A woman who tried to force children off Luas trams because she believed they were in danger from a paedophile has been found not guilty of attempted abduction by reason of insanity.

A mentally ill woman who tried to force children off Luas trams because she believed they were in danger from a paedophile, has been found not guilty (...)

Family hubs are being rolled out as an alternative to commercial hotels and B&Bs for homeless families. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The number of homeless “family hubs” in Dublin is set to more than double, with plans to keep some open until at least 2022, an Oireachtas committee h(...)

Pamela Joyce at Dublin Coroner’s Court.

A father and his three-year-old son drowned after becoming trapped in a ditch while using a short-cut into an estate, an inquest heard on Tuesday. Se(...)

William Gaule who has not been seen since Wednesday. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí are appealing to the public to help locate a man missing from his home in Malahide, Co Dublin since Wednesday. William Gaule is in his mid-60s(...)

Grainne Duncan  aka Dorian and her partner Patrick Maher  in St Doolagh’s Park Care & Rehabilitation Centre, Malahide. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Life changed dramatically almost three years ago for Dublin couple Patrick Maher and Grainne Duncan, known as Dorian, following a cycling accident. M(...)

 O’Devaney Gardens flats, off North Circular Road, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A cost estimate of more than €125 million has been put on the regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens flat complex, according to documents for prospective d(...)

Balbutcher Drive in  Ballymun the day after  Wednesday’s  double fatal shooting. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

Gardaí believe more than 20 shots were fired in the Dublin gangland attack in which a man and a woman were shot dead and three others injured on Wedne(...)

Kathleen and James Reilly with two of their children, Ciaran (9) and Rebecca (7), at the halting site in Coolock, Co Dublin, where they live.

The number of Traveller families sharing housing has doubled since 2011, as their ability to afford to rent in the private market is decreasing. Som(...)

Rapid-build housing. Last November plans were  announced  to build  “stackable” apartments at two sites in Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Collins

Almost 900 “rapid-build” homes, 70 per cent of which will be apartments, are planned by Dublin City Council for vacant sites across the city . Up to (...)

A Dublin man left behind a bicycle with his name on it, after making off with €500 from a church, a court heard on Monday. Justin Murray cycled to th(...)