Allegations of Garda malpractice in Bailieboro, Co Cavan between 2007 and 2010

Govt publishes terms for Cavan garda inquiry

19 Dec The Government has published the terms of reference for the Commission of Investigation into allegations of garda malpractice in Bailieboro in Co Cavan between 2007 and 2010.

It is understood a controlled explosion has been carried out on the item

Suspect device in Armagh not suspicious - PSNI

19 Dec British Army bomb disposal experts examining an object found under a soldier's car in Northern Ireland, have declared the item is not an explosive device and do not believe it to be suspicious.

Tadgh O'Dalaigh continued to say mass after serving three years for sexually assaulting schoolboys

Priest sentenced to further three years for abuse

18 Dec A 71-year-old priest who continued to say mass within his religious community after serving three years for sexually assaulting schoolboys, was sentenced to another three years for abuse dating back over 30 years.

Rachel Breen pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to dangerous driving

Woman fined €5,000 for dangerous driving

18 Dec A Dublin-based occupational therapist who left a toddler with permanent facial scars after she drove dangerously through a busy junction has been given four months to pay 5,000.

Helena McCarthy Rodriguez and her husband Sean McCarthy took their case to the European Court of Justice

EU court says British visa rule illegal

18 Dec The European Court of Justice has ruled that a British-Irish citizen should be allowed to bring his Colombian wife to the UK from their home in Spain without her having to apply for a travel visa.