Mark Nash (centre) is taken from the Bridewell Court in Dublin after he was charged in October 2009 in connection with the killings of Sylvia Shields and Mary Callinan in Grangegorman in 1997. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

For months after the mutilated remains of Mary Callanan (61), and Sylvia Sheils (60), were found in sheltered accommodation for psychiatric patients i(...)

Stella Nolan holds a photograph of her and her sister murder victim Sylvia Shiels, taken in the early 1960s at the horse show in the RDS. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The contrast could not have been starker. Two brutal murder trials, running almost in parallel in the Central Criminal Court in Dublin, attracted very(...)

PennyOwl’s app will launch on Android and iOS in the US.

Irish startup PennyOwl is to launch its first app in the coming weeks. The company, which aims to teach children about money management through a po(...)

Eight people are escorted from the Special Criminal Court in Dublin in 2013: the Act permitting the avoidance of a jury trial has been criticised by civil liberties groups. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Special Criminal Court has yet to hear a single case under legislation introduced five years ago to use the non-jury court to deal with organised (...)

Alan Ryan pictured in 2011. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Gardaí ­ are preparing a file on a person recently arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of dissident republican Alan Ryan, the Dub(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter said he had no doubt the principles detailed by the Supreme Court will be complied with. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said today’s Supreme Court ruling relating to the questioning of suspects in Garda custody clearly impact(...)

Sales of the best-selling ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ games were not enough to prevent losses mounting further at GameStop last year

Sales of the best-selling Call of Duty: Black Ops II games were not enough to prevent losses mounting further at the Irish arm of GameStop last year.N(...)

Michael Finucane told a subcommittee of the House of Representatives committee on foreign affairs that security force collusion in his father’s murder was the “last great historical issue” for the British government in the Northern Ireland conflict. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The son of slain Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane has urged US congressmen to pressure the British gover(...)