The trial of four men charged with the murder of Peter Butterly in Co Meath is due to open on Thursday. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A Dublin man who was charged with the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly is to be a prosecution witness and give evidence against his three(...)

 Mr Justice William McKechnie rejected arguments put forward at the Court of Criminal Appeal for continuing bail.

A Dublin teenager, whose six-year prison sentence for attempted murder was deferred last month, will go to jail tomorrow following a failed app(...)

Mourners attend the funeral of Real IRA member Alan Ryan at Donaghmede, Dublin in September 2012. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Dublin man arrested after a Garda investigation in to paramilitary activity at the funeral of Alan Ryan has pleaded guilty to IRA membership.(...)

 Thomas McMahon arriving at the Special Criminal Court. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Two Limerick men have pleaded guilty to IRA membership in advance of their Special Criminal Court trial, which had been adjourned in what was t(...)

Garda stations: recordings of phone calls on designated lines at 23 centres were kept in Dublin. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

Recordings of phone calls on designated lines at 23 Garda stations were stored centrally in Dublin but could be accesse(...)

Tadhg Costello arriving at Dublin Central Criminal Court today where his sentencing was adjourned. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The sentencing of a south County Dublin teenager who pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a 17-year-old has been adjourned in light of a S(...)

Lawyers for Wayne Dundon have asked the Special Criminal Court to adjourn his forthcoming trial on a charge of murdering Limerick businessman Roy Collins five years ago.  Photograph:Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Lawyers for Wayne Dundon have asked the Special Criminal Court to adjourn his forthcoming trial on a charge of murdering local businessman Roy Collins(...)

Deirdre Murphy SC: said her client had  instructed her to make a number of formal admissions

A man charged in connection with an alleged surveillance operation on the Dublin headquarters of a number of specialist Garda units has admitted takin(...)

Tadhg Costello, of Richmond Hill, Monkstown, arriving at court, where he changed his plea to guilty. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A teenager accused of attempting to murder a 17-year-old has changed his plea to guilty during his Central Criminal Court trial.Tadhg Costello (18) of(...)

Tadhg Costello, of Richmond Hill, Monkstown, arriving at court, where he changed his plea to guilty. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A teenager accused of attempting to murder a 17-year-old has changed his plea to guilty during his Central Criminal Court trial.Tadhg Costello (18) of(...)