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Evidence before the High Court set out how two council workers advised contractors to pay two men their demanded fees for “fence maintenance” in order that antisocial behaviour directed against the contractors’ sites would stop. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The protection money for criminals paid by at least one construction firm to ensure a building site remained free from attack was first given to a Du(...)

Gardaí intervened in an attempted ATM robbery in Virginia, Co Cavan last Wednesday morning. Photograph: Garda Press Office.

A group of men based across four counties who have links to the republican movement are under investigation for a series of ATM robberies, including a(...)

Mourners at the funeral of Azzam Raguragui (18) at Newcastle Cemetery, Co Dublin. He was  stabbed to death last week in south Dublin. Photograph: James Forde

Gardaí believe a group of youths who allegedly killed Azzam Raguragui in south Dublin last week stabbed another teenager minutes later, leaving him cr(...)

A  Syrian Democratic Forces fighter keeps watch  in Hajin, in the Deir Ezzor province, eastern Syria, on December 15th, 2018. File photograph: Getty Images

A group of Dublin-based Isis fundraisers was collecting money in the Republic and sending it to the terrorist group in Syria while staying below the r(...)

The group established to monitor reform at the Department of Justice has come out in strong support of a controversial proposal to create an independe(...)

A file photograph of a stolen BMW being recovered by gardaí. Many criminals involved in organised crime are now opting to drive less ostentatious vehicles.  Photograph: Garda Síochána

Many criminals involved in organised crime are now opting to drive lower-value, less ostentatious vehicles in a bid to avoid attracting attention, the(...)

Gardaí uncovered vehicles that were stolen in the UK and brought to Ireland at the catering company’s premises. Photograph: Eric Luke

A major investigation is under way into a catering company which was found to be employing illegal immigrants when raided by the Garda and social welf(...)

Cadets at Kilworth Camp, Cork, were found to be ‘in an unsafe location’ during live fire.

A group of Defence Forces cadets were offered counselling after live rounds from assault rifles were fired in their direction by mistake at the end o(...)

 Nóirín O’Sullivan: she said gardaí also had pepper spray and the asp baton to aid them in dealing with violent situations. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The new armed Regional Support Unit will be in place within two months and will contribute to the armed policing response some members of the Garda Re(...)

Experts perform destructive testing of the balcony from the Library Gardens apartment block in Berkeley at the secured warehouse of the Alameda County district attorney’s office

One of the companies being sued over the deaths of five Irish students when a balcony they were on collapsed in the US has denied liability, saying t(...)

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