The Keenan Systems mixer. The company develops feeding machines, which are used by thousands of farmers from Canada to China, to give their livestock the optimal mix of food. The machines are connected to the cloud allowing for a real-time feed of information

Did you hear the one about the connected cow? It might seem like a joke, but thanks to advancements in big data, technology and the Internet of Things(...)

Detective Garda Catherine McGowan (48), who is based at Bray Garda Station. Photograph: Collins

A Wicklow detective has been acquitted of forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in relation to the investigation of a priest(...)

Wicklow Det Garda Catherine McGowan (48), who is based at Bray Garda station, has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to one count of forgery on January 15th, 2009 at Bray Garda station and two counts of using a false instrument at Bray Garda station and at Harcourt Street Garda station between June 21st and 22nd, 2011. File photograph:  Court Collins

Lawyers for the State have told a jury that a garda on trial for allegedly forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) was lying t(...)

Geraldine McMenamy has been acquitted of impeding his arrest by bringing him to the airport and giving him cash.  Photograph: Court Collins.

The mother of a man who beat his fiancé and left her unconscious has been acquitted of impeding his arrest by bringing him to the airport and giving h(...)

Judge Martin Nolan said Maxine Spence had invaded someone else’s house and viciously attacked the victim. He suspended the last three and a half years of a five-year prison term on condition that Spence keeps the peace for that period. Photograph: Getty Images

A mother of three has been jailed for 18 months for taking part in a “vicious” assault where five people attacked the victim with a crutch and a broom(...)

The scene outside Longford Court House last October when a 30-year-old  man was charged with serious sexual assult on two young girls in Athlone. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A man who lured two young girls from a children’s birthday party and told them he would cut their parents’ throats before repeatedly raping them ha(...)

Judge Desmond Hogan: “Two firefighters whose bravery has never being in question, whose competence has never been in doubt and who followed orders in a most difficult and dangerous scenario are now deceased.”

A court has fined Wicklow County Council €355,000 plus legal costs of nearly €96,000 for criminal health and safety violations relating to a warehouse(...)