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Rita O’Driscoll from Bridge Street, Bandon, Co Cork, has been found  guilty of murder. Photograph: John Delea

A 48 year old mother of two has been sentenced to life imprisonment after she was found guilty of the murder of her former husband who was found with(...)

Rita O’Driscoll from Bridge Street, Bandon, Co Cork denies both the murder of Timmy Foley and assault causing serious harm to his brother, Jason Foley (43) at Dan Corkery Place in Macroom, Co Cork on October 8th, 2018. Photograph: John Delea

A 44-year-old man found lying surrounded by blood had been stabbed 28 times and four of the wounds were potentially fatal, the trial of his ex-wife ch(...)

Rita O’Driscoll from Bridge Street, Bandon, Co Cork denied both the murder and assault charges when she was arraigned before a jury of five men and seven women at the Central Criminal Court sitting in Cork. File photograph: John Delea

A mother of two charged with the murder of her ex-husband made several threats to kill him, including threatening to pour petrol over him and set him (...)

Gardaí at a checkpoint on the M4 in Co Kildare, outbound from Dublin,  as part of Operation Fanacht. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The volume of traffic in the Republic’s roads notably decreased just days into the Garda’s Operation Fanacht. The operation has seen thousands of che(...)

Prof Neville Hogan has been awarded the 2020 Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) St Patrick’s Day Science Medal, one of the country’s most prestigious scientific honours.

An Irish pioneer of robotics used in healthcare, Prof Neville Hogan, has been awarded the 2020 Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) St Patrick’s Day Scien(...)

Winning Killinarden Youth Initiative Team at Angling For All Facility in Aughrim (from left, front), Sean McGrath, Dean Smith (back), Dara Dixon, Luke Mulcahy with IFI officers (back) Josie Mahon and Rory Keatinge, and Clare Daly.

Fishing is not all about catching fish. Who said that! Well, it certainly rang true last Tuesday as over 30 youths from six centres within the Dublin (...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Tom Honan

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has said rent pressure zones are starting to work despite a 7 per cent year-on-year increase in rents nationwide. (...)

An Ireland fan celebrates as England are bowled out before lunch during day one of the  Test match between England and Ireland at Lord’s Cricket Ground on in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Boris Johnson was promising no quarter on Brexit a few miles away in Downing Street, but at Lord’s cricket ground in St John’s Wood in North London, i(...)

Ireland’s Tim Murtagh walks off the field after taking five  wickets Ian Kington/AFP/Getty

England v Ireland sporting occasions are usually filled with intense rivalry. Wednesday’s historic Test match in Lord's between the sides could n(...)

Tallaght Garda station has been one of the top five busiest stations in the country for the number of crimes reported each year, reaching 5,200 last year. Photograph:   Frank Miller

The Garda is paying more than €120,000 annually to rent a full floor of a hotel beside one of the Republic’s busiest Garda stations because the statio(...)

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