Michael Burns is one of the people known as the “on-the-runs”. He is  charged in the North with the attempted murder of off-duty prison officer John Carlisle. Photograph: The Irish Times

A 67-year-old Belfast man on Tuesday lost a High Court challenge to his 1970s Portlaoise Prison medical records being handed over to the Public Prosec(...)

The Australian and Irish RFU had to intervene to stop Wales from playing World Cup games at the Millenium Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Australia had to fight a boardroom battle to avoid facing Wales in Cardiff during the group stage of the World Cup in October, it has emerged. Althoug(...)

Comreg compliance analyst Miriam Kilraine leaving the Four Courts after the cases against Eircom, Vodafone and Three Ireland. Photograph: Courts Collins.

Eircom and Vodafone have been convicted and fined for ripping off customers who continuously received overcharged bills. Following an investigation (...)

Gavin O’Dowd of Lambay Drive, Ballybrack, Dublin, Gavin and Dean Fitzpatrick both of Coolevin, Ballybrack, Dublin pictured leaving the Four Courts after the all appeared at Dublin District Court  on three charges under the Wildlife Act. Photograph: Courts Collins

Three Dublin men accused of taking part in an unlawful badger hunt using an electronic device, shovels and tracking dogs have been given two months to(...)

On the decks: Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at their 100th Mister in Brooklyn in 2012

There are certain names that always feature in any narrative of New York’s clubland. It’s where back-in-the-day scenesetters, such as Paradise Gara(...)

Gary Mulvany (37), who now resides at an apartment in Summerhill, in Dublin 1, has been convicted of benefit fraud in a prosecution brought by the Department of Social Protection.

A Dublin man fraudulently claimed almost €30,000 in benefits for three years when he was living in Lanzarote, a court has heard. Gary Mulvany (37), w(...)

The Harcourt Hotel on Harcourt Street, Dublin 2. File Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The operators of a Dublin hotel are to go trial after a worker suffered injuries when he fell from a scaffolding tower. Olema Consultants, of Harcourt(...)

Irene Adegbui (43), with an address at Avondale Park, Mulhuddart, Dublin, was prosecuted by the Department of Social Protection and fined €500 by Judge John O’Neill for the offence.

A healthcare worker has been fined for fraudulently claiming €28,000 in one parent family benefits while her husband lived overseas. Irene Adegbui (43(...)

PantiBar is run by gay rights activist and drag performer Rory O’Neill AKA Panti Bliss.

PantiBar, one of the country’s best known gay venues, has donated €750 to charity after pleading guilty to breaking the smoking ban.Pantibar Ltd, the (...)

A mother could be fined up to €1,000 and jailed for a month after pleading guilty to breaking the Education (Welfare) Act for not complying with an official warning to ensure her child went to school. File photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A mother has appeared in court after her 11-year-old son missed 133 school days since September.The woman is being prosecuted by the Child and Family (...)