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After being satisfied the man before the court was   the person whose surrender was being sought and that he had been informed of his rights the High Court judge remanded him in custody to Cloverhill Prison.

Aodhan O Faolain and Ray Managh A man wanted in respect of a double murder in Northern Ireland over ten years ago has appeared before the High Court (...)

A total of 37 crocodile or alligator teeth from the United States were discovered in a parcel during the same month. Photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images

A horse’s tail, a dried bat, a moose horn and 37 crocodile teeth were among the strange items people tried to smuggle into the State by post during th(...)

Tara Breen (fiddle), Laoise Kelly (harp), Josephine Marsh (accordion), and Nell Ní Chróinín (voice) are seen before their Music Network tour.

Wednesday, September 11th Laoise Kelly, Tara Breen, Josephine Marsh and Nell Ní Chróinín The Sugar Club, Dublin. Also Thurs, Ennis; Fri, Ballyvourney(...)

Appeals have been made for the whereabouts of 24-year-old Cameron McClements from Hillsborough, Co Down who went missing whilst working at the Electric Picnic festival in County Laois earlier this week.

Appeals have been made for information on the whereabouts of a 24-year-old Electric Picnic worker who mysteriously disappeared from the festival on hi(...)

Among other incidents at the festival, a man was arrested for holding an offence weapon while leaving the car park. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Two people were taken to hospital in a critical condition at the weekend because of drug and alcohol use during the Electric Picnic music festival, ga(...)

Frankie Quinn in Lisnuhull Park in Dungannon, the estate he grew up in. Photograph:James Forde

Frankie Quinn knew it was time for the IRA to call a ceasefire. “We were saying the armed struggle’s failed, it can’t win,” Quinn explains. “The jail(...)

PSNI Deputy Chief Constable Stephen Martin speaks to the media in Belfast on Monday. Photograph:  Michael McHugh/PA Wire

Monday’s bomb attack in Fermanagh was carried out by either the Continuity IRA or the New IRA, Deputy Chief Constable Stephen Martin of the PSNI has s(...)

Among the unallocated Tusla cases there were 81 disclosures from adults reporting alleged abuse that had taken place when they were children. Six of those cases related to convicted sex offenders, which all required “urgent assessment/follow-up”.

Several cases involving convicted sex offenders requiring “urgent” attention were among a backlog of hundreds of unassessed files held in Tusla’s Port(...)

Portlaoise Prison’s A block houses some of the country’s most dangerous murderers and gangland figures, including several members of the Kinahan crime faction. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Inmates in the State’s highest security prison unit have almost no social interaction with each other and little to do to pass the time, according to (...)

Kinnegad Plaza: staff at the Mac’s Place carvery. Photograph: Alan Betson

DRIVING AROUND IRELAND HAS CHANGED A LOT AS BIG, BRIGHT SERVICE STATIONS HAVE CROPPED UP ALONG THE MOTORWAY NETWORK, INCLUDING THE NEWLY OPENED KIN(...)

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