David Sheahan

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A Garda inspector who is accused of acting as a security consultant for Coolmore Stud in Tipperary in his spare time has been interviewed.

Officers from the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (NBCI) have interviewed a Garda inspector who is accused of acting as a security consultan(...)

People are more likely to be scrolling through Instagram and Facebook rather than texting while driving. Photograph: iStock

Almost 5,000 drivers were caught holding their mobile phones while driving by gardaí in the first two months of 2019, a 24 per cent increase on the sa(...)

Limerick’s Seamus Hickey lifts the Liam McCarthy Cup after his side ended a 45-year drought to claim the All-Ireland Senior  Championship. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO.

All-Ireland senior hurling champions Limerick were crowned the county’s People of the Year at a ceremony on Thursday. Vickey Phelan, whose High Court(...)

Gardaí will have early-evening, night and “morning-after” checkpoints over the Christmas period. Photograph: Frank Miller

One in eight drivers admitted to drink-driving in the past two years, according to a new survey. The survey of almost 4,000 motorists by AA Insurance(...)

Moyagh Murdock, RSA chief executive: ‘People are on holidays, they are out biking at the weekends and they are sadly engaging in very risky behaviour.’ Photograph: Getty

Five motorcyclists were killed in traffic collisions in the fourth week of July last year, according to figures from the Road Safety Authority (RSA),(...)

James Sugrue celebrates victory in last year’s South of Ireland Championship at  Lahinch Golf Club, Co Clare. Photograph: Brian Arthur

Lahinch is no stranger to great feats of derring-do so it’s entirely realistic to believe Mallow’s James Sugrue can become the first player for 55 ye(...)

Declarations by a top civil servant that people with free travel passes should not be able to use public transport at peak times were “incendiary”, a Dáil  committee was told. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Twelve people were killed in Ireland by disqualified drivers over the past three years, the Road Safety Authority has said, as it warned that thousand(...)

Shannon Airport: A spokesperson for the airport said it “does not comment on security matters”

Shannon Airport is a soft touch for terrorists, according to a Limerick councillor who used to work at the airport X-raying luggage. Cllr Paul Keller(...)

Watches, a rhino cup and cash were seized in the Cab raid. File photographs: Getty Images

Gardaí in Limerick have seized a rare and extremely valuable Chinese rhinoceros cup, following raids in Rathkeale, Co Limerick, led by the Criminal As(...)

David Sheahan produced a 10-under-par total of 282 for the 72-hole tournament  at Royal Dublin golf course. Photograph: Pat Cashman

David Sheahan, who died aged 74 last week, held a special place in Irish golfing lore. As a young medical student back in 1962, the UCD and Grange go(...)