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Det Chief Supt Pat Clavin, who leads the Criminal Assets Bureau, said a wide variety of crime was being examined by his staff, but the drugs trade remained the predominant criminal activity targeted. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) is targeting more criminals in west and south Dublin than anywhere else in the State. The bureau opened more cases l(...)

Protective fencing erected outside Gaelscoil Eiscir Riada, Glebe, Lucan, Co Dublin. It is one of dozens of schools at the centre of structural concerns.  Photograph: Tom Honan

Gardaí should be called in to conduct a criminal investigation to find out who is responsible for structural defects in schools built over the past de(...)

Gaelscoil Eiscir Riada, Glebe, Lucan, Co Dublin, one of the  42 schools that have undergone structural assessments in recent weeks. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

An inquiry is to be established into why structural concerns have emerged across dozens of schools built over the last decade. Minister for Education(...)

RTÉ broadcaster Philip Boucher Hayes arriving at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

RTÉ journalist Philip Boucher Hayes has told the Charleton tribunal that former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan told him Sgt Maurice McCabe was lin(...)

Arlene Arkinson, from Castlederg in Co Tyrone, vanished after a night out across the Border in Co Donegal in August 1994.

Officers from An Garda Síochána could be asked to give evidence at the inquest for missing Northern Ireland schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson, a coroner’s co(...)

The Chancery office building on Chancery Lane

The last available floor in the Chancery office building on Chancery Lane in Dublin 8 has come on the letting market through agents CBRE. The same a(...)

Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan. Her department said she “will continue her predecessor’s efforts to impress on congregations the need to increase their contributions to achieve that [50:50]target.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan has insisted she is “fully committed” to pursuing religious congregations for half of the €1.45 billion bill for(...)