Facilitating marriages of convenience was a business that “went through the roof”. Photograph: Getty Images/Fuse

A Mauritian man living in Dublin, accused of using bogus documentation to facilitate marriages of convenience for foreign nationals, was in a business(...)

Judge Miriam Walsh: she was taken to hospital after the attack on her  in the Dolphin House district court building, but her injuries were not serious and she was later released. Photograph: Collins/Courts

A man accused of attacking a judge following a court hearing in Dublin earlier this month is to be released on bail. Dublin District Court heard yest(...)

President of Ireland Michael D Higgins: was allegedly abused during a water protest at Cappagh Road in Finglas in Dublin on January 23rd. Photograph:  Collins

Three protesters accused of engaging in threatening and abusive language which was allegedly directed at President Michael D Higgins will fac(...)

 Joan Collins TD pictured speaking to media outside Dublin District Court. Photograph:  Collins Courts

United Left TD Joan Collins and 10 co-defendants will face trial in February on public order charges arising out of an anti-Irish Water protes(...)

Jamie Kavanagh punches Andres Navarro during their junior welterweight fight at House of Blues Boston on March 17th, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph:  Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Professional boxer Jamie Kavanagh has been refused bail after he was charged over street brawl following his father’s funeral in Dublin last year. The(...)

Dermot Desmond, founder of Daon: the company said  the installation of the service at US pre-clearance in Dublin Airport will boost the capacity of the airport to put on transatlantic flights. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Daon, a biometric technology company founded by Dermot Desmond, has won a contract to supply automated passport control kiosks for use in the US immig(...)

A disqualified driver who rammed a Garda patrol car four times  has been sentenced to three years in jail. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A disqualified driver who rammed a Garda patrol car four times in an attempt to escape a Garda has been sentenced to three years in jail, with the fin(...)

 Kilkenny’s TJ Reid is favourite for the Hurler of the Year award after an exceptional season with club and county. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny and Galway share the biggest presence on the short list for the GAA GPA All Stars, sponsored by Opel. Both All-Ireland finalists have (...)

Michael Fingleton: Accepted that the bonuses paid by the building society were “excessive”. Photograph: Collins

A bit like French cabaret singer Edith Piaf, Michael Fingleton has no regrets. Why would he when he has a €30 million pension pot to draw from? “Fing(...)

Former Irish Nationwide  chairman Michael Walsh who told the Banking Inquiry of his  regret at how many families had suffered from the ‘era of austerity’. He accepted many mistakes were made by Irish Nationwide, and other Irish financial institutions.

The former chairman of Irish Nationwide Building Society has expressed his regret about the events that led to the banking crisis in Ireland but said (...)