Sadie Byrne, mother of David Byrne who was murdered at the Regency Hotel in Dublin in 2016 reacts outside the Special Criminal Court in Dublin after charges where dropped against Patrick Hutch. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Armed gardaí have become a regular presence around the Criminal Courts of Justice in the last three years. Since the eruption of Hutch-Kinahan feud, (...)

More than 40 people were arrested in recent days in a Garda operation targeting organised begging in Dublin city centre. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

More than 40 people were arrested in recent days as part of a Garda operation targeting organised begging in Dublin city centre. Gardaí detained 46 (...)

When the truck Mr Simkus was driving was searched, gardaí and customs officers found quantities of ketamine, MDMA powder and cocaine

A 55-year-old Lithuanian man living in Limerick has been remanded in custody after he appeared in court charged over the seizure of €1.8m worth of dru(...)

Offenders first appear at District Courts when they are accused of more serious criminal offences, which go on to be heard at the Circuit Criminal Court and the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Courts in some areas are likely to close if impending industrial action by gardaí goes ahead from Friday. District Courts around the country will bea(...)

Gardaí at the scene of the siege in the Deerpark housing estate in Tallaght, Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Eric Luke

A man has been remanded in custody in connection with a 14-hour stand-off with gardaí in Tallaght, Dublin during which a number of shots were fired. (...)