The boy is accused of robbery of a woman who allegedly had her Samsung laptop stolen on March 30th, 2014 at Donabate train station. File Photograph: PA Wire

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with mugging a woman at a Dublin train station last year.He is accused of robbery of a woman who allegedly had her(...)

A mother and father were beaten up in their front garden after they defended their gay son from homophobic taunting, a court has heard

A mother and father were beaten up in their front garden after they defended their gay son from homophobic taunting, a court has heard.Following an an(...)

A Dublin youth is to face a Circuit Court trial over a traumatising burglary in which a gang allegedly threatened to chop off a woman’s fingers in front of her young son

A Dublin youth is to face a Circuit Court trial over a traumatising burglary in which a gang allegedly threatened to chop off a woman’s fingers in fro(...)

Billionaire John C Malone, the biggest landowner in the US has now set his sites on creating an Irish property portfolio. Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images

American billionaire John Malone says he buys land because, reprising the Mark Twain adage, they are not making it anymore. But it’s mostly because(...)

Judge John O’Connor said the boy could not attend because he had been recently moved to a different care home

A 14-year-old boy facing trial over an alleged mugging is moving to a special care unit after he took a cocktail of drugs and “drank himself to oblivi(...)

Temple Bar Square, Dublin 2. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Dublin teenagerh is to be sentencednext month for an unprovoked attack on a man in Temple Bar.The 17-year-old boy pleaded guilty at the Dublin Chil(...)

Trinity House, north Co Dublin. A shortage of spaces in the juvenile detention facility meant that three teenagers avoided being held in custody despite requests from gardaí. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Three teenage boys, including one described as “a danger to himself and others”, avoided being held in custody due to a shortage of spaces in detenti(...)

Effects of pyrite on a house in Fingal. The presence of the mineral has been discovered in homes in the  Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and South Dublin County Council areas. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Pyrite, a mineral which can cause severe structural damage to buildings, has been discovered in homes in Dún Laoghaire and south Dublin. Minister of S(...)

A teenager, who stole two right-footed runners, which came in different sizes, has been spared a custodial sentence.The 16-year-old boy pleaded guilty(...)

The judge ruled a 16-year-old boy charged with taking part in a traumatising aggravated burglary is to face Circuit Court trial.

A 16-year-old boy charged with taking part in a traumatising aggravated burglary in Dublin is to face Circuit Court trial, a judge has ruled.It is all(...)