Minister for Justice Helen McEntee is considering extending Juvenile Diversion Programme: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The disgraceful attack on Friday on Xuedan (Shelly) Xiong that saw her pushed into the Royal Canal after confronting youths who were racially abusing (...)

The cycle path along the Royal Canal, in North Strand, Dublin. Photograph: The Irish Times

Safety concerns have emerged over the new €9 million Royal Canal cycle path in Dublin’s north inner city after cyclists and local residents reported i(...)

A gas flare at a fracking site near Mentone in Texas. Photograph: Bronte Wittpenn/Bloomberg

Methane levels have been rising rapidly over the past decade and shale gas generated in the United States was the single largest generator of this gre(...)