Judge Rory McCabe said Tara Boyle (31) with an address at Cluain Rí, Athenry, had only changed her plea to guilty after a jury had been empanelled to hear evidence in the trial in February. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A woman has been given a suspended two-year sentence for biting another woman’s breast during a row over a man in a pub. Tara Boyle (31), with an addr(...)

Judge Mary-Ellen Ring said Cash had endangered all forms of traffic, and had driven without regard to the safety of drivers, passengers and pedestrians

A man who endangered the lives of a large number of people when he drove recklessly through rush-hour traffic in Dublin has been sentenced to 3½ years(...)

Harry Bradley: traditional musician of the year

Anyone tempted to think that the traditional music firmament is a finite space populated by known quantities will have their preconceptions shatter(...)

Niamh O’Brien, daughter of Joe O’Brien, after the verdict. Photograph: Mary Browne

A man who killed a 60-year-old grandfather by subjecting him to a “vicious and sustained” beating after an argument broke out in an apartment has been(...)