Two teddy bears and a rose at Glenwood House, where Ana Kriégel was murdered. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Local politicians have said it may be appropriate to remove the protected structure status afforded to Glenwood House, the property where Ana Kriégel (...)

Garda forensics and a diver at work near a slurry tank Bobby Ryan’s body  was discovered at the back of farm in Fawnagown outside Tipperary town. Photograph: Press 22

Of all the twists and turns in the murder trial of Tipperary farmer Patrick Quirke, the revelation that gardaí searching for his victim’s body acted o(...)

‘Dear parent, we don’t want to alarm you but we are aware of a possible attempted abduction of a student in the area. Please talk to your son about tr(...)

Louise Phillips: “I didn’t need the reader to agree with the killer’s actions, far from it, but I did want them to be drawn to her, to want to know more about her, and rather than being offended and enraged by her contradiction of the female carer, to be pulled into the why of the story”

Writing about a fictional female killer has its challenges and, as I discovered, requires a whole separate body of research to back it up, particularl(...)

Two hundred  of London’s existing 10,000 black cab-drivers – who must renew their licences every three years – – are sitting idle; some since July, because of delays in getting criminal records’ clearances.

The London black cab is one of the city’s symbols, occupied by outspoken drivers and able to turn on a six-pence. Last month, the company that makes t(...)

Public support: a rally outside Athlone Courthouse this week. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It was a day remarkable only for its normality. A sunny Saturday at a children’s birthday party on a quiet housing estate in a town that rarely finds (...)