The Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...) “insanity” has just a fraction of the capacity required for inpatients, a court has heard. Fergal Foley BL(...)

Christy Keane, who was shot on the grounds of the University of Limerick on Monday morning.

Criminal Court in Dublin after the DPP ordered that a ‘Nolle Prosequi’ should be entered with his(...)

Ms Justice Margaret Heneghan remanded the man in continuing custody and adjourned sentencing until July 13th. Photograph: Collins Courts

(...) his now 43-year-old victim, pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to two counts of rape and two(...)

Paula Farrell at the Central Criminal Court, June 24th, 2015. Ms Farrell,  with an address at Rathmullen Park, Drogheda, Co Louth is charged with murdering Wayne McQuillan (30) at her home on January 1st, 2014. Photograph: Court Collins

(...), 2014. On Monday at the Central Criminal Court, Ms Farrell pleaded not guilty to murdering Mr McQuillan(...)

A man  is facing more than 50 charges that he raped and sexually assaulted one of his daughters between 2000 and 2012.  File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Judge Seamus Hughes he was applying to have the accused sent forward to the Central Criminal Court. The(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank official Aoife Maguire (60) of Rothe Abbey, South Circular Road, Kilmainham, Dublin, has pleaded not guilty to deceiving the Revenue between 2003 and 2004. Photograph: Court Collins

(...) as deceased. Giving evidence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court, Mr Peake, who also workedfor the bank(...)

James O’Brien (22) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to assaulting Dale Creighton on New Year’s Day of 2014. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Saint Dominic’s Road, Tallaght. He pleaded guilty when arraigned before the Central Criminal Court on(...)

In October 2014 a five-judge Supreme Court dismissed the DPP’s appeal against a High Court decision halting the prosecution of Sharon  Cullen on the grounds of delay. File photograph: Collins Courts

(...) decision not to proceed with the case - at the Central Criminal Court on Monday.

Businessman Sean Quinn. The Quinn family is understood to be hopeful that a process overseen by the High Court will have a greater chance of success than contacts that took place earlier this year

The Quinn family is understood to be hopeful that a process overseen by the High Court, aimed at(...)

Michael McKevitt (65), of Beech Park, Blackrock, Co Louth was jailed by the non-jury Special Criminal Court for 20 years in 2003. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Park, Blackrock, Co Louth was jailed by the non-jury Special Criminal Court for 20 years in 2003(...)