Minister for Pucblic Expenditure Paschal Donohoe in his office at the Department of Finance, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

When Paschal Donohoe was appointed Minister for Public Expenditure last year, he likely never expected to find himself mulling over the number of 99-y(...)

Foul play is not suspected in the death at this stage. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí and the Irish Prison Service have launched separate investigations after an inmate was found dead in his cell at Cloverhill Prison on Wednesday(...)

The man was taken to Store Street Garda station where he remains in custody

A man remains in Garda custody following the alleged sexual assault of a woman in Dublin on Monday. The man, who is in his 30s, was arrested at the s(...)

 Johnny Depp: the US actor has been urged to visit Limerick to see how the city has progressed since his brief visit there in 1991. Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

The Mayor of Limerick has said actor Johnny Depp “owes” the city a visit so he could see how it has moved on from its “Stab City” past. Metropolitan (...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone: Challenge. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency says it cannot “be precise” on how mandatory reporting of child abuse concerns, which comes into force on December (...)

The Department of Public Expenditure has argued that removing the obligation for public servants to work the ’Croke Park hours’ would impact on the provision of public services.

The additional hours public service staff have been obliged to work without payment on foot of the Haddington Road agreement in 2013 should be retaine(...)

The increase in Garda numbers is part of a long-term drive to bring the strength of the force to about 21,000 by 2021, comprising 15,000 gardaí, 2,000 reserves and 4,000 civilians. File photograph: Getty Images

Eight hundred extra gardaí are to be recruited under the Budget 2018, bringing the force’s strength to about 14,000. Minister for Justice Charlie Fla(...)

 Centra, Supervalu and Daybreak stores were targeted by cybercriminals. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Tens of thousands of people who have shopped in Supervalu, Centra and Daybreak stores in recent days have been warned to watch their next credit and d(...)

Oberstown Children’s Detention Centre’s outdoor basketball court. Photograph: Iain White

Two bare statistics about the Oberstown Children Detention Campus speak volumes: 55 boys and one girl. They are the August figures for the north Co Du(...)

Seán Phillips and his wife, Norma: “We told these men that this guy was threatening to kill our family, our kids,” Mr Phillips says. “We definitely think the Garda saw Crevan as ‘don’t touch’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The family of a young woman seriously injured in the same incident in which Garda Tony Golden was murdered two years ago today, are demanding a “full (...)