The State is seeking to surrender Eric Eoin Marques to US authorities, while Mr Marques is seeking a judicial review of the Director of Public Prosecutions’ decision not to prosecute him in this country.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

High Court proceedings involving an Irishman whom the FBI claims is the “largest facilitator of child porn in the world” will resume in three weeks’ t(...)

Anthony Craig (66) served 28 years in prison before escaping to Ireland, while Michael Anthony Balmer (62) served 27 years in prison before coming to Ireland following his release on licence. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Two convicted murderers have lost their appeals against a High Court judgment ordering their extradition to the UK to complete life sentences they beg(...)

Mr Justice Michael Peart, who sat with Mr Justice Alan Mahon and Mr Justice Gerard Hogan, said the court would reserve judgment until May 21st

Two convicted murderers who are appealing High Court judgments ordering their extradition must wait to hear whether they will be returned to complete (...)

 Mark Nash. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man on trial accused of a 1997 double murder warned a garda who approached him to stay away or he would kill her, a jury has heard.Mark Nash (42), w(...)

The scene outside Longford Court House last October when a 30-year-old  man was charged with serious sexual assult on two young girls in Athlone. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A man who lured two young girls from a children’s birthday party and told them he would cut their parents’ throats before repeatedly raping them ha(...)

Eric Eoin Marques (28), who is wanted in the US, had been refused bail by the High Court in Dublin last month on foot of an extradition request by the FBI. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A High Court judge ruled this morning that a 28-year-old Irish man alleged by an FBI special agent to be “the largest facilitator of child porn on the(...)

Breifne O’Brien. Photograph: Collins Courts

Businessman Breifne O’Brien has asked the High Court to permanently block his trial for offences including th(...)