A garda has been found guilty of attacking a drunk man in a Santa hat outside Pearse Street Garda station (above) early on  December 16th, 2012. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A garda has been found guilty of attacking a drunk man in a Santa hat during an arrest in Dublin city centre. Garda Donal O’Neill (31), who is based a(...)

Patrick Walsh leaving Dublin District Court, after he entered a guilty plea to multiple counts. Photograph: Court Collins

A former Canada Life agent from Limerick has admitted theft of approximately €270,000 from the company.Patrick Walsh, 33, from Camass North, Bruff, Co(...)

David Murray as late minister for finance Brian Lenihan in ‘The Guarantee’

The trial of actor David Murray, who is accused of assaulting a woman in Dublin, has been delayed after he mixed up his court date.Dublin District Co(...)

Eamonn Geoghegan: “I was smoking cannabis all day every day, taking Valium, methadone, cocaine, heroin and other stuff, and drinking as well.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

In a noisy District Court number six on Dublin’s Chancery Street, Judge Gráinne O’Neill hands Patrick Lawlor a certificate of graduation from the D(...)

Independent Socialist TD Clare Daly. File Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Independent Socialist TD Clare Dalyhas described an attempt to prosecute her for a minor motoring offence as a “distraction” from her work highligh(...)

The Finnstown Country House Hotel in Lucan. Photograph: Collins Dublin.

A 55-year-old man has appeared before the Special Criminal Court this afternoon charged with the possession of explosives at Finnstown House Hotel (...)

Eoin McGinn is seen arriving at Dublin District Court where he was charged with assaulting a judge. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 23-year-old Dublin man has been charged with attacking a senior judge and a security guard during an incident outside the Four Courts on Sunday last(...)

A Cork man charged with IRA membership and firearms offences has had his bail conditions varied so he can attend the All-Ireland hurling final.Anthony(...)

Darren Martyn leaving court today. Photograph: Collins

TWO students have admitted hacking Fine Gael’s website weeks before the 2011 general election as a “stunt” to embarrass the party. Computer experts Da(...)

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald holds the “Children First” document at its publication in July 2011 in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A friend of mine who is involved in a voluntary organisation received child protection and welfare information by email from the Health Service(...)