Mary Lou McDonald’s husband threatens to sue Shane Ross for defamation

Mary Lou McDonald’s husband threatens to sue Shane Rossthe author of a recent biography about the Sinn Fein leader, for defamation.

Gardaí are to stand trial charged with assaulting a 16-year-old boy

Guards sergeant charged with assault and false imprisonment of 16-year-old in Dublin gardaí The Sunday Independent can reveal.

Did pirate pedophile DJ Eamonn Cooke spoil the search for missing schoolboy Philip Cairns?

Eamon Cook was close to death, a convicted pedophile, a lifetime of secrets to take to the grave, to detectives looking for answers about a missing child.

“Too bad” – the law firm continued to appeal the client’s costs decision after his death

An Offaly law firm has been reprimanded by the Court of Appeal for accepting an appeal without instructions from a former client who suffered from dementia and for continuing the case even after his death.

Emotional Vera Pau reacts to ‘most exciting World Cup draw’

PSNI sacks four officers for sexually exploiting women

Four PSNI officers have been sacked for sexually exploiting vulnerable women they encountered in the course of their duties. Sunday Independent learned The incidents occurred in 2020, 2021 and this year, when two of the four men also lost their jobs.

Father of surrogate triplets fights Kenyan agency

A couple from Dublin who were forced to leave their surrogate triplets in Kenya are preparing to fly back to their young daughters as soon as this week to bring them with the intention of bringing them home.

O’Brien is pinning his hopes on a last-minute surge in completions

By the end of the second quarter of this year, the deliveries of social and affordable housing planned for 2022 were far from fulfilled – by about 20% and 30%, respectively. But Dear O’Brien insists: “I’m not giving up on my goals, the last quarter is very difficult.”