Mr Justice Paul Carney: he was praised  for his willingness to embrace technology and it was  recalled how he had once used a video link to charge a jury in a case from his hospital bed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tributes have been paid to Mr Justice Paul Carney by the members of the legal profession in Cork ahead of his retirement next month after over 20 yea(...)

At Cork Circuit Criminal Court, Judge David Riordan noted  Niall Fitzpatrick’s latest crime  came 
twenty
20 years on from the first armed robbery conviction. Photograph: Alan Betson

A 47-year-old man, with previous convictions for armed robbery, has been sentenced to 14 years in jail after being caught with a loaded shotgun outsid(...)

Workmen at St Mary’s Graveyard, Rathkeale, Co Limerick where the remains of Margot Seery are interred. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

The remains of a Co Limerick woman, who died almost 20 years ago, were exhumed and removed for a new postmortem yesterday. The process to exhum(...)

Workmen at St Mary’s Graveyard, Rathkeale, Co Limerick where the remains of Margot Seery are interred. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Grave diggers involved in the exhumation of a Co Limerick woman who died almost 20 years ago are waiting on the arrival of the Deputy State Pathologis(...)

Solicitor John Devane speaking outside the Special Criminal Court after John Dundon was today sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

John Dundon’s solicitor has said his client may appeal his conviction for murder.Mr Dundon was found guilty today at the Special Criminal Court of org(...)

Speaking ahead of a weekend seminar on suicide, coroner Brendan Nix said suicide is “almost at contagion levels” and the true figures are being cloaked by the fact that suicide is not recorded as a verdict at inquests. Photograph: Getty Images

The true level of suicide in Ireland will never be known until there is a change in legislation to allow for a verdict of suicide at inquests, the cor(...)