Thomas Ward, Anna Ward, Demelia Ward and Declan Ward Jnr at St Mary’s Halting Site, Cappagh Road, Finglas, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

A north Dublin Traveller site, described by a local authority as “among the worst in the country”, cannot be made more habitable as council staff have(...)

Senior judges have thrown out Martin Murray’s appeal against being found guilty of the fatal knife attack on Eamonn Hughes seven years ago. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

Alan Erwin A man jailed for murdering a father as he walked home from his daughter’s 18th birthday party failed today in a bid to overturn his convict(...)