Mark Nash pictured in 1998. File Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins, Dublin Mark Nash pictured in 1998. File Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins, Dublin

The jury foreman in the trial of a man accused of murdering two women eighteen years ago, has been excused.The jury of seven men and five women in the(...)

File photograph of Mark Nash (42) who has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the murder of Sylvia Shields (59) and Mary Callanan (61).

A woman was discharged from the jury and another sworn in for the trial of a man accused of murdering two women 18 years ago.Mark Nash (42) who had la(...)

 Mark Nash, who has   pleaded NOT guilty to the murders of Sylvia Shiels and Mary Callinan in March 1997. File photograph: Collins Courts.

A jury has been sworn in for the trial of a man accused of murdering two women in the grounds of St Brendan’s Psychiatric Hospital in Grangegorman 18(...)

A burglar who pointed a loaded shotgun at the head of a 15-year-old boy and threatened to shoot his mother after bursting into their home has had his (...)

Actor Tom Vaughan Lawlor starring as Nidge in Love/Hate

A man caught with a Glock pistol, while watching a Love/Hate episode about how to clean a gun, has been jailed for two years.Sammy O’Flaherty pleaded (...)

A woman who stole €16,000 from a children’s credit union savings account has avoided a jail sentence on condition she repays the bulk of the money she(...)

Judge Carroll Moran said: “In Limerick you can walk O’Connell Street and the side streets in comparative safety. The same cannot be said about the similarly named street in Dublin.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Limerick’s reputation as a criminally violent city is ill deserved, a newly appointed High Court Judge has said.Speaking on his last day at Limerick C(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins wrote a  letter on behalf of the widower, who is the sole carer of his four children, following the death of his wife.

A drug dealer who was the subject of representation by a senior politician has avoided a prison sentence.Hugo Porter (40) of St Patrick Villa’s, Castl(...)

President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, last week said he was struggling to find judges for new cases. Photograph: Eric Luke

A judge who sat on the Mahon planning tribunal is one of four Circuit Court members who have been selected by the Government to fill upcoming vacan(...)

The Cabinet has selected judges Carroll Moran, Mary Faherty, Raymond Fullam and Carmel Stewart to fill four of the vacancies that will arise on the High Court when the Court of Appeal is formally established later this month. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The Government has nominated four Circuit Court judges for appointment to the High Court. At today’s cabinet meeting, ministers selected judges Carrol(...)