Figures revealed in The Irish Times show that by 2019, 27 per cent of gardaí held firearms authorisation. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

“The Garda Síochána will succeed not by force of arms or numbers, but on their moral authority as servants of the people.” Those were the words spoke(...)

It is understood over 60 solicitors applied to be considered for the title of Senior Counsel, of which 17 were chosen.

The first group of solicitors to be granted the title of “senior counsel” has been announced, following Cabinet approval. For centuries only barriste(...)

Michael Healy-Rae pictured outside court. Photograph: Collins Courts

Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae has told a court he was left rattled from an “awful tirade of abuse” during which he was threatened he would be shot while (...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm.

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has consented to judgment for some €7.5 million over unpaid loans in favour of Irish Bank Resoluti(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: set out targets to run budget surpluses and reduce the State’s debt in the coming years. Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

Don’t spend it all at once, the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council (Ifac) warned the Government as the Department of Finance regaled us with tales of a rec(...)

Sean Fitzpatrick, former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank.

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick had his membership of Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI) revoked and was ordered to pay a fine of €(...)

Conor McGregor arriving at the Criminal Courts of Justice  on Dublin’s Parkgate Street on Friday. Photograph: Collins

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor has appeared in court charged with assaulting a man in a south Dublin pub earlier this year. Mr McGregor (3(...)

Constable Michael Downing, a long-forgotten casualty of the War of Independence, will be remembered in his native west Cork this weekend. Photograph: supplied by Fachtna O’Donovan

One of the first and long-forgotten casualties of the War of Independence will be remembered in his native west Cork this weekend when a commemoration(...)

David Drumm led Anglo Irish between 2005 and 2008. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has been expelled from Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI) and fined €15,000 after a disciplinary (...)

New Garda Commissioner   Drew Harris. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí must be “operationally honest” in the line of duty and they were not in the force to serve themselves or the organisation, Garda Commissioner D(...)

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