A man jailed for the rape and sexual assault of a seven-year-old boy has appealed his conviction on grounds that a VHS tape of his garda interveiws was played at the wrong moment to his jury and seven words “slipped in” which prejudiced him.

A man jailed for the rape and sexual assault of a seven-year-old boy has appealed his conviction on grounds that a VHS tape of his garda interveiws w(...)

The ESB has been fined €250,000 after a 22-year-old apprentice electrician was killed when he became confused about which part of the equipment he was(...)

A homeless man from Dublin who ‘snapped’ and fatally injured his friend after they went drinking for the day in Cork and missed their train home, has been jailed by a Cork court for five years. Photograph: Alan Betson

A homeless man from Dublin who ‘snapped’ and fatally injured his friend after they went drinking for the day in Cork and missed their train home, has (...)

David Brannock has pleaded not guilty to the murder  of Jason Flannery in September 2012 at St Joseph Way, Poppintree, Ballymun. Photograph: Courtpix

The jury in the trial of a 23-year-old Dubliner charged with murdering a father-of-three following exam celebrations has been asked to acquit him of m(...)

Former Anglo director Willie McAteer at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday. Collins Courts

A banking expert has told the trial of three former directors of Anglo Irish Bank that it was “normal” for a credit committee to be independent(...)

Dara O’Reilly told the trial  he believed businessman Seán Quinn was not happy about the unwinding of his holding in ANglo Irish Bank. Photograph:  Collins Courts

The former financial director of the Quinn Group has said the Quinn family was “doing what they were told to (...)

A 32-year-old man with schizophrenia has been found not guilty of murdering his mother by reason of insanity.Niall Stapleton of Glebe Lodge, Kilfane, (...)

 Michael Ryan outside Waterford Circuit Court after being found not guilty  of   corruption. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A millionaire property developer walked free from court yesterday after a jury found him not guilty of making corrupt payments to a politician in 2006(...)

Peter Corcoran (41) of Dunmore, Falcarragh, Co Donegal pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to 15 counts of indecent assault, sexual assault and rape.

A Donegal man who was 15 when he began abusing young girls and boys has been jailed for 12 years. Peter Corcoran (41) of Dunmore, Falcarr(...)

Criminal Courts of Justice, Parkgate Street, Dublin: Christopher Zambra, of Galtymore Road, Drimnagh, has pleaded not guilty to murdering John Carroll (33) on February 18th, 2009, at Grumpy Jacks pub in the Coombe

A 38-year-old Dublin man has gone on trial accused of ordering a killing in a Dublin city pub four years ago. Christopher Zambra, of Galt(...)