan has stepped down after a 22-year career on the bench

A Circuit Court judge has criticised some sections of the media for attacking sentences imposed by the courts rather than addressing the more complex (...)

Gardaí stopped a car in Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, because of a report that it had driven away from a filling station in Sligo without paying for petrol.

A man has been convicted of possessing explosives in Co Leitrim days before Prince Charles’s 2015 visit to Ireland . In May 2015 during a four-day vi(...)

Friends of Sinn Féin: Who constributed how much to the party. Photographs: The Irish Times/Getty Images

Sinn Féin’s US fundraising arm took in $354,111 (€320,000) in receipts in the six months to the end of April, but spent no money on behalf of the part(...)

Michael Flatley performing during the opening of his show ‘Celtic Tiger’ in 2006.

Dancer Michael Flatley spoke proudly of a gruelling 20-year career in the spotlight as he was honoured by the American Ireland Fund in Washington on t(...)

Terry O’Sullivan, president of the Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA), speaks during a news conference with  Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from Oregon  (l), in Washington, DC, US. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

There were moments when it felt like Irish-American trade union leader Terry O’Sullivan might not just commemorate the role of US organised labour in (...)

 Gerry Adams speaks to Friends of Sinn Féin supporters during a breakfast on St Patrick’s Day, 2005. Photo:   Alex Wong/Getty Images

Chuck FeeneyOne of the world’s most generous philanthropists, Chuck Feeney (83) made his multibillion dollar fortune from duty-free shopping selling g(...)