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Garrett Cooney’s legal career spanned 45 years. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

One of Ireland’s most prominent barristers Garrett Cooney has died following a short illness. Although he acquired a reputation as a leading practiti(...)

Image from April 2011 of former lord mayor of Belfast Ian Adamson, who has died at the age of 74. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Former lord mayor of Belfast and Ulster Unionist Party MLA Dr Ian Adamson has died aged 74. President Michael D Higgins was among those to pay tribu(...)

The potential threat to Irish airports from drones will be discussed by officials at a specially convened meeting on Thursday.  File photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

The potential threat to Irish airports from drones will be discussed by officials at a specially convened meeting on Thursday, following recent disrup(...)

Police in Northern Ireland have condemned an attack in a Derry housing estate in which a man was shot in both knees. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Police in Northern Ireland have condemned an attack in a Derry housing estate in which a man was shot in both knees. Det Bob Blemmings of the PSNI c(...)

Laura Grehan at Broombridge Luas stop in Cabra. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Laura Grehan wishes her parents were still alive to see the Luas trams running through Cabra. They would have remembered the original street tracks th(...)

The Luas travelling along Dawson Street, which is undergoing a resurgence. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It has been considered the heartbeat of retail activity in the capital but there are signs Grafton Street is waning, thanks in some small part to the (...)

The UK is the single largest supplier of Irish imports, accounting for 22% or €17.5bn of all goods imported in Ireland during 2017. Photograph: Alan Betson

The full extent of Ireland’s exposure to Brexit is set out in the Central Statistics Office (CSO) 2018 Yearbook, which pulls together key headline fig(...)

Presidential candidates gather before the Virgin Media debate on Wednesday Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Presidential candidate Peter Casey has said people who turn down “free houses” should be put to the bottom of the housing list. “If you are offered a(...)

A weapon seized by gardaí. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí have launched a joint investigation with US homeland security agents following the interception of three Glock handguns in the post. The auto(...)

Overall, nine of 14 categories of crime reported to the Garda increased during the 12-month period. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) has said an increase in reported sex crimes in Ireland highlighted the need for more specialist Garda units that (...)

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