Garda forensic officers are seen on Whitechapel Road in Clonsilla where Peter McDonald (77) died on Saturday. Photograph: Collins

A 48-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with murdering his elderly next door neighbour in Dublin at the weekend. At about(...)

Mincéiri art,  Irish music, animal care and folklore form part of the cultural history of Travellers, say campaigners. Photograph: National Folklore Collection, UCD

The Department of Education has pledged to include Traveller culture and history on the curriculum – so what, specifically, would it look like? Anti-(...)

Traveller families in Clondalkin who have been living on an unauthorised site in Balgaddy have been ordered to leave.  Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

Four Traveller families, including 12 children, say they will not leave a vacant site in west Dublin this week as they have “nowhere to go”. The Dohe(...)

Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor with (left to right) Casielee Kavanagh, Annalisha Ward, Rachel McDonagh, Abigail McDonagh, Alexcy Ebigbagha, Cordelia Joyce, Chantal Geoghan and Sophia Ward (jumping) from Little Minceirs, Offaly Traveller Movement. Photograph: Maxwells

Incidents of racism against Traveller school children and students at all stages of the education system were recounted at two events on Tuesday. The(...)

A Co Meath garda whose legs were crushed in an assault in August 2015 has been awarded €975,000 compensation by the High Court. Garda Ciarán Murrihy,(...)

Shauna and Patrick McDonagh, newlyweds who died in a car crash near London. Photograph: Facebook

A married teenage couple killed in a car crash near London were both members of the Irish travelling community. Newlyweds Patrick McDonagh (19), and(...)

The scene on the A40 near the junction of Kingsdown Avenue, Acton, west London, where the newlyweds died in a crash with a coach following a police pursuit.  Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

A pregnant teenager and her husband who died after their car smashed into a coach following a police pursuit were not present at the time of the burgl(...)

Richard Dekker at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

A teenage boy begged for his life before being stabbed to death with a blade from a garden shears, a murder trial heard on Wednesday. Richard Dekker (...)

Fr Paddy McDonagh died in 2009 aged 80.

Parishioners in south county Dublin have expressed anger at how the Salvatorian congregation handled a church report which severely criticised how it(...)

Students take part in the  TCD Privilege Walk at the university’s Front Square. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

What do a woman from Tallaght who dropped out of school when she was 15 because she was pregnant, an Irish citizen who was born in Nigeria and has com(...)