Brian Meehan: appealing against his conviction for the murder of Veronica Guerin in June 1996. File Photograph:  Ronan Quinlan/Collins

Lawyers for the State have been told to prepare a “substantive response” in the lead up to Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for the murder of(...)

  Dave King has called a general meeting of Rangers shareholders and plans to ask them to vote to remove the current Ibrox board, he has confirmed in a statement. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Dave King has called a general meeting to ask Rangers shareholders to rout the entire Ibrox board. The former oldco director will call for the heads o(...)

The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre near Johnstownbridge, Enfield, Co. Kildare built by convicted drug trafficker John Gilligan beside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The new owner of the equestrian centre formerly known as Jessbrook has said the facility will be put up for sale, only two months after its official u(...)

Brian Meehan being brought to court in 2006 for his appeal against his conviction for the murder of Veronica Guerin. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

A date for Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin declared a miscarriage of justice will be fixed next(...)

James Buckley (left), new owner of the property formerly known as Jessbrook, and his father Noel who says “We knew it had history, but it’s got nothing to do with us.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan 1:26

The new owners of an equestrian centre formerly known as Jessbrook hope to give a fresh start to the facility’s shadowy past as they paint the fences.(...)

Eight people are escorted from the Special Criminal Court in Dublin in 2013: the Act permitting the avoidance of a jury trial has been criticised by civil liberties groups. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Special Criminal Court has yet to hear a single case under legislation introduced five years ago to use the non-jury court to deal with organised (...)

The Cab has said the practice of gang members applying for mortgages on property and other loans and then laundering the proceeds of their crimes by servicing the debt was becoming “increasingly prevalent”. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) is pursuing property owned by criminals that has fallen deep into negative equity as part of its campaign to block ne(...)

The Costa del Sol. Some Irish criminals who have relocated to southern Spain have died there

The shooting dead of Gerard Kavanagh (44) is the latest in a series of fatal gun attacks on Irish gangland criminals who have relocated to Spain or ot(...)

Cavan’s Killian Brady puts  Paul Sharry of Westmeath under pressure during Saturday’s All-Ireland senior championship qualifier at Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan. Photograph: Inpho

Cavan 1-15 Westmeath 1-14 Westmeath turned over a new leaf but still couldn’t prevent Cavan from booking their place in the next round of the All-Ire(...)

Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill.

Gardaí have put a security operation in place at a north Dublin hospital where a man is recovering after being shot in an attempted murder bid last F(...)