Tim Dalton

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Rosalie Flanagan in 2007. She is a former permanent secretary to the North’s Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Rosalie Flanagan, a former senior Northern Ireland civil servant, has been appointed to the commission charged with finding the bodies of the Disappea(...)

Seamus Mallon and Charles Haughey during the Fianna Fáil ard fheis in the RDS, Dublin, in November 1995. Photograph: Frank Miller

Charles Haughey never spoke to Seamus Mallon again after the SDLP deputy leader came out strongly in support of the Anglo- Irish Agreement negotiated (...)

Crimestoppers handout photo of missing man Rafal Filipowicz (30).

Gardaí have appealed for information on the disappearance from Portlaoise, Co Laois, of a Polish man more than three months ago. Crimestoppers, the (...)

 Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland chairwoman Kathleen O’Toole said common themes at meetings included demands for “more visibility, more boots on the ground, and more resources”. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The many controversies surrounding the Garda Síochána have not shaken the public’s belief in its essential role, according to the Commission on the F(...)

 Det Supt Tony Howard  said if members of the public, especially those in Dublin’s north inner city, had information to pass on they could do so anonymously.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The perception of being at risk from violent criminals by providing information to the Garda on feuding gangs was often different to reality , a senio(...)

“There is probably a temptation sometimes to politically use crime; that’s a part of politics,” says Tim Dalton of Crimestoppers. “But this country, relative to other countries, is a pretty safe place to do business and to live. It’s not quite as bad as the fear would suggest.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The risk of becoming a victim of burglary is exaggerated in the Republic, but the Garda and other State agencies were compelled to respond to that fea(...)

Pictured at the funeral of Circuit Court judge Katherine Delahunt at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, from left, Supreme Court Justice John Mc Menamin, Court of Appeal president  Sean Ryan, Sarah O Hagan, Circuit Court judge John O’Hagan and Finbar Fox SC. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Judge Katherine Delahunt was a vibrant, warm, loving and loved person, who was “always up for a bit of mischief” her funeral Mass heard this morning. (...)

The IFA and Crimestoppers have launched a campaign to help prevent livestock theft. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

David Hall’s young daughter still asks when the cattle are coming back.Cattle rustlers stole 17 animals from his field in Newbliss, Co Monaghan last J(...)

Mr Justice Bryan McMahon, chair of the working group set up to examine what improvements should be made to the State’s existing direct provision system. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

Members of the working group set up to examine what improvements should be made to the State’s existing direct provision system have been announced as(...)