State Pathologist  Marie Cassidy: voiced concern over pathology evidence. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A man cannot be retried on a murder charge following the collapse of his trial as a result of disputed pathology evidence, the Court of Appeal has rul(...)

Kevin Coughlan (32), with a last address at Avondale Drive, Greystones, Limerick, had pleaded not guilty to murder. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland.

A Limerick man whose conviction for murder was quashed following a successful appeal will be sentenced for manslaughter in October. Kevin Coughlan (32(...)

File photograph of State pathologist Prof Marie Cassidy. Former deputy Khalid Jaber  resigned after a row with Prof Cassidy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

State Pathologist Marie Cassidy’s “dramatic intervention” over evidence given in a murder trial by her former deputy Dr Khalid Jaber has resulted in a(...)

Anna Kirk, a daughter of the late Vera Vollrath, asked why it had taken so long for the inquest into her mother’s death at a Co Waterford nursing home to take place. File photograph: Collins Courts.

The inquest into the death of an elderly woman who died in a Co Waterford nursing home has found that suffocation by smothering with a pillow was the (...)

 Kathleen and James Cuddihy, who were found dead   at their home in Carndonagh, Co   Donegal,  yesterday. Photograph:  Derry Journal

A man being questioned about the murders of a couple in their 70s in their Donegal home had been medically assessed recently after concerns were ex(...)

 William Keegan (27)  was found not guilty of the manslaughter of Moses Ayanwole (41) on Pearse Street, Dublin in 2011.  Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A Dublin man has been acquitted of a taxi driver’s manslaughter in the city in an apparent row over a fare.William Keegan (27), of Pearse House, Pears(...)

A man in his 60s with an intellectual disability was killed in a senior citizens’ complex in Dublin after inviting the people now suspected of his mu(...)

 A member of the gardaí at Cambridge Court, Irishtown in Dublin this afternoon. Photograph: Collins

A man in his 60s was killed in his home in an old folks complex after inviting into his flat the people now suspected of his murder.Thomas Horan, a 63(...)

State Pathologist Prof Marie Cassidy: “I can make no comment. I know as much as you do about this.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The former deputy State pathologist Dr Khalid Jaber who unexpectedly resigned from his post has given strong indications to the office of the (...)

A  man has been found dead in a cell at a Garda station in Co Waterford.

A man arrested after a public order disturbance has been found dead in a cell at the Garda station where he was being held.The death occurred this mor(...)