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Brian Meehan (47), from Crumlin, is serving a life sentence having being convicted in 1999 of the murder of Veronica Guerin in June 1996. File photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

A Dublin man’s attempt to have his conviction for murdering journalist Veronica Guerin declared a miscarriage of justice has been dismissed by the Cou(...)

Nicky Kelly, who was arrested in connection with the Sallins train robbery. a crime he had no part in. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The celebrated civil rights lawyer Paul O’Dwyer had done everything he could to persuade a desperately homesick Nicky Kelly, who had been sentenced to(...)

A dog at Cara Rescue Centre. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

I quite fancy owning a dog; where can I buy one?  There are a lot of places you can buy pets, and there is probably one in a window somewhere (...)

Frank Masterson placing his protest placards at the meeting in the Killeshin Hotel on Saturday. Photograph: Conor Pope/The Irish Times

“I can’t say this in my voice because I will cry,” the hastily scribbled note started. “But I have decided that the day they come to evict me I will h(...)

Iarnród Éireann posted on its website on Saturday morning advising customers using services to and from Heuston and using all connecting services to re-check their times before travelling over the weekend.

Disruptions to train and Luas services caused travel chaos across the State on Saturday morning as Luas drivers staged another weekend of strike actio(...)

Iarnród Éireann  is to resume works on line improvements on the Dublin to Portlaoise line.

Disruptions to train services on the Dublin to Portlaoise line will begin this Saturday and continue on selected weekends for most of the year. Iarn(...)

  Ciarán Byrne: former Louth player  in 25 for Carlton’s AFL game against Sydney. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Zach Tuohy will join a select group of recruits from the GAA world who have played 100 Australian Football League (AFL) games when he lines out in Mel(...)

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall: no power to look at  complaints relating to clinical matters. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Maura Mc Court died in hospital in February 2014. Six months after her death, her partner, Laurence Collins, complained to the Health Service Executiv(...)

A 2008 file photograph of Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt, who has been released from prison after serving a  sentence for directing terrorism. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt has been released from prison after completing a sentence for directing terrorism. McKevitt, who is battling cancer,(...)

The mismatch between the number of medical students being trained in Ireland and the availability of intern posts in the Republic’s hospitals is yet a(...)

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