New limit could be in place by the end of 2016

Dublin 30km/h limit could be widened

25 May A 30km/h speed limit on all non-radial roads in Dublin city centre could be in place by the end of the year following a decision by councillors.

Facebook has its EU HQ in Dublin and is regulated by the Data Protection Commissioner

DPC refers Facebook data transfers to top EU court

25 May The Data Protection Commissioner is to refer Facebook's data transfer mechanisms to the European Court of Justice, posing a new legal threat to data transfers to the US by companies such as Facebook and Google.

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

Man gets life sentence for Ringsend murder

25 May 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

25 May 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.