A house was burned out in Drogheda’s Moneymore during an arson attack. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

A man shot and wounded as part of a worsening gangland feud in Co Louth is a leading figure in one of the two armed gangs involved in the gun violence(...)

 Undated family handout file photo of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The body of 39-year-old Sophie Toscan du Plantier was found close to a laneway near her holiday home, in the isolated townland of Drinane, outside (...)

Garda presence: Garda Chief Superintendent in Louth says gardaí are prepared to talk to both gangs to find some sort of resolution. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Garda Chief Superintendent in Louth has said the two criminal gangs involved in recent feuding in Drogheda once worked together but have now “impl(...)

A house damaged in a petrol bomb attack in Loughboy, Drogheda, Co Louth. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Recently, the Garda Síochána appointed an inspector in Drogheda whose main job is to help families facing extortion from drug dealers. It is a measure(...)

Chief Supt Christy Mangan (left) and Supt Gerry Curley making an appeal at Dundalk Garda station on the fifth anniversary of the murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe. Photograph: Deborah McAleese/PA Wire

Some of the men who murdered Det Garda Adrian Donohoe five years ago have left the country, a senior officer leading the investigation into the killin(...)

 Jules Thomas and Ian Bailey pictured leaving the Four Courts earlier this month. Photograph: Collins.

1991: English journalist, Ian Bailey moves to Ireland and settles in West Cork where he meets Welsh artist, Jules Thomas and sets up home with her an(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier: killing was the subject of a Garda review in 2001 while in 2005 the force’s handling of the original investigation was also reviewed.

Gardaí have no plans to begin a cold case review of the murder of French woman Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork almost 17 years ago, Garda Comm(...)