Belfast man Kevin Hannaway has been granted bail by the Special Criminal Court pending his trial for allegedly assisting the IRA

Belfast man Kevin Hannaway has been granted bail by the Special Criminal Court pending his trial for allegedly assisting the IRA. Mr Hannaway (67) and(...)

Former disc jockey and pirate radio station founder, Eamon Cooke, has lost in an attempt to secure a fresh appeal against his convictions for indecent assault.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Aodhan O Faolain Former disc jockey and pirate radio station founder Eamon Cooke has lost in an attempt to secure a fresh appeal against his convicti(...)

 Ms Justice Deirdre Murphy said the court had come to its decision “with huge regret due to the time and expense involved in the trial”.

The 55-day-long trial of three men charged with murdering dissident republican Peter Butterly has collapsed at the Special Criminal Court, after a fai(...)

 Sharif Kelly (44), of Pinewood Green Road, Balbriggan have pleaded not  guilty to the murder of Peter Butterly (35). Photograph: Collins Courts.

The Special Criminal Court trial of three men charged with murdering dissident republican Peter Butterly has risen early this afternoon to consider su(...)

Dean Evans (24),  Edward McGrath (33) and Sharif Kelly (44) have pleaded not guilty to the murder of Peter Butterly (35) Gormanston, Co Meath, on March 6th, 2013.

Members of the public were permitted to re-enter the Special Criminal Court yesterday afternoon after a surveillance Garda witness was escorted from(...)

Forensic officers examine the remains of an exploded car bomb outside Newry courthouse on February 23rd, 2010. Photograph: Reuters

The Special Criminal Court has granted bail to a Co Meath resident who was arrested in connection with a bomb attack on Newry courthouse four years ag(...)

Consultant obstetrician Dr Katherine Astbury: the   review concluded that  her  management of patients was in keeping with the standard of care expected. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

No safety or quality issues arose after a review of some of the work of the obstetrician who treated Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galwa(...)

Kilkenny’s Aoife Heary evades the challenge from Roisin McMahon of Clare during  the Camogie Division One League final at  Semple Stadium on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny 1-15Clare 0-4Kilkenny claimed their first national title since 2008 when they proved much too strong for Clare in a disappointingly one(...)

Just another brick in the wall:  Ríonach Ní Néill. Photograph: Elena Gallotta

When French Aerospace needed someone to teach astronauts how to move in zero gravity, it didn’t hire a scientist. It hired a choreographer. (...)

Det Garda Deirdre Murphy told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that Alan Healy,   Martin Doyle and another man were drinking and watching the Irish Grand National in Healy’s home when the attack occurred.

A 47-year-old man has been jailed for nine years for an unprovoked bottle attack on another man as they were watching the Irish Grand National earlier(...)