A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The horror of being sexually abused as a child by a notorious scout leader has been revealed by three of his victims, who were so traumatised that they struggled with suicidal thoughts and substance abuse into their adult lives.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
The victim - who wished to waive her anonymity in order to have her step-father named - was aged around six when Thomas Mullarney (61) of Cahir, Louisberg, Co Mayo first began abusing her.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
The Government has said “every resource and support available” will be offered to a primary school in north Dublin which has been damaged by a fire.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
When a loved one dies, we may sometimes talk about getting “closure”, an overused term that nonetheless expresses the importance of leaving grief behind in order to aid the healing process.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
The families and survivors of the 1981 Stardust fire in Dublin have received confirmation from the Attorney General that he will grant a new inquest into the blaze that killed 48 people.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2019
The Stardust Victims Committee has called on the Attorney General to honour his promise to deliver a decision regarding a possible new inquest into the disaster today/tomorrow (Sep 25th).
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
A man in his 50s has been charged over a gun seizure in North Dublin.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2019
Three men aged in their 20s, 40s and 50s were arrested after gardaí stopped two cars in the Artane area and seized a gun.
Sun, 15 Sep, 2019
The incident occurred at approximately 9.45am this morning on the Malahide Road.
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019
It began in Artane at around 1.30am, when a car refused to stop for gardaí in the McCauley Avenue area.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
The Minister for Justice says people involved in gangland crime are "losers".
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
The devastated wife of a taxi driver who died in a paragliding accident on Saturday has revealed how “happy” he was to find the man who had left a wedding voucher in his car just 24 hours before he died.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
Families of the Stardust victims are appealing to prospective buyers of the site where the nightclub fire happened to commit to consulting with them about its future development.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh has said he is open to the idea of writing to the schools who claimed this week that Christmas would be cancelled if their school was divested.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
The shortest trip taken was from the 3Arena to the Gibson Hotel, which lie just 30 seconds apart.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2019
Derry and Dublin felt worlds apart in 1981, but the Stardust tragedy brought them together. Now, renewed bonds are helping them fight for justice for others, writes
Mon, 19 Nov, 2018
Frontline gardaí are calling for handheld devices, which enable officers to check the records of drivers at the roadside, to be provided nationally to members once a pilot project is completed.
Fri, 17 Aug, 2018
An estimated €250,000 in cash that was seized as part of an Irish-Australian police operation into drug trafficking was found literally stuffed inside the mattress of a bed.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2018
Pathology staff were unable to determine why a man died just hours after a routine bronchoscopy at a Dublin hospital. Patrick Dennison (57) from Artane in Dublin 5 collapsed and died on August 22 2016.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
Wednesday is the 37th anniversary of a tragedy that killed 48 people. The 1986 tribunal revealed the searing anguish of survivors, says
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
Ciara McDermott has been found safe and well this evening.
Sun, 07 Jan, 2018
Stardust relatives are working with technical experts to create a computer-generated simulation of the fire that they believe will demonstrate definitively how it started.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
There’s always a temptation to say a major drugs haul represents a ‘significant blow’ to the crime gang being hit. Researchers have long complained of the tendency of the media, and gardaí, to make such claims, writes
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Whenever a young person dies in horrific, unexpected, and extreme circumstances, his or her parents, family, and close friends want answers: How did it happen? Why did it happen? Who is responsible?
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
Survivors of the Stardust fire and families of the dead have vowed to continue their fight for a fresh inquiry despite a Government-commissioned review concluding there was no new evidence to support another investigation.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
The families of the Stardust tragedy victims are to learn tomorrow if the Government will open up a fresh inquiry into what happened.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
Detectives are investigating if the shooting dead of a gangland criminal at the weekend is linked to a local feud or was a revenge attack for a botched double murder last August.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
Gardaí investigating a fatal shooting in Dublinare appealing for information about the vehicle used in the incident.
Sun, 29 Oct, 2017
A court has heard a friend of footballer Jeff Hendrick’s told gardaí people often call him ignorant if he doesn’t say hello, because he’s a footballer.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
The row between professional footballer Jeff Hendrick and another man was just “drunken handbags”, according to his barrister.
Wed, 05 Jul, 2017
A Dublin man has said that he was left with multiple fractures to his jaw following an attack by a group of men.
Tue, 04 Jul, 2017
Gardaí have continued their crackdown on the Kinahan crime cartel with the arrest of a man in Wexford.
Wed, 10 May, 2017
Gardaí are concerned at the extreme efforts of the Kinahan cartel to hide their criminal enterprise, after an individual described as being “way below the radar” was arrested in connection with a cartel drug-and-gun haul,
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
Gardaí are concerned at the extreme efforts of the Kinahan cartel to hide their criminal enterprise, after an individual described as being “way below the radar” was arrested in connection with a cartel drug-and-gun haul.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
Gardaí have charged a man in connection with a €1.5m drug seizure in Dublin.
Sun, 02 Apr, 2017
Gardaí have seized drugs around €1.5m worth of drugs in Dublin.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
Judge Kathryn Hutton remanded the man in custody to appear at Cloverhill Court next Wednesday March 22.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
A man in his 20s who died after a hit-and-run in Dublin on Wednesday night has been named.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to last night’s serious hit-and-run incident at Hazelwood Drive, Kilmore, Coolock, Dublin.
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
An investigation into mother and baby homes could be widened to take in far more institutions as the Government has ordered a scoping exercise into the scandal.
Wed, 08 Mar, 2017
“Uncharted waters” is how one senior garda described the situation facing the authorities in responding to Tuam.
Tue, 07 Mar, 2017
Families of the Stardust fire victims have decided they will not engage with the latest review of evidence from the disaster, claiming they were misled as to what the review would entail.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
: Dylan Farren has been located safe and well.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2017