Young mother among two killed in horrific crash
A young mother was among two killed in a horrific crash in Donegal in the early hours of yesterday.
A young mother was among two killed in a horrific crash in Donegal in the early hours of yesterday.
Housing activists who occupied a house in the capital until being forced out by court order are now occupying another property.
The heartbroken parents of a boy who died in January during the flu outbreak have revealed that it was sepsis that killed him.
A group protesting about homelessness have taken over a second property, after they vacated...
It was a double act in the Pepper household as twins Aidan and Kate collected their Leaving Cert results.
A violent criminal, jailed for torturing a 14-year-old with a cheese grater, has slashed two officers with a makeshift blade in an attack on prison staff.
THIS is the first picture of Christopher Lenihan, who has been jailed for threatening to make his ex-partner's personal photographs public after she reported him to gardai for savagely assaulting her.
A collection of Dublin based housing groups who have occupied a building in Dublin city centre have said they are overwhelmed by the generosity and support they received on their first night in the property.
A sex killer who raped his victim while she was dead or dying could be released early next year.
The funeral of Co Mayo teenager Morgan Pinder (13), who died after a car crash on Clare Island in the early hours of Sunday morning, is due to take place today.
A GARDA who recorded video footage of a Dublin woman being detained under the Mental Health Act while walking naked on a Dublin street will not face prosecution, the Herald has learned.
Gardaí are investigating after a number of people, believed to be refugees, ran from a trailer when the startled truck driver opened its doors in Co...
A raft of road closures and parking restrictions is set to bring Dublin to a halt during the visit of Pope Francis later this month.
Gardai are investigating after a number of people, believed to be refugees, ran from a trailer when the startled truck driver opened its doors in...
THE widow of a man shot dead in a dissident republican attack has said she hopes a letter of remorse from the gunman who pulled the trigger...
FOR many, it will have been amongst the most-stressful mornings of their young lives - the morning they get their Leaving Certificate result.
Gardai have today moved their investigating the disappearance of Deirdre Jacob in Newbridge from one of a missing person to murder and revealed that "credible and corroborated" information has come to light in the 20 year long investigation.
Detectives believe an incident in which a man was stabbed 13 times, after the car he was travelling in was rammed, was linked to Dublin's prostitution trade.
A man was brought to hospital suffering from a stab wound. The incident, in which gardai believe a car was also rammed, happened in the early hours of this morning in Dublin city centre.
A FORMER Fair City star is back on the streets – just two weeks after being jailed for a vicious assault on his former partner, during which he punched and choked her.
The Garda watchdog is investigating after a man apparently ran from a crash scene and fell down an embankment as gardaí came to investigate a crash he was involved in.
A man was in a serious condition in hospital last night after his car left the road and ploughed into a tree.
The Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is investigating an incident in which a man apparently ran from a crash scene and fell down an embankment after gardai came to investigate a collision he was involved in.
A boy who was killed in a road crash on Clare Island off the coast of Co Mayo in the early hours of yesterday was just 13 years old.
Traffic chaos looms for Dublin when it goes into lockdown under new plans to accommodate the visit of Pope Francis later this month.
THE former girlfriend of murdered Real IRA leader Alan Ryan was the vital link that led to on-the-run killer Dean Evans’ capture after they fled the country on the eve of his murder trial.
Gardai in Dublin have launched an investigation after what is believed to be part of a human ear was found on a city street this morning.
Gardai are investigating a shooting incident at a house in the Tallaght area of Dublin in the early hours of this morning.
Dean Evans has been given a mandatory life sentence at the Special Criminal Court for the murder of Peter Butterly on March 6 2013 in Gormanston.
A second boy has been charged with the murder of Lucan teenager Ana Kriegel last May.
Gardai have busted what they believe is the first-ever “magic mushroom lab” discovered in the history of the State.
A second boy has been charged with the murder of teenager Ana Kriegel in May.
ARMED undercover gardai will protect Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their visit to Dublin this week amid fears of an attack.
The teenage cyclist who died on Saturday following a traffic accident in Straffan, Co Kildare, earlier in the week has been named locally as Shane Duggan (16).
This is the shocking moment that a taxi driver collided with two cyclists.
A WELL-KNOWN motorcyclist in his 30s has been killed during a 'practice run' for a race due to take place on Sunday.
CONVICTED murderer Michael McLaughlin is back under lock and key, only days after we revealed he had passed his phone number to a young woman the same age as his 18-year-old victim.
A man is recovering in hospital today after being stabbed a number of times in an incident in Dublin City last night.
A man was rushed to hospital after sustaining a number of gunshot wounds overnight.
