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# Investigation

Last week
18th February 2024 - 24th February 2024
Six people evacuated during hotel fire in Co Offaly last night
Former All-Ireland winner arrested for alleged beating of 12-year-old boy
Former All-Ireland winner arrested for alleged beating of 12-year-old boy
Gardaí make tenth arrest in investigation into death of Tristan Sherry in Blanchardstown
This month
February 2024
Promised interpretation standards for asylum applications not being introduced by deadline
Poor interpretation undermines asylum seekers’ credibility and delays their cases, say lawyers.
Asylum-seeker support workers expected to act as interpreters without specialist training
Experts concerned that ‘cultural mediators’ being asked to provide “interpretation services” beyond their required skill set.
Cultural mediators were introduced to speed up the asylum application process
Advocates say the lack of clarity around role risks harming asylum seekers
UN body who trains them says mediators "not legally accountable" for applications
Six people arrested after 17-year-old killed in stabbing in Derry
Murder probe launched after remains found in Cork confirmed to be those of Kieran Quilligan
CUH chief demanded employee at centre of racism allegations be 'removed' from hospital during investigation
The CEO told nursing management it was for them to decide if they were to be suspended or redeployed, pending the outcome of an investigation.
Investigations are ongoing at Cork University Hospital following complaints about an adaptation programme.
The CEO told nursing management it was for them to decide if the staff member was to be suspended or redeployed, pending the outcome of an investigation.
Eimer McAuley reports on the latest developments in the row.
Last month
January 2024
Unethical but legal: All the things MEPs can get away with
What is legal is not always ethical.
Gardaí investigating murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier seize items from Ian Bailey's flat
Man released without charge over serious assault in Mullingar
Two men arrested in Dublin as part of investigation into fatal Tipperary assault
Man shot in arm during football match in Tipperary in suspected deer hunting accident
HSE chief Bernard Gloster intent on ‘appropriate justice’ over failures in Aoife Johnston case
Man shot in arm during football match in Tipperary in suspected deer hunting accident
Third man charged in connection with murder of Tristan Sherry at Blanchardstown restaurant
'Slaughtering the Liffey': The long battle to monitor Ireland's largest water treatment plant
Due to a quirk in planning regulations, the only agency providing oversight for discharges from the plant in Ballymore Eustace is Kildare County Council.
Last year
2023
Country's largest drinking water treatment plant breached regulations several times in 2023
The regulator of the Uisce Éireann facility in Ballymore Eustace found there were non-compliant concentrations of chemicals discharging into the Liffey.
The plant supplies water to approximately 50% of the Dublin population
Kildare County Council continues to wait for a report into how Uisce Éireann intends to resolve highlighted issues
The company was prosecuted last summer for water pollution offences related to discharge from the plant
Post-mortem to be carried out on body of man found in Tipperary house
Russell Brand questioned for second time over allegations of sexual offences
Bitten and broken: Dog attack victims say lax law enforcement leaves them without hope
Noteworthy investigation finds dog bite reports continue to rise across Ireland, with sheepdogs one of the most commonly reported for aggressive behaviour.
Dog attacks in some council areas have more than doubled in less than a year
Significant increase in incidents of aggressive behaviour, with one council's reports quadrupling
Experts warn owners need education, not tighter controls
Garda operation ‘under review’ as 62 migrant children missing after disappearing from State care
Boy (15) charged after two petrol bombs thrown at police officers in Antrim
Gardaí examining alleged incitement and social media posts for Dublin riots investigation
Investigation launched after staff at supermarket threatened with knife in Dublin
Man's body found at residential premises in Firies area in Kerry
Nine arrested as part of investigation into money laundering and smishing
Gardaí name couple found dead in their home in Corofin as Claire and Joe Collins
Italian police seize €779 million from Airbnb over alleged tax evasion
UK police issue appeal for murder suspect they believe may be in Ireland
Funeral home in US where nearly 200 bodies were discovered accused of falsifying cremation records
Conor McGregor will not face charges over alleged incident at US basketball game
Swimming restrictions hit over half of all Irish bathing waters this summer
Sea swimming has never been more popular but risks of pollution are also rising.
Noteworthy analysed over 1,600 restrictions from the last decade and they almost tripled over that time
Restrictions include swimming bans and warnings of pollution risk
Expert: “More needs to be done to keep the water in our rivers, lakes and beaches clean”
Conor McGregor will not face charges over alleged incident at US basketball game
Tina Satchwell: Man (50s) arrested on suspicion of murder of woman missing since 2017
Gardaí investigating 'all the circumstances' surrounding a man's death in Cork this morning
Police in Northern Ireland investigate single-vehicle crash that left one man dead
Gardaí confirm Cork cocaine seizure is 'largest ever' in State's history
Street value of massive cocaine haul could be 'double or treble' its estimated €157m pricetag