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(...)

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 (...)

Brian Fassnidge, formerly operating at Motorcity Naas Rd, Dublin 22, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Monday after appearing before Dublin District Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

A car dealer found guilty of selling previously crashed vehicles has paid back €12,000 to ripped-off customers.Brian Fassnidge, formerly operating at(...)

A Dublin man, who fraudulently claimed almost €15,000 in benefits, has been told he must start paying the money back or he faces jail.Gavin O’Malley, (...)

Dublin District Court heard that  €1,540 has been repaid

A Dublin woman who claimed almost €28,000 in one-parent family payments after she got married is being prosecuted by the Department of Social Protecti(...)

Following an investigation by the Health & Safety Authority, Irish Ferries Ltd, trading as Dublin Ferryport Terminals, is  facing criminal proceedings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish Ferries is to face trial after a 46-year-old man was crushed to death while working at a cargo terminal in Dublin Port in 2011.Stephen Bayfield (...)

Solicitor for Mr Veale, Eddie Burke yesterday said that his client was applying for bail on both charges but Insp Finbarr O’Sullivan said that An Garda Síochána would oppose any bail application.

A 30 year-old man has been remanded in custody in connection with a robbery and an attempted robbery involving the use of a machete.Brian Veale, a nat(...)

The Links Creche in Abington, Malahide, Co Dublin, and its director Deirdre Kelly, from Saint Olaves, Kinsealy, Co Dublin,   are accused of breaking the Childcare Act and pre-school services regulations. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A Dublin creche facing trial under child protection laws following an RTÉ exposé will show almost 40 hours of secretly filmed video evidence in its(...)

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

RTÉ has been asked to explain what additional evidence it has on a creche owner facing trial for breaking child for breaking child protection laws fol(...)