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The late  Conor O’Brien (19): Garda investigation has evidence he had very minor dealings with a man who was known as a dangerous criminal. Photograph:  An Garda Síochána/PA Wire

A well-known criminal who has previously been under investigation by gardaí for serious crimes has emerged as a key person of interest after the murde(...)

Conor O’Brien (19) was shot dead at a house in Co Meath on Friday. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí have started a murder investigation after the body of 19-year-old Conor O’Brien was found with a fatal gunshot wound at a house in Co Meath on (...)

The  body was discovered in ‘unexplained circumstances’ in a house in Enfield at about 8.30am.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of the body of a teenager in Co Meath on Friday morning. The body was discovered in “unexp(...)

Ireland is blessed with a myriad of cycling routes suitable for cyclists of all standards.

From epic rides along the rugged coast or over high mountain passes, to perfectly flat and leisurely spins along by lakes and canals, her(...)

Culture television August 2019. Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby with his gang in Peaky Blinders series four. Photograph: Robert Viglasky/Caryn Mandabach/BBC

Britain at the end of the first World War was a country in a state of foment, and its government led by David Lloyd George lived in terror of a commun(...)

One of the men told gardaí they intended to threaten a third party by ‘firing at their house’ but denied they were on a ‘murder mission’. File photograph: Collins Courts

Three men caught with a submachine gun and a sawn-off shotgun in Co Offaly earlier this year were “not professional hitmen”, a judge said when he sent(...)

John Gilligan is pictured during a search operation in Alicante, Spain. Photograph: Videograb/Spanish National Police

Convicted drug dealer and former drug gang leader John Gilligan faces the prospect of spending most of the rest of his life in prison after being arre(...)

Brittas Bay beach in Co Wicklow on Monday, the hottest day of the year so far. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Monday was the hottest day of the year so far with temperatures exceeding 27 degrees in the west of the country. Temperatures reached 27.1 degrees in(...)

George Barrington. Photograph: National Library of Australia

George Waldron, later known by his alias George Barrington, is perhaps one of the finest examples of poacher turned game keeper of the 18th century. A(...)

Conor Ryan and Sam Corcoran play football on Portmarnock beach, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

This bank holiday Monday is expected to be the hottest day of the year so far with a maximum temperature of 27 degrees Celsius forecast for Connacht a(...)

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