The attack on the Mullingar estate which occurred on Thursday evening has raised fears that feuding in the Midlands has escalated significantly.

A significant street disturbance in Co Westmeath during which a group of young people armed with weapons attacked houses and threatened locals has rai(...)

The three men, one aged in his 40s and the other two in their 20s, were arrested by gardaí in Athlone on Thursday morning. File photograph: Getty Images/Flickr RF

Three men are due to appear before court on Friday morning charged in relation to an ongoing investigation into social media threats to kill or do ser(...)

Gardaí have begun the  winter phase of Operation Thor, which targets the activities of roving criminal gangs targeting rural areas, last week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Four men are due to appear at Mullingar District Court on Friday morning in connection with a spate of robberies in rural areas. The men were arrest(...)