Thomas Horan was murdered at Cambridge Court, Ringsend on 6 January 2014

Man gets life sentence for Ringsend murder

17.01 A Dublin man who murdered a "mentally challenged" 63-year-old man who had "the life strangled and squeezed out of him" has been jailed for life at the Central Criminal Court.

Owen Corrigan thanked his family, friends and supporters 'for all their help during this time'

Detective welcomes Smithwick Tribunal statement

17.14 A retired detective garda has welcomed a statement by the Smithwick Tribunal that it had made no finding in its final report that the killing of Co Louth farmer Tom Oliver was as a result of information provided by the detective to the Provisional IRA.

Nóirín O'Sullivan criticised the publication of 'selective information'

Legal team 'not instructed to impugn' McCabe

17.33 The Garda Commissioner has said the legal team representing An Garda Síochána at the O'Higgins Commission proceedings "was not instructed to impugn the integrity of Sergeant Maurice McCabe or to make a case that he was acting maliciously".

Both men were remanded in custody until Friday morning

Ex-SF councillor and his father face gun charges

24 May A former Sinn Féin councillor and his father have appeared at an out-of-hours sitting of the Special Criminal Court this evening, charged with firearms offences and intent to commit false imprisonment.

Michael D Higgins is also meeting leaders of the Irish relief agencies Concern, Trócaire and Goal at the summit

Higgins highlights issue of violence against women

24 May President Michael D Higgins has issued a strongly-worded call to world leaders to tackle violence against women and girls, saying that just 0.5% of humanitarian funding is used to counter gender-based violence.

Lorna Moore converted to Islam in 2002

Omagh woman jailed over links to Islamic State

23 May A Northern Irish mother of three who wanted to bring her children up under the so-called Islamic State militant group in Syria has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison in the UK.

Clerys closed last year with the loss of 460 jobs

Leave granted for Clerys judicial review

23 May The High Court has granted leave to apply for a judicial review against powers being used by inspectors conducting an investigation into the collective redundancies of workers at Clerys department store, which closed last year with the loss of 460 jobs.