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Thomas McDonagh, one of 41 IRA men who died during the War of Independence in Roscommon, remembered on a memorial outside Elphin. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

County: Roscommon Incident: Rathra ambush Date: September 2nd, 1920 Fatalities: 3 A request to defend Ballaghaderreen from the Black and Tans was ref(...)

A file image showing the property at Falsk, near Strokestown in Co Roscommon after private security operatives were forced from the property by a group of masked men in December 2018. Photograph: Brian Farrell

The Co Roscommon family whose farm was the centre of a controversial eviction last year have been given a month to vacate their home. In his judgmen(...)

The house at the centre of an eviction dispute at Strokestown, Co Roscommon. File photograph: Peter Murtagh

The High Court will rule on Friday on KBC Bank’s application for an injunction requiring the family at the centre of an eviction dispute in Co Roscomm(...)

The scene outside the house in Falsk, near Strokestown, Co Roscommon, after security staff were attacked.   Photograph: Peter Murtagh

KBC Bank’s application for a High Court injunction requiring the family at the centre of the Co Roscommon eviction controversy to leave their home may(...)

Former FAI CEO John Delaney pictured this week after a meeting with the board of the FAI. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The bunting will be out next Saturday in Castleisland for the official opening of the much-anticipated Georgie O’Callaghan Park. But will John Delane(...)

 Emmett Corcoran, editor of the Democrat newspaper, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Friday. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Garda Commissioner has undertaken not to examine or otherwise attempt to access information on the phone of a newspaper editor as part of an inves(...)

The scene at a house outside Strokestown, Co Roscommon last December after the attempted repossession took place. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A provincial newspaper editor has been granted a High Court injunction restraining gardaí from going through information on his mobile phone as part o(...)

Barrister Rachel Baldwin said a woman at the Dolphin House Family Law Court in Dublin tried to push her down the stairs after a hearing. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

More than half of all barristers have experienced violence or aggression in the course of their work, with the family courts being cited as the most d(...)

Mary Lou McDonald on the screen during the Sinn Féin special ardfheis held in the RDS. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

For some members, it was as simple as a change in colour. Purple was just too much. After the presidential election, a low point of Mary Lou McDonald(...)

Ben Gilroy, of Navan, Co Meath, arriving at the Four Courts  before he was jailed. Photograph: Collins Courts

The decision by Mr Justice Brian McGovern to imprison Ben Gilroy for contempt on Wednesday is the latest in a long list of clashes between the serial (...)

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