A convicted robber has been jailed after he admitted carrying out an unprovoked late-night assault on two Louth brothers while on bail

A convicted robber has been jailed after he admitted carrying out an unprovoked late-night assault on two Louth brothers while on bail. Dublin man Mic(...)

Sandra Higgins (34) of The Beeches, Drumgola Wood, Cavan town, denies the charge. Photograph: Court Collins.

A child-minder is to go on trial for a second time next May accused of causing serious harm to a ten-month-old baby. Registered child-minder Sandra Hi(...)

A robber who pointed a replica gun at a garda’s head and threatened to shoot him while the officer was restraining his accomplice has been jailed for (...)

Patrick Walsh leaving Dublin Circuit Criminal Court after he was sentenced to   two and a half years in prison. Photograph:  Collins.

A financial advisor for Canada Life who committed fraud of €215,000 by creating fictitious insurance policies for non-existent clients has been jailed(...)

Shane O’Brien (29) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to theft from IBRC on dates between November 2011 and July 2013, after he alerted his superiors to the theft. Photograph: Court Collins.

A Westmeath resident who alerted his employers to the fact that he had stolen more than €2,000 from clients who were in mortgage arrears has avoided a(...)

Axenia Alexei, a mother-of-one of Rossvale, Portlaoise, Co Laois, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to stealing a total of €15,339 from the Department of Social Protection at Swords Post Office, Swords, Dublin between July 2012 and March 2014.

A woman who used a false PPS number to claim more than €15,000 in unemployment benefits has received a two-year suspended sentence. The court heard th(...)

Padraig Hopkins (41), a convicted sex offender who harassed his neighbour by following her into her apartment and ordering her to give him her underwear, has been jailed for 18 months at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph:  Court Collins.

A convicted sex offender who harassed his neighbour by following her into her apartment and ordering her to give him her underwear has been jailed for(...)

 Kenneth O’Farrell (33), of Dunore Avenue, Tallaght, Dublin pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm at the N81 Tallaght Bypass at the junction with the Fortunestown Road on June 15th, 2014. Photograph: Court Collins

A Dublin man who knocked over a cyclist, causing him serious head injuries, has been given a suspended sentence. Kenneth O’Farrell (33), broke a filte(...)

A homeless man has been jailed for three months for rubbing his excrement around a cell at Rathmines Garda station last year. Gardaí had arrested Thom(...)

Judge Martin Nolan acknowledged that George Murray had a serious psychiatric problem but said his crime was serious and the occupants of the house had felt under threat and were left in distress. Photograph: Getty Images

A man who harassed a couple for almost six months has sacrificed a reduced prison term by cursing at the judge and his lawyers while being sentenced G(...)