Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers MP The names of the three independent reviewers who will help produce a contemporary assessment of paramilitary organisations in Northern Ireland have been announced.
Moody's analyst Gaby Trinkaus Ireland's mortgage arrears crisis is not yet solved, according to a new report from Moody's Investors Service - and the country still has the highest levels of late-stage arrears in Europe.
The Department of Justice and Equality has drawn up plans for greater gardaí powers to search jewellers, antique dealers and cash-for-gold outlets. A consultation launched today invites stakeholders and members of the public to submit their thoughts on empowering An Garda Síochána in a bid to bri
Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers The secretary of state for Northern Ireland has said "serious consideration" should be given to the re-establishment of a body along the lines of the Independent Monitoring Commission (IMC).
Kathleen Lynch, minister of state for mental health A campaigner for mental health law reform has said she will continue to argue for changes to the Mental Health Act 2001, despite a report concluding the death of her husband was not preventable.
Book and newspaper retailer Eason has agreed to donate €1,000 to a suicide prevention charity in order to avoid a criminal conviction for selling cigarettes to a minor. The Health Service Executive (HSE) brought action against the chain in Dublin District Court, alleging that it had committed an o
Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter The Taoiseach's office has been accused of "secretly engaging" with barrister Seán Guerin while he was conducting an independent inquiry into Gardaí whistleblower allegations.
Facebook has settled out of court after a father in Northern Ireland took the social media giant to court for failing to enforce its age restrictions, enabling a man to contact his daughter, then 11, and exchange photos with her “of a sexual nature”. The girl set up numerous accounts to contact