The scene at a house outside Strokestown, Co Roscommon after security staff were attacked by a vigilante gang.   Photograph: Peter Murtagh

A man suspected of being a central figure in a vigilante attack on security guards at a repossessed house in Co Roscommon has been arrested. The sus(...)

Burned-out vans and cars at the scene of the Strokestown eviction late last year. Photograp: Brian Farrell

Potential new entrants into the State’s mortgage market are likely to “think twice” in the current political climate, as they face increased risks whe(...)

Burned-out vans and cars in the yard of the house in Strokestown in December. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A man arrested in connection with an attack on security guards occupying a house at the centre of an eviction controversy in Roscommon last month was (...)

Arson attack took place at the KBC bank premises on the Main Street in Swords at 5.18am.

KBC Bank Ireland’s main union has urged the group’s Belgian parent to address concerns over staff safety following recent arson attacks on Irish branc(...)

Broken window at house in Falsk, near Strokestown, Co Roscommon: Two suspects were arrested  on Wednesday morning and are being questioned on suspicion of assault and criminal damage. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

About six of the estimated 20-strong vigilante group who stormed a repossessed house in Co Roscommon and beat eight security workers were not wearing (...)

The scene on Tuesday at the house in Strokestown, Co Roscommon, which was the centre of then eviction. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Gardaí investigating an attack on security men who evicted the McGann family from their Co Roscommon home on behalf of KBC bank have arrested two men (...)

The house in Strokestown, Co Roscommon, at the centre of an eviction controversy. Photograph: Brian Farrell

The attack on security personnel working for KBC bank at a house in Co Roscommon was planned and carried out by dissident republicans, gardaí believe.(...)

Broken window at the McGann house at Falsk, near Strokestown, Co Roscommon: land registry files show Anthony McGann has unpaid debts with a variety of financial institutions going back years.  Photograph: Peter Murtagh

The effort by KBC Bank to get its debt repaid by Co Roscommon farmer Anthony McGann began as far back as 2009, court records show. The bank engaged a(...)