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(...)

John Gilligan, who was not in court, was released from prison last year after serving 17 years for drug dealing. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on applications by John Gilligan and his wife Geraldine for legal aid to cover the costs of a forensic account(...)

John Gilligan: has been warned of danger to his life. Photograph: Niall Carson

Convicted drug dealer John Gilligan received Garda advice on personal protection measures before leaving the State, although it is believed he w(...)

The scene at Greenfort in Clondalkin, where John Gilligan was shot. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Gardaí investigating the attempted murder of convicted drug dealer John Gillig(...)