Shane Smyth (29), with an address at McGuinness House, Evans Lane, Kilkenny, was charged with murdering Mairead Moran (26 - pictured above) on May 8th, 2014, at the Market Cross Shopping Centre in Kilkenny City. File photograph: Facebook

(...) the Central Criminal Court, Mr Smyth pleaded not guilty to murdering Ms Moran by reason of insanity(...)

A man who claimed he was in a consensual sexual relationship with his younger cousin has been sentenced to 10 years for rape and sexual assault of the then 14-year-old. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Criminal Court jury last month of 15 counts of rape and oral rape and one charge of sexual assault(...)

A garda outside the Regency Airport Hotel over the weekend, after the shooting of David Byrne on February 5th. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

(...) said Sinn Féin wanted to abolish the Special Criminal Court but he believed its role should be(...)

Hae Min Lee: the murder victim in the Serial case. Her family has remained silent.

(...) convicted murderer Adnan Syed, the central character in her phenomenally successful 2014 podcast series(...)

Professor Marie Cassidy told the court  she carried out a postmortem on the body of Mairead Moran on May 9th, 2014

(...), 2014 at the Market Cross Shopping Centre in Kilkenny City. At the Central Criminal Court on Monday, Mr(...)

 David Ford: to appeal judgment.  Photograph: Arthur Allison.

(...) rare. Central to the conclusions of the European Court of Human Rights in the A, B and C case was the(...)

Magnus Meyer Hustveit was given a wholly suspended seven-year sentence after he pleaded guilty to one count of rape and one count of sexual assault committed against his girlfriend between 2011 and 2012.

(...). Magnus Meyer Hustveit (25), had pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to one count of rape and one(...)

Members of the Garda Crime Scene Investigation Unit examine the scene at Mourne Park, Skerries, where Michael Gannon was stabbed to death in 2013. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Criminal Court heard that the accused said: “I was freaking and panicking but I was going to take it out on(...)

 Murder trial   told   accused had been ‘hanging’ around dead woman’s workplace and ‘freaking her out’ weeks before he stabbed her to death. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...)’Kelly SC called Kevin Dollard to give evidence on Wednesday and he told the Central Criminal Court that on(...)

Graham Dwyer: Seán Guerin SC received  €101,726 fee for putting the State’s case during the 43-day Dwyer trial last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

(...). In prosecuting and defending cases in the central criminal court for murder trials, senior counsel(...)