Judge said attack had left victim with an incredibly serious injury which will preclude him from playing sport, reduce his confidence and interrupt his life. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A teenager has been jailed for two years for a racist assault on a law student that caused him to lose sight in one eye. Aaron Shattock (19) of Kingsw(...)

Judge Martin Nolan sentenced Jacinta Dixon to three years in prison which he suspended in full on strict conditions

SONYA McLEAN A credit controller who stole more than €20,000 from her employer because she was “overwhelmed” by her domestic financial situation has a(...)

Judge Martin Nolan said “there was a degree of desperation” on Arteaga’s part and he was on the “very lowest rung of this transportation system”

A man who swallowed 39 condoms filled with liquid cocaine to smuggle the drugs into Ireland from Brazil has been jailed for four years.Bolivian natio(...)

Gardaí Ronan Coffey said gardaí were transporting Paul Byrne from Longford to Cloverhill Prison, but had to take a detour to Ballyfermot Garda Station.

A man has been jailed for three years for his involvement in a plan to ambush a garda car and free a prisoner.Lee King, (27), of no fixed abode, plead(...)

A judge has sent a serial burglar to another court for sentence after hearing that the man had previously broken into his house

A judge has sent a serial burglar to another court for sentence after hearing that the man had previously broken into his house.Vincent McNally (32) w(...)

Judge Martin Nolan said because Manning “informed on himself” and paid back all the money “this is a very unusual once-off case”

A man who stole almost €47,000 from the State by claiming his dead aunt’s pension has avoided a jail term because he “informed on himself” and paid ba(...)

Judge James O’Donohoe said “this is a sad case characteristic of relationship breakdowns which too often result in a violent episode like this”

A man has avoided a jail term for assaulting and robbing his ex-girlfriend in Co Kildare last year.The victim, who cannot be named to protect her chil(...)

The Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Enda Farrell faces 13 charges contrary to the 2009 Nama Act for disclosing confidential information in May, June and July 2012.

A former official with the National Asset Management Agency will stand trial next year accused of disclosing confidential information. Enda Farrell (3(...)

A man has received a three-year suspended sentence for an unprovoked attack on Dublin’s Camden Street. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 26-year-old systems analyst has received a three-year suspended sentence for an unprovoked punch which broke the victim’s nose, sinus bone and left (...)

In a victim impact report read to the court the girl said her father “has left permanent scars that will never go away”. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A Roscommon child was the victim of sexual abuse by her father, mother and neighbour from the age of five years old, a court has heard. Dublin Circui(...)