A DUBLIN teenager has spoken of her terror after she found out an older man who had slipped her his phone number was a convicted murderer who spent 25 years in prison for killing a girl her own age.
A woman has said that she was distraught to learn that she is living in the same building as a serial rapist and has called for more public awareness about whether sex offenders are in the area.
A FUGITIVE who is the chief suspect in a rape after escaping from the cells of a Dublin court has been arrested over separate matters after 13 days on the run.
Actor Daniel 'Dano' Doyle, who had been in a critical condition in hospital since an apparent drug overdose in prison, has died.
A 17 year old Dublin youth has today been charged with murder of Tallaght man Adam Muldoon at the weekend.
A man found dead following a suspected hit and run was seen lying on the road and may have previously been struck by another vehicle, it has emerged.
A homeless man who was murdered in a park was stabbed up to 150 times in a frenzied and sustained attack.
A man accused of the violent rape of an American tourist in a Dublin park allegedly threatened the woman that she would be "cut into little pieces", a court heard.
A man has appeared in court today charged with the rape of a woman in a Dublin park in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
A garda investigation is under way after an American tourist said she was raped in a park.
The family of a young mother who was raped at knife-point in her apartment has pleaded for gardaí to catch the attacker.
A young woman charged with dangerous driving involving the death of her four friends is to face trial next month.
SERIAL rapist Paul Moore is back on the streets of Dublin.
An 18-year-old male arrested in relation to the strangulation of Cameron Reilly - understood to be a 'close friend' of the victim - has been released without charge.
The chief suspect for a one-punch attack that caused the death of a 45-year-old man at the weekend has handed himself in to gardai.
GardaÍ have recovered the vehicle stolen in a shocking knifepoint carjacking in Dublin's Phoenix Park.
A HOUSE targeted in a gun attack in Shankill, Co Dublin, late on Saturday night is the family home of a convicted killer, leading gardaí to believe that the shooting may be linked to a double stabbing in 2013.
A MAN who died after a suspected ‘one-punch’ attack in Bray at the weekend has been described by his wife as a great father to his children.
A couple have been left traumatised after their car was hijacked by a knife-man in Dublin city while their one-year-old child was in a back seat.
The man who died after found unconscious with a serious head injury outside a hotel in Bray, Co Wicklow may have been a victim of a so-called 'one punch' attack.
A man is fighting for his life in hospital after a scrambler motorbike landed on his head while he was sunbathing with a friend in a Dublin park at the weekend.
THE owner of a Dublin beauty parlour is determined to keep it open despite her business being attacked five times in its first three weeks.
Gardaí are investigating a tragedy involving a woman on a ride-on lawnmower.
The funeral of Bobby Messett, who was shot dead in the Bray Boxing Club gun attack last Tuesday, has heard how his death was too tragic, too sudden and too soon.
THE funeral of Bobby Messett, who was shot dead in the Bray Boxing Club gun attack last Tuesday, has heard how he packed more into his 50 years than many who live to be 100.
APARTMENT owners on a large Dublin estate have been warned not to go out on their balconies because they are “unsafe to use”, Independent.ie can reveal.
Tributes have been paid to an "amazing guy" and father of two who died in a workplace accident at Dublin Port.
Katie Taylor has said that she is "very thankful and relieved" her father Pete survived a gun attack at his gym on Tuesday morning, as she revealed that the pair have been estranged for several years.
GARDAI investigating the shooting at Bray Boxing Club are trying to establish the history of the getaway van used by the killer after information emerged that a similar vehicle with the same registration was written-off in the UK last year.
The CEO of the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) has said "whatever went on" during the Bray Boxing Club gun attack yesterday "has nothing to do with boxing".
A crazed gunman who entered Bray Boxing Club and shot three people, killing one, yesterday morning later escaped the scene in a car and on a bicycle.
Tributes have been paid to an innocent grandfather who was "simply in the wrong place at the wrong time" when he was killed in an early morning gun attack today.
WELL-KNOWN boxing trainer Pete Taylor is "doing fine" after an early morning gun attack which killed man one man and Taylor and another man were injured in, a friend has claimed.
A man and woman have been charged in relation to a major drug and gun seizure in Dublin on Tuesday.
Freddie Thompson’s legal team have made an application to the Special Criminal Court to have a not guilty verdict directed in his murder trial on the basis that the evidence against him is not strong enough.
The net is closing in on the killers of teenager Cameron Reilly, who was brutally beaten and strangled last weekend.
GARDAÍ are investigating whether teenager Cameron Reilly was lured to his death over the phone by someone he trusted.
Gardaí are investigating if a teenage girl was involved in the murder of Cameron Reilly, it has emerged.
Burglary gangs are targeting new homeowners the week they move into their dream houses, stealing expensive kitchen appliances worth thousands of euro.
