Vodafone has avoided a criminal conviction for failing to hand over important data to ComReg. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Vodafone has avoided a criminal conviction for failing to hand over important data to a communications industry watchdog. The telecoms giant pleaded g(...)

Anne Rudd, of St Enda’s Road, Terenure, Dublin speaking to the media after she appeared before the Dublin District Court. Photograph: Paddy Cummins/PCPhoto.ie

A 90-year-old south Dublin woman is facing a hefty legal bill for having an “unauthorised” satellite dish on the front of her house. Anne Rudd, of St (...)

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

The operators of a Dublin hotel have pleaded not guilty to breaking health and safety laws after a worker was injured when he allegedly fell through a(...)

The Links Creche, Abington, Malahide, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Dublin crèche that was charged with breaking childcare laws following allegations made in an RTÉ television investigation has been fined €1,000. Th(...)

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(...)