Dublin criminal Robbie Lawlor had been warned by gardaí that his life was  danger.

Videos celebrating the murder of Dublin criminal Robbie Lawlor on Saturday started appearing on social media well before his identity was officially c(...)

Father of three Robert Lawlor was acquitted last week of five charges, including attempted murder, following a trial in which his ex-girlfriend Rachel Kirwan resiled from a statement she gave to gardaí.

A man who was cleared of threatening to murder his ex-girlfriend’s partner, has had a charge of assaulting his ex and causing her harm dropped at the (...)

A jury of seven men and five women took two hours and 40 minutes to find Robert Lawlor (35) not guilty on all five charges against him. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A father of three has been found not guilty of threatening to murder his former girlfriend’s partner and of attempting to murder his mother He was al(...)

Britain bound: Sean Whelan, RTÉ’s next London correspondent.

RTÉ News has appointed Sean Whelan as its new London correspondent. Mr Whelan has been economics correspondent with the broadcaster for the past nine(...)

Fiona Mitchell: her background in journalism shows

In her excellent manual on fiction, 13 Ways of Looking at the Novel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley notes that one of the biggest mista(...)

Richard Dawkins: a big fan of the son, if not the father. Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s not every day the country gets a new taoiseach, so one might expect the political junkies of talk radio to get worked up about last week’s elevat(...)

'Seán Moncrieff reminded his audience that, as well as being a wry chronicler of contemporary foibles, he can handle hard news topics.' Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Tuning into Morning Ireland (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) always requires a certain degree of compartmentalisation. The chances of getting oneself out the d(...)

News anchor Alison Comyn and presenter Chris Donoghue: part of UTV Ireland’s news team which broadcast its first live bulletin on Monday

“Well, Mary, this all sounds like the opening salvo of an election campaign,” mused Ireland Live anchor Alison Comyn in a two-way with UTV Ireland’s e(...)

RTÉ has announced that its deputy foreign editor Fiona Mitchell is to take up the role of London correspondent in January.  Photograph: RTÉ.

RTÉ has announced that its deputy foreign editor Fiona Mitchell is to take up the role of London correspondent in January. The appointment comes about(...)