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 works are likely to see the Seanad moving for much of 2017, while also closing off the majority of the original Leinster House.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Dáil and Seanad could be temporarily moved out of Leinster House to allow for substantial renovations and building maintenance which may take up (...)

 Government sources argue there is no single reason for the increase in road deaths  again last year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Road users are most likely to lose their lives in counties where the fewest penalty points have been issued, official figures indicate. An Iris(...)

A Garda issues a speeding ticket  near Ashbourne, Co Meath. Photograph: Frank Miller

Road fatalities tend to be higher in counties with a lower rate of penalty points, new analysis shows. A regional breakdown of penalty points s(...)

“You’re completely devoid of human feeling,” he goes. “It’s people like you who made this country great for a little while – and who’ll make it great for a little while again.”

JP’s old man can’t take his eyes off me. I’m like, “What?”He’s there, “I just want to be sure you’re not a mirage.”I laugh, even though I’ve no idea w(...)

Judge James O’Donohoe said “this is a sad case characteristic of relationship breakdowns which too often result in a violent episode like this”

A man has avoided a jail term for assaulting and robbing his ex-girlfriend in Co Kildare last year.The victim, who cannot be named to protect her chil(...)

The remains of a man were discovered in a nearby field by a farmer on Wednesday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

A man found dead in a Co Kildare field on Wednesday has been identified by gardaí as 20-year-old Silvestras Stoskus, who was reported missing over (...)

American authorities have sought the extradition of Patrick Lee to prosecute him for 51 offences including 29 counts of wire fraud, six counts of unlawful monetary transaction and 16 counts of aggravated identity theft.

The High Court has ordered the surrender of a Co Kildare man wanted by US authorities to face fraud, money-laundering and identity-theft charges.Patri(...)

The  15.8-acre site is  opposite the “Big Ball” landmark at junction 9 of the M7/N7

A well located development site at the main gateway to Naas, Co Kildare, is back on the market through joint agents Knight Frank and CME Auctioneers w(...)

Maynooth University is taking part in Kildare Expo 2015

Several major multinationals will join semi-state firms in an initiative entitled “Meet the buyer”, organised by the North Kildare Chamber of Commerce(...)