Tony Hand was found guilty by a jury after a five-day trial last month of injury to a national monument.

A retired garda has been given an 18-month suspended sentence and fined €10,000 after he “flagrantly and blatantly” damaged a prehistoric burial mound(...)

Fred Forsey Jnr, (43) of Coolagh Road, Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Co Waterford at Dublin Circuit Court Photograph: Collins Courts

Former Fine Gael Councillor Fred Forsey Jnr has been given a date in May to appeal his conviction and prison sentence for receiving corrupt payments f(...)

Celbridge Playzone’s debts to the Revenue Commissioners were paid in full while preferential creditors received 10 cent in the euro and unsecured creditors got five cent. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Celbridge Playzone, a Kildare-based children’s play centre, has become the first Irish company to exit examinership through the Circuit Court.In Naas (...)

The DPP reviewed his decision and affirmed his earlier resolution not to prosecute. Photograph: Frank Miller

The DPP turned down a woman’s appeal to prosecute a teenage driver alleged to have been under the influence of cannabis when his car collided with and(...)

42 Eugene Street, Dublin 8. A couple yesterday settled damages after they and their four-month-old baby were mistakenly boarded-up in their home by a local authority. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A couple and their four-months-old baby, who were mistakenly boarded up in their own home by council workmen, have settled damages claims total(...)