Garda Catherine McGowan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on March 3rd, 2015. Photograph: Collins Courts

The supervisor of a garda accused of forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions has denied he told her if she “admitted wrongdoing” she(...)

Det Catherine McGowan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today. Photograph: Court Collins.

An officer of the Director of Public Prosecutions has told the trial of a Garda detective charged with forging a Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP(...)

Wicklow Det Garda Catherine McGowan (48), based at Bray Garda station, has pleaded not guilty to one count of forgery on January 15th, 2009 at the station and two counts of using a false instrument at the station and at Harcourt Street Garda station between June 21st and 22nd, 2011.

An alleged victim of clerical sexual abuse has told a trial of a detective charged with forgery of her anger when she found out a file on her case had(...)

Garda Catherine McGowan outside  Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins

A Co Wicklow detective has gone on trial accused of forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to the investigation of a pr(...)

Frederick Thompson (34) of Loreto Road, Maryland, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to violent disorder. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man has been jailed for 20 months for his part in a pub brawl “sparked by slagging” at a funeral during which a beer bottle was thrown at th(...)

A man who sent photographs of his penis to a 13-year-old girl and asked her for sex has been jailed for 18 months

A man who sent photographs of his penis to a 13-year-old girl and asked her for sex has been jailed for 18 months. Terence Weldredge (43) admitted car(...)

Christopher Corcoran outside Dublin Circuit Court after he was found not guilty by direction of holding a Securicor staff member and his family hostage in 2005. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Two men previously jailed for taking part in the kidnapping of a family have been found not guilty after a “dramatic” ruling that mobile phone records(...)

Ibrahim Moradi outisde Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins

Two men have been given community service for their role in abducting a recovering addict, driving him around the Dublin mountains and threatening him(...)

A homeless Kildare man with mental health and drug issues, who hijacked his adoptive mother’s car at syringe point, has received a three year suspended sentence. File photograph : Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

A homeless Kildare man with mental health and drug issues, who hijacked his adoptive mother’s car at syringe point, has received a three year suspende(...)

A man charged with 50 counts of sexual offences against two young girls will stand trial next year at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

A journalist facing 50 counts of sexual offences against two teenage girls will go on trial next summer.The 51-year-old man, who cannot be named for l(...)