Dean Adams (22) outside Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Court

A man who broke another man’s skull three years ago by delivering a running kick to his forehead has received a suspended sentence. Dean Adams (22) pl(...)

The Four Courts in Dublin. Rachel Keogh kicked the victim at least five times while her co-accused stamped on the man’s head and chest more than 10 times.

A young mother has been jailed for acting as a lookout and joining in on a savage unprovoked attack in which a man “danced” on the head of an elderly (...)

The Government has nominated High Court judge Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley for appointment to the Supreme Court

The Government has nominated High Court judge Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley for appointment to the Supreme Court. It has also agreed to nominate two sen(...)

Judge Mary Ellen Ring, who will be appointed as a judge of the High Court on Thursday evening. Photograph: Collins Courts

A number of judicial appointments to the High Court and the Circuit Court are to take place on Thursday. President Michael D Higgins will appoint Mary(...)

Serena Williams beating her sister Venus at Wimbledon on Monday. Photograph: Reuters/Toby Melville

The Irish Times produced a Women’s Power List recently because, first, we’re worth it and, second, the BBC’s Women’s Hour radio programme had done (...)

Have you heard who is on The Irish Times Women’s Power List?

All of the women on the BBC programme’s list, which was released this week, “have an exceptionally large impact on our lives, not just because of t(...)

Garda Rory Heffernan told the court James Bennett approached the counter of the post office where two women were working at about 11.30am, put a note under the hatch and then took out a pellet gun. The note said “I have a bomb strapped to my body”. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A man who handed a post office worker a note saying he was wearing a bomb has avoided a jail term at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. James Bennett (22(...)

Sean Fitzpatrick leaving the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The jury has been discharged in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick over the alleged failure to disclose millions of eur(...)

Jurors in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have been told that legal arguments are still ongoing. Photograph: Courts Collins

Jurors in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have been told that legal arguments are still ongoing and that they must retu(...)

 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(...)