Guido Nasi pictured with Bernadette Kelly (left), carer Fernando Zanzarella and his mother Simonetta Nasi. Photograph: Tom Honan

The mother of an Italian man who was left paraplegic after an unprovoked bottle attack in a Dublin park more than 20 years ago has died, a family frie(...)

 President Higgins  meets  Guido Nasi from Italy, who was attacked on holiday in Ireland 20 years ago. Photograph:  Tony Maxwell

Twenty years after an attack in Dublin left him severely disabled and in a wheelchair, Guido Nasi arrived at Áras an Uachtaráin to be welcomed as the (...)

Guido Nasi with his mother Simonetta on the Late Late Show.

The mother of an Italian student who was attacked in Dublin’s Fairview Park 20 years ago this July and left with catastrophic and life changing brain (...)

The request by the tourist assistance service was made in a letter in recent months to Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and posted on Tuesday to the lobbying register. Photograph: The Irish Times

A tourism body wants the Government to provide a seven-day Dublin city centre drop-in centre for visitors who fall victim to crimes such as robbery an(...)

The Irish Tourist Assistance Service said that German tourists received the most assistance as a result of crime last year. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

German tourists and women made up the majority of victims of crime to have received assistance from the Irish Tourist Assistance Service (ITAS) last y(...)

Joan Deane of Advocates for Victims of Homicide (AdVic) said there was ‘clearly a need to provide counselling services to anyone who has been affected by a traumatic crime’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Victims of traumatic crime should be given free counselling, support groups have said. The call came in advance of the launch of the Victims Rights Al(...)