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Catherine Nevin  entering the Central Criminal Court during her trial. She  was given a life sentence in April 2000 after being found guilty of murdering her husband Tom. Photograph: Collins

It was in October 2016 that I received a call informing me that Catherine Nevin had been diagnosed with cancer, that she had been given months to live(...)

 Catherine Nevin being escorted by prison officers and gardaí follwing a legal challenge she took at the High Court in 2000. Photograph: Eric Luke

At about 4.30am on March 19th, 1996 the panic alarm flashed, lighting up a computer screen at the Bell Communications security company. A woman had di(...)

The Policing Authority is to meet senior Garda management at a public meeting on Thursday week at which the force will be questioned about the homicides classification issue. Photograph: Alan Betson

The role of the Policing Authority in the controversy around Garda homicide statistics is set to be scrutinised after allegations were made over its (...)

 Caolann Brady, overall SciFest winner 2016, Christopher Carragher, overall SciFest winner 2014, and Margie McCarthy, head of education and public engagement at Science Foundation Ireland. Photograph: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic

Second-level students across Ireland should put their skills in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) to the test by participating in thi(...)

Daithí. Photograph: Ruth Medjber, ruthlessimagery.com

The taxi drivers of Dublin have a secret. It’s a tough job dealing with drunk passengers and mind-numbing traffic, and listening to angry phone-in ra(...)

Chairwoman of the Policing Authority Josephine Feehily: said Government had created a “crowded, confused and inefficient oversight regime” in which holding the Garda to account was difficult. Photograph: Alan Betson

All Garda posts at superintendent and higher should be opened up so those outside the force can apply, the Policing Authority has said. And it also w(...)

Victims of the Hutch-Kinahan feud (clockwise from top left): Gary Hutch, David Byrne, Eddie Hutch, Michael Barr, Martin O’Rourke and Noel Duggan

Gary Hutch September 24th, 2015, Spain Gary Hutch (34) was gunned down beside a swimming pool in a communal area of the Angel de Miraflores apartment(...)

 Dunboyne’s Main Street. The largest development in the area is Dunboyne Castle, located along the Maynooth Road, with a total of 552 homes. Photograph: Alan Betson

Just inside the Meath border, Dunboyne is a popular village that has grown consistently over the last 15 years. It is right on the fringes of Dublin, (...)

Marty Morrissey with Ksenia Zsikhotska dancing the quickstep. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The revolving glitter ball is back. In the dark of winter we worship it like the sun, and this year the druids at RTÉ have found more people who will (...)

An average of just over 1,500 burglaries were recorded each month in 2017, with a total of nearly 18,500 for the full year. Photograph: Getty Images

Burglary rates across the State remained close to record lows in 2017 despite concerns generated over recent high-profile cases. A number of elderly o(...)

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