‘The medicalisation of ordinary emotional responses in children and their suppression by medication, risks delaying or damaging the development of skills in the self-regulation of emotions which normally happens as children mature,’ the review states. Photograph: iStock

The actions of a single errant doctor are largely to blame for shortcomings in care provided to hundreds of vulnerable children with mental health iss(...)

Ashling Murphy was a teacher at Durrow National School, Co Offaly. File photograph: The Irish Times

A second man arrested yesterday as part of the investigation into the murder of Ashling Murphy was released without charge last night. Gardaí said a f(...)

Jozef Puska (31): has been  charged with the murder of Ashling Murphy in Tullamore, Co Offaly.

A man has been remanded in custody for a week charged with the murder of Ashling Murphy. Jozef Puska (31), with an address at Lynally Grove, Mucklagh(...)

 The crime scene on the Grand Canal at Cappincur just outside Tullamore remains sealed off, almost a week after the murder last Wednesday.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Gardaí have expanded their searches as part of the investigation into the murder of national school teacher Ashling Murphy (23) as the chief suspect r(...)

The 31-year-old suspect  is being questioned by detectives at Tullamore Garda station. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

A man arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of murdering Ashling Murphy in Co Offaly must be charged or released by Wednesday evening, when his detention i(...)

Ashling Murphy was killed in an apparently random attack by one man acting alone, at Cappincur on the Grand Canal just outside Tullamore, Co Offaly, last Wednesday at 4pm

Gardaí investigating the murder of Ashling Murphy (23) in Co Offaly last week have arrested a man who was being treated for injuries in a Dublin hospi(...)

Ashling Murphy (23) was murdered at Cappincur on the Grand Canal just outside Tullamore last Wednesday afternoon. Photograph: Rip.ie

Gardaí waiting to interview a man about the murder of Ashling Murphy plan to arrest him and question him under caution when he is deemed mentally and (...)

Flowers, messages and candles left at a memorial outside Leinster House for Ashling Murphy, who was murdered in Tullamore on Wednesday. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The Garda investigation into the murder of Ashling Murphy last night remained focused heavily on a man being treated for a variety of wounds in a Dubl(...)

The funeral of Ashling Murphy will take place in Co Offaly on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann/PA Wire

The funeral of Ashling Murphy will take place in Co Offaly on Tuesday morning. The mass will take place at St Brigid’s Church at Mountbolus at 11am w(...)

A vigil for Ashling Murphy at Leinster House on Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The statement issued by the Garda Headquarters press office on Thursday night at 10.55pm was without precedent in the modern era. Not only had the m(...)

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