Auxiliaries celebrate after a failed IRA attack on their quarters in Dublin in April 1921. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

ROYAL IRISH CONSTABULARY One of the unintended consequences of the recent row over the proposed commemoration of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) i(...)

The court heard, and the judge agreed, that the woman  received the video ‘innocently’ from a man she knew only by his first name.  Photograph: iStock

The sentencing of a woman on Tuesday for possessing child abuse material sent to her against her wishes raises several questions about the responsibil(...)

Antonio Rüdiger said he was subjected to racist abuse by Spurs fans. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP via Getty

The London Metropolitan Police has found no evidence to support Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger’s allegation of racist abuse, Tottenham have announce(...)

Gardaí at the An Post sorting centre on the Dock Road, Limerick, where a suspicious package was found on Friday morning. Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

A suspicious package that caused the evacuation of a Limerick postal sorting office on Friday morning may be linked to recent letter bomb incidents in(...)

One of the three improvised devices sent to Heathrow, London City Airport and Waterloo. Photograph: Alistair Bunkall/Sky News

British counter-terrorism police are investigating three fire bombs sent to two London airports and one of the city’s busiest railway stations. The t(...)

A file image of Jack O’Mahony, an Irish man who fought in the British army during the second World War who has now turned 100. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision.

An Irishman who survived the Blitz and Normandy landings during the second World War to play his part in the liberation of France, celebrated his 100t(...)

Swiss authorities will not disclose where Peter Conlon is being held.

The court-sanctioned investigation into the alleged embezzlement of charities by Irish businessman Peter Conlon is shifting to Switzerland as the liqu(...)

Trinity College research finds “section 110” tax-efficient vehicles in Dublin are connected to many state-linked Russian companies. Photograph: iStock

A study by two academics from Trinity College Dublin has found that more than €100 billion has been “funnelled” since 2007 through the International F(...)

Figures regarding Garda deployment of pepper spray were contained in the submission of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission  to the Commission on the Future of Policing. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Gardaí used pepper spray more than 500 times last year, new figures show. Between the beginning of the year and the first week of November, gardaí de(...)

US film producer Harvey Weinstein during the 70th Cannes Film Festival in Antibes, France, last May. File photograph: Yann Coatsaliou/AFP/Getty Images

Police in the UK have forwarded a sex crimes allegation against Harvey Weinstein to the Garda for investigation. It is understood the complaint was f(...)

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