Seamus Boland

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Det Supt Seamus Boland was one of two gardaí honoured at the ceremony in Spain. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Almost 100 firearms, including 11 machine guns, and drugs and cash to the value of over €160 million have been seized by the Garda National Drugs and (...)

Ex-wrestler and father-of-two Imre Arakas.

An Estonian hitman who was contracted by an international crime cartel to kill an Irish rival as been jailed by the Special Criminal Court for six yea(...)

The site of the Apple data centre in Athenry. Gerry Keane’s can see the site from his doorstep but can’t access high speed broadband.

When Gerry Keane stands at his front door in Moyveela, four miles from Athenry, he can see the site Apple has long fought to get planning permission o(...)

Our Amazon: ecologist and Abbeyleix Bog Project volunteer Fiona McGowan guides President Michael D Higgins along the bog boardwalk built by the group. Pic Credit Alf Harvey. Photograph: Alf Harvey

We live at a moment when the president of another country mangles the English language in the early hours of almost every morning, and has displayed i(...)

Christy Kinahan

The investigation into the international Kinahan crime cartel had been “the best training day” possible for members of the Garda, one of the key offic(...)

Dermot O’Leary says 21 per cent pay claim is open to negotiation.

It is “bizarre, unprecedented and a debacle” that Bus Éireann management did not present proposals at the Labour Court yesterday, the general secretar(...)

Members of Kilcummin Community Alert, Co  Kerry, meeting at Kilcummin Post Office before checking on their elderly neighbours and friends. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Leading rural organisations have advised local community groups to stick with contingency plans to support anxious residents despite the decision by (...)

Jason Coyle, director of Mr Crumb food export business in Finea, Co Westmeath: “We have broadband, but not broadband of the capability or the capacity to run a modern business the way it should.”

Every second Friday, Independent TD Stephen Donnelly hosts a meeting of interested parties, businesses and residential, solely on the issue of broadba(...)

It has been estimated there will be 300,000 extra milking cows on farms here within five years. Photograph: The Irish Times

Could 2015 be the year rural Ireland begins to bounce back? Traffic on the M50 surpasses pre-recession levels, but rural towns are still waiting for g(...)

There have been so many announcements in the past about rural broadband that Séamus Boland, chief executive of Irish Rural Link compared it to the dig(...)