Two teenagers were sentenced to three years in prison with the final 18 months suspended at the Central Criminal Court sitting in Galway yesterday. Photograph: Google Street View

Video footage recorded on a mobile phone by the friend of two 17- year-old youths, who gave a 15-year-old schoolgirl neat vodka before one of them had(...)

Judges Mary Irvine and George Birmingham who were appointed as judges to the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Eric Luke

Nine senior judges have been appointed or promoted in the biggest overhaul of the superior court system in four decades.The Government yesterday anno(...)

Samir Mansour at the Central Criminal Court, Dublin last week. Photograph: Collins.

A Westmeath chef who raped a young woman after inviting her back to his apartment for a party has been given a seven year sentence.Samir Mansour (48) (...)

Collect image of eight-year-old Anthony Ward, who was found dead in his bedroom at his home in Charleville, Co Cork

A Cork woman who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her eight-year-old son has been given a seven-year suspended sentence.Diane Ward (44) of Harri(...)

Wesley Kelly arriving at Dublin Central Criminal Court where  he was jailed for six and a half years for the manslaughter of Thomas Heinrich in  Rialto in Dublin’s south inner city in December 2012. Photograph: Collins

A Dublin man has been sentenced to eight years, with the final year and a half suspended, for the manslaughter of a German student in 2012.Another Dub(...)

Mr Justice Barry White said this was a case where the appropriate verdict was one of not guilty by insanity

A Wexford woman has been found not guilty by reason of insanity for the murder of her partner at their home in 2012.Caroline Roche (52), from Ballyedm(...)

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A 52-year old Wexford woman has been charged with the murder of a man whose body was found lying outside his home in August 2012.Caroline Roche from B(...)

Mr Justice Peter Charleton: appointed to the Supreme Court. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government has nominated High Court judge Peter Charleton to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the retirement last month of Mr Justice Nia(...)

A decision on a replacement for Mr Justice Nial Fennelly, who retired from the Supreme Court last month, is imminent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is close to selecting a new Supreme Court judge and will fill at least one vacancy on the High Court in the coming weeks. A decision on(...)

Wesley Kelly  arriving at Dublin Central Criminal Court today. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Two Dublin youths have gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court, charged with murdering one German student and injuring another in the city a year (...)