Gardaí were confronted by “mayhem” when they arrived to a Co Westmeath pub on St Patrick’s Day where an altercation had broken out between two Traveller factions, Mullingar District Court has heard. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A judge has described the legal aid system as a “joke” after 14 men charged with violent disorder demanded free legal representation despite posting €(...)

Michael O’Reilly on his way to beating Athy’s John Joyce to book his place in national final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Michael O’Reilly will not allow his international success to distract him from his domestic duties as he chases a third Irish middleweight title in a(...)

Adam Nolan, red shorts, in action during his win over  Michael Bustard during the National Elite Men’s semi-final at the National Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

London 2012 Olympians Adam Nolan and Darren O’Neill cruised through to the finals of the 2016 men’s National Elite Championships after their respecti(...)

Ms Harton’s family is taking a case against the Garda, the criminal who was driving the vehicle that fatally injured Ms Harton, and the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland

The family of a woman killed during a high-speed Garda chase has launched a civil action. Diana Harton (43) was killed in a crash on the M7 motorway (...)

Brian Joyce (21) suffered an attack in Limerick prison where he sustained serious head injuries.

A man who exposed himself to a judge in Ennis is in hospital with serious head injuries after he was attacked in the showers in Limerick jail. He has (...)

The scene of the crash on the M7 near Junction 13 in which Diana Harton (43) was killed after her car was in collision with a car being pursued by gardaí.

The family of a woman killed when her car was in a collision with a vehicle being pursued at high-speed by Garda vehicles are more annoyed with gardaí(...)

Clockwise from top left: Patrick Joyce of Beaumont Hall, Beaumont Woods was given 14 years, with four suspended; Michael McDonagh of Tara Lawns, Belcamp Lane, Coolock was  sentenced to 12 years, with seven suspended; Dean Byrne of Cabra Park was given 20 years, with four suspended; Thomas Flynn of Moatview Avenue, Coolock got 12 years, with three suspended; Patrick Gately of Primrose Grove, Darndale got 20 years, with four suspended; John Joyce of Lentisk Lawn, Donaghmede was sentenced to 15 years, with four suspended; and Donal O’Hara of Glin Park, Coolock was given 12 years, with seven suspended.

Prison terms ranging from 12 years to 20 years have been imposed on seven men who admitted carrying out an aggravated burglary during the night at the(...)

Those who had been granted bail last year were refused bail in relation to the new charges related to the incident in Tipperary.

New charges including false imprisonment and possession of firearms have been filed against seven men accused of “terrorising” a family during (...)

Do you dream of being your own boss? Is your business idea bound for success? Before you jump on that start-up bandwagon, there are some things to rem(...)

I t’s only a fragment, and it is impossible to make any serious claim for its quality. All that is known of the(...)