At a first appearance of the accused in Bray District Court on April 9th, Det Sgt Fergus O’Brien gave evidence of arrest

A 38-year-old man charged with the murder of Anne Shortall in Co Wicklow in April has been returned for trial. Roy Webster, with an address at Ashbree(...)

The Grand Canal near Portobello bridge in Dublin. File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A coroner has queried the safety of a low wall along Dublin’s Grand Canal following the drowning of a 55-year-old woman. The wall, which the inquest (...)

Gardaí knock on doors close to the scene where a 58-year-old man died following an assault on Sarto Park in Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A 58-year-old man, who died after being assaulted in Kildare on Saturday night, has been named locally as Patsy Kelly. The attack happened at Sarto P(...)

Marie Greene’s mother Winnie with family and friends at the Central Criminal Court where Jimmy Devaney was found guilty of manslaughter. Photograph: Court Collins

A retired member of the defence forces has been acquitted of murdering a sex worker in Co Westmeath four years ago but found guilty of her manslaughte(...)

Court  told Saverio Bellante has admitted killing Thomas O’Gorman on January 2014.

Two consultant psychiatrists have told a murder trial jury that an Italian man who admitted killing his landlord in Castleknock last year fulfils t(...)

Evidence is collected at the scene of the shooting  on Kiltalown Road, Tallaght last May. Photograph: Collins

A father of three shot dead in front of his partner died of gunshot wounds to the torso and thigh. Alan O’Neill (35), of Kiltalown Rd, Tallaght, Dubl(...)

A 38-year-old man charged with the murder of Anne Shortall in Co Wicklow last April

A 38-year-old man charged with the murder of Anne Shortall in Co Wicklow has been further remanded in custody pending the preparation of a book of ev(...)

State Pathologist Prof Marie Cassidy said the lack of pathological evidence in the Graham Dwyer murder trial made her think he might be found not guilty. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The State Pathologist Marie Cassidy has expressed surprise at the jury’s guilty verdict in the Graham Dywer murder trial, based on the lack of patholo(...)

Dublin Coroner’s Court heard  Jason  Carroll was a “family man who lived for his kids”. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A gunman lay in wait for a father-of-three and shot him in the face on his doorstep as his daughter slept upstairs, an inquest has heard. Jason Carrol(...)

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

Mourners at the funeral of a Co Limerick man who died in an apparent suicide pact have been told that “today is not a day for blame or anger”. The bod(...)