Colm Daly

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Garda Commissioner Drew Harris told a Women’s Aid online  seminar there had been a 20 per cent increase in call outs to domestic violence incidents since the end of March. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Gardaí have responded to more than 27,000 incidents of domestic violence since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, a seminar has heard, with the numbe(...)

An Garda Síochána has stressed that the coronavirus crisis will not affect its ability to respond to domestic violence calls. File photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins

The president of the District Court has said estranged couples are free to vary family court orders during the coronavirus crisis as long as both part(...)

HomeSecure’s new service eliminates the hardware costs of installing the system, providing everything for a €99 installation charge and a monthly subscription fee that can work out about €1.15 a day. Photograph: iStock

Smart home monitoring company HomeSecure has unveiled a new subscription service and hardware partnership aimed at making monitoring more affordable f(...)

“There’s a demand not just to protect the physical side of family life but also the virtual side. Younger people weren’t being served.” Photograph: Getty Images

Interest in internet monitoring technology aimed at children and teenagers has increased in recent weeks in the wake of the Ana Kriegel murder trial, (...)

Conor Pope protecting his home: thieves are opportunists and if they see an open window or another way to access your home, they will take advantage.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Once upon a time, I lived in a rented flat in a leafy – and ridiculously gated –Dublin 4 complex. Despite the gate and the fancy address, my flat was (...)

Fionn Bracken from Douglas in Cork got great  Leaving Certificate results but admitted his first career choice would be to emulate his hero, soccer manager  Brian Clough (above, during his tenure with Nottingham Forest). File photograph:  Bob Thomas/Getty Images

Self-confessed football fanatic Fionn Bracken from Douglas in Cork acquired an enviable 615 points in the Leaving Certificate on Wednesday, but admitt(...)