Acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Acting Garda Commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin is coming under pressure to pursue disciplinary or criminal proceedings against gardaí involved in inflatin(...)

Tom Humphries: “The ‘higher’ the position the greater the breach of trust. Sentencing should reflect that,” said Mary Flaherty of Children at Risk in Ireland. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Groups working with survivors of rape and sexual abuse have described the 2½ year sentence given to Tom Humphries as lenient. They also said the judge(...)

Acting Garda commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin will  tell a committee that more than 3,800 motorists wrongly convicted of motoring offences are to have their cases heard this December. Photograph: Collins

Both Garda management and rank-and-file members must accept responsibility for the falsification of breath-test figures, the acting Garda commissioner(...)

The scene where three young children and a woman were injured following a fire at Tyrone Place a partments in Inchicore, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A father-of-three whose partner and children were badly injured in a suspicious fire in Dublin this week is to be allowed out of prison to visit them (...)

Daniel O’Connor with his daughters, Stacy and Sophie, at their home in Tallaght after finally getting their mortgage-to-rent approval after 100 hours of negotiations. Photograph: Alan Betson

Danny O’Connor (42), a single father of three, was described as a “perfect candidate” for the mortgage-to-rent (MTR) scheme when he applied in 2015. (...)

Gardaí assist council workers as they removed fencing around a caravan at Connaughton Road car park in Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

A Traveller family which has been living in a Sligo car park for nearly 30 years is believed to be considering legal action against the county council(...)

The Garda are pursuing five men who withdrew a compensation claim against an insurance firm

Five men who withdrew a compensation claim against an insurance company over a car crash in which they alleged they received injuries are being invest(...)

Teresa Wall was awarded €40,000 damages  after falling while walking the Wicklow Way. Photograph: Courts Collins.

The High Court will rule next year on an appeal against a decision awarding a hillwalker €40,000 for injuries suffered after she tripped and fell on a(...)

Teresa Wall  after the opening day of an appeal hearing. She had claimed the National Parks and Wildlife Service allowed a defect in the Wicklow Way boardwalk, creating a tripping hazard. Photograph: Collins/Courts

An appeal by the National Parks and Wildlife Service against a finding that it was liable for injuries suffered by a hillwalker in Co Wicklow is of “s(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn: he and his brother John have taken legal action against Nama. Photograph:  Brenda Fitzsimons

Developers Michael and John O’Flynn are suing the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) and a former official over the leaking of information on the(...)

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