File picture of former Nigerian President General Sani Abacha  – the CAB has secured orders freezing investment bonds worth €5.22m in Irish accounts which were allegedly misappropriated by the family of a deceased dictator. Photograph: Getty

The Criminal Assets Bureau has secured orders freezing investment bonds worth US$6.5m (€5.22m) in Irish accounts which were allegedly misappropriated (...)

John Gilligan, who was not in court, was released from prison last year after serving 17 years for drug dealing. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on applications by John Gilligan and his wife Geraldine for legal aid to cover the costs of a forensic account(...)

Bankrupt developer and former IRA hunger-striker Tom McFeely has complained he was the victim of a ‘media circus’. Photograph: Collins Courts

A court action to have bankrupt developer Tom McFeely jailed over an unpaid debt is to resume next month.The former IRA hunger-striker, who built the (...)