Julia Holmes (63) and Thomas Ruttle (56), whose  bodies were discovered in the upstairs bedroom of a farmhouse in Boolaglass, Askeaton, Co Limerick. Photograph: Alan Betson

Convicted fraudster Julia Holmes, found dead with her partner in an apparent double suicide, wrote to a solicitor firm asking that they both be buried(...)

Detectives arrested a suspect at Cork Prison at 9am on Friday and brought him to Mayfield Garda station for questioning over a fatal assault on father-of-three Graham Johnson. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the DPP after releasing without charge a 30-year-old man arrested for questioning over the fatal stabbing of a prison(...)

Detectives arrested the suspect at Cork Prison and brought him to Mayfield Garda station for questioning about the fatal assault on Graham Johnson, a father of three. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the fatal stabbing of a 41-year-old prisoner at Cork Prison last week on Friday arrested a 30-year-old man for questioning over t(...)

Julia Holmes  and Thomas Ruttle on  December 10th at a Christmas fair in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Gardaí have confirmed the body of a man found at a farmhouse in Co Limerick earlier this week is that of Thomas Ruttle. The badly decomposed body of t(...)

Julia Holmes (63) and Thomas Ruttle (56). Suicide notes were found in their home. Photograph: Macmonagle

“If you find us don’t revive us” was one of the final messages in a series of hand written notes discovered in the home of a woman and her partner (...)

The bodies of a couple, named locally as Thomas Ruttle (56) and Julia Holmes (63) were discovered in the upstairs bedroom of a farmhouse in Boolaglass, Askeaton, Co Limerick  on Monday. Photograph: Tom MacMonagle

A man and a woman found dead at a farmhouse in Co Limerick may have died in a joint suicide pact, it has emerged.The badly decomposed bodies of the co(...)

 Lillian Maguire and Raymond Maguire speaking to media outside Dublin Circuit Court  after Eric Wansboro (27) received a eight-and-a-half year jail sentence for dangerous driving, causing the death of their daughter Sinead. Photograph: Court Collins.

A man who was banned from the road after his dangerous driving caused the death of a back seat passenger and injured another passenger has received a(...)

State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy is due to carry out a post-mortem examination this morning on the body of a 41-year-old prisoner stabbed to death in Cork Prison yesterday afternoon. Photograph: Alan Betson

State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy is due to carry out a post-mortem examination this morning on the body of a 41-year-old prisoner stabbed to death i(...)

Ciaran Moran being driven from Finglas Garda station in December 2013. File photograph: Collins Courts

A 29-year-old homeless man has pleaded guilty to murdering another homeless man who was found ablaze in a Dublin park with his toe amputated.Ciaran Mo(...)

A witness has told a murder trial that the accused would often say he was going to “batter and torture” a homeless man, who had money.Eamon Flynn was (...)