Former US vice-president Joe Biden: his national lead among Democrats has been fairly durable through the summer, polls show.  Photograph:  Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images

New opinion polls show Joe Biden with a significant national lead in the Democratic presidential race as the contest heads into the intense autumn cam(...)

The scene of the  fatal shooting of David Lynch at Foxdene, Clondalkin. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Dublin’s latest gang violence victim was an “old school” criminal who operated “under the radar”, evading prosecution and the media’s attention despit(...)

 Kamala Harris    –  already living down her past as a prosecuting attorney. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty

At some point, any able-bodied Democrat who does not run for US president will have searching questions to answer about their self-esteem. Declared a(...)

Private George Edwin Ellison was the last recorded British fatality of the war.  He was 40, from Leeds, and left a widow and a four-year-old son.

At 5 am on November 11th, 1918, in a railway carriage at the forest of Compiègne outside Paris, an armistice was signed between the Allied forces and (...)

ConTempo Quartet: three Saturday morning concerts with  performers from different musical backgrounds

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 Mark Desmond: The 41-year-old’s body was discovered in open parkland at Griffeen Valley Park, Lucan. Photograph: Colin Keegan

Gardaí believe they know who murdered drug dealer Mark Desmond and suspect the Kinahan crime gang is linked to the killing. Last week gardaí arrested(...)

 Mark Desmond at the time of his  conviction for possession of three shotguns and a rifle with intent to endanger life between October 1999 and February 2000. The verdict was later quashed by the Court of Criminal Appeal. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan

In early January 2000, a man out walking his dog along the Grand Canal at Karneystown Bridge in Co Kildare came across a man’s naked body floating in (...)

Gardaí search the canal bank having begun a murder investigation following the discovery of human remains at the Grand Canal in Ardclough, Co Kildare. Photograph: Eric Luke

The discovery of a male torso in a suitcase in the waters of the Grand Canal, Co Kildare, was a gruesome but not unprecedented find. This canal and(...)

Moorefield 2-13 St Martin’s 0-4: It turned out a routine day for Moorefield as they cruised to a comfortable 15-point victory over Wexford champions, (...)