Gerard Killally: High Court had decided his exit from bankruptcy should be postponed for a year arising out of his conviction for stealing €18,000 worth of refrigeration equipment from his bankrupt estate. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins Court

Former Fianna Fáil politician Gerard Killally has lost his appeal against a decision extending his term of bankruptcy for a year because of a convicti(...)

A three-judge Court of Criminal Appeal, comprising Mr Justice Frank Clarke, presiding, and sitting with Mr Justice Michael Moriarty and Mr Justice Michael White, yesterday dismissed Edward Piotrowski’s  appeal against conviction.

A man has lost his appeal against his conviction for the rape and sexual assault of a woman.Edward Piotrowski (48), told his victim during the two-and(...)

Garda Crime Scene Investigation Unit leaving the scene in Kilbride, near Clara, Co Offaly, where the body of a man was discovered on Tuesday morning in an open drain. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Eoghan MacConnell A 20-year-old has appeared before Portlaoise District Court charged with the murder of Christy Daly in Co Offaly last D(...)

Gardaí at the house in Sister Senan Court, Edenderry, Co Offaly, where the body of Thomas ‘Toddy’ Dooley was discovered. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

A third man has been arrested this evening by gardaí investigating the murder of 64-year-old Thomas (Toddy) Dooley at a house in Edenderry, Co(...)

Sonia Blount, in an undated picture taken from her Facebook page An undated picture of Sonia Blount (30) taken from her Facebook page.  An undated picture of Sonia Blount (30) taken from her Facebook page.

A man in his late twenties remains in custody this evening after he was arrested over the apparent violent death of a woman in a hotel room in (...)

Gardaí at The Plaza Hotel in Tallaght where the body of a woman was found in a room yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Gardaí were last night investigating suspicious deaths in Dublin and Offaly after a woman in her 30s was found dead in a hotel bedroom in Talla(...)

The body of a man in his 60s has been found in a house at Sister Senan Court in Edenderry, Co Offaly, this afternoon.

The body of a man in his 60s has been found in a house at Sister Senan Court in Edenderry, Co Offaly, this afternoon. The scene has been (...)

A tandem parachute passenger required lifesaving medical attention after a rare equipment malfunction lead to him and his instructor crash-landing (...)

Miscanthus, or elephant grass, is one of a new generation of renewable crops that can be converted into renewable energy by being burned in biomass power stations. Photograph: Frank Miller

Proponents of one of Ireland's new energy crops have said the fledgling industry faces collapse due to Government inaction on introducing a feasibl(...)