On foot of an application by the DPP, the Court of Appeal found the appropriate sentence for Simon Gentles was 10 years imprisonment

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(...)

Jackie Lavin (right) with Bill Cullen at the Grand National at Fairyhouse earlier this year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The receivers for Glencullen Properties Ltd, the company formerly owned by the businessman Bill Cullen, have begun court proceedings to remove Mr Cull(...)

Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Niall Collins who said today that it was a mistake to send a letter to a court in relation to a case.

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has strongly backed his party’s justice spokesman Niall Collins and called for the formulation of a code of conduct (...)

Judge Carroll Moran ordered that the 
52-year-old man
offender’s name
 be added to the register of sex offenders. Photograph: Reuters

A woman has been cleared of putting her daughter in danger of being sexually abused by her partner in one of the first prosecutions of its kind in the(...)