It wasn’t always pretty, and there were times when it seemed like it would be Ryan McMenamin who would be leaving St Conleth's Park with a first league win for his new team, but Daniel Flynn’s 58th-minute goal proved crucial as Jack O’Connor began life in Kildare with a win.
Just days after receiving a death threat after criticising anti-immigrant comments, Sligo-Leitrim TD Martin Kenny's car was burned out at his home in Aughavas, near Ballinamore in Co Leitrim in the early hours of the morning.
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has blamed "grossly misleading" information about asylum seeker numbers for the decision to scrap plans for a direct provision centre in Oughterard after a weeks long racism row stand-off.
A TD has assured the grieving family of murdered Cork student Nichola Sweeney that their daughter's killer should remain locked up “until 2025 at the earliest” - once a new act takes force before the killer's parole hearing.
An officer who spearheaded a Criminal Assets Bureau investigation into assets of the Kinahan crime gang has told a High Court jury a file provided to CAB by solicitor Gerald Kean led to the seizure of a Dublin man's house as the proceeds of crime.