File photograph of Martin “Matt” Kivlehan, who has been  found dead in Sligo.

Gardaí have begun a murder investigation after a postmortem confirmed a man died in Sligo town on Monday as a result of stab wounds. The body of musi(...)

The funeral of Tory Johnson takes place at St Eunans Cathedral Letterkenny with burial afterwards at Conwal Cemetery.

The funeral of Donegal teenager Tory Johnston is taking place in Donegal on Sunday. The 17-year-old Leaving Cert student died suddenly following a ni(...)

File photograph of State pathologist Prof Marie Cassidy. Former deputy Khalid Jaber  resigned after a row with Prof Cassidy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

State Pathologist Marie Cassidy’s “dramatic intervention” over evidence given in a murder trial by her former deputy Dr Khalid Jaber has resulted in a(...)

John Branagan (50), formerly of Rosary Road, Maryland in Dublin 8 died in his sleep at Wheatfield Prison on December 29th, 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A drug dealer was found dead in his prison cell having suffered a heart attack, an inquest has heard.John Branagan (50), formerly of Rosary Road, Mary(...)

 Jooda Akanbi at Dublin Central Ciminal Court. Mr Akanbi told gardaí: “I used my hand to hit the baseball bat and the baseball bat he was holding hit him in the head.” Photograph: Collins Courts.

A man on trial charged with murdering another man with a baseball bat told gardai that the alleged victim’s head injury was caused by the baseball bat(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney said the offence had ‘inherent gravity’ and that taking into account the effect on members of Sara Staunton’s family, and the injuries inflicted as well as the risk of Ray Gralton re-offending, he was imposing a sentence of 10 years

An “accomplished boxer” has been sentenced to 10 years with the last two years suspended for the manslaughter of a woman (28) he had been in a “tur(...)

File photograph of Eamonn Lillis being escorted to a prison van. Lillis was jailed in 2010 for the manslaughter of his wife, Celine Cawley. Photograph: Collins Courts

Former television executive Eamonn Lillis is set to be released from prison on Friday after serving the sentence imposed on him for killing his wife C(...)

Graham Dwyer (42) has pleaded not guilty to the charge of murdering Elaine O’Hara (36) on August 22nd, 2012.

The jury in the Graham Dwyer murder trial has been sent home for the night after having resumed deliberations in the afternoon.They did not yet reach (...)

The Coroner’s Court has heard that it is ‘overwhelmingly’ probable that the severe head injuries sustained by farmer John Meehan (74) were the result of being struck by a horse. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Co Sligo farmer who was found collapsed on the side of the road was probably struck by one of his own horses, an inquest has heard.Gardaí­ were init(...)

Two-year-old Hassan Khan died as a result of ‘multiple penetrating wounds’ to his neck, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard.

Two-year-old Hassan Khan died as a result of “multiple penetrating wounds” to his neck, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard.The toddler was found dead in(...)