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The report also states that gardaí arrested five people people suspected of “jihadi terrorism” last year. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA

Ireland saw a sharp increase in the activities of far-right and Islamic extremists last year, according to the EU’s joint police agency. In the past (...)

Garda Tony Golden was shot dead after responding to a domestic violence complaint in Omeath, Co Louth, on October 11th, 2015. Photograph: Garda/PA

The fatal shooting of detective garda Colm Horkan on Thursday brings to 89 the number of gardaí who have died while on active service for the force. (...)

The HSE said it was ‘continually gathering data on Covid-19 outbreaks, cases and deaths, including in nursing homes and other residential care settings’ through the computerised infectious disease reporting system. File photograph: RollingNews.ie

A number of nursing homes have questioned the accuracy of internal Health Service Executive data quantifying the number of deaths associated with Covi(...)

It took five fire crews and a helicopter two days to put out the fire in a forest at Dun Mountain in Aughnasheelin near Ballinamore.  Photograph:   Chris Shield/Coillte Fire Fighting Team

Five hundred acres of forest in Co Leitrim have been destroyed in a fire that Coillte believe was the result of arson. It took five fire crews and a (...)

 Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks to the press at a count centre in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

As counting continued on Sunday in the general election, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said she had been in touch with the Greens, Social Democra(...)

Sinn Féin’s Martin Kenny TD canvassing Karen Dockery from Annaghduff, Co Leitrim, in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph:  Brian Farrell

Children from 33 nationalities attend Scoil Mhuire primary school in Carrick-on-Shannon, the town where Iraqi-born youngster Zak Moradi learned how to(...)

Cork Rebels for Peace Rally outside Cork City Hall.  Photograph: Barry Roche

Cork is an open, welcoming city that rejects the politics of hate fomented by far right groups under the guise of seeking to protect freedom of speech(...)

Minister of State for Immigration David Stanton said State-owned land could be used to provide direct-provision accommodation for the growing number of asylum seekers arriving in the country.

Vacated barracks and defence forces accommodation could be used to house asylum seekers in the future, the Department of Justice has confirmed. The(...)

An aerial view of the building in Ballinamore Co Leitrim that has been proposed to accommodate asylum seekers. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

The protest in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, against the proposed accomodation of asylum-seekers in an apartment complex, is to be stood down with immediat(...)

Leitrim County Councillors condemned an arson attack on Sinn Féin TD Martin Kenny’s car last week. Photograph: supplied by Brian Farrell

Leitrim county councillors have unanimously agreed to ask the Department of Justice to amend its plan to accommodate 130 asylum seekers at one locatio(...)

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