Domestic violence is ‘one of the most unreported, undocumented and unprosecuted crimes on our statute books’, Safe Ireland says. Photograph: iStock

The number of calls for help relating to domestic violence increased 25 per cent this year while more than 100 people were charged in the last two wee(...)

Almost 2,000 websites containing child abuse material will be blocked in Ireland under a new agreement between the Gardaí and internet service providers.  Photograph: iStock

Almost 2,000 websites containing child abuse material will be blocked in Ireland under a new agreement between the Gardaí and internet service provide(...)

A man gardai believe has been importing the dolls for sale to others has been targeted in the latest round of Operation Ketch.  File photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Some child sex dolls have been seized by the Garda which now plans to pursue people it believes have purchased them. An importer and distributor of (...)

A spokeswoman for Cork University Hospital confirmed that management and staff were assisting gardaí with an investigation into an incident.

Gardaí in Cork have begun an investigation into a report that a teenage girl was sexually assaulted at Cork University Hospital (CUH) by a male patien(...)

Recognising behavioural warning signs associated with domestic violence was identified as a key component to tackle the problem in the Women’s Aid report Photograph: Thinkstock

Recognising behavioural warning signs associated with domestic violence was identified as a key component to tackle the problem in the Women’s Aid rep(...)

Image issued by Suffolk Police of Julian Myerscough, who has been arrested in Dublin after  absconding from a British court  shortly before being convicted of downloading indecent images of children. File photograph: Suffolk Police/PA Wire

A convicted sex offender who fled from Britain to Ireland has been arrested by gardaí in a Dublin hotel. Julian Myerscough (53), a former criminal la(...)