Gardaí are investigating if a young person known to Cameron Reilly murdered the teenager in front of a number of youths.
THE graves of up to five families, including two gardaí, have been smashed up after a car was driven into a quiet cemetery in north Co Dublin and ploughed over them.
Gardai believe the remains of a teenage girl discovered at a derelict farmhouse in Lucan are that of missing schoolgirl Ana Kriegel.
A man fighting for his life after an early morning stabbing in Inchicore in Dublin was attacked at a nearby apartment complex, gardai believe.
THIS is the first photo of the miracle girl who fell from a third-storey window last month but is now back home with her very relieved family.
Tributes have been paid to the seven-year-old boy who died in a plane crash, along with the pilot, in Co Offaly.
The long and difficult task of recovering the wreckage was compounded by the terrain the plane crashed in.
The family of a teenage girl murdered 27 years ago are relieved to know what her killer looks like, now after a newspaper published his picture.
Locals have described it as a "very black day for Offaly" after a man and a young boy were killed in a plane accident.
The plane which crashed in Offaly on Sunday, killing the pilot and a young seven-year-old boy nosedived straight into a forest and submerged itself around 15 feet deep into bogland, a witness has said.
Inmates sentenced to life in prison will have to wait at least 12 years instead of seven before being considered for parole, according to new legislation being considered by the Oireachtas.
A proposal to use the grounds of Dublin's Na Fianna GAA Club as a construction site for the MetroLink rail service could be dangerous for children using a number of adjacent schools, according to the chairman for the Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport.
A man has been injured following a shooting in west Dublin on Tuesday night.
Two men have been charged with drug possession with intent to supply after an alleged pill-making factory was discovered in a residential house in Celbridge, Co Kildare.
A Dublin man whose sister took her own life one year ago has penned a moving and personal tribute to her, and urged anyone with mental health difficulties to seek help.
A Lithuanian man - who was arrested after a fire broke out at his home - has been charged with cultivating cannabis plants at the Dublin property.
A couple who were at home with their two daughters have told how they feared for their lives when a gunman fired six shots through their front door as they dived for cover.
Gardai are investigating an incident in which six shots were fired through the front door of a house in Bray last night.
A man has been released without charge after he was arrested over the suspected murder of a missing 30-year-old mother-of-three.
Irish Rail workers uncovered a box of explosives while clearing out an old storage unit under the railway line at Connolly Station, Dublin, yesterday.
Children were left traumatised after a gang of hammer-wielding thugs burst into a busy hotel.
ONE of the busiest train stations in the country - Dublin's Connolly Station - has reopened this afternoon having earlier been evacuated and closed due to a "security alert".
Two men have been arrested by gardai investigating two aggravated burglaries against elderly people that happened within minutes of each other in Co Cavan.
Dublin-based murder suspect Daniel Belling is settling into family life again after 14 months in an Italian jail.
THE family of Sean Cox – who remains in a critical condition in hospital following a violent attack in Liverpool – face an anxious wait this weekend before medics can begin to asses if surgery was a success.
Two men charged in relation to an attack on Irishman Sean Cox at a Liverpool versus Roma Champions League soccer clash on Tuesday have been remanded in custody after appearing in court today.
A Roma fan who travelled to Liverpool for Tuesday's game at Anfield was today fined £415 for throwing coins at the pitch during the game.
THE family of the Irishman in a critical condition in a Liverpool hospital after an attack before a Champions League match this week has released a statement.
THESE were the chaotic scenes outside Liverpool’s Anfield stadium where an Irishman was left fighting for his life after being targeted in a vicious and random assault.
Two Roma fans have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a violent attack on a 53-year-old Irish father.
THE wife of the Sean Cox, the Irish man seriously assaulted outside Anfield, has travelled to Liverpool to be with him, as his grown-up children remain at home awaiting further news.
Pumping water from the River Shannon to serve Dublin and the Midlands will cost €13m every year, Irish Water says.
Violent crime gangs are operating their international empires from behind bars while increasingly exposed and under-resourced prison officers are getting injured trying to separate inmates that cannot be allowed to mix with each other on safety grounds, according to the Prison Officers’ Association.
PAEDOPHILE gangster Christy Griffin was last night celebrating with loyal family members at a safe house in Dublin city centre after walking free from jail.
CONCERN over attacks on female prison officers - including a sexual assault - were raised at the Prison Officer’s Association’s (POA) annual conference.
Violent attacks on prison officers by inmates are a problem that need to be met with practical solutions and cannot be “hugged away”, according to the president of the Prison Officers’ Association.
NOTORIOUS paedophile gangster Christy Griffin has been freed from jail this morning