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A court heard on Tuesday that the taxi driver received several blows during the alleged attack. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A 17-year-old boy has been denied bail after he faced charges in connection with an alleged taxi hijacking in Dublin. The taxi driver, a 59-year-old (...)

Gardaí made four arrests after an attack on a Dublin taxi driver. Stock image: Alan Betson

Two people have appeared in court after a taxi driver was attacked and suffered serious head and facial injuries in Dublin on Monday. Four people we(...)

The driver had a phone and cash stolen in the incident on Monday morning. File photograph: Alan Betson

A 59-year-old taxi driver was left with serious head and facial injuries after he was attacked by a group of youths in Dublin early on Monday. Four p(...)

Leona O’Callaghan will say that her abuse “broke me in ways I will never heal from”.

Limerick woman Leona O’Callaghan, whose rapist was jailed for attacks on her when she was 13-years-old, has called for changes to sentencing practice (...)

Michael Ring and Paschal Donohoe  with 100-year-old Bridget Byrne at the announcement of increased funds for the regeneration of Dublin’s north inner city, at  Lourdes Day Care Centre. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Dublin footballer Michael Darragh MacAuley has said he is hopeful Government investment can turn around a deprived part of inner-city Dublin. Mr Mac(...)

 Gardaí are investigating following the fatal stabbing of a man in his 60s on Sunday night in Crumlin, Dublin.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating following the fatal stabbing of a man in his 60s on Sunday night in Crumlin, Dublin. A man in his 30s was being interviewed(...)

Michael, Jim and James Gallagher at home in Burtonport, Co Donegal. The Gallaghers helped to rescue 13 people, mainly young children, off Roaninish in August 1956.

No VHF radio. No mobile phones. No blue-light convoy at the head of the quay. Donegal fishermen Michael and James Gallagher remember the relative sile(...)

‘I was working abroad when I attempted to take my own life, so I was committed to a lunatic asylum abroad’

Michael doesn’t talk about his gambling addiction much anymore. “The difference between the life I live now and the life I led before going for treatm(...)

‘I knew I had crossed a line when I was drinking in the morning,  the afternoon, and  the evening’

When Dubliner Declan got married at the age of 27 he thought things were going well. “I used to drink a bottle of wine at home, not every day, but I’(...)

Gambling man: Dermot Griffin, chief executive of National Lottery. Photograph: Tom Honan

Halfway through my interview with the National Lottery boss, Dermot Griffin, I ask if he thinks playing the Lotto is gambling. It’s a loaded question (...)

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