The father of the late David Byrne, James, is seen behind a line of gardaí at the Special Criminal Court after the State dropped the charges against the man accused of killing his son. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

The two gardaí stationed outside Larkin Community College in north inner city Dublin spent most of Thursday morning outside their patrol car, enjoying(...)

Cllr Críona Ní Dhálaigh  of Sinn Féin said  ‘the nuisance tenants should be encouraged to leave, not the good tenants’.

The sanctions facing families who create anti-social behaviour issues in public housing are “not threatening enough”, a senior Dublin City Council off(...)

One of the newly unveiled speed limit signs in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Paddy Logue

There has been a mixed reaction following this week’s introduction of 30km/h speed limits in Dublin’s inner city, with taxi drivers in particular disp(...)

The crime scene at Cumberland Street, Dublin, where Gareth Hutch was shot dead. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Hutch family members, many of whom have no involvement with criminal activity, have been warned their lives are in danger because of their name, sour(...)

 Flowers left at the scene of the shooting dead of Gareth Hutch at Avondale House flats complex on North Cumberland Street. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Garda Representative Association (GRA) has directly linked the recent spike in Dublin gangland murders to “chronic” underinvestment in the force. (...)

Irene Crawley and Joe Dowling from Hands on Peer Education (Hope) at the memorial on the corner of Seán McDermott Street and Buckingham Street in Dublin.   Photograph: Alan Betson

‘You know what kills me?” says Joe Dowling. “Seeing them dealing at the monument.” Dowling is a senior project worker with Hope (Hands On Peer Educa(...)