Two men being questioned as part of the investigation into the murder of former detective garda John Kerins last year have been released without charge.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said there are "strong indications" that a violent killing in Woolwich, southeast London is terror related.
An FBI agent shot and killed a man of Chechen origin who turned violent while being questioned today about his connection to Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
Customs officers and armed gardaí have raided an illegal diesel laundering operation near Castleblayney, Co Monaghan.
Two men have been found guilty of the murder of a Brazilian man whose body was found in a north Kerry bog.
The coroner for Co Westmeath has said the economic crisis is one of the factors that have led to a sharp increase in the incidence of suicide in the county.
A former priest who faces 34 charges of child sex abuse has no right to anonymity in court proceedings, a District Court judge has ruled.
Cork developer Owen O'Callaghan has said he intends to appeal last week's High Court ruling on the Mahon Tribunal findings to the Supreme Court.
Groups of youths have smashed shop windows, set cars ablaze and burnt down a cultural centre in a third night of rioting in the Swedish capital, Stockholm.
Drugs and cars with a combined value of more than £450,000 (€525,000) have been seized in Co Down by detectives investigating a suspected organised crime gang.
Work on excavating the rear patio of a house in Co Cavan in the search for the body of a murder victim has been called off.
A 26-year old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a homeless man at an apartment complex in Cork last week.
A man who assaulted a school principal in a row over the disciplining of his son has been fined €750 at Kilrush District Court in Co Clare.
There has been a significant decrease in the level of payment card fraud in Ireland in the past year, with just over €20m lost to fraud on Irish cards in 2012.
A Limerick man accused of the murder of Garryowen rugby player Shane Geoghegan has brought a High Court action to delay the start of his trial to give his lawyers time to examine prosecution files and video.
A Northern Ireland organisation promoting the welfare of animals is to pay £2,500 to a Co Fermanagh dog breeder who took legal action against them.
The Data Protection Commissioner has said that Mick Wallace this afternoon lodged a complaint with his office about the disclosure of information received by Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.
Gardaí have begun excavating the rear of a former detective garda's house in the search for the body of a murder victim.
The body of a 37-year-old shooting victim discovered in Dublin over the weekend was found by children.
Four out of every five convicted robbers were sentenced to less than five years in prison, according to a new report on sentencing issued today.