Maeve and Fintan O’Brien were involved in the incident with off-duty garda Mark Kenny and one of his colleagues, Garda Ciarán McCormack. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Charges against a couple accused of giving false and misleading information to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) were struck out yesterda(...)

The judge was told the bowl was part of a dinner service commissioned by Queen Victoria (above) when staying at Balmoral Castle. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images

A Co Westmeath man has given a court undertaking not to dissipate any funds connected with the estate of his late mother, said to include a Wedgwoo(...)

Jimmy Devaney has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court to murdering Marie Greene in Co Westmeath on February 13th, 2011. Photograph: Court Collins.

The prosecution has finished calling evidence in the trial of a retired army private accused of murdering a woman who he claimed blackmailed him for u(...)

The accused is a retired member of the Defence Forces. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

DNA on a knife found in the car of a retired member of the Defence Forces matched that of a woman he is accused of murdering in Co Westmeath four year(...)

Colm Cooper has been named on the substitutes’ bench again for the Munster final replay against Cork in Killarney. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The news came and went on Thursday night with all the fanfare of a fógra in the bottom corner of the parish bulletin. Four changes on the Kerry team, (...)

 Jimmy Devaney outside  the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Court Collins.

The trial of a retired member of the defence forces has heard he had bloodshot eyes and scratches on his hands on the night he is accused of murdering(...)

Clare’s Conor McGrath and Damien Cahalane of Cork clash during their qualifier round two meeting in Thurles. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 0-20 Clare 0-17 The last time Cork and Clare played on into the evening was the fabled All-Ireland final replay of two years ago. On Saturday nig(...)

Engineer Alan (37), from Oldcastle, Co Meath, and nurse Audrey (39), from Mullingar, have been together for 12 years after meeting through Audrey’s(...)

Cork’s Mark Ellis in action against Waterford’s Jamie Barron in the Munster hurling semi-final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s been a long two years for both of these counties since they contested the memorable All-Ireland final and replay of 2013. Cork flared last sum(...)

Manager Tom Cribbin believes his own selection errors were the main cause of Westmeath’s league relegation. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Out in the wastelands, Leinster football is a penny-pincher’s racket. If you’re not the Dubs, you can’t afford to only measure wins on the scoreboa(...)