A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Deaths linked to drug use reached a new high in 2017, with increases in cocaine fatalities and suicides contributing to the rise.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
Perhaps history will repeat itself and a Jack O'Connor-led team will bounce back from a loss to Longford with a strong season but, for now, it's frustration for the new Kildare manager.
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
A dependency on alcohol can diminish a person’s responsibility for murder such that juries should be allowed to find them guilty of manslaughter, the Court of Appeal has been told.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
Former solicitor Michael Lynn, who is on bail awaiting trial on multi-million euro theft charges, has brought a High Court challenge to a refusal to grant him disability benefit.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
An intellectually disabled man whose legal marriage remains prohibited by court order due to a charity's concerns about his capacity to marry has said he wants to be with his intended bride, the High Court has heard.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) has opened a public interest investigation into the prosecution of a brother and sister for allegedly producing false sick notes.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
Why does An Garda Síochána appear so careless when it comes to retaining records that might reflect badly on the force?
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
Struck-off solicitor Michael Lynn has lost his latest legal challenge ahead of a trial next year for alleged theft of almost €30 million.
Fri, 31 May, 2019
A Sinn Féin MEP candidate has warned the party will be in "trouble" at the next general election unless it learns lessons "very, very quickly" from its local and European elections slump.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris was questioned on the Margiotta case that collapsed at trial earlier this year. His answers to the PAC left a lot to be desired, writes
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Last year's All-Ireland finalists Tyrone came through a draining battle when they just couldn't shake off a game Derry challenge in the Ulster Championship preliminary round in Omagh.
Sun, 12 May, 2019
The Policing Authority has received an extensive list of questions from GP Tony Margiotta following the collapse of the prosecution against him and his sister, Lynn, who is a civilian employee of An Garda Síochána.
Tue, 07 May, 2019
Michael Lynn (50) of Carlton Square, Maynooth, Co Kildare, is due to stand trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court next year on 21 counts of stealing almost €30m from seven financial institutions.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
The loneliness of a long-distance runner is nothing compared to the isolation and fear experienced by the principal of a one-teacher school, the INTO annual congress has heard.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
A new trial into the murder of Irish man Jason Corbett potentially hangs in the balance, a major US public service network documentary revealed last night.
Sun, 21 Apr, 2019
Many curious features exist in the investigation of Lynn Margiotta for suspected fraud in connection with how she obtained medical certs for days she was absent from work, writes Special Correspondent
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
In a victim impact statement the victim, now an adult, said that the abuse left her feeling disgusted with her body. She said she was aged only eight when she tried to kill herself.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
Shane McGuigan helped fire Derry to their first Allianz Football League Division 4 title, at Croke Park this afternoon.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
The trial of a garda civil servant accused of using bogus sick certs has collapsed after a judge ruled the investigation breached her right to privacy.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
Derry and Leitrim ended the group stages on a winning note, ahead of their Allianz Football League Division 4 Final next weekend.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2019
reports on how a Dublin startup is using AI to make call centres work more efficiently.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
The mother of a terminally ill girl has pleaded for help to find a home where she can bring her daughter and hold onto her for "as much as she can" for "whatever weeks, months or years" that she has left with her.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2018
Future increases in school budgets should be linked to enforcing the voluntary nature of any contributions from families to running costs, Fianna Fáil’s education spokesman has said.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
Former solicitor Michael Lynn is due to appear in court in Dublin this afternoon after being extradited from Brazil.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
Fugitive struck-off solicitor Michael Lynn has lost his challenge to the DPP’s assurances to authorities in Brazil that his time in a prison there awaiting extradition will be set off against any prison sentence imposed on him here.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018
Fugitive struck-off solicitor Michael Lynn is due to be extradited from Brazil next week, the High Court heard today.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
Starship would be the Taoiseach’s “favourite” name for the new National Children’s Hospital.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
Philly McMahon has been a powerful voice for societal change when it comes to drugs but the Dublin defender has no intention of transferring those views to the political arena for now.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017
A years-long battle in the Brazilian courts over Michael Lynn being extradited to Ireland may be ended by a corruption scandal, writes
Tue, 31 Oct, 2017
Disgraced solicitor Michael Lynn used around €3m belonging to his Kendar Holdings foreign property company to fund his personal lifestyle, the High Court heard.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
There has been a double tragedy in Limerick with the deaths of a university student and school teacher in separate incidents.
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
Rookie kicker Younghoe Koo missed a last-gasp field goal for the second successive game as the Los Angeles Chargers lost their home opener 19-17 to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
A last-minute SOS has been issued by the organisers of a charity’s ‘Butterfly Garden’ for seriously ill children, scheduled to open in West Cork next weekend.
Mon, 21 Aug, 2017
Fugitive Michael Lynn fathered two children with his wife Brid despite being locked up in overcrowded Brazilian jail, it has emerged.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
Thu, 23 Mar, 2017
Afterglow Miami Ink the American Cocker Spaniel has been crowned Best In Show at this year's Crufts in England.
Sun, 12 Mar, 2017
More and more people aspire to be bloggers and digital influencers for a living now that they’ve seen how successful some have become. If you want to know how you can do it too, read this.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2017
Legal moves are under way in the High Court by a bank to secure the repossession of an apartment in Dublin which the bank says is owned by fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
Tyrone’s dominance over neighbours Derry shows no sign of abating, and another convincing win saw them collect a sixth successive Dr McKenna Cup title at Pairc Esler.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
Two men charged with cutting turf on a protected bog, and who lost a High Court case aimed at stopping their prosecution, must wait to hear the outcome of an appeal.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016
Tue, 13 Dec, 2016
Kerry men have been leaving Dublin empty handed for quite a while now and Kingdom duo Aidan O’Mahony and Tommy Walsh experienced more of the same yesterday. Defeat while on interprovincial duty at a near empty Parnell Park won’t of course sting like a loss at nearby Croke Park to the Dubs in August or September.
Mon, 12 Dec, 2016