John Twomey

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Ten years ago poet and Fianna Fáil supporter Thomas McCarthy said the party was ‘not a political philosophy, as such’ but rather the combination of men, and it was largely men, of ‘certain social origins and frustrated private hopes’.

Ten years ago, just before Fianna Fáil’s decimation in the 2011 general election, poet Thomas McCarthy reflected in a column on the way in which Fiann(...)

Det Garda Adrian Donohoe was shot dead in 2013.  Photograph: Garda/PA

A Northern Irish man arrested on Monday in connection with the murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe is a suspect for a spate of armed ATM robberies. Th(...)

The Garda force has urged people not to make non-essential journeys this weekend and to stay within 5km of home when exercising. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Some people still did not believe they had any responsibility to adhere to Covid-19 restrictions despite the deaths of 4,000 with the virus in the Rep(...)

Traffic data over last weekend showed approximately a 23 per cent decrease in cross-Border travel compared to previous weekends. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Almost 8,000 fixed penalty notices have been issued by An Garda Síochána for breaches of Covid-19 regulations. Those who have been fined are overwhe(...)

Shawna Coxon played a key role on modernising the Toronto police force’s approach to cyber crime. Photograph: Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images

One of the most senior police officers in the Toronto Police Service in Canada has been appointed to the role of deputy Garda commissioner. Shawna Co(...)

A Garda checkpoint at Dublin Airport. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Over 370 people have been fined on their way to or from Dublin Airport for foreign holidays or other non-essential trips abroad in the past week, whil(...)

 Gardai operate a Covid-19 Checkpoint at the entrance to Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

More than 150 fines have been issued by the Garda to people found organising or attending house parties over the weekend, in breach of Covid-19 lockdo(...)

 A Garda checkpoint at Dublin Airport earlier this week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Garda now has the power to issue on-the-spot fines to people organising, attending or travelling to a house party in contravention of Covid-19 rul(...)

A Garda checkpoint on Usher’s Quay in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Collins

About 1,500 fines have been issued by gardaí over the last two weeks for non-essential travel. A total of 909 fines had been processed for the perio(...)

A garda stopping a car at a Covid-19 checkpoint. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins/File

Nearly 800 people have been fined over the last 10 days for travelling more than 5km from their homes, according to the Garda Síochána – the majority (...)

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