Peter Duff

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A recent KPMG report on the potential benefits of solar energy in Ireland concluded that the industry could reasonably deploy over 3,750 MW of solar from now to 2030. Photograph: PA

Ireland’s fledgling solar power industry has received a major boost with the announcement that the State-owned Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF(...)

Jane Carroll in her kitchen at 64 Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

In the 18th century affairs of honour were settled among the gentlemen of the day wielding pistols at dawn. In 1777, at a meeting in Clonmel, a commit(...)

Forensic Officers at the scene in Fortunestown Lane, Tallaght, in south Dublin on Tuesday morning where John Gibson (inset) was shot dead on Monday night. Photograph: PA

Gardaí are trying to determine if a man shot dead in a shopping centre car park in Dublin was lured to his death by somebody he trusted. Fitness inst(...)

Schoolboy Philip Cairns (13)  went missing after leaving his south Dublin home to return to school one day in 1986 after having lunch.

No forensic link has been established between deceased paedophile DJ Eamon Cooke and the schoolbag of missing presumed murdered Philip Cairns. The b(...)

Garda forensic officers at Hills Lane in Tallaght, Co Dublin,  where a man’s body was found on Sunday morning. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

A man and a woman have been arrested in relation to the fatal shooting of a man in his 30s. The pair, both in their mid-20s, were arrested on Sunday(...)

Evidence is removed from the scene of a shooting at a house on the Kiltalown Road, Tallaght. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Gardaí are now looking for a third man in connection with a murder in Tallaght on Wednesday night. A 35-year-old man, named locally as Alan O’Neill, w(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney said Lounes Ouachek’s assault on his wife was  “callous and brutal in nature”.

A 44-year-old Algerian man who attempted to murder his wife by bludgeoning her in the head with a kettle bell has been sentenced to 15 years in prison(...)